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Young Executive Society

ISSA Show North America 2018

YES Industry Awards


Say YES to Rewarding Talent!

The Young Executive Society (YES) recognizes emerging leaders who are making positive and innovative contributions to their organizations and the overall cleaning industry, and helping to change the way the world views cleaning. Award recipients will be recognized at a special ceremony during the ISSA Show.

The YES Industry Special Achievement Award honors an individual or company from our industry who has made substantial contributions to the advancement of the cleaning and maintenance industry, our Association, and who has demonstrated strong support of YES.

Candidate Parameters:

  • The recipient may be any member of ISSA, past or present.
  • The award may be presented posthumously.
  • The award may not be presented to a current member of the YES Coordinators Committee. A YES Coordinator shall not be eligible for this award until one year has lapsed since vacating the seat on the committee.
  • The recipient must be, or have been, a member of ISSA and have demonstrated professionalism, leadership, and outstanding service to the cleaning and maintenance industry.
  • If the recipient is not, or has not been, a member of YES, he/she must meet the above requirements and have demonstrated strong support of the YES organization.
  • If the recipient is, or has been, a member of YES, he/she must meet the above criteria and have a history of promoting and supporting the YES organization.
  • This award may be awarded yearly, but must not be presented indiscriminately. 


Winners of the YES Industry Special Achievement Award will receive:

  • Recognition on ISSA.com and in ISSA publications
  • Recognition at award ceremony prior to ISSA Show North America ISSA Keynote Address.

Past Recipients may be found listed in the ISSA Membership Directory.

Nominate the Industry Achievement Award now!

The YES Rising Star Award recognizes emerging leaders who are helping to change the way the world views cleaning by making positive and innovative contributions to their organizations and the overall cleaning industry. These awards are made in honor of Jimmy Core.

Nominate the Yes Rising Star now!

Award Parameters
The nominee must:

  • Have demonstrated professionalism and leadership qualities within the cleaning and maintenance industry.
  • Be an employee of a current ISSA member company.
  • Be 45 years old or younger.
  • Be nominated by another individual in the industry (no self-nominations will be accepted).
  • Be accompanied by a reference letter from a management level or higher individual within the industry, other than the nominator.

In addition:

  • The award may not be presented to a current member of the YES Coordinators Committee. A YES coordinator shall not be eligible for this award until one year has lapsed since vacating the seat on the committee.
  • Multiple awards may be awarded yearly, but must not be presented indiscriminately.

Nominations
To nominate an individual, complete the nomination form and obtain the required letter of recommendation from one management level or higher individual, other than the nominator. Return the completed form and letter of recommendation to Priya Ponnuswamy at priya@issa.com.

Awards
The YES Coordinators Committee will review all nominations and vote on recipients. Winners will be notified of the award by the Committee.

Winners of the Rising Star Award will receive:

  • Free membership in the Young Executive Society for one year ($100 value)
  • Free registration to the next YES Professional Development Program ($525 value)
  • Recognition on ISSA.com and in ISSA publications
  • Recognition at award ceremony prior to ISSA Show North America ISSA Keynote Address.

The YES Coordinators Committee will review nominations for both awards, and send recommendations to the ISSA Board of Directors for approval.

Questions
If you have any questions, contact Priya Ponnuswamy at 800-225-4772 or priya@issa.com

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