From the Founders: Why We Started and Where We’re Headed

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Filed Under: Corporate Trade Explained

Nearly three decades ago Alan Elkin and Arthur Wagner put a stake in the ground to establish a corporate trade company that was focused on making sure every client received value with every trade. That was the first in a series of decisions that ultimately positioned Active International where it is today – the industry leader.

Watch our video and hear what our founders have to say about how the industry evolved and where the company is headed as they look towards the future.


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Active International helps the world’s leading brands use corporate assets to fund media, marketing initiatives and path to purchase programs that increase consumer engagement and loyalty. As the global leader in corporate trade, Active has provided its clients with $1.5 billion in economic benefit since 1984. The company is based in New York and has offices in 14 countries.

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