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Younger than 35? Become part of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Young Cleaning Professionals. Membership is free for all cleaning professionals under 35 years of age.

As a young professional in the cleaning industry, ISSA/INTERCLEAN would like to give you the opportunity to expand your professional horizon and learn from the achievements of past generations.

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Young Cleaning Professionals programme

The Young Cleaning Professionals (YCP) programme presents a new concept for young industry professionals to get involved and jumpstart their careers. The programme will provide opportunities for members to network and learn from industry leaders at the exhibition, as well as participate in online events throughout the whole year. Members will meet leaders of industry and other prominent industry members to discuss developments and brainstorm about the future.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Join the YCP programme in Amsterdam

Show tour & YCP Happy Hour
Young Cleaning Professionals

Robert Stelling, Product Manager ISSA/INTERCLEAN, will take you on a guided tour past the highlights of the show: from the Robot Arena to the Outdoor Demo Show and from the Washroom to a unique birds-eye perspective of the show. Perfect for first-time visitors but also for those who want to make sure they don’t miss a thing. The Show Tour ends at the Exhibitor Happy Hour, normally only accessible for exhibitors but for this time also a YCP Happy Hour.

Tuesday 10 May: 16:00 - 18:00 hours - InnovationLAB


Innovation Award Inspire Me Sessions
Young Cleaning Professionals

The Amsterdam Innovation Award has grown to become one of the most important innovation prices in the industry. The winner of this prestigious award will be announced during the first day of the show and all nominated products are on display at the InnovationLAB during the show. During this session representatives of the nominated companies are present to speak about innovation, R&D, trends and developments. Afterwards, a visit is planned to the ISSA Networking Reception at Strand Zuid. You will be able to talk to:

  • Friedrich Völker en Marco Cardinale - Kärcher
  • Alena Hill - Werner & Mertz
  • Paul Harleman – Vileda
  • Anna Köningson Koopmans – Tork/SCA
  • Ton van der Riet – Jury member and moderator

Wednesday 11 May 16:00 - 18:00 hours - InnovationLAB

Young Cleaning Professionals

Because young professionals are connected 24/7, we are expanding our platform online. That’s why we are starting the YCP blog. On the blog our YCP ambassadors will share their experiences and learnings, and speak about challenges they face as a young professional in the industry. We encourage you to join the discussions, and feel free to share your thoughts with us!

Read the latest blog »

YCP benefits

YCP members have special privileges during the show such as:

  • Organised guided tour of the exhibition floor to show members
  • Access to YCP VIP Lounge
  • Exhibitor Happy Hour/Drinks/25th Anniversary Party
  • Exclusive YCP Conference Programme
  • Seminars: Learn from industry leaders presenting on industry topics
  • Be a part of the programme. Use the online discussion board as an opportunity to ask specific questions in advance, leaders will answer interesting questions during the programme.
  • Post questions on the discussion board
  • Workshops (Instigate experience & involvement)

To qualify as a Young Cleaning Professional you must:

  • Be younger than 35
  • Work in the cleaning industry
  • Have a Linkedin profile and account

YCP Ambassadors

  • Robert Stelling – RAI Amsterdam
  • Martine Mallee – ISSA Europe
  • Damian Armitage – Greenspeed
  • Mathijs Burgman - Burgman Supply
  • Kaja Kingma – RAI Amsterdam
  • Jeroen van der Poel – Unger
  • Laurens Metternich – Spectro
  • Martin Kennis – Daka Services
  • Dick van Dijk - Exclusiva
Read more about the YCP ambassadors »