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Welcome to the GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation Program

The cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities.

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GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation Program

About GBAC, a Division of ISSA

Composed of international leaders in the field of microbial-pathogenic threat analysis, mitigation, response, and recovery, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, provides training, guidance, accreditation, certification, crisis management assistance, and leadership to government, commercial and private entities looking to mitigate, quickly address, and/or recover from biological threats and real-time crises. The organization’s services include biorisk management program assessment and training, Forensic Restoration® response and remediation, the GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation program, training and certification of individuals, and consulting for building owners and facility managers.


For more information, visit


About ISSA

With more than 9,300 members—including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, wholesalers, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaners, and associated service members—ISSA is the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry. The association is committed to changing the way the world views cleaning by providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line. Headquartered in Northbrook, Ill., USA, the association has regional offices in Mainz, Germany; Whitby, Canada; Parramatta, Australia; Seoul, South Korea; and Shanghai, China.


For more information about ISSA, visit or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982- 0800.


About MediaEdge Communications (GBAC Program Reseller)

For over two decades, MediaEdge has worked in partnership with hundreds of associations and B2B clients across North America to develop effective communication strategies and advertising streams that provide value and results. MediaEdge’s portfolio consists of a wide range of B2B products including: print trade magazines, websites, e-newsletters, social media accounts, trade shows, conferences, webinars, programmatic advertising, Google Ad Words, special events, and more.


For more information, please visit or contact Chuck Nervick at 416-803-4653 or    

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