Cleaning Industry Returns to Chicago

ISSA Show North America will convene at McCormick Place Convention Center

Cleaning Industry Returns to Chicago

Mark your calendar for October 10-13 for Informa Markets’ ISSA Show North America 2022, which will take place live at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

Following a successful in-person show in Las Vegas last year, the 2022 event promises ample opportunities for networking with peers, obtaining first-class education, and discovering the newest cutting-edge products and solutions in the cleaning industry. Attendees can expect the latest information on cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention as well as opportunities to pursue ISSA. accreditation, training, and certification—all under one roof in an ISSA GBAC STARTM-accredited facility.

Networking events throughout the week will allow you to engage both on and off the show floor including during the Welcome Reception at the House of Blues, sponsored by Essendant; the Innovation Happy Hour, sponsored by Tork, an Essity brand; and through a variety of education opportunities on the show floor focused on facility solutions and product demos.

Education for everyone

No matter what end of the cleaning industry you work on, this year’s conference program will feature a variety of educational sessions and other avenues to enhance your professional development.

New education tracks in the following categories will help attendees build their schedule based on their individual needs.

  1. Business Development & Marketing Solutions
  2. Certifications & Training
  3. Environmental, Social Responsibility & Governance (ESG)
  4. Technology & Innovation
  5. Facility Operations & Maintenance
  6. Leadership, Career & Talent Development
  7. Thought Leadership

Sessions kick off on Monday, October 10, so you can get a full day of education before the trade show opens on Tuesday. Visit the ISSA Show website,, for a full list of sessions and visit the 2022 Speaker Directory to preview the lineup of experienced leaders who will share industry knowledge and insights.

Exhibitor solutions

One of the most anticipated parts of ISSA Show is the bustling Exhibit Hall where attendees can get an up-close look at the latest innovations and solutions to help them better manage their commercial cleaning operations. Along with the Innovation Showcase and Theater, presented by Tork, an Essity brand, hundreds of exhibitors from all segments of the industry will display their latest products and services. Other experiences on the trade show floor will include livestream education sessions, the ISSA Sports Bar, sponsored by Spartan Chemical Co., Inc., and a robust educational schedule throughout the week. Making its debut this year will be a Facility Solutions Pavilion supported by ISSA’s partners at the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).

The 2022 ISSA Innovation Awards Program, which recognizes the best advances in the cleaning industry, culminates with an awards ceremony in Chicago. Now in its 13th year, the annual program includes a digital and onsite format allowing professionals in the cleaning industry, to vote on products. Discover new products and innovation within the new Environment & Sustainability category and visit the Sustainability Lounge (Booth #951) presented by Sofidel Group. In addition to the new Sustainability category, four Industry Choice Awards, five Innovation of the Year Award Honorees, and one overall Innovation of the Year Award winner will be selected.

As tradition goes, winners will be announced throughout the week and the overall winner will be announced on the final day, followed by the Innovation Happy Hour on the trade show floor.

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