EDmarket Partners with IOPFDA at EDspaces 2018

(Silver Spring, MD) — The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to welcome the Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) as a Knowledge Partner at EDspaces 2018, November 7-9 in Tampa, Florida. 

“Our commitment to the dealer community remains strong,” says Jim McGarry, President/CEO. “By partnering with organizations like IOPFDA that represent this important channel, we can bring even more voices to the conversations around the future of learning spaces.” 

IOPFDA is helping spread the word about EDspaces to the dealer community, and will be holding an education session during the event. IOPFDA Mike Tucker President & CEO will discuss group purchasing agreements and State and Local Government Contracts (SLED) with strategies aimed at winning contracts from purchasing agencies in the various education sectors. 

“For our members to remain competitive and relevant they need insight into the planning, management and design of educational facilities,” says IOPFDA Mike Tucker President & CEO. “We’re excited about our partnership with the EDmarket and the opportunity it offers our members to be successful with their school and education customers.” 

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) connects people who want to succeed in the education market by providing events, resources and leadership to those who serve education.

EDspaces is the conference advancing the conversation about the future of learning environments. This growing event was honored in Tradeshow Executive’s Fastest 50 for three categories in 2017. Registration is now open at

The mission of the Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) is to provide independent dealers with the information, tools and knowledge they need to help them be successful in an evolving business environment. IOPFDA is the umbrella organization for the National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) and the Office Furniture Dealers Alliance (OFDA).