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Member News
Monday, December 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final Days to Vote for the 2020 IDA Awards! »
Help us recognize the year's top detailing professionals!  Follow the links below to view the top three candidates in...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available for 2020! »
Add the IDA to Your 2020 Budget! Plan now to promote your business with a variety of advertising & sponsorsh...
Monday, December 16, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
LAST CHANCE! Vote now for the 2020 IDA Board of Directors »
Hello IDA Members, The IDA Board nominations are in, which means it's time to cast your vote to ratify the IDA Nominati...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Tis the Season for Gifting 🎁 Time to stock up on new IDA gear! »
Go Holiday Shopping with the IDA & Gear Up for MTE! New items just added to the IDA Merchandise Store...
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Share Your Achievements in the IDA Newsletter! »
Hi IDA Members, We are gearing up for our next IDA newsletter.  If there is anything you want to have us menti...

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
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   (2 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...
Friday, September 27, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
How Much Should I Charge? »
By Vincent Macri, CD-SV  If you're not a stranger to any of the Facebook detailing pages then you kno...
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...

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
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member Spotlight: January 2020 »
In this months Member Spotlight we're talking with Rod Puzey, CD , Founder & CEO of  Zenware   Int...
Thursday, January 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Sponsor Spotlight: The Wax Shop »
IDA Sponsor Spotlight For December, we chatted with Jim Cozzie, CD-SV, RY of 2020 IDA Diamond Sponsor The Wax...
Thursday, December 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA at Mobile Tech Expo Orlando »
Every year, the IDA has a major presence at the Mobile Tech Expo (MTE) in Orlando and, most recently, in Las Vegas. ...
Monday, December 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Sponsor Spotlight: PRO Products »
International Detail Association (IDA): What is your name? John Bell (JB): John Bell   IDA: What is the na...
Monday, December 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight: Anckur Sama, CD-SV »
Each month we feature a Member Spotlight. This month we're talking with Anckur Sama, CD-SV, Founder & CEO of  Au...

Website Spotlight
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...
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...

Tradeshows & Events
Thursday, December 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Add Volunteering with the IDA to Your 2020 Goals! »
Is one of your new year's resolutions to get more involved with the IDA?  We have the perfect opportunity for you – w...
Thursday, December 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 IDA Ce...
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Share Your Time & Knowledge with the IDA at MTE 2020! »
Get Involved with the IDA at MTE 2020! Have you been looking for a way to get more involved with the IDA?  Yo...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Certified at MTE Orlando! »
You Can Become a CD or CD-SV at MTE! Whether or not you are a Certified Detailer (CD) or S...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
We Hope to See Ya at SEMA 2019! »
Spend some time with the IDA at the 2019 SEMA Show! Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas, Nevada Tuesday, No...

2020 Sponsors

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