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The Name Game: IICRC Wants Your Suggestions For New E-News Title


The Name Game: IICRC Wants Your Suggestions for New E-Newsletter Title

Witty, funny or to the point—the individual with the best title will win a complimentary conference and tradeshow admission

Vancouver, Wash. — March 5, 2013 — Have you ever glanced at a magazine or newsletter title and put it down before reading the first article? Don’t worry, we’ve been there too. To accommodate the launch of its newly redesigned and updated e-newsletter, The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) today announced its e-newsletter title naming contest. Now through April 30, the IICRC would like to receive your name ideas for its official e-newsletter. The contest winner will receive a complimentary admittance to the upcoming International Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Council of Associations (IICRCA) conference and tradeshow.

“After much deliberation, we decided that the individuals best suited to identify the name for our e-newsletter were the people reading it,” said Hank Unck, Chairman of the IICRC Marketing Committee. “We are open to any type of name pertaining to the Institute or the industry—funny, poignant or straightforward. Our hope is that a great title, coupled with great content, will help encourage people to subscribe to and read our bi-monthly updates.”

New features in the IICRC’s e-newsletter content includes facts about the carpet and restoration industry, profiles of IICRC registrants and Certified Firms and educational articles developed to help industry professionals improve their business processes. On a bi-monthly basis, the IICRC’s e-newsletter is distributed to more than 13,000 recipients in the cleaning and restoration industries.

The winning entry will be determined by a panel of judges consisting of representatives from the IICRC marketing committee and other Institute leaders.

To submit your e-newsletter name, please email your idea and contact information to Courtney Scharff at by April 30. The winning name will appear in the May 2013 issue of the IICRC e-newsletter.

To learn more about the IICRC, please visit To view the latest version of the newsletter or to sign up for the newsletter, please go to


The IICRC is an international, ANSI-accredited standard-development organization (SDO) that certifies individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 54,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials, or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. To know if a technician has received proper education and training, consumers should look for the cleantrust patch and logo, the service mark of the IICRC. For more information, visit     


The International Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Council of Associations (IICRCA) is a council of trade associations with the purpose of promoting the business interests of its members and advancing the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry through advocacy and education. For more information, visit

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