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  • Car Wash Industry Loses Carolina Pride Carwash, Inc.'s Billy Lee Reynolds

    Dec 04, 2019
    Carolina Pride Carwash, Inc. founder Billy Reynolds passed away peacefully at the Hock Family Pavilion in Durham, N.C. after a 12 year battle with cancer and heart disease.
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  • Flying Ace Express Car Wash Donates $7,400 to Dayton Children’s Hospital

    Nov 27, 2019
    Flying Ace Express Car Wash today announced the donation of $7,400.87 to Dayton Children’s Hospital in conjunction with the K99.1FM Cares for Kids Radiothon. The donations were collected November 1-3, 2019 at 6 Greater Dayton Flying Ace Express Car Wash locations, with all proceeds used to support new life-saving and life-changing equipment and technology for the 350,000 kids cared for each year.
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  • Grace For Vets Washes Nearly 350,000 Cars

    Nov 27, 2019
    Mark Curtis, Director of Grace for Vets, announced that an estimated 346,766 free carwashes were given away to veterans and active-duty personnel by 4,426 participating locations across four countries
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  • 7 Flags Car Wash, Susan G. Komen Foundation Partnership a Huge Success

    Nov 19, 2019
    7 Flags Car Wash and the Susan G. Komen foundation teamed up again for the month of October to help raise awareness about checking for breast cancer as well as to raise money to find a cure.
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  • Brown Bear Car Wash Donates More Than $15k to Puget Sound Honor Flight

    Nov 19, 2019
    Brown Bear Car Wash has donated $13,534 to Puget Sound Honor Flight, supporting the organization’s mission of transporting Western Washington veterans to visit military memorials in Washington, D.C. Family-owned, Seattle-based Brown Bear donated $1 for each of the 13,534 cars washed at its 26 tunnel wash locations during the Veterans Day observance. Over the past six years, Brown Bear has donated over $71,000 to Puget Sound Honor Flight.
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  • Industry Supplier CEOs to Learn from Operator Panel in San Antonio

    Nov 12, 2019
    This December in San Antonio, International Carwash Association will hold a unique networking and learning event for the best minds in car wash supplier organizations—their CEOs, presidents, and principals.
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  • Wiggy Wash joins Mammoth Holdings’ "Operator-Focused" Conveyor Car Wash Platform

    Nov 06, 2019
    Mammoth Holdings, LLC ("Mammoth"), an Atlanta-based conveyor car wash operator, has acquired Wiggy Wash, LLC, a four unit conveyor car wash operator in Utah’s Utah Valley area. Wiggy Wash’s founders made a significant equity investment in Mammoth and will have executive and developmental roles with the company.
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  • SUPPLIER NEWS: Sonny’s Introduces CERAMIC X3 Advanced Ceramic Chemistry

    Nov 06, 2019
    Sonny’s Chemistry by Diamond Shine introduces the next level of premium chemistry, CERAMIC X3 – an advanced ceramic process that produces a high-end polished look.
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  • Goo Goo Express Car Wash Named One of America’s Best Customer Service Brands of 2020 by Newsweek and Statista

    Oct 23, 2019
    Goo Goo Express, a premier car wash company with 49 sites in the southern US, was recognized today by Newsweek magazine for being one of American’s Best Customer Service Brands for 2020.
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  • Seek New Landscapes at The Car Wash Show™ in San Antonio

    Oct 16, 2019
    Set your sights on an extraordinary experience at The Car Wash Show™ 2020 in San Antonio. You'll find wall-to-wall business opportunities, friendly connections, and learn how the latest innovations empower your customers to find more joy, wherever their clean cars take them. Hotel booking is now open.
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  • Tidal Wave Auto Spa Raises $120,727

    Oct 09, 2019
    On Friday, September 20, 2019, all Tidal Wave Auto Spa locations across the Southeast hosted their 11th annual Charity Day event. 100% of the proceeds from that day were donated to charitable organizations. Tidal Wave Auto Spa Charity Day 2018 was the best yet, raising a grand total of $120,727.08!
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  • Engage Effectively and Own Your Expertise

    Oct 09, 2019
    For the 2nd annual Women’s Leadership Experience, International Carwash Association is partnering with Second City Works for an all-new communications workshop. There’s no audience in this improv-based workshop, just a collection of peers invested in helping each other grow and getting better at the things they do every day.
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  • Suppliers: Support Your Skills at Bootcamp

    Oct 09, 2019
    Exhibitors at The Car Wash Show™ 2020 are invited to a free one-day session at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, TX this December. You’ll earn a Priority Point for 2021 booth selection, too, but that’s not the only reason to attend.
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  • SUPPLIER NEWS: Proto-Vest Announces Retirement, New President

    Oct 08, 2019
    Proto-Vest, Inc. announces Christopher (Woody) McElroy will be retiring October 1, 2019. Woody starting working at Proto-Vest part-time at the age of 12, and during his 36 years he contributed to company’s success in all facets of the business as Plant Manager, President, and CEO.
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  • Learn Leadership That Connects

    Oct 02, 2019
    For the 2nd annual Women’s Leadership Experience, International Carwash Association is partnering with Second City Works for an all-new communications workshop. There’s no audience in this improv-based workshop, just a collection of peers invested in helping each other grow and getting better at the things they do every day.
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  • Commit to Confident Communication

    Sep 25, 2019
    For the 2nd annual Women’s Leadership Experience, International Carwash Association is partnering with Second City Works for an all-new communications workshop. In spite of the name it’s not about performing—there’s no audience, just a collection of peers who are invested in helping each other grow. Rather, it’s about helping people get better at the things they do every day.
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  • Third Edition of Car Wash Show Europe Breaks Attendance Records in Amsterdam

    Sep 19, 2019
    The third edition of Car Wash Show Europe™, the continent’s premier event for the car wash industry, was held 18-19 September in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The event, presented by International Carwash Association (ICA) and ProMedia Europoint, featured tours of local car washes, product displays, seminars, and receptions. It drew 2,300 total participants—a record for the event—and 60 total exhibiting companies in a sold-out exhibit hall.
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  • Suppliers: Ready For Your Best Show Ever?

    Sep 17, 2019
    Seasoned veterans and new exhibitors alike can take the experience into their own hands at Exhibitor Bootcamp this December 3 in San Antonio. Exhibiting companies in attendance will hear what's new for 2020 and get the jump on deadlines and deliverables, all while earning one priority point for 2021 booth selection!
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  • International Carwash Association Awards Distinguished Achievement at Car Wash Show Europe

    Sep 17, 2019
    Suzanne Huisman of Belgium’s car wash association (BBRV) and Brian Madderson of the UK’s Car Wash Association (CWA) were honored September 18 at an awards dinner hosted by International Carwash Association at Car Wash Show Europe, the continent’s premier event for the car wash industry.
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  • CEO Suppliers: Build A Better Customer Experience

    Sep 11, 2019
    This December in San Antonio, International Carwash Association will hold a unique networking and learning event for the best minds in car wash supplier organizations—their CEOs, presidents, and top leaders.
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