May 21, 2021

Staffing World Returns in Person, Sept. 28–30 in Denver

Some things are just better in person, and the ASA annual convention and expo is one of them. The staffing community has shown great resilience during the past year, and now it is time to reunite at Staffing World®—where you and your peers will come together to make strategic connections and get solutions that will fuel your growth and success in the months ahead, especially as U.S. companies and employees continue to adapt to pandemic-induced change.

Join the staffing community at Staffing World 2021, Sept. 28–30. We are better together, stronger ahead, and we look forward to seeing in you Denver. Register today for the best rate available at

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Upcoming Events

Today: Participate by 7 p.m. Eastern Time for Free Staffing Sales Data

ASA invites all staffing firms operating in the U.S. to participate in the association’s quarterly Staffing Employment and Sales Survey. There are no fees to participate, and participants who complete the nine-question survey receive an exclusive report on the results, which includes projections as well as gross margin and sector-level data. The survey closes today at 7 p.m. Eastern time. It takes just a few minutes to complete—visit

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Scholarship Available for Women Leaders—Deadline Approaching

The ASA Women in Leadership Scholarship Program aims to raise the visibility of women in the staffing industry and provide scholarships that cover registration fees for ASA events.

ASA will award scholarships to rising stars who are committed to a career in staffing and have shown career growth potential. Find out more and submit your application at americanstaffing.netthe deadline to apply is June 1.

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Welcome New ASA Members

The ASA board of directors and staff welcome the following new members, which joined during the week ending May 16.

Katapult Network
Minneapolis, MN
PPL Events Inc.
Tampa, FL
TPG Technologies Consulting Ltd.
Ottawa, ON

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