Reasons to Join Us

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Many Reasons Why CSSA Membership Pays...

Can Clean Trade Show

The Can Clean trade symposium is the only national trade show in Canada focusing on the companies that provide products, systems and services to cleaning professionals in the jansan industry. Only members can exhibit.

Regional Trade Shows

Trade shows held in various regions of Canada offer members the opportunity to promote their products and services to end-users in the area. CSSA currently holds trade shows in:

  • - Atlantic Canada (Clean Atlantic),
  • - British Columbia (Clean BC) and
  • - Quebec (Salon Écosalubrité).
CSSA Environmental
Stewardship Award

As a valued member, your company may participate in our new awards program which recognizes in-house service providers, custodians and cleaning professionals across the country.

On-Line Training

CSSA offers on-line training to members’ managers and staff through its web site – Member discounts on course selections up to 50 per cent.

CSSA e-News Update

The CSSA’s e-Newsletter “What’s New @ the CSSA” is published on-line every two weeks keeping the industry informed on current events, industry trends and CSSA Chapter events from across Canada.

CSSA Web Site

Provides the latest programs and educational opportunities offered to members. Advertise FREE through our classified column. All members are included on the CSSA web site with a free link to their own home page. This puts your company in front of thousands of potential customers who visit each week.

Membership Products Promotional Platform (M3P) On-line Source Guide

CSSA provides member companies an on-line “Source Guide” through its Cloud Search Portal and Search Engine to promote products, services and brands to thousands of end user and industry personnel worldwide. For the first time ever CSSA will generate leads automatically and send them directly to the company contact.

Membership Roster / Buyers Guide

Each spring, Sanitation Canada magazine features a “Buyer’s Guide” to over 4000 end-users of sanitation products and services. This Special Issue highlights all CSSA member firms, with a brief profile and contact information. The guide promotes the CSSA brand, and highlights the importance of buying from an accredited CSSA member to obtain the best products, services, professionalism and expertise in the industry.

Affiliated Memberships

All Canadian-based CSSA members receive a 15% discount on membership to the ISSA. The same offer applies to U.S.-based ISSA members wishing to join the CSSA.

Government Liaison

The CSSA provides a national voice for the sanitation industry with comprehensive government relations at the federal and provincial levels.

Associate Membership

CSSA has introduced a new membership category for in-house service providers, building service contractors, nursing homes, hospitals, property managers, building owners, school boards and carpet cleaners that are active users of cleaning products and equipment in their facilities. Associate members will be invited to annual golf tournaments, seminars, luncheons, etc.

Canada Night

Canada Night is the highlight of the CSSA Social Calendar. More than 600 members and guests attend this excellent networking opportunity held at the largest sanitary supply event in North America.

Chapter Networking Opportunities

All chapters provide educational and social activities in their regions such as business meetings, educational sessions, golf tournaments and networking events where members can meet with their customers, competitors, suppliers and acquaintances in an atmosphere of friendship and good will.

Petro Canada Points Program

CSSA offers members savings on fuel and automotive repair costs.

Canpar Freight Program

Canpar is committed to providing CSSA members with enhanced partnership improvements which include excellent service and product enhancements at very competitive rates.

Canada-Wide Car Rental Program

Canada-wide Car Rental Program available to CSSA members exclusively through National Car Rental.

FREE Subscription to Sanitation Canada

TAll CSSA members receive a FREE subscription to Sanitation Canada magazine.

Industry Recognition

CSSA recognizes its members through annual awards to deserving members, including the prestigious Sam Tughan Achievement Award, the highest form of recognition in the industry in Canada.

Membership Plaque

A CSSA membership plaque, window cling and lapel pin are issued to all members.

Marketing Opportunities

CSSA members receive first-rate marketing opportunities such as direct mailing, web advertising, classified advertising and access to the CSSA logo. All members receive a high resolution, digital copy of the CSSA logo to include in their product literature, business cards, product labels, etc. to denote their affiliation with CSSA.

Alliance with Affiliated Association Partners

CSSA members have access to educational programs and materials offered by our Affiliated Association Partners, including:

  • - International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA)
  • - Canadian Commercial Cleaners Association (CCCA)
  • - The Canadian Association of Environmental Management (CAEM),
  • - Canadian Consumer Specialty Product Association (CCSPA),
  • - Ontario Healthcare Housekeepers Association (OHHA),
  • - Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA),
  • - Manufacturers Representatives of America (MRA),
  • - BOMA Toronto.

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