Innovation Award Program

Showcase Your Innovation at ISSA Show!

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The ISSA Show NA Innovation Award Program is the annual international program recognizing the professional cleaning industry’s advancements that make an impact in the commercial, institutional and residential cleaning community. In its 13th year, exhibitors take to the stage to unveil their most innovative products or services in front of the global cleaning industry that address key challenges industry professionals are trying to solve in their daily operations. Distributors, Wholesalers, Manufacturer Reps, Building Service Contractors, In-house service providers and residential cleaning professionals may view and vote for the entries on our show webpage and see them LIVE displayed in our Innovation Showcase & Theater booth #4206.

Entries are eligible to win the Innovation of the Year, Industry Choice, Innovation Honorees, and NEW Environment & Sustainability Award. To win a ISSA Show Innovation Award is the ultimate honor for companies and innovators, including being seen as leaders for the next generation of product development.

What’s Included in the Innovation Award Program Package

Product and/or service entry fee: $6,000*

 

Innovation Award Program Benefits include:

  • Onsite product display in the Innovation Showcase at ISSA Show NA 2022.
  • Participants will receive one (1) 15-minute time slot to present product in the Innovation Showcase & Theater.
  • Participate in Innovation Award Program Products Worth Seeing at the ISSA Show Webinar – August/September.
  • Product featured on issashowplanner.com webpages.
  • Innovation participant floor graphic placed in front of booth recognizing your participation.
  • Program participants featured in Innovation Insight Monthly Newsletter.
  • Product featured in the Print/Digital Official Exhibit Directory.
  • One company representative to work your product showcase within the Innovation Showcase during expo hours & Innovation Happy Hour.
  • Extensive Media Exposure throughout all ISSA Media Channels including social media.
  • Participants will receive an Innovation success kit.
  • Coverage in industry publications, in the pre/post-Show attendee follow-up emails and pre/post-Show press releases.
  • Past Innovation Awards Product Submissions from 2010-2020 are not eligible to participate in 2022 program.

Awards and Announcements

Voting begins May 2022 and closes at the end of the first day of the ISSA SHOW NA, October 11th. Eligible voting classes include Distributors, wholesalers, Manufacturer Reps, Building Service Contractors, In-house service providers and residential cleaning professionals.

Choice Awards

  • Distributor Choice Award
  • Residential Cleaning Choice Award
  • Manufacturer Representative Choice Award
  • Facility Service Provider Choice Award

Innovation of the Year Award

Presented to 1 company whose product has made an impact in the professional cleaning industry through a combination of online votes and by a curated panel of judges representing all qualified voting classes as well as industry experts evaluated by the panel of judges. There will also be 5 Honorees who will receive recognition.

Environment & Sustainability Award

Presented to 1 company whose product showcases the ability to meet meaningful sustainability standards and solutions in the professional cleaning industry through a combination of online votes and by a curated panel of judges representing all qualified voting classes as well as industry experts evaluated by the panel of judges. There will also be 2 Honorees who will receive recognition.

Innovation Award Winners and Hall of Fame

With an amazing show in 2021, we can't wait to celebrate and present this year's awards in Chicago! But before we do, a quick look back at both last year's winners and some of our Hall of Fame products & services! Click the buttons below to take a look!

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