Additional co-location partners during the week of ISSA/INTERCLEAN include the ARCSI, BSCAI, CETA, and IEHA
Northbrook, IL, USA―ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and TriMega Purchasing Association and Independent Stationers, the industry’s leading office products dealer groups, announced that they will co-locate their events in 2017. EPIC, which is presented by TriMega and Independent Stationers, will be held September 10-12, during the same week as ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America and ISSA Convention, September 11-14, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV.

“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 & 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. For more information about ISSA/INTERCLEAN, visit; to learn more about EPIC, visit To view an informational video on this EPIC & ISSA/INTERCLEAN  co-location, click here.

About TriMega Purchasing Association

TriMega Purchasing Association is a not-for-profit member-owned buying group serving office products dealers and technology retailers nationwide. The group helps its nearly 550 members profit through group purchasing, rebate negotiation and tracking, the production of quality marketing materials, and information sharing through networking and education at various TriMega events. For more information, contact Michael Morris at, visit, phone 847-699-3330, or email TriMega 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 United States and in five foreign countries. Collectively, Independent Stationers members produce close to US$4 billion in end-customer sales. For more information, contact Cora Lienemann at, phone 317-579-1111, or visit


The award-winning ISSA/INTERCLEAN® family of exhibitions brings together executives from all segments of the jansan industry to do business and gather information to better manage distribution companies, building services companies, and facility management departments. ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and its tradeshow partner RAI Amsterdam, produce ISSA/INTERCLEAN shows around the world. ISSA also hosts more than 60 educational seminars and networking opportunities in conjunction with ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America. For more information, visit

Upcoming ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibitions include:

  • ISSA/INTERCLEAN Latin America 2017, February 21-23, Mexico City, Mexico
  • ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2017, September 11- 14, Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul 2017, October 18-20, Istanbul, Turkey
  • ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2018, May 15-18, Amsterdam, Netherlands

About ISSA

With more than 7,000 members including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, building service contractors, in-house service providers, and associated service members, ISSA is the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide. The association is committed to helping its members change the way the world views cleaning, providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line. The association is headquartered in Northbrook, IL, USA, with regional offices in Mainz, Germany, and Shanghai, China. For more information, visit, follow ISSA on social media at and, or join the discussion in ISSA- The World Wide Cleaning Industry Association LinkedIn group at For more information on ISSA, visit or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.

Contact: ISSA Media Communications & Publications Director Lisa Veeck at; phone, 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800


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