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Indianapolis, IN – June 7, 2018— Connexions powered by IS Contract, a comprehensive Mid-Market Office Furniture Sales, Marketing, and Purchasing solution for Contract and Mid-Market Commercial Furniture dealers, announced today its first Race to Success Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, September 7-10, 2018.

This event will consist of Vendor/Dealer meetings, educational opportunities, team building and networking, concluding with a day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Brickyard 400 race. 

“We are very excited about the progress our Connexions powered by IS Contract program has made thus far and are equally excited to have the support of our vendor and dealer partners in hosting this event,” said Charles Forman, COO IS Contract. “This Race to Success meeting will be the first of many designed to strengthen relationships and grow sales long into the future.”

 “The future of independent dealership success is contingent upon collaborating and working with likeminded dealers and vendors,” said Skip Ireland, President COS Business Products and Interiors. “This event is a catalyst to create and grow this new culture and community.”

“As a participating manufacturer with Connexions powered by IS Contract we are excited about the utilization of technology to create new sales for the dealerships,” said Eric Gellman, Eurotech. “The Race to Success meeting is an excellent forum for dealers and manufacturers to focus on these opportunities.”

About IS Contract

IS Contract LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Independent Stationers, provides cooperative purchasing solutions for contract and mid-market office furniture dealers of all sizes and operating models.  For more information contact Charles Forman at 317-579-1177;

About Connexions

Co-founded by Don Lipscomb and Chris Johnson, Connexions is a Dealer advocacy and solutions provider focused on dealer profitability by way of curated product selection, sales programs, and advanced digital marketing solutions. Don and Chris have been working together in various capacities for more than a decade crafting commercial dealer solutions. Connexions represents the culmination of their combined 70+ years of industry experience. For more information, contact Don Lipscomb at 205-410-3415; or visit the Connexions web site at

About Independent Stationers

Founded in 1977, Independent Stationers is a leading global organization providing sales, marketing support and purchasing power for the community-based independent office products dealer. The organization’s members are located throughout the U.S. and in 7 foreign countries. Collectively, IS members produce $4 billion in end-user sales. For more information, contact Cora Lienemann at 317-579-1111; or visit the Independent Stationers web site at