Cleaning & FM Association Partnership


ISSA , the worldwide cleaning industry association, the International Facility Management Association™ (IFMA) , and Informa Markets announced a partnership to best serve the global facility and cleaning management industries. The partnership provides increased value to each association’s membership and encourage key connections through discounted rates to wait both associations’ leading tradeshows: IFMA World Workplace and ISSA Show THE UNITED STATES.

“IFMA may be the world’s most more popular association for facility management professionals, so we have been thrilled to mix their capabilities and reach with those of ISSA,” said ISSA Executive Director John Barrett. “Because of the present state of our industries, it had been a smart choice to team up and offer our diverse membership base with new opportunities and change what sort of world views cleaning.”

The ISSA-IFMA partnership supports the next association events:

  • IFMA’s World Workplace , October 26-28, 2021 in Kissimmee, FL – Hosted by IFMA, this event has been the gold standard in facility management education, knowledge exchange, career development, and professional network building for over 40 years. Occurring at the Gaylord Palms Resort, the function is for professionals who support the built environment, and features 200 exhibitors in 120,000 square feet of exhibit space. A lot more than 4,year to see keynote speakers 000 people attend each, education sessions, facility tours, deeper dive sessions, and IFMA courses.
  • ISSA Show THE UNITED STATES , November 15-18, 2021 in NEVADA – Because the commercial cleaning industry’s largest event for top-tier education, networking, and product discovery, ISSA Show THE UNITED STATES connects the entire supply chain of manufacturers, distributors, and customers and attracts 16,000 attendees annually. Made by Informa ISSA and Markets, this year’s event is hosted at the NEVADA Convention Center, a GBAC STAR™ Accredited Facility, which features a lot more than 550 exhibitors in 250,000 square feet of exhibit space, 60 education sessions, an innovation showcase, spotlight power workshops and panel, and more.

The partnership includes a cross-marketing promotions and communications plan alongside association-hosted education, representation through booth space, and discounts for every association’s members at both events. IFMA and ISSA may also partner to provide content to the facility management market during ISSA Show North America’s Preview Week, october 4-8 some 10 webinars occurring, 2021.

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“Within the last, facility managers have relied on the cleaning industry to steer and support their buildings and associates through this challenging time. We felt partnering with ISSA was the ultimate way to connect our membership to the most recent cleaning innovations and solutions,” said Don Gilpin, IFMA CEO and president. “Both ISSA and IFMA members reap the benefits of this partnership greatly, and we turn to the countless opportunities ahead forward.”

The partnership also offers global benefits through Informa Market’s Global Portfolio of events:

  • Both ISSA and IFMA will undoubtedly be taking part in Informa Market’s Abastur (hospitality) and Expo Med (healthcare) co-located events September 29-October 1, 2021 in Mexico City. An ISSA is roofed by the presence Pavilion, shared partner booth space, industry talks hosted in the booth space, a happy hour on the show floor, and three full days of ISSA-hosted educational workshops.
  • Planning can be underway for IFMA to become listed on existing partnerships in India through the ISSA Conference occurring October 21-22, 2021 in Mumbai, India and within an ISSA Pavilion within Informa Market’s China Clean Expo , occurring March 29-April 1, 2022, in Shanghai.

“We’re excited to expand our partnership domestically and internationally to span four countries and two continents” said Lindsay Roberts, Group Director, Informa Markets US. leveraging the effectiveness of both associations and Informa Markets “By, we have been well positioned to scale events, experiences, and member benefits internationally.”

Hear from ISSA and IFMA executive leadership concerning the global partnership expansion .

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