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Grand Island, New York; July 22, 2019  – Starline proudly announces that Jon Norris has been named the Counselor® 2019 Technology Executive of the Year by the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI). Winners of the annual Counselor Awards were celebrated at an exclusive ceremony at the ASI Show® in Chicago, representing the brightest talent among distributors and suppliers in the industry.

“The acclaimed Counselor awards celebrate the ingenuity, creativity, boldness, leadership and success exemplified by the hardworking companies and individuals who are consistently moving this industry forward,” said Timothy M. Andrews, ASI president and CEO. “ASI is thrilled to showcase their contributions.”

Jon currently serves as the VP of Operations at Starline and has been a leading member of the Starline team for over 15 years. He continues to be a powerful advocate of the technological advancement of the Promotional Products Industry. Along with volunteering his time with various industry groups, Jon is a founding member of PromoStandards, an initiative that lays out standard protocols aimed to improve communication and efficiency between suppliers and distributors.

“Jon’s a pioneer, in many ways,” says Brian Porter, Starline SVP of Sales and Marketing. “From being a founding member of the PromoStandards development, to leading at the Tech Summit and being a Promo Kitchen Chef, along with running an outstanding team at Starline, he goes above and beyond in everything he does. I don’t think this honor could have gone to anyone more worthy, who combines the technology and the social side, resulting in an industry-evolving outcome!”

Jon Norris

About Starline | Starline is a Top 40 supplier in the Promotional Products Industry specializing in quality, high-end gifts. Starline is the home of the patented and award winning TruColor™ digital decoration technique. With locations in Grand Island, NY and Vaughan, Ontario, Starline remains committed to seamlessly servicing the needs of its North American distributor base. For more information, please visit our website

 About ASI | The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) serves a network of 23,500 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $24.7 billion promotional products industry.