The Cleaning Show 2019 has announced the winners of the Cleaning Show Innovation Awards. Over 60 products and services were entered into the bi-annual awards scheme, which is only open to exhibitors at the show, across eight different categories.
The 2019 winners were:
Most Innovative Outdoor Cleaning Product or Service – Morclean, ThermaSteam.
Most Innovative Carpet Cleaning Product or Service – PacVac, Superpro Battery 700 Advanced.
Most Innovative Floor Cleaning Product or Service – Arrow County Supplies, SlipStop.
Most Innovative Window Cleaning Product or Service – Moerman NV, Excellerator 2.0.
Most Innovative Washroom Hygiene Product or Service – P-Wave, MyFresh.
Most Innovative Management System Product or Service – Jangro, Bespoke Digital Wallcharts.
Most Innovative Cleaning Product – Mirius, 100% Recycled Plastic Bottle.
Most Innovative Sustainable Cleaning Product or Service – Ice, Aqua Smart.
The awards were judged by a panel of nine industry experts drawn from across the cleaning, hygiene and FM sectors.They comprised Lilia Lamberto, HR and support services director of Principle Cleaning Services; Bob Vincent, director of the CSSA; Denise Hanson, head of technical services for BICSc; Doug Cooke, executive chairman of Principle Cleaning Services; Lynn Webster, director of LWC Ltd; Neil Nixon, editor of Cleaning & Maintenance Magazine and conference director for the Cleaning Show; Paul Pearce, technical director of the NCCA; Paul Thrupp, director of operational excellence, destinations and venues at OCS; and Stan Atkins, chairman of the British Cleaning Council.
Stan Atkins said: "It's been another fantastic year for the Innovation Awards and the decision-making process was very hard due to the exceptionally high standard of entries. However, the judges felt these eight submissions were the best in their respective categories and all demonstrated an innovative, creative and practical approach to product or service development."
All of the Innovation Award winners will now be automatically put forward for the CSSA Awards in a special 'Best of the Best Product' category. The winner of this award will be announced at a separate CSSA presentation ceremony held tomorrow (20 March 20).