Uncover New Knowledge

There’s always something new to learn that’ll help you improve your operations—specialized skills, effective hiring and management strategies, and ways to increase efficiency, decrease costs, and improve your bottom line. This year’s all-new schedule includes more than 60 education seminars, training and certification workshops, and networking events covering industry changes and trends, innovations that improve/streamline processes, proven strategies to boost your profitability, and much more.

The cleaning industry is always moving forward—and you should be moving forward with it.


Four Days of All-New Education in Las Vegas

To help maximize your time at the biggest, most comprehensive event for the commercial cleaning industry, the ISSA Convention seminars will now kick off Monday, September 11. Additional sessions will be hosted on the trade show floor from Tuesday, September 12, through Thursday, September 14.

To further ensure you get the most out of your experience at ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America Trade Show and ISSA Convention, you can now customize your show experience by choosing one of the new all-inclusive trade show and convention packages (for more on what’s included in the packages, see issa.com/register), including:

Disrupt and Innovate, A NEW Think Tank for Distribution

Based on the one-of-a-kind Unleash: Wholesale Distribution summit, this modern-day think tank brings together a powerhouse of inspiring speakers from outside the distribution industry to cross pollinate ideas and spark innovation. Designed to inspire change and unleash positive momentum, growth, and success, this game-changing program will guide distributors in profitably and confidentally seizing their future.

See the full schedule here.

Commercial Cleaning Business Solutions

Whether you are a seasoned building service contractor or just getting into the industry, this program will provide you with the everything you need to know to grow your business, how to provide top-notch customer service, master rockstar recruiting, use data to drive your cleaning best practices, and more!

See the full schedule here.

Residential Cleaning Connection

Presented by ARCSI, a Division of ISSA, this program provides 20+ hours of education customized for residential cleaning companies, targeting topics like customer service and hiring concerns. It replaces the ARCSI Annual Cleaning Convention.

See the full schedule here.

Green Clean Schools

With the Green Clean Schools program, presented by Healthy Schools Campaign and ISSA, you will learn the elements of an effective green cleaning program. Based on Healthy Schools Campaign’s 5 Steps to Green Cleaning in Schools, the program features expert panels and a guided tour of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show floor, with stops focused specifically on the needs of green cleaning programs in education facilities.

See the full schedule here.

Healthcare Environment Essentials

If you are responsible for ensuring a safe healthcare environment—or are interested in becoming more involved in this industry segment—the Healthcare Environment Essentials package is for you. You’ll learn the must-knows of disinfection and decontamination, trends and techniques regarding infection control, and more!

See the full schedule here.


Workshops and Certifications

In addition to all the educational seminars available during the one week when the entire industry comes together, there are several workshops, many of which come with certification, that will be held during the show, including:

  • ISSA CMI Hard Floor Care
  • ISSA CMI Carpet Care (This session is also available in Spanish. Contact Diana Villegas at dianav@issa.com for more information.)
  • ISSA CMI Basic Restroom Care
  • Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS): ISSA Certification Expert (I.C.E.) Workshop*
  • Accredited Certification Trainer (A.C.T.) Workshop*

*To register for the CIMS: I.C.E. and A.C.T. workshops, contact Lucas Wendt at lucas@issa.com.


ISSA Convention Seminars Only* (includes access to ISSA Convention Seminars, ISSA Education Theater plus all ISSA Keynote Addresses)

By June 30, 2017: $149

By August 31, 2017: $175

After September 1, 2017: $199

All-Inclusive Trade Show and Convention Package* (includes three days of unlimited trade show floor access, Welcome Reception, ISSA Convention Seminars, Lunch and Learn, Evening Roundtables, ISSA Education Theater, and ISSA Keynote Addresses)

By June 30, 2017: $249

By August 31, 2017: $249

After September 1, 2017: $249

Session Recording Package Upgrade: $50

*The registration fee includes access to all ISSA Convention seminars hosted during ISSA/INTERCLEAN. Education sessions hosted on the trade show floor are free to attend with your ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show badge. Workshops require a separate registration and fee. Additional fees may apply for non-members. ISSA membership is company-based. If you aren’t sure whether your company is an ISSA member, contact ISSA at 847-982-0800 to confirm or to learn how to become a member.

For more information on registering for the seminars, visit issa.com/register.