Innovation Awards Program

The Innovation Awards Program serves as a platform for exhibitors at ISSA Show North America to launch their product or service innovations. Over the past 11 years, the Innovation Awards Program has been offering new solutions to the challenges faced by industry professionals. When exhibitors enter their innovative product or service they get the opportunity to raise awareness within the cleaning industry. The Innovation Awards Program helps drive the cleaning industry forward by supporting and recognizing the latest in products and services our members have to offer!

ISSA Innovation Award Hall of Fame Past Winners

Product Categories

Cleaning Agents



Services and Technology

Supplies and Accessories

Why Should I Enter?

This is the only comprehensive platform for exhibitors that promotes new and innovative products and services leading up to and during the premier annual cleaning industry event – The ISSA Show North America.

Product Promotion

Products are promoted for 4 months to the ISSA community in the following ways:

• Products are displayed in digital format - August 10 – October 23, 2020 on and

• Products are displayed in the Innovation Showcase – Booth #4206, October 27-29, 2020

Who Is Eligible?

Companies who are exhibiting at the ISSA Show North America 2020 are eligible to submit entries

What Awards Am I Eligible To Win?

Three award categories:
ISSA Innovation of the Year award
Presented to one product within the program. This is decided by our panel of judges.

Category Winner awards
Presented to one product in each category, selected based on the most votes received through online voting page.

Cost of Participation

$3,000 Standard Entry
$6,000 Premium Entry

Who Is Eligible To Vote For My Product?

Qualified votes include distributors, wholesalers, building service contractors, and in-house service providers, as defined by ISSA. Voters may only submit 1 vote per product category. Online Voting is open from July 13 – October 23, 2020. Results from the online voting will determine the (5) Product Category Award Winners. The entry with the most qualified votes in each category will determine the product category winners.

Advancing Clean. Driving Innovation.

Innovation is the driving force behind progress. Learn how the cleaning industry has grown through innovation and the way it affects you―creating a greener environment, building more jobs, and driving profitability. ISSA is here to support the cleaning industry and for over a decade has fostered the ISSA Innovation Award Program.