Share your knowledge and expertise by presenting at the 2023 ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo! We’re excited to work together with industry-acknowledged experts to create the ultimate cleaning and hygiene experience!

Do you have ideas and insights to share, a case study to present or a discussion topic you’d like to address? This is your opportunity to submit a thought-provoking and informative education session! Join the line-up of industry experts and leaders who are passionate about the latest products, services and best practices facing the cleaning and hygiene industry. Your unique perspective within the industry is what creates a truly comprehensive, relevant, and timely education program.

Why present

The ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo is an opportunity to share your knowledge, skills and experience with a unique audience of leaders from hundreds of organisations from Australia and overseas.

By speaking at the Expo you’ll strengthen your network, promote your profile as an industry thought leader, build your personal brand and market your organisation.

How to apply

Complete the call-for-speakers form below before Friday, 28 April to be considered. Below are some tips on how to make your submission stand out.

Key Topic Areas

Technology, automation and innovations in the cleaning industry
Supply chain and procurement
Green cleaning and sustainability
Workforce development and training

Please ensure that the following criteria are met in your submission:

InformativeThe topic is relevant and important for professionals in the cleaning and hygiene industry
ActionableYour presentation includes actionable takeaways for attendees
TargetedLet us know who is the optimal audience for your content (i.e., industry, role, sector)

Session Formats

The Expo education program will feature a variety of session formats. Our goal is to provide a diverse and engaging learning experience for our attendees.

2023 Expo will be an in-person event in Melbourne on 1 -2 November 2023 with no virtual sessions, therefore we will not be accepting submissions for virtual sessions from our speakers.

While we encourage you to select the session format that best suits your presentation and we will do our best to accommodate your request, we cannot guarantee that you will be assigned the session format you have selected. Depending on the needs of the program, we may need to offer you an alternative format.

Discussion panelsA 30 minute moderated discussion panel on a selected topic + 15 minutes of Q&A time
Individual presentationsA 30 minute individual presentation + 15 minutes of Q&A time
In-depth WorkshopsThere will be a limited number of in-depth 2 hour workshops during the Expo

We would like to remind all potential speakers that our Expo is committed to providing an educational experience that benefits our attendees. Therefore, we ask that you ensure your session content is educational and informative, and refrain from using your session as a platform for self-promotion or product promotion. If you would like to discuss promotional opportunities during the Expo, please contact Samantha Ewart at [email protected] or 02 8586 6106 for sponsorship packages. Alternatively, you can visit our Exhibitor Info page.

ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo Speaker Submission Form

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  • By submitting your application to speak at our event, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

    • In-person event. You understand that 2023 Expo is an in-person event and you must be available to attend the event in Melbourne on 1 -2 November to present your sessions. We will not be providing any technical tools or support for virtual or hybrid sessions.
    • Sharing of Information. You agree to share the information you provided in your speaker application, including your name, job title, company, bio, headshot and the submission outline, in the program and other marketing materials related to the event.
    • Submission Acceptance. You understand that submission of a speaker proposal does not guarantee acceptance to speak at the event. If your speaker proposal is accepted, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions outlined in the speaker agreement provided by the event organisers.
    • Photography During the Event: You understand that photographs may be taken during the Expo and you grant us permission to use these photos for marketing and promotional purposes for the current event and any future events.
    • No Compensation: You acknowledge that you will not receive any compensation for the use of your photos, information, or any other content related to your participation in the event.
    • Changes to the Program: We reserve the right to make changes to the event program, including the schedule, speakers, and topics, at any time and without prior notice.
    • Release of Liability: You agree to release us, our affiliates, and our respective employees, and agents from any and all claims, damages, or liabilities arising from your participation in the event.

    By submitting your application to speak at our event, you acknowledge that you have read and understand these terms and conditions and agree to be bound by them.

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