Kathryn Grandstaff-Bradford (ASMC
Associate Director, Communications and Public Affairs); our volunteer members of the ASMC
Editorial Board (chaired by Terry Placek); our authors, editors, designer, and publisher put into each edition of our Armed Forces Comptroller, toward providing you the high quality professional development resource that it represents as a key membership benefit.
Fast-forward to the present day, which has given rise to a reactivation of ASMC
, which took wing late last year and has set into motion another chapter of the evolution, this round tied to ongoing efforts by large retailers seeking to take a tighter rein over store resets and shelf management functions through the creation of preferred-buyer programs.
For information, contact the GMA at 202-337-9400, or the ASMC
This past December Mark Baum, president of the Association of Sales & Marketing Companies (ASMC
), and the ASMC
board of directors fired a quiet shot over the bow of trade association complacency by announcing they were pulling the plug on their Annual Business Forum Conference for 2000.
The new entity will use the ASMC
brand name and operate in the continental U.
I also thank all of the authors that contributed to this extremely important subject area, as well those that wrote about a couple of other key subjects, as mentioned by our ASMC
Others see the reactivation of the ASMC
as irrelevant and a "defender of the status quo" thatCOs out of step with the changing realities of the business.
created a new organizational structure, taking effect this year, to allow the Association to best serve the varying needs of its different membership segments.
In response to continued consumer demand, dealer interest has remained high in continuing to order and receive shipments of Suzuki automobiles as long as they remain available, ASMC
intends to use a portion of the DIP funds to purchase and ship 2,500 additional cars from Japan to the continental U.
She was impressed to receive much more out of her ASMC
membership and Early Careerist committee participation.
Officers of the 2001 ASMC
Foodservice Board of Governors are: Chair of the Board, Don Lantz, President, Encore Sales & Marketing Inc.
We are pleased to have reached agreements with all of our top 50 Automotive dealers and that the total number of acceptances represents more than 98% of the total volume of automobile sales for ASMC
in the continental U.