ISSA Innovation Marketplace and Lounge
Looking for breakthrough products, equipment, and technology at the ISSA Show North America 2018? Make a beeline to the ISSA Innovation Marketplace and Lounge, Booth 3405, where you can view the latest and greatest in industry innovation, as well as industry-vetted ISSA Innovation Category Award winners, Tuesday, October 30–Thursday, November 1!
The entries to the 2018 ISSA Innovation Award Program are displayed online, August 1–October 15, where you can vote on the most innovative entries in five key categories—Cleaning Agents, Dispensers, Equipment, Services & Technology, and Supplies. The winners of these ISSA Innovation Category Awards will be announced on Monday, October 29, 7 p.m.–10 p.m., during the Welcome Networking Reception. The winner of the overall ISSA Innovation of the Year Award, picked by a panel of judges representing the industry and the media, will be announced during the ISSA Innovation Awards Ceremony and Reception, to be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, at the Innovation Marketplace and Lounge, Booth 3405.
Party for a Purpose
Monday, October 29
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
This is the place to be on Monday. Party for a Purpose kicks off this year’s show week and the launch of ISSA Charities.
Topgolf Dallas has something for everyone. Don’t want to golf? Come for the party! Network and mingle with hundreds of industry friends and peers. No skill required for novice golfers to try their hand. Experienced golfers can play a round. Want to get a few pointers from a pro? You got it. Serious golfers can enter the tournament and compete for bragging rights.* Just want to sip on a cocktail and dig into some delicious hors d’ oeuvres? Bring a few friends, unwind, and get ready for the big week.
Proceeds benefit ISSA Charities — dedicated to changing the way the world views cleaning by elevating cleaning as charity. Make a difference and have fun doing it!
How to Register to Attend this Party: Gift amount is $125. Don’t forget to add on this a-la-carte option when registering to attend the show!
Interested in a wonderful sponsorship opportunity? Place your brand in front of hundreds while making a difference. Contact Tracy Weber for details.
*Interested in the Topgolf Tournament? Contact Tracy Weber, 847-982-0800, to register separately for the tournament. The tournament fee is an additional $100.
See you in Dallas!
Team ISSA Welcome Reception Hosted by ARCSI, IEHA, and ISSA Canada
Monday, October 29
7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
Meet, or get re-acquainted with, colleagues from all over the world while you enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages during this friendly mixer. It’s the perfect way to get set for a whole week of innovation, connections, and more education!
Tuesday, October 30
7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
Come with your burning questions and leave with answers from the experts – cleaning industry professionals just like you!
ISSA Backlot Bash
Wednesday, October 31
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Psst. Here’s the inside scoop on the hottest, most rockin’ party in Dallas on October 31: the first-ever ISSA Backlot Bash. Featuring live entertainment, free food and drinks, and special celebrity appearances, this industry exclusive get-together promises to be the biggest networking event of the year. (Keep this on the down-low but rumor has it that the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders are going to crash the party!) Proceeds of this event will benefit the ISSA Charities
VIP AT&T Stadium Tour: Home of the Dallas Cowboys
Thursday, November 1
Sports fan or not, a behind-the-scenes tour of “Jerry’s World,” the iconic AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, is just one of those you-gotta-do-it-at-least-once lifetime activities. Not only will you experience first-hand AT&T Stadium’s cleaning strategies and techniques during this back-of-the-house tour, you will also enjoy rare views of the top spots in the stadium. Plus, you’ll bring home practical tips from the pros that you can implement immediately. The tour includes the field, luxury suites, radio and media press box, Dallas Cowboys locker room, Dallas Cheerleaders locker room, post-game interview room, and more!
Don’t Miss ThurSTAY
Thinking about heading out early? Think again! You won’t want to miss the programming scheduled for the final day of the show. Make sure your travel plans include Thursday, November 1, to take advantage of all the last day has to offer. See the lineup here.
ISSA Meeting Hub – Trade Show Floor
If you are looking for convenient and easy space to hold a meeting on the trade show floor, contact Emilija Piric. Packages will be available for 2-hour increments, full day rentals, or 3-day rentals for meeting of 6 or 12 people. Space is available on a first-come, first served basis. Complete the meeting space request form and email Emilija Piric (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than September 10, 2018.
The ISSA Bistro is back and ready to fulfill your show floor dining needs! Make your reservations now to reserve a table in advance for you and your colleagues and customers—or purchase individual lunch tickets at a competitive price. At the bistro, you’ll enjoy assorted menu options while networking on the trade show floor. The ISSA Bistro makes it easy for you to enjoy a healthy meal in a lunchtime meeting destination, not typically offered in convention settings. Visit www.bistrotickets.com/issa/ to reserve tables and for more information.