Strategic Market Alliance is a distributor-owned cooperative comprised of North America’s leading independent janitorial, sanitation, food service and industrial packaging distributors. It was founded by a group of like-minded distributors who recognize the need and opportunity to exceed expectations attached to traditional buying groups and marketing organizations. By uniting in a common purpose, we are committed to presenting to our business partners solutions that will result in tangible, sustainable business improvement within the channel.www.smasolutions.com
AHE is the premier professional membership society for healthcare environmental services, housekeeping, waste management, textile care professionals and related support services disciplines. AHE provides education, recognition for personal and professional achievements, national networking as well as affiliation and collaboration with the American Hospital Association on public policy and advocacy issues related to healthcare environmental services.www.ahe.org
APIC’s mission is to improve health and patient safety by reducing risks of infection and other adverse outcomes. The Association’s more than 13,000 members have primary responsibility for infection prevention, control and hospital epidemiology in healthcare settings around the globe. APIC’s members include nurses, epidemiologists, physicians, quality and patient safety professionals, healthcare executives, microbiologists, clinical pathologists, laboratory technologists, and public health practitioners. APIC advances its mission through education, research, consultation, collaboration, public policy, practice guidance and credentialing.www.apic.org
As the worldwide cleaning industry association, ISSA’s global membership includes more than 5,500 distributor, manufacturer, building service contractor, in-house service provider, and manufacturer representative companies.
ISSA offers the industry's largest cleaning shows around the world; a vast array of educational videos and resources; networking on local, national, and international levels; industry management standards; legislative and regulatory services; and industry news specifically focused on the world's cleaning community.www.issa.com