September 17, 2013, Alexandria, Va. - SBN, ASTA Small Business Network, has partnered with SpoonDrawer Media Group to offer their member travel professionals a superb website platform that includes mobile responsive websites, which are the future of web development.
“Our members deserve the best and most artistically designed websites available in the industry,” said Ann van Leeuwen, Vice President of SBN. “SpoonDrawer’s websites are not only beautiful, they’re designed for mobile devices. Our members can now have a professionally designed website that focuses the content on their business, not just suppliers or cheap travel deals”.
“We want to offer SBN members choice”, said Adam Lapsevich, CEO of SpoonDrawer. “Because we’re a web design firm, we offer both pre-designs as well as custom websites too. We’ve even created a special product just for SBN”.
SBN is the travel industry’s leading national trade association representing independent contractors, outside sales agents, cruise and tour oriented agents, group oriented travel professionals and traditional ARC-appointed travel agencies that provide services and support to such professionals. Established in 1986, SBN’s mission is to represent the interest of independent travel entrepreneurs and to promote professionalism and recognition for the professional independent agent. SBN is an affiliate of ASTA, the American Society of Travel Agents, the world’s largest travel trade association.
Adam Lapsevich is a travel industry veteran. Having worked in the cruise industry since 1991, he founded his company is 2005 and carved a niche in the industry. In additional to SBN, SpoonDrawer has several thousand clients and preferred partnerships with several large consortia including Signature Travel Network, Ensemble Travel Group, MAST Travel Partners and Cruise Planners.