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Nov 29 2016
Premier Inc. Expands GPO Position in Continuum of Care Market with Agreement to Acquire Innovatix, LLC and Essensa Ventures, LLC

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, reached an agreement to acquire Innovatix, LLC and Essensa Ventures, LLC, two continuum of care group purchasing companies for $325 million. Premier currently owns a 50-percent interest in Innovatix. GNYHA Holdings LLC, an affiliate of the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA), currently owns the other 50 percent of Innovatix and 100 percent of Essensa.

Sep 21 2015
Essensa and the American Hockey League Announce Exclusive Sponsorship and Group Purchasing Membership Agreement

The American Hockey League (AHL) and Essensa, a national group purchasing organization (GPO), today announced a new, multi-year partnership. Essensa will become a sponsor of the AHL Marketing Meeting and AHL Annual Meeting, and will be the Official GPO of the AHL, providing cost-saving opportunities to the league and its participating AHL member clubs. This agreement was brokered by Denver-based Impression Sports & Entertainment.

Nov 25 2013
Essensa Celebrates Small Business Saturday on November 30

New York, NY (November 25, 2013) – In honor of Small Business Saturday®, a national celebration that recognizes the importance of locally owned small businesses, Essensa is pleased to acknowledge its members and vendors who represent the small business community. Essensa is a leading group purchasing organization (GPO) serving over 12,000 healthcare and non-healthcare businesses and organizations through the United States.

Feb 07 2013
Essensa Hosts Complimentary Webinar for Hoteliers

New York, NY (February 7, 2013) – Essensa, a leading national group purchasing organization (GPO) serving independent hoteliers and hospitality providers throughout the United States, is hosting a complimentary informational webinar on Wednesday, March 6, at 2:00 p.m. EST. The webinar will give listeners an introduction to group purchasing and the savings opportunities available through Essensa in three of the largest hotel spend categories: foodservice, facilities (MRO), and housekeeping.

Oct 05 2011
Mayor Bloomberg and Deputy Mayor Gibbs Announce Group Purchasing Now Available For New York City NonProfits.

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs today announced that Essensa, a New York-based group purchasing organization, will be offering membership to non-profits working with New York City. As the latest addition to a set of initiatives Mayor Bloomberg announced in 2009 to assist New York City’s nonprofits, this group purchasing plan will help maximize savings on purchases and give New York City funded nonprofits access to discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

Nov 16 2010
MiLB Partners with Essensa for Significant Cost Savings

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Minor League Baseball (MiLB) has entered into an exclusive five-year partnership agreement with Essensa, a national group purchasing organization (GPO), under which Essensa guarantees significant savings for the governing body of the sport. As part of its agreement with MiLB, Essensa will become a sponsor of the Baseball Winter Meetings, the annual December convention attended by Major and Minor League executives.


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