February 6, 2014
Top Stories & Program Updates
Program Pricing Updates – Effective February 1, 2014 On a monthly basis, entegra provides Program & Pricing Updates, a resource for entegra Program Participants.
Entegra has moved from three suppliers to one for all artificial sweeteners.
This quarter’s promotion features savings on Big John’s grills, Continental Refrigerators, Grossfilex patio furniture, Milnor washing machines, Panasonic TV’s and Vollrath lid savers.

Your Feedback Requested – Annual Satisfaction Survey from entegra During 2014, entegra will be asking you to share your feedback and opinions with us regarding the entegra Procurement Services Program.

A new 4oz size is available for Dannon Greek Yogurt under the Oikos brand.

Save on Purchase of New Heinz Keystone Dispenser™  Entegra Program Participants can save up to $50 off the purchase of a new Heinz Keystone Dispenser™ now through the offer expiration date of Dec. 31, 2014.
Salmon Prices Head Higher   Salmon prices are on the rise due to low supply inventories.
Scotch-Brite LTO – Free Cleaning Pads  Entegra Preferred Partner 3M is running a limited time offer for free cleaning pads with the purchase of a Scotch-Brite Fryer and Kitchen Cleaning Tool.
Two New Orbit Gum Flavors Now Available  Wrigley Orbit Spearmint and Peppermint Gums are now available through your prime distribution house.
Frito- Lay LSS Smart Mix Variety Pack Packaging Change Frito- Lay has changed the product mix of their Lays Single Serve (LSS) Smart Mix Variety Pack. Please note: There is no change to the product specifications, # of bags per case or the case price.
Allied Steak – Reformulation and Pricing Decrease  Allied’s Philly steak products are being reformulated to have less sodium.
Nutella – Now an entegra Preferred Partner  Nutella is now a preferred product for entegra.
Weekly Produce Report
Weekly updates from the Produce Alliance, a national produce management services group that specializes in the procurement and distribution of fresh produce to the food service industry. Download this weeks report here.
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We Invite You to Visit Our Booth and

Our National Vendor Partners at the 

2014 Golf Industry Show 

February 5-6 ICS/entegra Booth # 2453  

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  Visit Global Turf Equipment
See Refurbished Equipment and learn about
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Global Turf Equipment  GIS Booth #3341

griggs brothersA primary goal at Grigg Brothers is to combine the best quality products and top agronomic support to create and provide value to our clients. All agronomic solutions, product recommendations, and programs specific to turfgrass fertility and integrated pest management are based on nutritional science and environmental awareness. We intend to educate and provide additional tools, in the form of science based technologies, for present and future managers of turfgrass.
   Grigg Brothers  GIS Booth #852
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Pepsi GIS Booth #2253
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Visit Weatherbug and learn why more and more golf courses, country clubs, and the NWS (National Weather Service) selected Weatherbug as its primary lightning provider. Weatherbug Club Safety, is the most advanced lightning and severe weather detection and warning technology available to clubs. 
 Weatherbug  GIS Booth #2465
ecolabEcolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world, businesses in the foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environments clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.
   Ecolab  GIS Booth #1302
wittek1wittek  wittek3 Wittek Offers discounts to ICS/entegra customers from 5-15% on all items in their catalog. As the world’s leading range equipment manufacturer, Wittek strives to produce innovative products that meet customers’ evolving needs, and at the same time, provide unsurpassed service which is fast, friendly, and efficient.  
 Wittek  GIS Booth #2034
Par Aide Logo   The Par Aide name is grounded in a long-standing tradition of innovation and integrity. When we started back in 1955, we made a promise to produce only the highest-quality products to not only meet, but exceed our customers’ expectations.
Par Aide  GIS Booth #1529

2014 CMAA World Conference & Club Business Expo 

February 7-8 

Orlando Convention Center

ICS/ entegra Booth #1027

  Bring your Business Cards to the ICS/entegra Booth 
for your chance to 
WIN one of two iPads

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Pepsi CMAA Booth #317
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CMAA Booth #1027
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SmartCart  CMAA Booth #1430
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Visit Weatherbug and learn why more and more golf courses, country clubs, and the NWS (National Weather Service) selected Weatherbug as its primary lightning provider. Weatherbug Club Safety, is the most advanced lightning and severe weather detection and warning technology available to clubs. 
 Weatherbug   CMAA Booth #226 
  
Dr. Pepper  CMAA Booth #1027
everbank

Flexible, easy-to-manage payment solutions to meet your specific

needs as opposed to the lender.

 

 EverBank   CMAA Booth #1329
 
Nestle  CMAA Booth #1027
These Companies are National Vendor Partners of International Club Suppliers and offer exclusive incentives to ICS/entegra members.
Click Here for a list of our National Vendor Partners. If you have any questions about National Vendor Partners, and how your club can take advantage of these offers, please email Sherry Colleary.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2014 CMAA and GIS Exhibitions!
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

January 28, 2014

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Stephen Reynolds

Buffalo Communications

703.891.3509

sreynolds@buffalocommunications.com

www.buffalocommunications.com

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International Club Suppliers Announces Winners of 2013 Fantasy Football Contest

 

Roundtrip Tickets on Southwest Airlines, Hotel Accommodations Awarded to Top Finishers

 

(LUTZ, FL) – International Club Suppliers (ICS) – the sales and marketing arm for entegra Procurement Services (entegra) in the golf club and resort channel – announces the top three finishers in its 2013 fantasy football contest.

 

First-prize winner Frank Coughlin, general manager at Grande Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C., received two round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines to travel anywhere in the United States. He also won three nights’ hotel accommodations.

 

Runner-up Bill Gibson from Thunder Canyon Country Club in Washoe Valley, Nev. pocketed two round-trip Southwest tickets and two nights’ hotel accommodations, while third-place finisher John Calder from Winchester Country Club in Winchester, Va. won two round-trip Southwest tickets.

 

“We thank all who participated in our inaugural 2013 fantasy football league, with a special congratulations to Frank, Bill and John for their expert roster management,” says Jim Bailey, managing partner of ICS. “We know many of you are already hard at work scouting the upcoming NFL Draft and off-season free-agent moves to improve your chances at some great prizes in 2014.”

 

More than 2,100 golf facilities nationwide, as well as numerous hotels, casinos, ski resorts and camps, are increasingly turning to ICS as a “one-stop shop” for all their product needs.

 

Dairy, produce, dry goods, meat, cleaning supplies, paper products, flatware, glassware and office supplies are popular ICS offerings. Non-food products like uniforms, linens, HVAC and plumbing supplies, tables and chairs area also available from trusted suppliers like Alsco, Edward Don, Cintas and Grainger.

 

The company earns top marks for its ability to net up to 12-percent upfront savings on 3,000-plus brand-name products, including Heinz, Ocean Spray, Sara Lee, Maxwell House and Smucker’s.

 

For more information about ICS: www.intlclubsuppliers.com / 813.994.4680.

 

About entegra Procurement Services

 

Entegra Procurement Services, LLC (www.entegraps.com/public/main_public.aspx) is part of a global purchasing network that provides procurement services to more than 17,000 customers in North America. Its team of more than 100 procurement specialists purchases over $4 billion annually in food and supplies in the U.S. alone.

 

About International Club Suppliers (ICS)

Founded in 2002, ICS (www.intlclubsuppliers.com, 813.994.4680) realizes exceptional savings on food and related supplies for more than 2,100 golf facilities across the United States. Offering an inventory of 3,000 premium-branded products, ICS works with many of the leading golf course management companies and clubs, including Billy Casper Golf, Kemper Sports, American Golf, EAGLE Golf, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (OR) and Ka’anapali Golf Resort (HI).

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Come join International Club Suppliers at the Golf Industry Show in Orlando on February 5-6, 2014. The ICS team can be found at Booth #2453.

The Golf Industry Show provides the golf management industry with a dynamic, progressive week of  unparalleled networking opportunities and hands-on access to golf  course and facility management solutions for the professional members of  GCSAA, NGCOA, GCBAA, ASGCA, NGF, USGA,  IGCEMA and SGA.

At the Golf Industry Show, you’ll join the industry’s newsmakers, including golf course superintendents,  owners/operators, chief operating officers,  architects, builders and equipment managers, all under one roof.

International Club Suppliers is the sales and marketing arm for entegra, one of the fastest growing procurement management companies in the club and hospitality industry. The entegra Team works with you to maximize your purchasing efficiency. Call us at (813) 994-4680 to learn more.

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Golf Industry Veteran Debbie Nipper Named Vice President for International Club Suppliers

(LUTZ, FL) – International Club Suppliers (ICS) – the sales and marketing arm for entegra Procurement Services (entegra) in the golf club and resort channel – has named Debbie Nipper vice president of client and vendor relations.

 

In her new role, Nipper will be called upon to oversee a number of core company functions and adjacent initiatives. They include internal and external communications, event planning, social media engagement, vendor program management and client services.

 

“Debbie’s keen attention to detail, formidable leadership qualities and vast industry knowledge make her a strong addition to the ICS team,” says Jim Bailey, Managing Partner of ICS. “Her talents will be key to making 2014 our most productive year yet.”

 

Prior to joining ICS, Nipper was employed for 18 years with Golf Ventures, a division of Meadowbrook Golf. Her responsibilities as vice president included operations, marketing and sales for a maintenance supply company servicing golf properties and the professional turf industry.

 

More than 2,100 golf facilities nationwide, as well as numerous hotels, casinos, ski resorts and camps, are increasingly turning to ICS as a “one-stop shop” for all their product needs.

 

Dairy, produce, dry goods, meat, cleaning supplies, paper products, flatware, glassware and office supplies are popular ICS offerings. Non-food products like uniforms, linens, HVAC and plumbing supplies, tables and chairs area also available from trusted suppliers like Alsco, Edward Don, Cintas and Grainger.

 

The company earns top marks for its ability to net up to 12-percent upfront savings on 3,000-plus brand-name products, including Heinz, Ocean Spray, Sara Lee, Maxwell House and Smucker’s.

 

For more information about ICS: www.intlclubsuppliers.com / 813.994.4680.

 

About entegra Procurement Services

Entegra Procurement Services, LLC (www.entegraps.com/public/main_public.aspx) is part of a global purchasing network that provides procurement services to more than 17,000 customers in North America. Its team of more than 100 procurement specialists purchases over $4 billion annually in food and supplies in the U.S. alone.

About International Club Suppliers (ICS)

Founded in 2002, ICS (www.intlclubsuppliers.com, 813.994.4680) realizes exceptional savings on food and related supplies for more than 2,100 golf facilities across the United States. Offering an inventory of 3,000 premium-branded products, ICS works with many of the leading golf course management companies and clubs, including Billy Casper Golf, Kemper Sports, American Golf, EAGLE Golf, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (OR) and Ka’anapali Golf Resort (HI).

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Good News!

Your entegra opportunity reports are now available online for you to review each month. If you haven’t had the chance to log in recently, please visit the entegra website at: www.entegraps.com. If you are in need of your username and password, please contact Sherry Colleary at 877.922.0285.

Below you will see a Sample of what your Opportunity Report may look like. Opportunity Reports compare the pricing on products that you currently purchase with a list of entegra contracted items at our negotiated pricing. Should you have any questions about what you see, please contact Sheree Gonzalez at International Club Suppliers 877.922.0285.

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Come join International Club Suppliers at the CMAA Club Business Expo in Orlando on February 7-8, 2014. The ICS team can be found at Booth #1027.

 

CMAA’s World Conference and the Club Business Expo is the Association’s most visible event of the year. Over the past several years, audiences of nearly 5,000 have attended this event, held in major cities throughout the United States. The World Conference fulfills CMAA’s mission to provide a variety of relevant education opportunities that reflect the latest trends in the club industry. These include Pre-Conference Workshops, seminars, management clinics, round-table discussions, student programs and keynote addresses by distinguished speakers. CMAA members truly profit from the variety of opportunities available and the many innovative ideas that  can be easily implemented  in their clubs. Please visit CMAA’s website to learn more about the Expo and to register to attend.

 

International Club Suppliers is the sales and marketing arm for entegra, one of the fastest growing procurement management companies in the club and hospitality industry. The entegra Team works with you to maximize your purchasing efficiency. Call us at (813) 994-4680 to learn more.

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