Recently Independent Stationers announced a partnership with ISSA, The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association. ISSA represents 7,000 distributor, wholesaler, manufacturer, manufacturer representative, building service contractor, in-house service provider, publisher, and associate members from around the world, as well as works closely with multiple customer organizations to strengthen the value they place on quality cleaning solutions.

This partnership provides Independent Stationers members with opportunities to grow their cleaning and maintenance business by becoming a member of ISSA and participating in their meetings, as well as training and educational opportunities.

Details of this partnership include:

  • Independent Stationers & ISSA Alliance Info Kit - This outlines some of the benefits that IS members who join ISSA can gain access to.  It also outlines the details of the alliance along with ISSA’s presence at Independent Stationers events.
  • ‘Bringing Professionals Together for Growth’ article which has some great information about ISSA and what they promote.
  • ISSA Membership Application – If you are interested in becoming an ISSA member, you will need to complete this application and submit it to them.

These documents can be found by clicking the link below (you will have to login):

A part of the training includes webinars on a variety of topics that will help you to learn more about this growing category. The following webinars are scheduled so far – more to be added at a later time.

  • Strategies to Reduce Shipping Expenses - March 18, 2015
  • Infection Control - July 14, 2015
  • Value of Clean Safety - July 28, 2015
  • Here’s What Matters to Me – Customers Tell All - August 11, 2015

All IS members who join ISSA at a special negotiated rate will have access to the webinars for only $69. Each webinar has its own webpage and registration link.  Below is the link to the events, which include webinars.  Visit: