ACI's 2017 Convention showcases the 2nd annual Innovation Panel

Companies to highlight commercial advances in cleaning product supply chainThe 2017 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting & Industry Convention will feature the return of the Innovation & New Technology Showcase. ACI’s 91st Convention takes place January 23-28, 2017 at the Grande Lakes Orlando (Florida). The Innovation Panel will be held Friday, January 27 during [...]

By |2016-12-19T13:40:08-05:00December 19th, 2016|Association News, Leadership|

EPIC to co-locate with ISSA/INTERCLEAN in 2017

Additional co-location partners during the week of ISSA/INTERCLEAN include the ARCSI, BSCAI, CETA, and IEHA Northbrook, IL, USA―ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and TriMega Purchasing Association and Independent Stationers, the industry’s leading office products dealer groups, announced that they will co-locate their events in 2017. EPIC, which is presented by TriMega and Independent [...]

By |2020-08-07T11:20:27-05:00December 16th, 2016|Association News, Leadership|

ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 proves industry’s potential

The 2016 buyer and exhibitor turnout was strong, with both categories seeing increases over 2015. November 14, 2016— Northbrook, IL, USA— Attendees and exhibitors agree: ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2016 lived up to its theme of “unleashing the industry’s untamed potential” during this one week when key leaders and decision-makers in the commercial cleaning industry [...]

By |2020-08-21T13:28:35-05:00November 14th, 2016|Association News, Office Cleaning|

ARCSI 2016 award winners

Congratulations to the winners of the ARCSI 2016 Professional Image Awards November 14, 2016 – COLUMBUS, OH – The Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI) recognized the winners of their 2016 Professional Image Awards at its Annual Cleaning Convention recently in Chicago. Ashley Boyd of Deserved Comfort Housekeeping, LLC, in Columbia, South Carolina, [...]

By |2020-08-21T13:38:58-05:00November 11th, 2016|Association News, Leadership|

2016 ISSA Innovation Award Program Winners

This year’s ISSA Innovation Award Program featured more than 50 products and services from cleaning manufacturers and service providers. Northbrook, IL, USA, November 1, 2016—ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is pleased to recognize the winners of the 2016 ISSA Innovation Award Program. The winners were announced during the ISSA Innovation Awards Ceremony, which was held October [...]

By |2016-11-07T14:42:16-05:00November 7th, 2016|Association News, Leadership, News|

ARCSI and ISSA finalize merger

Watch John Barrett's priceless reaction just after he and Ernie Hartong ink the paperwork on association merger.CHICAGO - On October 28, 2016 ISSA Executive Director John Barrett and ARCSI CEO Ernie Hartong sat down to sign the final paperwork on the merger of the two trade associations. Also present for the ceremony were Tom Stewart, Publisher [...]

By |2016-11-02T18:19:29-05:00November 2nd, 2016|Association News, Leadership|

ARCSI Members Vote to Join ISSA

Residential cleaning association merges with ISSA CHICAGO - In a nearly unanimous vote at their annual meeting, members of the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI) voted overwhelmingly to merge with ISSA, the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide.  Learn more about ARCSI. Learn more about ISSA.   For more articles, [...]

By |2020-09-03T10:00:52-05:00October 27th, 2016|Association News, News|

The roots of ARCSI and the growth ahead

Proposed ISSA/ARCSI merger presents opportunity to expand its membership while maintaining its values. - by Tom Stewart I’ve been in the house cleaning business for over 20 years. When I started there was no good way for owners of house cleaning businesses to network. There was no social media, and the only trade associations [...]

By |2020-08-24T16:01:59-05:00October 17th, 2016|Association News, Leadership, Trends in Residential Cleaning|

Why I support the ISSA/ARCSI merger

A dedicated sales force will attract more vendors and more members and will enable us to provide more training and education. - by Derek Christian For those who may not know me, I am a former member of the board of directors for ARCSI and was co-chair of a convention committee. In both instances I [...]

Merging with ISSA – FINALLY!!

How my years in an orphanage now drive my enthusiasm for the future of our ARCSI family - by Liz TrotterI can’t believe it’s happening. First I’m excited they want us and all the opportunities, then I’m worried it will fall through, then I think they’re going to change their minds and decide they don’t [...]

By |2016-10-12T14:01:28-05:00October 12th, 2016|Association News, Leadership, Trends in Residential Cleaning|
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