Sierra Club and InnerWorkings Announce Exclusive Partnership
CHICAGO—November 20, 2013—InnerWorkings Inc., a leading global marketing supply chain company, has entered into an exclusive agreement in which InnerWorkings will manage the execution of print production, premiums, and logistics for Sierra Club, the largest, most effective grassroots environmental organization in the United States. The multi-year agreement is intended to foster innovation and achieve meaningful cost savings across Sierra Club’s marketing supply chain.
Specifically, InnerWorkings will provide exclusive support in the categories of direct mail, promotional products, and membership materials. As part of this agreement, InnerWorkings will also provide dedicated, on-site staff to oversee sourcing, management, distribution, and ongoing support.
“I am incredibly excited about our partnership with InnerWorkings as we will have greater management of our costs and an improved process for managing our print and procurement needs," said Michelle Epstein, Sierra Club’s deputy chief advancement officer, membership and direct marketing. "The savings we will experience from this new partnership can be directly reinvested into broadening our reach and supporting Sierra Club’s mission to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.”
John Eisel, COO of InnerWorkings also added: "We look forward to establishing a long-term partnership with Sierra Club in order to help them make the most of their resources. Our platform is designed to meet the needs of leading non-profits such as Sierra Club by delivering best-in-class brand management services that allow nonprofits to run their fundraising programs with optimal impact, innovation, and efficiency."
InnerWorkings currently supports large, multinational companies and non-profit organizations in more than 40 countries across North and South America, Europe, and Asia. As part of its non-profit practice, InnerWorkings provides brand delivery services to clients such as the National Wildlife Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, Easter Seals, and Feeding America.
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 global 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.
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