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Events Calendar

EPIC 2018 SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE
You can now find most of the EPIC 2018 training seminar presentations on the IS web site.  Each session is listed by title, and by clicking on that title, you can open the power point presentation used during the session. Included are: Ass... [Read the rest of this article...]

HOTEL REIMBURSEMENT AND PARTICIPATION BONUS - HOW TO CLAIM FUNDS
With the Hotel Room Reimbursement Plan, each dues-paying member of Independent Stationers or TriMega can be reimbursed for the costs of one hotel room, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, booked at the conference rate & tax, for up to $80... [Read the rest of this article...]

INDEPENDENT STATIONERS ANNOUNCES CORPORATE REBRANDING
Indianapolis, IN – October 17, 2018—Independent Stationers, an industry leading nationwide member-owned business products cooperative, announced a major rebranding of its corporate identity with a new name, logo and tagline. The group wil... [Read the rest of this article...]

ACH SCHEDULE FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Your Independent Stationers Accounting Team is already getting into the holiday spirit with this announcement of the deadline for faxed ACH for the week of Thanksgiving. Our appreciation for your sharing these dates with your own accounting person... [Read the rest of this article...]

2019 INDEPENDENT SUPPLIERS GROUP COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER CALL-OUT
The Independent Suppliers Group Board of Directors and Staff are committed to obtain dealer input on many aspects of the organization’s operation and programs.  Committees can be a great source of member input, and we want them to be as ef... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS WEB SITE BEING UPDATED - NEED YOUR REVIEW AND INPUT!
Attention all IS web site Admins!  As you may be aware, as part of the rebranding initiative, we are upgrading and updating the IS web site.  So now would be an excellent time to also make sure that we can update your dealership information... [Read the rest of this article...]

KEEP TRACK OF PRINTER FLEETS WITH CANON MPS
Do your clients lack visibility over their printing costs? Experience printer downtime? Need a solution for supply delivery? A Managed Print Service (MPS), such as Canon’s Printonomics Program, can help provide smarter, more efficient solutions... [Read the rest of this article...]

SAFCO TWIXT ERGONOMIC CHAIRS – NOW ACTIVATING YOUR SEATING EXPERIENCE
Safco’s Twixt™ Ergonomic Chair brings whole-body comfort into your workspace. Whether you prefer to perch, lean or sit, Twixt allows for the user to find their perfect position and stay moving while in a sitting position.   The... [Read the rest of this article...]

FIVE STEPS TO PARTY PLANNING PERFECTION BY AVERY
Everyone loves a good party. But just the thought of planning one can drive anyone crazy! So what’s the trick to putting together a successful shindig while retaining your sanity at the same time? It’s all in the organization. Whether ... [Read the rest of this article...]

INCREASE REVENUE FROM EXISTING CUSTOMERS WITH ASI WEBINAR NOV 8
From fidget spinners to t-shirts, promotional products make up a lucrative $23.6 billion industry. What if you could expand your offerings and boost your revenue by selling promotional products to your current customers?  Attend the ASI webin... [Read the rest of this article...]

BOOST 2019 Q & A WEBINAR NOVEMBER 13
Join us for Q & A session about Boost 2019. We will share some beta testing results to visually show you what it is and how it will partner with our suppliers. We will also answer your questions to help you better understand how it will replace o...[Read the rest of this article...]

Q3 MEMBERSHIP UPDATE WEBINARS SCHEDULED: NOV. 19, 27, 29
Each quarter, IS brings to you the opportunity to hear how your dealer group is doing, with updates on financials of the group, dealer best practices, new and enhanced programs and services, and other important topics relevant to each of us. The Q... [Read the rest of this article...]

BONECO INTRO WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
We recently hosted a webinar for our new vendor Boneco. They introduced their company, products, and the importance of healthy air. They also provided information on selling points and target markets. Program details can be found in eConfidentials or...[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...]

HP ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 1 PRICE INCREASE
Hewlett Packard has announced price increases effective 12/1/18 ranging from 1-10%. These increases will also affect prices in the RDC Program. A detailed price list has been posted to the Vendor Document Library (login required). [Read the rest of this article...]

NEWELL OFFERS SANFORD PROMO FEATURING NEW SHARPIE PRO THROUGH DECEMBER
Newell/Sanford (SAN) is offering a 5-10% discount on select products beginning now through 12/31. Discount will be in the form of a rebate disbursed Q1, 2019. Click here to watch a brief promotional video on the new Sharpie Pro marker included in the pr... [Read the rest of this article...]

BOOST ECOMMERCE SYSTEM SURVEY
We understand this is a busy time of year for you. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey below about your Ecommerce System Providers. This survey was sent out a few months ago, so if you have completed it previously, there is no need to su... [Read the rest of this article...]

RJ SCHINNER OFFERS CONVERSION ALLOWANCE!
The long-term benefits of switching to RJ Schinner may be worth your effort, but that doesn't change the difficulties you face when you switch. RJ Schinner would like a chance to show you how they can help your business, so they’re offering... [Read the rest of this article...]

TARIFFS AND PRICE INCREASES
On September 24, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) began implementing a 10% trade tariff on Chinese imports. In addition, there is a second phase of tariffs to begin January 1, 2019 increasing from the original 10% to ...[Read the rest of this article...]

NEWELL OFFERS DYMO PROMOTION THROUGH DECEMBER 2018
Newell (SAN) is offering an additional rebate for the GROUP back to dollar 1 based on growth in purchases of Dymo products from Aug - Dec 2018 compared to the same period last year.  Dealers can earn up to 4.5% in additional rebate during the pr...[Read the rest of this article...]

BUY DIRECT SELL BRANDS PROMOTIONS
Below you will find a listing of the announced "Buy Direct Sell Brands" promotional opportunities…
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