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2015 ACI Annual Meeting & Industry Convention

January 26 - 31, 2015
Grande Lakes - Orlando, Florida

The annual ACI Annual Meeting and Industry Convention is the industry’s most effective and efficient forum for networking and business-to-business meetings. Each year this is the forum to connect with industry leaders, distinguished guest speakers and the Annual Executive Leadership Panel, charity events to benefit Cleaning for a Reason and Clean the World and international networking with business leaders from across the world.

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2014 Convention2014 ACI Convention Recap

Attendance at this year's Convention was very strong with over 800 representatives joining us from 26 different countries. Click here to view a list of companies who registered for the 2014 Convention. Take a look back at the ACI Convention Schedule to review key events. Members can also access presentation slides.


2013 ACI Convention Recap

Thanks to all who attended one of ACI’s most successful Conventions as we continued to help attendees make connections to others in the cleaning product industry. The event gathered approximately 825 industry leaders from 26 different countries for the industry's best business-to-business networking event. Click here to see a list of the companies who registered for the 2013 Convention.

Larry Peiros, a longtime Clorox Company executive who played a leadership role for 15 years at the American Cleaning Institute, was the recipient of ACI’s 2013 Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award. Peiros retired this year as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from The Clorox Company. The award honors an individual for extensive or exceptional service to ACI, who promoted the growth and interests of the Institute and the industries it represents; and who exercised outstanding leadership within the Institute.

2012 Convention Snapshot

  • The ACI 86th Annual Meeting & Industry Convention provided connections to the right people in the cleaning products industry, valuable networking opportunities, industry updates, the new CEO Panel and additional charity events.
  • Approximately 725 industry leaders from 25 different countries attended the 2012 Convention at Grande Lakes Orlando to take advantage of the industry’s best business-to-business and business-to-customer networking in the cleaning products industry.
  • The first-ever charity duck race was a huge success and proceeds will benefit Cleaning for a Reason to support their efforts to provide free residential cleaning services to women undergoing treatment for cancer.
  • The theme of the Convention – Leading the Global Landscape – succinctly described the ACI’s role in the cleaning product and oleochemical supply chains.
  • Attendees heard how ACI addresses critical industry issues through effective advocacy and outreach built on scientific principles and strong partnerships with key stakeholders.
  • The Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award was presented to Jane M. Hutterly, former Executive Vice President of Worldwide Corporate & Environmental Affairs and S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. She was honored for her outstanding leadership and dedication to ACI as a member of its Board of Directors.

2011 ACI Annual Meeting & Industry Convention Recap

2011 ACI ConventionNearly 700 attendees from 24 countries took part in ACI’s 2011 Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, January 25-29 at the Grande Lakes Orlando. The 85th Convention was the first one under the new ACI name, brand and logo.

ACI members and guests took advantage of the global cleaning products industry’s top business-to-business forum at meetings and networking events throughout the week.

"ACI is a champion catalyst to bring the industry together and create an ambiance of growing business together and contributing to the society as well," said Geera Ramakrishnan, Director - Home & Personal Care (Global), Galaxy Surfactants.



2014 Activities Befefit Charities!

ACI and its members work year-round to contribute to a better quality of life and support society's efforts to enhance health and well-being through improved hygiene and sanitation. Our time together at the ACI Convention is no different and provides an excellent venue for our industry to demonstrate our commitment to better living.

ACI PinkDuck The ACI Charity Duck Race is an event for all attendees that helps benefit Cleaning for a Reason, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides free residential cleaning services to women undergoing treatment for cancer. Special thanks to Shell, the official sponsor of the 2014 Charity Duck Race.

golf 5 1 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament also supports Cleaning for a Reason. Awards were given for the shortest and longest drive, closest to the pin, and First Place Team.

Clean the WorldDuring our Clean the World ONE Project event at Grande Lakes, attendees collaborated to build hygiene kits for disadvantaged people. Kits include bars of recycled soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, a toothbrush, toothpaste, a washcloth and an inspirational message. They will be distributed to organizations serving the homeless in Central Florida.

Video: 2013 ACI Convention in review

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