The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

ACI’s Communications Team Honored with Three MarCom Awards

MarCom Awards

The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) Communications Team has been recognized as winners in three categories of the MarCom Awards 2023 competition.

ACI’s Class of Clean campaign is a Platinum Winner in the Strategic Communications, Communication Program category. ACI’s influencer work for Class of Clean is a Gold Winner in the Web Based and Social Media Influencer Content Category. ACI’s bilingual laundromat flyer, which is a part of the Packets Up! campaign, is an Honorable Mention Winner in the Creativity and Design Poster category.

“Class of Clean provides an all-encompassing guide for college students, while Packets Up! and our bilingual laundromat flyer reminds consumers of the importance of proper liquid laundry packet storage,” said Melissa Hockstad, ACI President & CEO. “We thank the MarCom Awards for recognizing the importance of these campaigns and the hard work that our communications team has put into them.”

ACI’s Communications Team includes Brian Sansoni (Senior Vice President of Communications, Outreach & Membership), Jessica Ek (Senior Director of Digital Communications), Kristin DiNicolantonio (Director of Stakeholder Communications) and Natalie D’Apolito (Communications Coordinator).

The American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – is the Home of the U.S. Cleaning Products Industry® and represents the $60 billion U.S. cleaning product supply chain. ACI members include the manufacturers and formulators of soaps, detergents, and general cleaning products used in household, commercial, industrial and institutional settings; companies that supply ingredients and finished packaging for these products; and chemical distributors.  ACI serves the growth and innovation of the U.S. cleaning products industry by advancing the health and quality of life of people and protecting our planet. ACI achieves this through a continuous commitment to sound science and being a credible voice for the cleaning products industry.