(Washington, D.C., May 9, 2014) — Avendra, a leader in procurement services for hospitality companies across North America, has joined National Club Association’s (NCA) Corporate Partner Program as a Strategic Alliance Partner. Avendra helps customers avoid the hassle and pitfalls of navigating supply chains. With the buying power reflected by their customer base, Avendra is able to not only simplify the buying process, but to also offer superior pricing and customer support. Supporting NCA as a Corporate Partner, Avendra asserts its commitment to helping the entire private club community move forward, both as a key service provider and as an ally in education and advocacy
Avendra’s comprehensive approach to procurement sets it apart from other group purchasing firms. By adjusting their services to the specific needs of their customers, Avendra is able to ensure their solutions help improve the value of their customers’ operations through quality assurance, product cost management, information analysis and more.
“Excelling in mass purchase and supply, Avendra’s success uniting organizations for a greater good aligns well with NCA’s own effort to advance our industry by connecting club leaders,” remarks NCA President & CEO Susanne R. Wegrzyn. “Their market navigation expertise will be invaluable to helping bring club leaders together while freeing up their time and funds so they can focus on moving their clubs forward.”
“We are excited to enter into a partnership with the National Club Association to support the advancement of the private club industry,” says Avendra’s Vice President, Sales & Sales Support Eleanor M. Waddell. “Through this partnership, we look forward to developing new associations with private clubs and fostering a long-term business alliance with NCA.”
With its increased level of commitment as a Strategic Alliance Partner, Avendra will benefit NCA's private club members through several projects, including:
- Targeted editorial contributions in Club Director and NCA CONNECT.
- Instructional educational webinars co-hosted with NCA.
- Professional advice during the “Ask the Experts” series online and at NCA hosted educational conferences.
Beyond serving as an NCA private club ally and industry resource to private club members, Avendra is also supporting the future of private clubs through a contribution to the National Club Association Foundation. Established in 1993, NCA Foundation funds research and education programs to provide insight into and analysis of the forces that are likely to shape the future club experience.
For more information, please visit: www.nationalclub.org.
Since 1961, the National Club Association (NCA) has served as the primary advocate for private clubs, representing their business, legal and legislative interests, while providing a wealth of invaluable resources to address educational needs of clubs related to operations, model club practices and effective leadership.
Avendra is North America’s leading procurement services provider serving hospitality-related industries. Avendra customers gain access to contracts leveraging $3 billion of annual purchases, expert advisory services and in-depth purchasing data and analysis. Through Avendra, customers obtain substantial savings on their purchases and other value added services to improve their operations and bottom line results. Formed in 2001, the company is headquartered in Rockville, MD and has regional offices throughout North America. For more information, please call (866) AVENDRA, visit www.avendra.com, or email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.