Promo UPFront Podcast

In this weekly podcast - available in both audio and video formats - industry thought leaders Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie share their unfiltered thoughts on the world of promotional products, sales, marketing, and branding with a heavy dose of reality and humor. Tune in every week!

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Episode 4 - July 31, 2020

It's Friday and most definitely time for the mullet of all podcasts: Promo UPFront with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! This week they talk about the incredible State of the Industry report put out by ASI, the reopening of LA Apparel, obsessing over content analytics, CES canceling their tradeshow and what it means for PPAI Expo, Kirby shares his product of the week, and much more!

Big thanks to our friends at commonsku for sponsoring this fine broadcast!

 

Episode 3 - July 24, 2020

It's Friday and time for a brand spanking new edition of the Promo UPFront Podcast - the mullet of all podcasts - with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie. This week they talk about brandvocate week and using promo to launch a company, the ASI Food Bank Drive, the success of online conferences, the ASI Counselor Awards from home, a new game debuts during the party in the back, and so much more. Buckle up!

 

Huge thanks to our friends at Goldstar for their sponsorship and support!

 

Episode 2 - July 17, 2020

It's Friday morning and time for a brand new Promo UPFront Podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie! Today they talk about Zoom fatigue and if it's a real thing, the (second) shut down of Los Angeles Apparel due to COVID-19 code violations, the potential removal of TikTok by the United States, wearing masks in public, athletic masks, the party in the back, and so much more! And, yes, you can actually hear both hosts this week! 

A huge thank you to commonsku for sponsoring this soon-to-be award winning broadcast!

 

Episode 1 - July 10, 2020

It's Friday and time for your FIRST dose of the weekly Promo UPFront Podcast with Kirby Hasseman and Bill Petrie. This week they talk about the launching of brandivate - the new company started by Bill Petrie and Kelsey Cunningham, the branding problems of the Washington Redskins, the importance of marketing with promo during these "unprecedented" times, what back to school might look like, the party in the back, and much more!

Huge thanks to commonsku and Vault for sponsoring this non-award winning podcast! Also, a shout out to the amazing Jason Nokes for that sweet theme music!