ISSA and TriMega Purchasing Association and Independent Stationers announced that they will co-locate their events in 2017. EPIC, which is presented by TriMega and Independent Stationers, will be held Sept. 10 through 12, during the same week as ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America and ISSA Convention, taking place Sept. 11 through 14, 2017, in Las Vegas.
“We are thrilled to announce EPIC’s co-location with ISSA/INTERCLEAN in 2017,” says Mike Gentile, president and CEO of Independent Stationers. “This opens up new opportunities for all our members in a category which is critically important to their continued growth.”
TriMega president Mike Maggio agrees: “We look forward to building stronger ties with this partnership and enhancing the levels of service we provide to our members and our industry. The ability for our members to tap into the power of ISSA through this co-location is exciting.”
EPIC brings together members of both TriMega and Independent Stationers along with manufacturers, wholesalers, system providers and other industry players in office products and IT supplies. ISSA/INTERCLEAN is the one week where key leaders and decision-makers in the commercial cleaning industry come together, including manufacturers, distributors, cleaning contractors and in-house service providers.
With this partnership, EPIC attendees will have access to the ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show, which brings together more than 16,000 industry professionals, from more than 70 countries. EPIC attendees also will have access to ISSA’s more than 60 seminars, workshops, and networking events for expanded business value.
“With the growing convergence of the office supplies and jansan markets, this partnership with EPIC offers our attendees added value,” says ISSA executive director John Barrett. “We look forward to deepening our relationships in this important sector of the marketplace as we all work together toward our mission to change the way the world views cleaning.”
Additional co-location partners during the week of ISSA/INTERCLEAN include the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI), Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI), Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA) and IEHA, the leading association for housekeepers.