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The IEP Welcomes New Member Spirit Brands

The IEP Welcomes Spirit Brands Linthicum, Maryland – November 5, 2015 – The Independent Event Producers (IEP) welcomes Spirit Brands parent company of Cheer Tech, ECC and Mid Atlantic Championships from Hammonton, New Jersey. “The independent sector is the largest portion of the spirit industry. Independent companies bring unique qualities and superb customer service and incentives to events all across the country.” says Billy Smith, IEP Event Producer Outreach Director and owner of Spirit Celebration. The independents have been going strong since inception of the IEP back in 2009. Plans are underway for the upcoming 2015-2016 competition season and the Independents are ready. The greatest achievement for the IEP is the membership growth. Currently there are 30 companies producing 43 independents brand events and the door is open for more. Look for the “I” at your next independent event! The IEP is the nation’s only organization of Independent Cheer and Dance Event Producers. This alliance is an inclusive group that has come together to insure independent companies long term viability in the industry. For more information on the IEP, contact Chairman, Ann Lehrmann, at Unique Identities * Unified Goals * Equivalent Voices You’re INDEPENDENT, We’re INDEPENDENT, Together we are Better! # # # The IEP is made up of the following Independent Event Producers; Advanced Spirit Association, American Spirit Championship, AmeriCheer & AmeriDance, Champion Cheer Central, Cheer America & Freedom Dance, Cheer and Dance Extreme & The Finale, Cheer Champion Express – CCE, Cheer Max Competitions, Cheer Starz Productions, Cheer USA Championships, Contest of Champions, Dance Xtreme, USA, Deep South Cheer and Dance, Eastern Cheer & Dance,... read more

IEP Announces New Board

The IEP held its annual conference this past June in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The IEP has gained new members and elected new leadership for the officer positions on the Board of Directors. Board Of Directors include: Ann Lehrmann, Chair Christy Wehner, Vice Chair Trudy Scott, Secretary Liz Rossetti, Treasurer Board Members include: Teresa Barbiere, Heather Petz, David Simms, Billy Smith, and Shawn Smith.... read more

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Fri 04

Spirit National Championships

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - December 6 @ 9:20 pm
Wildwood NJ Organizer: SPIRIT BRANDS
Sat 05

NoVa Cheerstarz – Winter

December 5
Woodbridge VA Organizer: THE EPIC BRANDS

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