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ASA Spring Forum ’14 • May 19-20

This year’s Spring Forum will be held at the Hotel InterContinental Milwaukee.

For decades, ASA’s Y.E. Division has hosted the annual Spring Forum to connect the people who represent the next generation of principals and owners for our industry’s wholesalers, manufacturers and independent manufacturer representatives.


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Friends for life

This still is an industry based on relationships.

Earlier this year, I embarked on several busy weeks of travel which involved representing ASA at a series of industry events throughout the country. As my predecessors as ASA president can tell you, this involves providing association updates at various regional meetings, including gatherings of the Midwest Distributors Association, the Wholesalers Association of the Northeast, the North Central Wholesalers Association, the Southern Wholesalers Association, the Western Suppliers Association and others.


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Relationships

Face-to-face interaction will never lose its luster.
I was posed a question recently at the WANE Executive Leadership Conference in Baltimore about how important it is for face-to-face meetings with vendors and competitors in this digital age. The answers to this question ranged from once a year for manufacturers to once a month for vendor representatives.
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ASA Young Execs learn to communicate with power

Honesty and preparation are key in customer and employee interactions.
Faced with tough questions from a TV reporter, four actions you should avoid are: 1) Making a stupid facial expression; 2) Trying to end the interview; 3) Staring into the camera like a deer in the headlights; and 4) Declaring, “No comment!”
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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The Juggling Act of Specifications

Learn how to "juggle" the different variables when speccing a project with tips from this webinar. Gain knowledge in how specifications work, how it's maintained, how it can be better, easier and simpler. 

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2014 January

SHT's packed January issue incdues the cover story: M&L Supply is rich in heritage and customer service; features:  Industry optimism continues to rise heading into the 2015 AHR Expo, and Distributors discuss top industry issues: Part 2; and so much more!

 

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