EPIC 2018. Disrupt Ordinary.

EPIC 2018
Disrupt Ordinary!
Explore Outside the Box!
Challenge the Status Quo

Countdown to EPIC 2018



  • Network with industry peers!
  • Learn how to positively disrupt the status quo in your business!
  • Save $$$ with great show specials!
  • Discover new products & sales opportunities!
  • Members can earn hotel reimbursement and participation bonuses!

Registration for EPIC 2018 is NOW OPEN! 

Please review all pages of this web site first to review the agenda, and to get all the information you need to make decisions about registering for seminars, hotel, and activities. 

Make your hotel reservation right after you register as an attendee.

IS and TriMega Member attendees:  don’t forget that you can qualify to receive 1 hotel room & tax (conference rate) for up to 3 nights – one per membership, up to $804. 

NEW in 2018:  Members will need to book their hotel for 3 nights in the EPIC room block at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans (Monday, October 15, Tuesday, October 16, and Wednesday, October 17, departing on Thursday, October 18) to qualify for the Bonus Participation Plan.

Contact us with any questions you might have!


Monday, October 15th

7:00am – 6:00pm    | Registration Open

8:00am – 6:00pm    | Arrivals – Airport Transportation – Sponsored by Acco

8:30am – 4:30pm    |  Sales Boot Camp ($)

8:30am –  varies      |  Optional Fun Activities ($)*

3:00pm – 5:00pm    |  IS Member Young Leaders Meeting

5:00pm – 6:00pm    |  Southern Bayou Scavenger Hunt – Benefiting City of Hope ($)*

6:00pm – 8:00pm    | Welcome Reception – Sponsored by Smead * 

* Exhibitors invited to attend

Tuesday, October 16th

7:00am – 6:00pm      |  Registration Open

7:00am – 6:00pm      |  Exhibitors – Tradeshow Set up

7:30am – 8:30am       |  Breakfast & Welcome – Sponsored by S.P. Richards *

8:45am – 11:30am     |  IS Member Meeting / Board Breakouts

8:45am – 11:30am     |  TriMega Member Meeting

11:30am – 12:15pm   |  Lunch *

12:30pm – 1:30pm    |  IS Members-only Seminars

12:30pm – 1:30pm    |  TriMega Member Townhall

1:40pm – 5:20pm      |  Joint Seminars *

6:30pm – 9:30pm     | “Mardi Gras in the Big Easy” Reception* at Mardi Gras World & Grand Oaks Mansion – Sponsored by Essendant  (buses start departing at 6:00pm)

* Exhibitors invited to attend

Wednesday, October 17th

7:30am – Noon         |  Registration Open

8:15am – 9:00am     |  “Jackson Street” Breakfast – Sponsored by Domtar*

9:00am – 10:30am  |  Helping Hands Giveback Event *

10:45am – 4:30pm   |  Tradeshow

11:30am – 1:30pm    |  Lunch – Sponsored by Avery *

3:30pm – 4:30pm   |  Tradeshow Power Hour *

4:30pm – 5:15pm    |  “Let the Good Times Roll” Prize Drawing – Sponsored by 3M *

6:30pm – 10:00pm |  Shuttles to/from the French Quarter & Frenchman Street (you will need to find your own transportation after 10pm) *

* Exhibitors Invited

Thursday, October 18th

6:00am – Noon | Departures – Airport Transportation – Sponsored by Acco

Photo courtesy New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau; LA Gourmetreise, Photographer, Steamboat

Disrupt Ordinary!

Explore Outside the Box!

Challenge the Status Quo!

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