Tranzonic’s Tom Friedl Named Executive Officer of ISSA Board

Head of Hospeco Brands Group parent company has long history with association

Tom Friedl, the president and CEO of the Tranzonic Companies, parent company to Hospeco Brands Group, has been named executive officer on the board of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association. Hospeco is a charter member of

ISSA and Friedl previously served on the board as manufacturer director. He has also championed ISSA’s Government Affairs Advisory Committee, a board that represents the industry’s interests in pending legislation, from controlling the supply chain to navigating tariffs and more.

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Video Announces ISSA Show North America 2022 Registration

ISSA Show North America 2022, an annual tradeshow that brings together leaders from the commercial, institutional and residential cleaning community, is open for registration. The event offers opportunities for networking, education, and product discovery that help industry professionals evolve their businesses and change the way the world views cleaning. Attendees are encouraged to register now for the event happening October 10-13, 2022, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.

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ISSA Global Show Portfolio Set for 2022-2023

The ISSA Global Show Portfolio for 2022-2023 is full speed ahead from strategic partners ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association; Informa Markets; and ISSA Pulire Network. The portfolio brings together cleaning industries across five continents to share innovations and cutting-edge technologies that enhance health and sustainability worldwide.

“Our global offering of industry events is more expansive than ever as the world eases travel restrictions and international travel picks up again,” says Amie Gilmore, Director, Informa Markets. “We plan to build on last year’s success to foster more connections between cleaning industry professionals across the globe.”

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ISSA’s National Cleaning Week Starts March 27

National Cleaning Week is just around the corner! The week-long event hosted by ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, takes place March 27 – April 2, 2022. National Cleaning Week provides an opportunity to recognize cleaning professionals, promote legislation that supports the industry, get involved in philanthropy, highlight the Value of Clean® , and more.

“The pandemic has demonstrated the essential role that cleaning professionals like custodians, housekeepers, and environmental service workers play in keeping people safe,” said ISSA Executive Director John Barrett. “Because cleanliness impacts every industry, everyone can get involved in celebrating the value and achievements of these essential workers and advocating for a cleaner and healthier world.”

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ISSA Show 2021 Reports Strong Attendance

Informa Markets has announced an attendance of 10,022 registered cleaning-industry professionals for the ISSA Show North America 2021 held November 15-18 at the newly renovated and GBAC STAR™ accredited Las Vegas Convention Center. The return of the in-person event to the convention capital of the world reaffirmed the industry’s commitment to hosting safe events and delivering innovative solutions that support cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention around the world.

“The highly anticipated ISSA Show North America 2021 was a wonderful opportunity for the industry to come together after two years to learn, network, and celebrate,” says Informa Markets US Group Director Lindsay Roberts. “We welcomed new professionals and familiar faces, honored the year’s most impactful products, services, hardworking professionals and charitable donors, and hosted more than 100+ education sessions and workshops.”

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ISSA Show North America Proceeds with Robust Health and Safety Protocols


Informa Markets’ ISSA Show North America today announced the show is confirmed to take place in person November 15–18, 2021, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all attendees, robust protocols have been put into place to ensure a safe and responsible event.

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ISSA Show Canada Transitions to Virtual

After the postponement of the 2020 trade show, ISSA Show Canada will reconvene virtually this June with a focus on educating and inspiring the industry. Last year’s event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and provincial restrictions across Ontario which prohibited large gatherings. This year, the in-person show had been slated for June 9-11, but due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic, ISSA Show Canada will be going virtual on June 17, 2021. ISSA Canada sincerely looks forward to reconnecting and welcoming participants to this great event.

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