Vote Now for the ISSA Innovation Award Program

September 6, 2017 Vote Now for the ISSA Innovation Award Program

The deadline for online voting in the 2017 ISSA Innovation Award Program is rapidly approaching. Participants only have until Friday, September 8, to cast their ballots for the ISSA Innovation Category awards.

The ISSA Innovation Award Program recognizes the cleaning industry’s most innovative products and services as voted on by cleaning industry distributors, building service contractors, in-house service providers, and residential cleaners.

The program features new products and services from top manufacturers and suppliers throughout the cleaning industry. Entries are organized into five categories: Cleaning Agents, Dispensers, Equipment, Services and Technology, and Supplies and Accessories. All exhibiting entries will be on display in the ISSA Innovation Showcase, Booth 709, during ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2017 and ISSA Convention, in Las Vegas, NV, September 11–14.

The winners of the Category awards will be announced at 11:45 a.m., Monday, September 11, during the ISSA Lunch and Learn session in Room N245 at ISSA/INTERCLEAN.

“We’re all excited about this year’s entries,” says ISSA Executive Director John Barrett. “The ISSA Innovation Award Program is a positive way to highlight new trends in the cleaning industry and the companies that produce these advances.”

On-Site Voting
While online voting is about to close, ISSA/INTERCLEAN attendees will be able to cast their ballots on site through 12:00 p.m., Thursday, September 14, 2017. On-site voting enables show attendees to view the products in person and cast votes for the Visitors’ Choice awards. The winners of these awards will be announced during the ISSA Innovation Awards Ceremony at 2:00 p.m. that same afternoon. in the ISSA Innovation Showcase, Booth 709.

The second annual ISSA Innovation of the Year Award—the top award—will be presented by comedian, TV personality, and ISSA keynote speaker Howie Mandel during the ISSA Innovation Award Ceremony. This overall winner is chosen by combining the online and on-site voting results with scores submitted by a panel of judges. The panel consists of industry experts, media, and member representatives.

Vote to Win
Online voters are automatically entered into monthly drawings to win one of three US$50 Amazon gift cards. Three lucky winners are selected each month through September 8, 2017. September voters have a chance to join their peers who have already won a US$50 Amazon gift card for voting in July and August:

  • Kirby Fisch—Assiniboine Community College
  • Kerri Sleeman—Michigan Technological Institute
  • Dominick Solito—Jani-King international, Inc.
  • Michelle Munvez—Chemcraft Industries, Inc.
  • Mitch Davis—Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community
  • William T. Held Jr.—Held’s Janitorial Services, Inc.

On-site voters will be entered to win one of the two grand prizes: a $200 gift card or registration and airfare to Dallas, TX, to attend ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2018 and ISSA Convention free of charge.