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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Innovation Awards open for entry1st of December 2011
Exhibitors at ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2012, which takes place from May 8-11, are invited to submit their entries for the Innovation Awards from today. Presented on the first day of the show, these prizes have become the most coveted and prestigious in the cleaning sector.
An independent international jury evaluates all entries on the same criteria - originality, impact, practicality, sustainability and profitability. Michelle Marshall, editor of ECJ, is chairman of the jury.
There are three categories in which exhibitors can enter their new products:
Category 1 - machines, accessories and components.
Category 2 - equipment/tools for cleaning, care and safety; chemicals, care and disinfection materials/products; sanitary appliances, accessories and supplies; integrated cleaning systems.
Category 3 - cleaning services; management, planning, research and consultancy; education, training, certification; related products and services.
From all products entered the jury selects three finalists per category. One winner is then selected for each category, and finally there is one overall winner.
New for this year is the visitors' vote, whereby pre-registered visitors can vote for one of the innovations entered into the competition. The winner of that vote will receive a special prize during the award ceremony.
Baudoin Wash Systems was the overall winner of the 2010 Innovation Award for its travelator cleaner. The company's Bart de Bonth commented: "Winning the Innovation Award was a fabulous token of appreciation. The accompanying publicity attracted a lot of additional interest and we definitely generated more sales leads."
Entry is only available to exhibitors at ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam. Closing date is January 22 2012.
Exhibitors will receive an exclusive login for the website, where they submit their entries.
For general information about the show visit: www.issainterclean.com
•ECJ is the official media partner for ISSA/INTERCLEAN