Uncover Extraordinary at ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2017

Keynote Speakers Announced

Comedian and America’s Got Talent host Howie Mandel, and inspirational and gritty former NFL Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman will be the 2017 ISSA keynote speakers at his year’s ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America trade show and convention being held September 11 to 14 in Las Vegas, NV.

“With the high-quality of the selected speakers, these entertaining addresses will be can’t miss events,” said ISSA Conventions and Meetings Director Kim Althoff. “I can’t wait to hear what insights these gentlemen share for attendees to bring back to their everyday lives and businesses.”

Aikman will be speaking on Wednesday, September 13 at 9 a.m. Mandel will be closing the show, speaking on Thursday, September 14 at 2:30 p.m. His expert stage presence is just another reason to stick around through ThurSTAY! (as is the chance to be a Dallas Experience winner).


A Canadian born TV personality, Mandel has amassed a prolific career spanning over 30 years. While many know him from his current stint as a judge on the widely popular television show America’s Got Talent and his role as former host of the game show Deal or No Deal, Mandel also participated in a wide variety of other shows. One such role was Mandel’s Emmy-nominated, animated show Bobby’s World, which drew from his real-life experiences, aired for eight seasons, and still enjoys syndication in 65 countries weekly. Mandel’s success is not limited to solely one media. His memoir, Here’s the Deal: Don’t Touch Me, that covers a variety of topics and personal issues – including his self-proclaimed germaphobia – was a New York Times bestseller.

Aikman spent his entire 12-year football career as the quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. Entering the league as the first-overall pick of the 1989 NFL Draft, he enjoyed legendary success, setting 45 franchise passing records and leading his team to six divisional titles, four conference championship games and three Super Bowls – a feat done by only three quarterbacks in the history of the NFL. Aikman was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006; and his work as a five-time Super Bowl broadcaster for NFL on Fox earned him an Emmy nomination.


Following Mandel’s address, six lucky individuals will receive a golden ticket to a unique Dallas Experience – one of several great prizes, including tickets to the Dallas Cowboys second regular season game, ashopping trip to Neiman Marcus, a trip to Wild Bill’s for cowboy hats and boots, or another adventure valued at $1000 (USD). Dallas is an extremely lively, culturally diverse, on-the-rise city with a vibrant night life, variety of food and gorgeous weather, so any experience is sure to be remarkable. Just another reason to stay for ThurSTAY.

For more information about the ISSA Keynote Addresses, please visit issa.com/keynotes.

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