The Most Wonderful Time of The Year


October 13, 2011

It’s that time of the year- trade show season!  ASA’s Staffing World 2011 Trade Show is going on right now in New Orleans, LA.  If you are not familiar with what it is, here’s a quick recap of what it is all about.

ASA Staffing World is a staffing/recruiting industry trade show where industry leaders join forces to focus on strategies for leveraging world-class business practices. It is one of the world’s largest gatherings of staffing and recruiting professionals and vendors.   The attendees come to share best practices, develop innovative ideas, and create a sustainable competitive edge against their competition.  Staffing World 2011 also offers the world’s largest staffing marketplace where companies can discover the latest technologies, innovative products, and new services. 

In general, industry trade shows are a crucial place to be for companies. The experience will outweigh the cost of attendance.   Industry trade shows are a very valuable networking event.  It’s an opportunity for your company to get back in touch with your industry colleagues and vendors.   You can catch up, compare notes, and ask questions. It’s also nice to meet vendors so that you can see the people behind the products.

You are granted the opportunity to speak to and learn from top industry speakers.  Find out about their secrets to success by listening to their stories.  You can develop ideas to better run your business and create a clear competitive advantage by doing so. Industry trade shows may provide workshops where you can learn and apply strategies that are the best fit for your company. Trade shows provide several opportunities to increase your business success all in one location!

As one of the longest standing associate members of ASA, Automated Business Designs, Inc. has been attending Staffing World for many years! Guess what? Every single year it has been very beneficial and extremely different. Thanks to Staffing World, we have enhanced relationships with our customers, and found many new and wonderful customers.  It also provides ABD with the opportunity to augment our knowledge about the industry in terms of what the current issues and needs are.

So what are you waiting for? Get out there and show the world what your company has to offer!

Megan Curth is the Marketing Coordinator  of Automated Business Designs, Inc., software developer of Ultra-Staff software for the staffing and direct hire industry.  Ultra-Staff is a staffing software business solution with components for front office, back office and the web.  Megan’s email address is or for more information on Ultra-Staff go to