IICRCA to host convention alongside ISSA/INTERCLEAN in Las Vegas

Northbrook, IL, USA – ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is pleased to announce that the International Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Council of Associations (IICRCA) will co-locate The IICRCA Event: Working Together, Learning Together during the week of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America exhibition and ISSA Annual Convention in 2015.

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2015 will be hosted October 20-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, by ISSA and its trade show partner, Amsterdam RAI, and IICRCA’s event will be held October 23-24 at the adjacent Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

“We are pleased to welcome IICRCA’s associations and their members as they host their first-ever national educational event,” said ISSA Executive Director John Garfinkel. “This is one more positive step in our ongoing work to develop new business opportunities for our exhibitors and attendees.”

IICRCA is a council of trade associations with the purpose of advancing the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industry through advocacy and education. IICRCA attendees include cleaning service companies that specialize in bio-recovery and restoration as well as carpet, fabric, hard-floor, and stone care. The association will bring inspectors and restoration companies to the co-location event.

Registrants of each event will have complimentary access to both exhibition halls. Educational options for either event are available for additional fees and require separate registrations.

“IICRCA is proud to join ISSA/INTERCLEAN to bring a larger, more diverse group of attendees and suppliers together from the international inspection, cleaning, and restoration industry,” said IICRCA President /CEO Maury Astley CAE. “It is exciting that these two leading associations are partnering to achieve greater networking and educational opportunities in the most exciting city in the world.”

Additional events that co-locate during the week of ISSA/INTERCLEAN include those hosted by the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI); Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI); Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA); IEHA, the trade association for executive housekeepers; International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA); and multiple private distributor marketing groups.

For more information regarding ISSA/INTERCLEAN, the one show for facility solutions, visit www.issa.com/show . To learn more about IICRCA and its annual event, visit www.iicrca.org  or contact Maury Astley at president@iicrca.org.




IICRCA was started by the International Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Council (IICRC) and is dedicated to establishing guidelines and providing certification testing for individuals who work in the field. IICRCA represents the interests of its member trade associations, industry franchise groups, and suppliers to the industry,  helping them bring greater benefits to their individual members and providing the nexus for individuals working with industry organizations to connect, share, and collaborate. IICRCA also provides benefits and scholarships to more than 6,000 IICRC certified firms. For more information, visit www.iicrca.org.


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, 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. For more information on ISSA, visit www.issa.com or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.


Contact: ISSA Communications & Publications Director Lisa Veeck at lisav@issa.com;  phone, 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.