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*The views and opinions expressed in member-written and sponsored articles are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the IDA.

Member News
Monday, July 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rigo Santana, Awarded Master Detailer Certificate »
TUSTIN, CA July 22, 2019 — Orange County Detailer and Paint Correction Specialist, Rigo Santana of Xtreme Xcellence Profes...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the New IDA India Chapter! »
We are excited to announce the newly established IDA India Chapter!  The Chapter was officially approved by the IDA B...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Valley Detailing Companies come together for “Detailing For a Difference” »
Tempe, AZ (April 17th, 2019) – A large group of automotive detailing businesses from the Phoenix Area and across the state...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Springfield’s Pro & Local Mobile Detailing Wins BBB Marketplace Excellence Award »
SPRINGFIELD, MA April 26, 2019 – Paul Frasco and Chris Vella, owners of Pro and Local Mobile Detailing were awarded a Mark...
Monday, April 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight: Jason Barker, CD-SV »
Meet IDA Operator member Jason E. Barker, CD-SV , the owner of Fresh Start Detail Co. in Beaverton, Oregon.  Jason...

Industry News
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mobile Tech Expo 2018 Sets Records »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Schwartz, CEM, Managing Director T: 702-216-5858 e: Sschwartz@MobileTechExpo....
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Melbourne Detailer Elected President of the International Detailing Association »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Justin Labato of JL’s Showroom Detailing Accepts Leadership Role at IDA Annual Meeting in Orla...

Thursday, August 29, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Changing Customer Journey »
By Dan Baker, CD As 2020 approaches one of the biggest changes and challenges we face as business people, is our changi...
Friday, July 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Online Reviews Can Make or Break You »
By Ryan Daniello  In 2019 the Digital Presence of your business means everything. It can make or break you. Whet...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Let's Educate! »
By Todd Isaac, CD-SV With social media becoming more and more mainstream, it’s an internet marketers idea...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Be Careful of Who You Follow »
With the detailing industry rapidly growing, many detailing related businesses are growing also. Detailing product compani...
Monday, April 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
I Used To Dream Too Small »
By Tony Whatley 365 Driven Reposted from 365Driven with the permission of the author When you are surro...

Consumer Care
Thursday, July 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Microfiber »
It is important to use quality car wash and car wax products for your vehicle.  But, it’s just as important that you...
Thursday, January 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winter Do’s and Don’ts »
Winter Do’s and Don’ts In Maryland, our winters can be serious. Snow falls of several inches to several feet, ice, and...
Monday, July 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Benefits of Detailing Clay »
Using detailing clay to clay your car's paint, or your customer's car's paint will, Enable your choice of wax or paint...
Sunday, July 21, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Paint Care is More than Washing »
Many consumers understand that vehicle care and maintenance includes their exterior and interior surfaces. Even fleet mana...
Saturday, March 17, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washing – Choosing the best option »
Washing – Choosing the best option Keeping your vehicle looking good between details can be a challenge.  Bad wea...

Detail Dialogue Newsletter
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
2019 IDA European Tour »
By Jonathan Munsell, CD, 2019 IDA President Titled like a rock concert “European Tour” is probably the right vibe fo...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
August President's Letter »
My monthly message to the best detailers, suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors in the world. I’ve been back no...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight: Kyle Clark, CD-SV »
Each month we feature a Member Spotlight. This month we're talking with the chair of the Certification Committee...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is Certification a Sure Thing? »
This month we decided it would be beneficial to address one of the more frequently asked questions about IDA certification...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Certification - Why Wait? »
This month’s article goes out to all of the people taking the time to check out the IDA newsletter, that have not taken th...

Website Spotlight
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Consumer Awareness »
Members often ask how the IDA can promote professional detailing to the general public to make consumers more aware of the...
Friday, July 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Webinar Recordings »
Each month, February through November, the IDA hosts a live educational webinar.  However, we know that not all membe...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Payments & History »
Whenever you make a transaction within the IDA website, whether it is for a store order, event registration, or paying you...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Groups »
The IDA is composed of different member types, Certified Detailers, volunteers, and leaders. We offer different resources...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Recertification »
Recertification is required of Certified Detailers at all levels as a part of certification and skill maintenance. ...

Tradeshows & Events
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Now for the IDA September Webinar! »
IDA September Webinar: Boat & Marine Detailing Date & Time:...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Check out the schedule of upcoming IDA Certification Events! »
Have you been looking for an opportunity to earn your IDA Certification ?  Register today for one of these upcoming...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Show Your Support for the IDA at Mobile Tech Expo 2020 in Orlando! »
Sponsorship Opportunities Are Now Available for Mobile Tech Expo Orlando 2020! Promote your business at the de...
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Volunteer at the IDA Booth at MTE Las Vegas! »
Get Involved at Mobile Tech Expo Las Vegas! IDA Booth volunteers needed!  Have you been looking fo...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
We're less than a month away from MTE Las Vegas! Here's a preview of our Education Day offerings »
Mobile Tech Expo Las Vegas: Education Day Preview Thursday, September 5, 2019 The IDA will be offering three educ...

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