InnerWorkings, Easter Seals Enter into New Procurement Agreement
CHICAGO—November 14, 2013—InnerWorkings Inc., a leading global marketing supply chain company, and Easter Seals, the leading nonprofit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities and other special needs, today announced a new multi-year fundraising-focused procurement partnership. Under the agreement, InnerWorkings will manage the printing and logistics of Easter Seals’ fundraising materials.
“This new partnership will allow us to create operational savings and drive greater efficiencies in our purchasing efforts,” said Jennifer Bielat, vice president, direct marketing for Easter Seals. “We selected InnerWorkings based on its approach to understanding our specific needs and its unparalleled expertise in the area of print procurement and production.”
The announcement of the Easter Seals agreement comes on the heels of several significant additions to the InnerWorkings non-profit vertical practice. Earlier this month, InnerWorkings announced a new partnership agreement with Feeding America, which joins a growing roster of non-profit accounts including National Wildlife Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, and Junior Achievement.
“Non-profit organizations have a commitment to their members and their cause,” noted John Eisel, COO of InnerWorkings. “We’re proud of the work we do to drive impact and results—while freeing these organizations to focus on the issues that transform our communities and our world.”
About InnerWorkings Inc.
InnerWorkings Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK) is a leading global marketing supply chain company servicing corporate clients across a wide range of industries. With proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network and deep domain expertise, the company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution. InnerWorkings is based in Chicago, employs approximately 1,550 individuals, and maintains 60 offices in 41 countries. Among the many industries InnerWorkings services are: retail, financial services, hospitality, non-profits, healthcare, food and beverage, broadcasting and cable, education, transportation and utilities.
About Easter Seals
For nearly 100 years, Easter Seals has provided life-changing solutions to the people of our country. From children and adults living with disabilities, to military families looking to serve their communities, Easter Seals is committed to creating a world of inclusion, dignity, empowerment and independence. We personalize solutions for individuals with autism, and intellectual and physical disabilities through innovative therapy, training, education, and support services. Recognizing the new and unmet needs of so many returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, we are also addressing serious gaps in service by mobilizing our national network of community-based services through a partnership with Dixon Center. At Easter Seals, we are equipped to serve thousands of individuals and military families across our 70+ affiliates, 550 nationwide service sites, 27,000 professional staff and 40,000 local volunteers.
Source: InnerWorkings Inc.