ISSA Show North America, an annual tradeshow that brings together leaders from the commercial, institutional, and residential cleaning community, is open for registration. The event takes place October 10-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, a Global Biorisk Advisory Council accredited facility.

ISSA Show North America 2022 will host over 70 sessions, providing resources for attendees to stay up to date on the latest trends and solutions for cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention and for pursuing accreditation, training and certificationThe sessions will cover a range of topics, including hiring and retention in post pandemic times, budgeting and marketing for infection prevention and the future of sustainability in the cleaning industry.

“This year, we’re offering a wider array of opportunities for networking, education, and product discovery,” said Amie Gilmore, director of Informa Markets. “Learning and collaboration are essential to evolving this industry and for changing how the world views cleaning.”

The conference will feature more than 50 guest speakers. The three keynote sessions will spotlight RPM Restaurant Group co-owner Bill Rancic, filmmaker Sarah Moshman, and Derreck Kayongo, a native of Uganda and former refugee who worked his way up to become the CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, as well as founding the Global Soap Project.

Kayongo’s presentation will tackle the issue of discrimination in the workplace by taking the audience through an examination of how diversity and inclusion problems impact the corporate bottom line. By the end of his session, Kayonga hopes to instill what he calls a “corporate moral aptitude” into the bloodstream of attendees’ organizational cultures, positioning them to succeed in an increasingly multicultural workforce.