July 13, 2017

EPIC 2017 | EPIC Business Essentials | Group & Industry News I Marketing I Meetings & Training | Merchandising | Independent Stationers Calendar of Events

REGISTRATION CONTINUES FOR EPIC 2017
Please go to www.wherebighappens.com to find all the details about EPIC 2017 including: How to register to attend How to get a hotel room How to get your hotel room charges reimbursed How to save with Flight Discounts What educational s... [Read the rest of this article...]

EARN $400 IN BONUS PARTICIPATION $$! DEADLINE JULY 15
The EPIC Participation Bonus rewards Independent Stationers members for your full participation in EPIC 2017!   The earlier you register to attend EPIC, the greater your bonus!The second deadline date is approaching - July 15!&nbs... [Read the rest of this article...]

EDUCATION FORUMS - MORE GREAT TRAINING!
Over the next few editions of Insider, we will be recapping all the great learning opportunities you will have when you attend EPIC 2017 in September.  You can also always review the entire listing by visiting http://wherebighappens.com/sem... [Read the rest of this article...]

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND EPIC 2017?
"I think that it is important to attend the EPIC conventions because it is a good time to network with other dealers from around the United States. You can have a small casual conversation and trade thoughts and ideas, or sit for a while and get... [Read the rest of this article...]

DID YOU MISS THE EPIC JULY 2017 RALLY CALL?
Click the Play Recording link below to access the recorded webinar containing many important and exciting updates including information to participate in the new FriendsOffice Premier contract. EPIC July 2017 Rally Call PM-2017071... [Read the rest of this article...]

EPIC DAILY ‘LATE PURCHASE ORDERS’ NOTICE
For transactions that you receive through the EPIC platform, please remember that the email that you receive daily is IMPORTANT! While most all of you work this report diligently, please remember that the ‘Open’ lines have not billed t... [Read the rest of this article...]

CALLING ALL YOUNG EXECUTIVES TO TAKE OUR SURVEY!
We are discussing the formation of a core group of young men and women interested in collaborating on industry issues and best practices. These are the next generation of dealers that are eager to learn, grow, share ideas, and shape the future of thi... [Read the rest of this article...]

SIGN UP FOR AFFLINK PROGRAM TODAY AND SAVE! JULY 14 PROMOTION ENDS SOON!
If you join by July 14th, Independent Stationers will pay months 4 – 6 (October through December) of your affiliate membership in AFFLINK.  Many of you were able to attend one of the three Independent Stationers/AFFLINK Strategic Allia... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS WEB SITE - ADMINS NEED TO UPDATE RECORDS
Attention all IS web site Admins!  Please make sure you login to www.independentstationers.coop, click on Member Admin, Member Profile, and review all the contacts, addresses, and other information listed for your dealership.  You can reque... [Read the rest of this article...]

M-POWER Q3 2017 PROMOTIONS AVAILABLE
Make sure your customers take advantage of these great promotional offers for Q3 2017 from participating M-Power suppliers. Also available are several product flyers for your sales team to distribute. All offers expire September 30, unless noted. ... [Read the rest of this article...]

TURN REAMS INTO DREAMS WITH BOISE
Boise Paper is proud to be the exclusive office paper partner of Box Tops for Education™, contributing nearly $11 million to America’s schools since 2011. This Back-to-School season we’re getting the word out about our partnership, ... [Read the rest of this article...]

ALPHABETTER STAND-UP DESK IS GREAT FOR STUDENTS
For many students, everyday classroom life involves trying to sit still which can disrupt their focus and learning. With the AlphaBetter® Desk, students have the option to sit, stand or alternate between the two, as well as the opportunity to use... [Read the rest of this article...]

GUILTY OF PROCRASTINATION? READ NOW!
If your motto is, “why do it today when there’s always tomorrow?”—then this article is for you. We all have our reasons for putting things off—whether it’s because we’re too busy and don’t have enough t... [Read the rest of this article...]

HP PARTNER FIRST SUPPLIES TRACK PROGRAM SHARE REPORTING CHANGES
Q: What is the HP Partner First Supplies Track Program? A:  The HP Partner First Supplies Track Program has been in existence for a number of years, and utilizes HP reseller purchases from authorized distributors and unit sales data to d... [Read the rest of this article...]

INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS WEBINAR JULY 18
Sometimes overlooked in the traditional B2B space, Instagram is a very important social network. A common misconception is that the photo-sharing app is only important for retailers, restaurants, or travel companies. However, as one of the most ... [Read the rest of this article...]

FIREKING WEBINAR - SCHOOL MEDICINE SECURITY - AUG 8TH, 2PM EASTERN
Schools in your market have an unmet need for student medicine storage and privacy.  Learn how you can be your customer's solution with the Fireking School Medicine Security Cabinet. Click Here to Register[Read the rest of this article...]

FACILITIES WEBINAR - SELLING BREAKROOM WITH SMUCKERS - THURSDAY AUG 10, 2PM
JM Smucker will present a second, more in-depth webinar on “Selling Breakroom”. Agenda includes: -Importance of Coffee in the workplace -Consumer tastes are looking for bolder taste profiles -Consumers are looking to personali...[Read the rest of this article...]

Q2 2017 INDEPENDENT STATIONERS UPDATE WEBINARS SCHEDULED
As you are aware, each quarter we host a series of update webinars, to keep you informed about all the things that are going on within your dealer organization, Independent Stationers.  Each webinar includes a financial update, in which we share... [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PROMOTIONS POSTED
The following vendors have posted promotions and/or SPIFFs [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PRICE FILES POSTED
Vendor Document Library (VDL) Vendor related documents are posted to the Vendor Document Library.  It is restricted to only those dealer-users t...[Read the rest of this article...]