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Registration Opens for ISSA Show North America 2019

Northbrook, IL, USA—June 11, 2019— Registration is open for ISSA Show North America 2019, which takes place in Las Vegas, November 18–21, 2019. To date, this is the largest event produced by ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, with more than 16,000 cleaning and facility solutions professionals and 700-plus exhibits expected.  

Cleaning-industry professionals of all levels gather at the event annually to conduct business, sharpen their skills, learn the newest industry trends, discover the latest products and services, and uncover fresh solutions to the day-to-day challenges they face. For the 10th consecutive year, ISSA Show North America 2019 hosts co-location partner Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) and its 2019 Contracting Success Conference. Additionally, ISSA welcomes the Healthy Schools Campaign and its Green Clean Schools education track, leading distributor sales and marketing groups, and other industry organizations and their constituents at this year’s show.

“ISSA Show North America is renowned for creating a dynamic venue for professionals in all aspects of the cleaning industry,” said ISSA vice president of marketing Jonathan Adkins. “In addition to the expansive trade show floor filled with the cleaning industry’s latest innovations, we have the most robust education curriculum of any expo in the industry.”

Education Sessions, Certifications, and Workshops to Exceed 100
For the first time in the event’s history, more than 100 education sessions will be available. Each will be led by an industry expert. Attendees can select individual sessions they wish to attend, or they can follow one of several curated education tracks:

  • Commercial Cleaning Track
  • Distributor Track
  • Green Clean Schools Track, presented by Healthy Schools Campaign
  • Health Care Track, presented by IEHA, A Division of ISSA
  • Latin America Track
  • Residential Cleaning Track, presented by ARCSI, A Division of ISSA.

“The conference program covers many other critical areas in addition to the tracks,” Adkins stated. “To date, we have six certification workshops on the schedule spanning all four days of the event.” Other topical sessions cover business management, self-improvement, succession planning, emerging technologies, and infection control. More sessions are being added in the months ahead to address the latest trends and developments in the evolving commercial cleaning industry.

Happy Birthday, Innovation Award Program
2019 is the 10th anniversary of the ISSA Innovation Award Program. The association is celebrating by supplementing the Innovation Showcase with the Innovation Center—located across the aisle—which will feature demonstrations and presentations from select program entrants.

“All products and technologies in contention for Innovation of the Year and the five category awards will be on display in the Innovation Showcase, Booth 101,” Adkins explained. “This year, entrants have a third chance for industry acclaim by being selected a Category Honoree.”

ISSA Show North America Highlights for 2019
Additional special attractions and event features in 2019 include:

  • Specialty cleaning area and theater on the show floor, which will feature unique education sessions and exhibitors from health care, residential, and restoration segments
  • Solve for X booth, where “X” represents specific industry challenges on which attendees will collaborate through unique peer-to-peer idea exchanges
  • The ISSA Sports Bar, sponsored by Spartan Chemical Co., a welcoming venue for attendees to network and relax on the bustling trade show floor
  • International Pavilion and Italian Pavilion, which together will feature exhibitors from more than 26 countries
  • First-Time Exhibitor Pavilion and Startup Village, featuring new companies to ISSA Show North America, such as technology-solution providers, safety equipment suppliers, and others from commercial cleaning and adjacent markets
  • Discounts to attractions across the Las Vegas Strip with a valid ISSA Show North America 2019 trade show badge.

Registration Options Maximize Attendee Value
Attendees have two registration options this year:

  1. The All-Access Pass—the best value to experience the event—includes a trade show floor badge; access to 100-plus education sessions; the popular Lunch and Learn event:  Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast, featuring Kristen Hadeed; ISSA Welcome Reception; Attendee Orientation and show floor tours; Evening Roundtable Discussions; ISSA Spotlight Speaker Marvelless Mark®, sponsored by Essity Professional Hygiene North America LLC; and the Technology for Tomorrow Panel
  2. Trade Show Badge, which includes access to exhibits during show-floor hours, November 19-21, and any education opportunities hosted on the show floor.

In celebration of the 2019 show, ISSA is offering special early-bird pricing on the All-Access Pass through September 17. Adkins said, “Attendees can get the All-Access Pass for only US$279 for a limited time, so make your plans now to save and prepare for a world-class event in Las Vegas.”

Registration is open at

About ISSA Show North America 
The award-winning ISSA Show North America brings together executives and leaders from all segments of the cleaning industry, including higher learning, hospitality, health care, and many more. The event offers a global platform for manufacturers, distributors, and facility-service providers in commercial and residential cleaning to connect, do business, and share information. Visitors to the 2019 show in Las Vegas are expected to exceed 16,000 individuals from more than 65 countries. ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, produces shows in Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Italy, Australia, and other regions around the world as part of its mission to change the way the world views cleaning. Visit

About ISSA

With more than 9,300 members—including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, wholesalers, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaners, and associated service members—ISSA is the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry. The association is committed to changing the way the world views cleaning by providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line. Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, USA, the association has regional offices in Mainz, Germany; Whitby, Canada; Parramatta, Australia; Seoul, South Korea; and Shanghai, China. Visit, join the discussion with ISSA’s LinkedIn group, and follow ISSA on our Facebook page and Twitter account. For more information, visit, or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.




Contact:  ISSA vice president of marketing Jonathan Adkins at; phone, 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.

Thank You to Our Sponsors
November 18-21, 2019
Exhibits:  November 19 – 21, 2019
Las Vegas, NV