Tag Archives: National Stationery Show

What Does The Stationery Show and a One Wall Paddleball Tournament Have in Common?

This might seem like my weirdest blog post ever. Not for me. These are two events in my life where my talents were on display and felt extreme passion and positive anticipation about. And I prepared for both the same way. I visualized a positive outcome. I prepared snacks, vitamins and any healthy method to […]

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How The Internet Is Hurting The Stationery Industry and How The Stationery Show Is Helping Retailers Battle Back

The Digital Age has created so many opportunities for an influx of new business models for invitation selling ranging from digital printing, electronic Invitations, specialized niches such as Same Sex Weddings and Scroll Invitations. International companies are going after the US market with unique papers. Internet companies are emerging that sell strictly components for DYI, […]

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What Author Seth Godin Told Me About The Stationery Industry

In 2011 marketing guru Seth Godin was the keynote speaker at the Futures Conference that took place at the beginning of the National Stationery Show. As a former National Stationery Show advisory board member and 5 time speaker, several months before the show I had contacted him offering my assistance in sharing with him some […]

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The birth of "Wedding Wiseguy"

I had the pleasure of entertaining Gayle and Jim O’Donnell, owners of All About Weddings in Tukwila, Washington which was something we planned for months revolving around the National Stationery Show. We went to dinner with my wife, Stacy, who is also an invitation retailer (she owns “Make An Impression,”). We toured Encore and my wife’s […]

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