About Us

The Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) is a professional society dedicated to education, training and career improvement for the facility maintenance industry.

Committed To Your Success

CMI was established in 1964 for the education and professional development of cleaning and maintenance professionals, managers, supervisors and executives. As the foremost provider of learning solutions for cleaning and maintenance professionals, CMI is committed to serving your educational and professional needs in the broadest possible range of subject areas, formats and media. With over 50 years in the cleaning and maintenance industry, CMI offers you our expertise, knowledge and years of experience providing education and training for industry professionals.

In the workplace and in the classroom, CMI's educational offerings are used by hundreds of cleaning and maintenance professionals across the country and throughout the world. Our products are written for industry professionals by industry professionals who have years of experience doing what you do.


CMI is a membership organization. Member benefits cover a wide range of areas. One of the key benefits of membership in CMI is significant cost savings on education and training materials offered through our online bookstore.


With 7,000 distributor, manufacturer, building service contractor, in-house service provider, and associate member firms, ISSA is the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide. The association is headquartered in Northbrook, IL, USA, with regional offices in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Leicester, United Kingdom; Monterrey, Mexico; and Shanghai, China.

ISSA also publishes Cleaning & Maintenance Management magazine, a monthly periodical offering solutions to the critical issues faced by today's building cleaning professionals. 

Contact Us

Cleaning Management Institute (CMI)
125 Wolf Road Suite 112
Albany, NY 12205
800-225-4772 ext 1342
Fax: 847-982-1012
Email: brant@issa.com