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Member News
Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Follow-Up to COVID-19 Press Release »
Dear IDA Professionals, First, let us say thank you for your membership and participation in IDA!  We value...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Auto Detailing Companies Should Be Considered Essential Businesses »
Dear IDA Members, As we’ve seen widespread forced business closures as a result of the spreading COVID-19, and fi...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Recognize Your Detailing Heroes with an IDA Hall of Fame Nomination! »
Who will be in the next class of the IDA Hall of Fame? Make your nomination today! The IDA’s Foun...
Friday, March 13, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
IDA Members and COVID-19 »
Dear IDA Members, We are dealing with some very trying times and unusual circumstances and you, as professional...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Showcase the IDA! Join the IDA Tradeshow & Education Committee! »
If you attended MTE 2020, you might be pumped for the next event already.  By joining the Tradeshow & Education C...

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...

Education
Friday, February 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safe Profits »
-Written by Josh Buckler CD, SV, IDA Marketing & Communications Co-chair There’s not much better of a time to disc...
Thursday, January 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cleaning Your Car - Making Maintenance Resolutions »
Everyone is familiar with vehicle maintenance when it comes to responsibilities such as changing the oil, rotating the tir...
Thursday, December 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Profitability in Paint Correction by Creating Efficiencies »
By: Steve Winfield, IDA CD-SV, RT- Auto Magic Senior Application Field Engineer Tyler Cucchi CD-SV, RT – Auto Magic Zon...
Saturday, November 30, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Google My Business Optimization: Stretching the Effectiveness of Local Advertising »
By Cevan Long, Owner – DiFiore's Auto Detailing, Movy Media LLC As business owners, we all want to maximize...
Monday, October 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Relationship Between Advertising and Online Reviews »
By Ken Daubenspeck, CD Many operators of brick-and-mortar detail shops and mobile operations spend their hard earned...

Consumer Care
Thursday, July 21, 2016   (1 Comment - 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...
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, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stay Involved »
Wow…what a crazy month March has turned out to be. We at the IDA office are doing everything we can to make this time of...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coronavirus and the Detailing World »
This article is written by Joe Zeidler, CD a former fire department member, current search and rescue team founder with a...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in Detailing »
For centuries women have fought to shatter the “glass ceiling” in many areas, including pushing their way into what have l...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight: John Hole »
Each month we feature a Member Spotlight.This month we're talking with IDA United Kingdom Chapter President, John Hole, Fo...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Sponsor Spotlight: Urable »
This month we chatted with Michael Abens, CEO and Owner of Abens Solutions, LLC., (Urable) IDA Diamond Sponsor....

Website Spotlight
Wednesday, March 25, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Career Center »
Are you a detailing professional who’s looking for a new opportunity?  Or are you an owner/operator or supplier who’s...
Monday, January 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Meet and Greets »
Do you enjoy sharing the benefits of the IDA?  Do you love bringing people together?  Then you should host an I...
Monday, December 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: New Member Orientation Video »
Joining the IDA as a member is a big step for any detailing professional.  It shows dedication and a drive to make th...
Monday, October 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Consumer Awareness »
Members often ask us what they can do to promote professional detailing to consumers to make them more aware of the import...
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...

Tradeshows & Events
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Join IDA at the Southern Detailers Conference 2020! »
Join IDA at the 2nd Annual Southern Detailers Conference! Lexington Convention Center | Lexington, Kentucky...
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Now for the March IDA Webinar! »
IDA March Webinar: The Evolution of Polishing Science Date & Time:...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Now for the IDA Certification Event at The Detailing Show on March 8th! »
Have you been looking for an opportunity to earn your IDA Certification ? Register today for this upcoming IDA Certificat...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (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 IDA Ce...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thank You to the IDA at MTE Orlando 2020 Sponsors! »
Thank you to our IDA at MTE Orlando 2020 Sponsors! Title Sponsors...

2020 Sponsors

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