Deal Yourself in for ISSA/INTERCLEAN in Las Vegas

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By Priya Ponnuswamy | September 1, 2015 << Back to Articles

Hundreds of suppliers and thousands of potential product purchasers will be at ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America this year to meet with jansan distributors. So where will you be this October 20-23?

Here’s what Jason Miller, sales executive, North American Corp. says:
“This industry is all based on relationships. People do business with people they like and trust. ISSA/INTERCLEAN gives us the opportunity to meet, see, and discuss business with manufacturers and other distributors out there. This is the one place to be able to do it all.”

And now, the must-attend show of the year just got even better!

Rated one of the Top-100 trade shows in the United States by The Gold 100, ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2015, takes place October 20-23, 2015, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. This year the show will host outdoor exhibits for the first time, showcasing more than a dozen of the show’s 700-plus exhibitors from more than 30 countries.

View live demonstrations of cleaning equipment like high-pressure washers, gum-removal equipment, floor strippers, and rider sweepers. Plus you can indulge your taste buds with delicious delights from an array of food trucks while you view other unique vehicles, such as an Airstream RV, which also will be parked outdoors. A full list of exhibitors is available at

ISSA Keynote Speakers
The ISSA Keynote and Education Stage, Booth 281, boasts an impressive lineup. Get inspired by Afterburners, Inc., a global team of real fighter pilots; Jay Leno, comedian and talk show host;and “Mr. Wonderful” himself, host of TV’s Shark Tank and renowned investor Kevin O’Leary. More information is available at

ISSA Innovation Showcase
Vote for your favorite products and services in this year’s ISSA Innovation Award Program, and win some innovative prizes while you’re at it! Visit the ISSA Innovation Showcase at Booth 399 to see what ideas it triggers for you.

While you’re at the Innovation Showcase, you can browse the products and vote to choose the five Visitors’ Choice award winners in the ISSA Innovation Award Program. These winners will join the five online winners of the program, and all 10 winners will be announced, along with Best Customer Service Award winners and ISSA members who are celebrating a membership milestone, during the ISSA Excellence Awards Luncheon, featuring Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, Friday, October 23, at 1:00 p.m.

ISSA Convention Program
ISSA Workshops begin Monday, October 19, and run through Friday, October 23. Take advantage of these educational opportunities to become an ISSA Certification Expert (I.C.E.) or an Accredited Certification Trainer (A.C.T.).

The ISSA Convention Seminars get your trade show experience off to a great start on Tuesday, October 20, with intriguing topics such as infection control, green cleaning trends, and navigating mergers and acquisitions. Additional sessions will be hosted right on the trade show floor Wednesday, October 21, through Friday, October 23, at the ISSA Keynote and Education Stage, Booth 281.

All show floor education sessions are included in the trade show registration fee, while seminars and workshops not on the show floor require separate registration. The complete education schedule is available at

Show Floor Happy Hour
Our industry thrives on connections, and we mean to give you just that. On Thursday, October 22, at 4:00 p.m., more than 40 exhibitors, including those in the outdoor exhibit area, will offer hospitality and raffle tickets for prizes. This is your time to relax, network, and strengthen your business relationships.

For participating exhibitors and locations, visit or download the ISSA/INTERCLEAN mobile app, sponsored by R3 Reliable Redistribution Resource, at

Meeting with manufacturers is key for distributors at ISSA/INTERCLEAN. Charlie Moody, owner of facility maintenance supply company Solutex, Inc., has attended the trade show for 20 years, and values the networking opportunities. “I think there’s huge value in spending time with manufacturers,” he said. “They begin to understand how much we care about our customers’ needs, which helps when I have to call at 8 o’clock at night to ask for [more product].”

And there’s even more networking: If you are an ISSA LinkedIn group member, you can attend the ISSA LinkedIn Reception, Thursday, October 22, at 4:00 p.m. in the ISSA Resource Center, Booth 899, (during the Show Floor Happy Hour) and win even more prizes. To attend, be sure to join the ISSA LinkedIn group, where more than 23,000 cleaning industry professionals go to discuss hot topics, get advice, and stay abreast of industry trends.

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America is the one event designed to help you build stronger business relationships and get a pulse on the latest industry developments. So what’s not to love? We’ll see you in Las Vegas at ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2015! Register now!

About the Author.

Priya Ponnuswamy is ISSA's marketing manager. She can be reached at [email protected]; phone, 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.