ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo announces keynote speakers

For the first time two keynote speakers will headline the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo.

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning association, and its local partner Interpoint Events have announced the keynote speakers of this year’s ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo.

The ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo is the industry’s leading trade event. This year’s event will be held on 23-24 October 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) and is on track to sell out, with more than 70 per cent of exhibitor space already sold.

Dylan Alcott

Paralympian and OCS Services Ambassador Dylan Alcott will present on Wednesday 23 October.

Alcott is a dual sport athlete, three-time Paralympic gold medallist, four-time Paralympic medallist in two sports, eight-time Grand Slam Quad Singles Champion and was the 2018 ITF Wheelchair Tennis Quad Singles Year End World Number One.

Alcott will share his insight and experiences from a life lived overcoming obstacles, smashing glass ceilings and living his very best life.

His achievements are not only restricted to the sporting field. He is also a charity founder, business owner, radio host, TV presenter, best-selling author, social advocate and game changer.

It is the first time the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo Australia will feature two keynote speakers.

Former Australian cricketer Simon O’Donnell will also present on Thursday, 24 October, where he will discuss the ingredients for success and the makeups of a winning team.

O’Donnell’s reputation in AFL and cricket is well respected. During his ca reer O’Donnell has overcome obstacles having faced cancer, fought the disease coming out a survivor.

He also has extensive media experience and is a member of the cricket commentary team, and host of The Cricket Show.

The ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo will include 28 education sessions across two theatres, the ISSA Speaker Theatre and the SRCP (Specialised Restoration & Cleaning Professionals) Speaker Theatre.

Simon O’Donnell

Both local and international thought leaders will share their knowledge and tools to grow business, develop staff and assist attendees in remaining up to date with industry trends and developments.

These will include sessions and panel discussions between industry stakeholders on topics including infection prevention, crisis management, environmental trends, techno logical advancements, work heath safety concerns, procurement, business management, as well as the impact on service providers of the Royal Commission into Aged Care and Safety.

To register, click hereFor more information about the event or to book a stand, contact Samantha Ewart on 02 8586 6106 or email

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