Chicago, IL— Out of 519 nominees, CLEANCIO of Chicago has been selected as one of the
Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 17th annual Chicago Innovation Awards. The awards
celebrate the most innovative new products and services in the Chicago region across all organization
sizes, sectors and industries. 1500 business and civic leaders will come together to honor the winners
when they are announced on October 29 th at Chicago’s Harris Theater.

CLEANCIO is an on-demand vacation rental cleaning company.  We follow Hotel standards to clean and service properties listed on Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO, TripAdvisor and more.Our in-house cleaning professionals ensures guests walk into a pristine, properly restock, beautifully staged unit every time. 

We help Host, Super Hosts and Vacation Rental property managers to save time because all their cleanings are scheduled through our tech enabled platform and its seamless and taken care off. 

“Chicago continues to rise as a global hub of innovation due to the breadth of organizations in our region
that introduce a stream of new products and services into the market each year,” said Tom Kuczmarski,
co-founder with Chicago journalist Dan Miller of the awards. “This year’s nominees generated a
combined total of $3.44 billion in revenues through their new products and services alone.”
As one of the Top 100 Finalists, CLEANCIO will receive a $2,500 scholarship to attend The
Practical Innovator, a day-long executive education course on September 26th led by top faculty who
teach innovation at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Each of the Top 100 Finalists like CLEANCIO is also in the running for the annual “People’s Choice Award,” vote today
through online balloting at 

Out of the Top 100 Finalists, the judges will select 10 winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards, as well
as 10 winners of the Up-and-Comer Awards representing innovation in the start-up community, the Social
Innovator Award, the Collaboration Award, and 3 Neighborhood Award winners, which will showcase
innovation occurring in Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. The winners will be invited to ring the
NASDAQ Bell in New York City, invited to separate meetings with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor
Bruce Rauner and Cook Count President Toni Preckwinkle, and receive widespread media recognition.