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OfficeMax Expands ChamberSolutions Partnership with New ChamberAdvantage Program

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

OfficeMax Expands ChamberSolutions Partnership with New ChamberAdvantage Program09:00 EDT Tuesday, April 26, 2011-- New Nationwide Program Offers Chamber Member Businesses Competitive Pricing on Office Supplies, Printing and Furniture; Free Shipping and a Complete Technology Purchasing Platform --NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, and ChamberSolutions®, a leader in member benefit programs, today launched ChamberAdvantage a nationwide program offered through OfficeMax's popular Partnership Advantage program.  ChamberAdvantage offers member businesses of any size a wide selection of and competitive pricing on office supplies and furniture, and printing services through OfficeMax ImPress?.  In addition, member businesses enjoy no enrollment fees, no minimum order requirements and free shipping on orders of any size, as well as access to fully customized technology solutions through Channel Online?, and tools that help members track spending. Administered by OfficeMax and marketed through ChamberSolutions, ChamberAdvantage is a nationwide expansion of OfficeMax's Partner Advantage program tailored specifically for Chambers of Commerce and the needs unique to their member businesses.  ChamberAdvantage is built upon an existing program successfully offered to Mid-Atlantic Chambers of Commerce for the past nine years."We are thrilled to expand our partnership with ChamberSolutions and to roll out a fully integrated solution that helps small and mid-size member businesses nationwide manage costs and gain services that help their businesses operate more efficiently," said Jim Durkin, EVP of North American Sales for OfficeMax. "The suite of benefits and wide selection of products offered under ChamberSolutions is unmatched in the industry. We believe that the program will further enhance the value of being a local Chamber of Commerce member." "Our relationship with OfficeMax over the past nine years has helped participating Chambers create stronger relationships through convenient purchasing options and significant savings to their member businesses," said Kenn Penn President/CEO of ChamberSolutions.  "We are looking forward to being able to help Chambers of Commerce across the country to realize the same successes in building member relations and stronger small business operations."The ChamberAdvantage program is a new component of OfficeMax's Partner Advantage program. An association-specific program, it leverages the office supply buying power of its entire membership base to offer exclusive benefits and services to members. Under the program members enjoy cost savings on more than 12,000 in-stock products and 3,700 environmentally preferable products, digital printing, furniture, technology and paper. To learn more about ChamberAdvantage go to www.ChamberAdvantage.com.  For more information on OfficeMax's Partner Advantage program, please go to www.officemaxsolutions.com. About OfficeMaxOfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in both business-to-business office products solutions and retail office products.  The OfficeMax mission is simple.  We help our customers do their best work.  The company provides office supplies and paper, in-store print and document services through OfficeMax ImPress®, technology products and solutions, and furniture to businesses and individual consumers.  OfficeMax customers are served by approximately 30,000 associates through direct sales, catalogs, e-commerce and approximately 1,000 stores.  To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX.  For more information, visit www.officemax.com.All trademarks, service marks and trade names of OfficeMax Incorporated used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of OfficeMax Incorporated.  Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owner(s).About ChamberSolutions ChamberSolutions®, a company owned and managed by local Chambers of Commerce is a truly unique member-centered operation that works in concert with the local chamber to streamline member benefit operations and design custom programs that build member value.  Since 1992 the Norfolk, Virginia based enterprise has evolved from a regional value-added healthcare solution into a multidimensional member benefit program that efficiently creates, manages, and administers 20 distinct business offerings on behalf of Chamber organizations and associations throughout the country.  For more information visit www.chambersolutions.com OfficeMax Media ContactsChamberSolutions ContactBill BonnerJennifer RookSandy Grecco630 864 6066630 864 6057767-664-2540SOURCE OfficeMax Incorporated