Office Products News

Save the date: 17 August for the inaugural OPIx

12 July 2019

Office Choice and GNS announce details of new OP industry event.                 

With record supplier attendance and increased interest from across the office product reseller and newsagency channel, the Office Choice and GNS Wholesale combined Office Products Industry Expo (OPIx) is shaping up to be the major industry event of the year.
 
Supported by Platinum Suppliers ACCO Brands Australia, Dynamic Supplies, Australian Paper and Furnx, over 60 suppliers will showcase their products at the Expo which was created to promote the interests of the independent office products and newsagency channels. The OPIx Suppler Expo on Saturday August 17, 2019, is a full day event jam-packed with product information and demonstrations as well as networking opportunities. There will be amazing supplier specials available on the day only as well as lots of giveaways and great prizes to be won including a “A chance to win $1 million sponsored by Reflex”.
 
The Supplier Expo will close with a Happy Hour along with fun games & supplier prize draws. There will be lots more amazing announcements with great prizes to come including a chance to Win a Kia Rio sponsored by Avery Products, Double A & GNS Wholesale.
 
The Supplier Expo is being held at the Hyatt Regency, Sydney for both GNS customers and Office Choice members and is being held alongside the 2019 Office Choice Conference program which takes place on the Friday afternoon. Following the full day supplier expo, the event will wrap up with a Gala Dinner & Awards night held at the majestic Sydney Town Hall which all delegates are invited to attend.
 
This event is a unique opportunity for the independent office products and newsagency channel to discover the latest products and services under one roof, along with ways to improve your business bottom line performance through dedicated education power sessions from key suppliers and guest speakers. This is the one event you do not want to miss.
 
Office Choice CEO Brad O’Brien states “We are excited to launch this event to the industry and see this as the first of many events going forward. The bringing together of this event in conjunction with one of our key supply partners in GNS will be a benefit to all Office Choice branded and unbranded dealers as well as our Officesmart members and provide greater exposure and opportunities for our supply partners”.
 
Paul Yardley, CEO of GNS Wholesale Stationers added “The 2019 OPIx Supplier Expo is great transition from the annual GNS Market Fairs and reflects our continued commitment to a broad-based strong independent channel. This event and the many activities scheduled throughout the day will provide newsagents and independent dealers access to a wider range of suppliers, great new product and special deals that can only benefit their business moving forward.  We are excited about this event and look forward to welcoming all GNS Customers to join us at the supplier Expo and Gala Dinner & Awards night.”