The Cintas S.H.I.N.E. (Star Housekeepers In a New Era) Award recognizes hardworking housekeeping professionals who are instrumental to the success of the hospitality properties they maintain. By upholding new standards of cleanliness set by the COVID-19 pandemic. These individuals have protected the wellbeing of guests and fellow employees with grace, grit and integrity. The award program is open for nominations between Monday, August 22, 2022 and Friday, October 14, 2022. The winner and runners-up will be announced the week of November 7, 2022.
One grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize, and additional prizes for their property, including:
- $2,500 in cleaning and hygiene products and services from Cintas
- A training and development package from the Indoor Environmental Healthcare and Hospitality Association (IEHA), a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, valued at $3,500
- The Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, will offer all finalists complimentary enrollment in the GBAC Infectious Disease Awareness Course, valued at $500 total
- A comprehensive product package from Rubbermaid Commercial Products, valued at more than $2,300
The nine runners-up and their hospitality properties will each receive a prize package valued at more than $1,800, which includes: a $500 cash prize for each runner-up, and each runner-up’s hospitality property will receive a complimentary one-year membership to IEHA, a free IEHA training course, enrollment in the GBAC Infectious Disease Awareness Courses and a Rubbermaid Commercial Products housekeeping cart for their property.