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Innovation Program

Advancing Cleaning. Driving Innovation.

The Innovation Awards Program serves as the primary product and service accelerator platform for pioneers in the commercial, institutional, and residential cleaning industry.

Every year, companies participating in ISSA Show North America – and Virtual Experience – take the stage to unveil their most innovative products or services in front of the global cleaning industry. These progressive solutions address key challenges industry professionals are trying to solve in their daily operations.


The Awards Program

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 Show North America is here to support the cleaning industry and for over a decade has fostered the Innovation Awards Program.

Winners are announced during the ISSA Show North America Virtual Experience – November 16 – 19, 2020. Each award winner will be selected based on the most qualified unique votes from September 1 - November 17, 2020.

Participating companies are eligible to win one of the following awards.

The Innovation of the Year Award

Presented to one product deemed most innovative through a combination of online votes and by a curated panel of judges.

Category Winner Awards

Presented to one product deemed most innovative through a combination of online votes and by a curated panel of judges.to a total of five (5) participating companies.

Innovation Spotlight

Before You Enter

Things to Consider

What Makes a Product Innovative? Based on the criteria below, please consider the following before submitting your vote.



Having or manifesting a great impact or effect.


Adapted or designed for actual use; useful.


Pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual reuse.


The degree to which a business or activity yields profit or financial gain.  


Freshness or novelty, as of an idea, method, or performance.

Ready to Vote?

It’s Easy as 1-2-3!

Online Voting runs from September 1 – November 17, 2020. Distributors, Wholesalers, Building Service Contractors, Residential Cleaners, and In-House Service Providers can vote for their favorite innovative product or service solution in any of the five (5) product categories. Please note, Voters may only submit one (1) vote per product category, and Manufacturers and Manufacturer Representatives are not eligible to vote.

View the Online Innovation Gallery

Where you can cast your vote by clicking on the product(s) or service(s) you feel are the most innovative in the commercial, institutional, and residential cleaning industry for 2020. 

Log into Your Account

Log into your ISSA Member Account or Create a FREE Account Online.

Cast Your Vote 

Select the ‘Read More’ button on each product and click ‘Vote’ in the upper right-hand corner.

If you are not logged into your ISSA Member account, the system will prompt you to login in order to record your vote. If you do not have an account with ISSA, you can create one for FREE.  

Submit Your Entry

Have an Innovative Product or Solution?

Enter into the 2020 Innovation Awards for a chance to win one of the five Product Category Awards AND the Innovation of the Year Award at ISSA Show North America Virtual Experience.

Submit Product or Service

Let's Get Social

Join the Conversation

During a time of social distancing, stay connected with the industry, and keep up to date on new product and service innovations via ISSA Show North America's social media on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedInBy incorporating the official #ISSAShow and #ISSAVirtual hashtags, your tweets and shares will appear when the Industry searches for posts relevant to ISSA Show North America Virtual Experience. 

Follow @ISSAShowNA on Twitter and promote your presence at ISSA Show North America's Virtual Experience, as well as your announcements on your company’s social media channels. For Twitter, use the hashtags #ISSAShow or #ISSAVirtual when promoting company news or participation at the event. 

Use Instagram to showcase your photos and catch the attention of the cleaning community. Follow @issashownorthamerica and use the hashtags #ISSAShow or #ISSAVirtual. By incorporating the official hashtag, your photos will appear when the industry searches for ISSA Show North America.

Like ISSA Show North America on Facebook and engage with the community of the largest tradeshow dedicated to the commercial, institutional and residential cleaning community. Share videos, snap a pic of your favorite highlights, and be part of the ongoing conversation of the cleaning community with #ISSAShow and @ISSAVirtual.

We're Here to Help!

Contact a Sales Team Member Today

We pride ourselves on providing companies with exceptional customer service. If you don’t see an option that fits your needs, we can work with you to meet your goals. Contact our experienced staff to inquire about the benefits of showcasing your company's product and services, ask questions, or book your virtual exhibit.