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  • A Message from Ken Littrell, ICA President

    Mar 16, 2020
    As you are already aware, the Board of Directors of International Carwash Association voted unanimously last week to cancel The Car Wash Show™ 2020 for April in San Antonio. Four weeks from opening, we had the largest exhibition hall in our history and were on pace for the second-largest attendance on record. This was the most difficult decision ever faced by the Association, but with every passing day it is clear that it was our only option.
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  • The Car Wash Show 2020 Original Dates Cancelled Due to Coronavirus and Travel Guidance

    Mar 10, 2020
    After weeks of careful monitoring of the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Board of Directors of International Carwash Association (ICA) today voted unanimously to cancel The Car Wash Show™ 2020, scheduled to be held April 6-8 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Options for rescheduling the event for later dates are being considered.
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  • Make it matter. Go Premium at The Car Wash Show 2020

    Feb 26, 2020
    The Car Wash Show™ 2020 is just over a month away. Want your wash to stand out? The Premium Pass is where heavy-hitting training for business owners and leaders really comes in. These best-in-class sessions are designed to provide high-level inspiration and practical solutions all in one.
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  • Extend your reach and make meaningful impressions at The Car Wash Show™ 2020

    Feb 19, 2020
    In the Marketing content path at The Car Wash Show™ 2020, available only to Premium Pass holders this April in San Antonio and sponsored by QualChem, you’ll get the insights and training you need to meaningfully connect with your customers.
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  • Moo Moo Express Car Wash Raises $9,300 for Local Matters During 17th Location Grand Opening

    Feb 13, 2020
    Moo Moo Express Car Wash proudly announces the donation of $9,353.06 to Local Matters to help further their mission of building healthy communities through food education, access and advocacy.
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  • Tidal Wave Auto Spa Expands to Florida

    Feb 12, 2020
    Tidal Wave Auto Spa splashes into the new year with the opening of two Florida locations, Pace and Lutz, bringing the total to 44 locations across 7 states for the fast-growing company.
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  • GO Car Wash Continues Expansion in Kansas City

    Feb 12, 2020
    GO Car Wash continues its Kansas City market expansion with the acquisition of nine Belfonte’s Car Wash sites. This acquisition gives GO Car Wash a total of 18 locations in the Kansas City market.
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  • Grow better teams for a better wash

    Feb 12, 2020
    In the Talent Management content path at The Car Wash Show™ 2020, available only to Premium Pass holders this April in San Antonio, you’ll learn to master leadership at your car wash, and attract, retain, and train top talent while building strong cultures that create success.
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  • The Car Wash Show 2020 is Poised to Deliver New Experiences, Exclusive Education Sessions & the Largest Trade Show Floor in Event’s History

    Feb 11, 2020
    In less than two months, more than 8,000 attendees will gather in San Antonio, Texas, for The Car Wash Show™ 2020, the largest U.S. gathering of car wash owners, managers and decision makers. Over three days, April 6-8, industry veterans and first-time attendees alike will engage in the latest car wash education, discover opportunities to improve efficiency, and close deals with suppliers and distributors to drive higher profits for 2020 and beyond.
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  • Work Your Strategy and Extend Your Business Plan at The Car Wash Show™ 2020

    Feb 04, 2020
    In the Business Strategy content path at The Car Wash Show™ 2020, available only to Premium Pass holders this April in San Antonio, you’ll take a big picture look at positioning your business for success. Sessions will explore agile business strategies, disruptive thinking, and planning for long-term success.
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  • Executive Management Institute... In A Word

    Feb 04, 2020
    Transformative. Strategic. Game-changing. The Executive Management institute is a lot of things. Hear from six operators who graduated from the first-ever edition of this immersive 5-day program at the University of Notre Dame—in their own words.
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  • Don’t get blinded by tech. Harness it at The Car Wash Show™ 2020

    Jan 29, 2020
    In the Technology content path at The Car Wash Show™ 2020, available only to Premium Pass holders this April in San Antonio, you’ll discover how to reimagine your business with technology in mind—without losing sight of your goals.
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  • Emerging Leaders Scholarship Accepting Applications

    Jan 23, 2020
    Have an employee you would like to reward? Work with a colleague who shows leadership, excellence, and integrity? The Emerging Leaders Scholarship will send five such individuals to The Car Wash Show 2020.
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  • MIKE'S CARWASH donates $54K to Anthony Muñoz Foundation

    Jan 22, 2020
    Mike's Carwash presented a check for $54,340 to the Anthony Muñoz Foundation after the final Bengals game of the season. The donation was a result of the proceeds from Mike's "2 Sacks You Save" promotion and, new this year, “Who Dey Wednesdays” during the Bengals’ 2019 season.
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  • Dive Deeper: Focused Workshops At The Car Wash Show

    Jan 22, 2020
    ICA has revamped the workshops on the Sunday before The Car Wash Show™ to give you a fresh, in-depth learning experience unlike any other. These workshops are now available with any pass type for an added fee at registration.
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  • Concrete Tools for Better Leadership at ICA’s EMI

    Jan 22, 2020
    Back for its second year, ICA’s Executive Management Institute is now accepting applications. Designed in cooperation with the University of Notre Dame, the Institute can help inspire and grow car wash professionals with a rigorous 5-day program in strategic business, finance, and leadership.
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  • Midwest Carwash Association Joins The Car Wash Show

    Jan 17, 2020
    International Carwash Association has announced that the Midwest Carwash Association (MCA), a regional association of car wash operators and suppliers in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, has become a supporting partner of The Car Wash Show™, the world’s largest car wash convention and trade show.
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  • Tidal Wave Auto Spa Announces the Opening of Eight New Washes

    Jan 15, 2020
    Tidal Wave Auto Spa wrapped up 2019 with a bang with the opening of eight new car washes just in the month of December, bringing the total to 41 locations.
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  • Apply Now: Car Wash Executive Management Institute 2020

    Dec 11, 2019
    International Carwash Association is now accepting applications for the 2020 Car Wash Executive Management Institute, a program designed in cooperation with the University of Notre Dame to inspire and grow car wash professionals.
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  • Registration for The Car Wash Show™ 2020 is Now Open

    Dec 11, 2019
    Registration is now open for The Car Wash Show™ 2020, the largest U.S. gathering of car wash owners, managers and decision makers. From April 6-8, more than 8,000 attendees will gather in San Antonio, Texas, to discover new products and technologies, enhance business strategies, and connect with a range of car care experts—including car washers, fast lube professionals, detailers, and more—from around the world.
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