This year’s calendar will feature stops in new cities and the exciting addition of two new classes.

September 8, 2016 – Albany, NY, USA – Cleaning Management Institute (CMI), a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has launched its 2017 seminar schedule*. This year’s calendar will feature stops in new cities and the exciting addition of two new classes. 

Bringing back CMI’s two most popular courses, Train the Trainer and Supervisor and Management Boot Camp, the 2017 schedule marks the addition of Business Growth Strategies and Accredited Auditing Professional  (AAP) classes.

Train the Trainer. CMI’s flagship seminar will be hosted five times in 2017. This three-day program is dedicated to providing attendees with the knowledge and skills to implement CMI’s Custodial Technician Certification course within their organizations and is an ideal program for any building service contractor (BSC), In-house provider, or distributor looking to stand out in today’s crowded marketplace.

Train the Trainer is being offered on the following dates in 2017:

·         February 21-23 in Northridge, CA

·         March 14-16 in Kennesaw, GA

·         May 23-25 in Baltimore, MD

·         October 17-19 in Warminster, PA

·         November 28-30th in Denver, CO

Supervisor and Management Boot Camp. This three-day seminar is the perfect choice for individuals seeking to become management level employees, enhance their current management skills, or simply grow in the industry. Providing a wealth of knowledge through a mix of classroom and hands-on activities, this informative and fun educational opportunity is perfect for all BSCs and in-house service providers.

Supervisor and Management Boot Camp is being offered on the following dates in 2017:

·         April 26-28 – Dallas, TX

·         June 20- 22 – Northbrook


Business Growth Strategies. This new-for-2017 seminar will bring BSCs together from all across the United States. In addition to providing proven methods of success, this not-to-be-missed session will educate business owners and management-level employees on new trends in the industry and unique and cost effective methods to enhance their businesses.

Business Growth Strategies is being offered on the following dates in 2017:

·         January 11-12 – Las Vegas, NV

·         July 20-21 – Northbrook, IL

AAP. The second of CMI’s two new seminars for 2017, AAP is focused on empowering attendees with the proficiencies and techniques necessary to properly implement a quality assurance plan for their organization. Attendees will learn not only via lecture-based instruction, but will also complete an on-site walk through and building audit over the course of this one-day seminar. AAP is the perfect course for any BSC, in-house service provider, or distributor looking to add value to their customers’ or their organization and obtain certification to perform their own building audits.

AAP is being offered on the following date in 2017:

·         May 10 – Albany, NY

About CMI

CMI is one of many member benefits ISSA provides. For the past 54 years, CMI has played a crucial role in the development of industry professionals around the world. CMI remains one of the most highly respected third-party training and certification providers in the cleaning industry.  For more information regarding ISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute, visit

About ISSA

With more than 7,000 members including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, building service contractors, in-house service providers, and associated service members, ISSA is the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide. The association is committed to helping its members change the way the world views cleaning by providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line.

The association is headquartered in Northbrook, IL, USA, with regional offices in Mainz, Germany, and Shanghai, China. For more information on ISSA, visit or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.

*This schedule is subject to change and additional seminars may be added.

Contact: CMI Sales and Operations Manager Brant Insero at; phone, 847-982-0800.