The Search is On for the 2011 America’s Best Restroom

The Search is On for the 2011 America’s Best Restroom

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Cintas Corporation’s Tenth Annual America’s Best Restroom Award
CINCINNATI, OH – February 22, 2011 – Have you ever been in a public restroom that was so clean and stylish that you wanted to tell others about it?  Well, now you can tell the world, thanks to the 10th annual America’s Best Restroom competition, sponsored by Cintas Corporation.  The public can submit the names of deserving men’s or ladies’ restrooms at through April 15th, 2011.
Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom contest is open to any non-residential restroom accessible to the general public.  “Whether you want to promote your own business, or bring recognition to a favorite restaurant, hotel, school or other establishment that you believe goes above and beyond in the design or cleanliness of its restrooms, we invite you to send us a name and picture,” says Cintas Senior Marketing Manager Rich Bing. Past champions have featured unique décor, sparkling fixtures, spacious accommodations and breathtaking skyline views.
New this year, fans can place nominations and vote at from any web-enabled mobile device. Powered by Usablenet, a global technology leader for multichannel customer engagement, the mobile website is a fast and easy way to nominate a deserving restroom while on-the-go.
“This is our tenth year for America’s Best Restroom, and it just keeps growing in popularity and participation,” says Rich Bing. “The nominees go well beyond just being clean; they are truly memorable.  Most importantly these businesses recognize and value the impact a restroom has on their guest’s experience.”
The Internet public, which will choose the 2011 champion through their votes, can also visit the America’s Best Restroom Facebook pageTwitter account and YouTube Channel to post comments, receive contest updates, share photos or upload videos; links to all three sites are on the contest homepage.
Cintas will announce up to ten finalists in July, at which time online voting will begin.  The winner will be crowned in September and receive the coveted America’s Best Restroom plaque of recognition from Cintas during a ceremony at the champion’s location. The top five vote-getters will secure a place in the America’s Best Restroom Hall of Fame, which is housed on the official website.
Previous winners in America’s Best Restroom Hall of Fame are:


The Fountain on Locust St. Louis, Missouri


Shoji Tabuchi Theatre Branson, Missouri


Hermitage Hotel Nashville, Tennessee


Jungle Jim’s International Market Fairfield, Ohio


Wendell’s Restaurant Westerville, Ohio


Fort Smith, Arkansas Airport Fort Smith, Arkansas


Kohler Art Center Sheboygan, Wisconsin


The Grand Casino Biloxi, Mississippi


University of Notre Dame South Bend, Indiana
For more information or to set up an interview, please contact the survey editor, Sabrina Zimring, at 757.456.5212.
About Cintas Corporation
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance matsrestroom suppliespromotional productsfirst aid and safety productsfire protection services and document management services to approximately 800,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS, and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.For more information about Cintas products and services, visit us at