AIA Corporation Named Counselor Top 40 Distributor

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Appleton, Wis. (July, 30, 2020) – The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI), which serves a network of 25,000 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the promotional products industry, recently announced AIA Corporation was ranked 10, up three spots from last year, on the 2020 list of Counselor Top 40 Distributor.

During an online ceremony, ASI unveiled the Top 40 Supplier and Top 40 Distributor rankings – the largest companies in the promotional products industry based on 2019 revenue. 

The annual Counselor® awards, nominated by industry peers and chosen by the editors of ASI’s award-winning Counselor magazine, recognize the industry’s outstanding individuals and companies and are featured in the annual Counselor State of the Industry issue

For the first time, the awards ceremony was a virtual presentation (#ASIawards), hosted by ASI President and Chief Executive Officer Timothy M. Andrews. Watch the recording of the awards ceremony on YouTube.  

“I’m proud of every one of our Counselor Award-winning companies, who displayed ingenuity, creativity and leadership,” said Andrews.

“We are honored to once again be included in ASI’s Top 40 Distributor list,” said Nancy Schmidt, CEO of AIA Corporation. “AIA has an unwavering commitment to its Owners and their success. This year’s increase in our rank is a testament to AIA’s investments in marketing programs, technology and best-in-class service. But at the heart of it all, it’s our Community who truly makes the difference. Our dedicated Owners, supplier partners and employees all play a critical role in making AIA one of the industry’s best companies.”  


About AIA

AIA partners with distributors in the promotional products industry and provides them with the professional services they need to run an efficient and profitable business. With AIA, distributors maintain their independence, gain the support of like-minded entrepreneurs and are empowered to Be Boldly You. AIA distributors have access to advanced technology to streamline sales and operations; back office support and order financing; supplier relations; sales coaching and planning; and marketing programs. These business services enable distributors to work smarter, freeing up time and resources to focus on professional and personal goals.

For more information, visit or call 800-460-7836.


About ASI

The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI®; serves a network of 25,000 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $25.8 billion promotional products industry. ASI’s flagship product, the technology platform ESP®, manages the industry’s entire supply and marketing chain. ASI also produces award-winning digital and print content, live events and educational programs that enable companies in 53 countries to be more efficient, productive and profitable. ASI’s Counselor® magazine provides the most authoritative business content in the industry, and the ASI Certification Program features 500+ live and online education courses for over 40,000 professionals. The company, family-owned and -operated since 1962, is proud to have been consistently ranked among the “Best Places to Work” in Philadelphia and Bucks County, PA.

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