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Member News
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...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Institutional Member Invests Time in the Next Generation of Detailers »
Photo Credit: Eric Golubic, CD-SV Eric Golubic, CD-SV, of Clear View Products, an IDA Institutional member, recently h...

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
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...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Appearance Affects Sales »
By Kenya Williams, CD-SV I Shine For You Auto Detailing Williamsburg, VA Article author, Kenya Williams,...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decision Making and Opportunity Cost »
By Josh Buckler, CD-SV Shine Right Detailing Huntingtown, MD We all have the same number of hours in each day,...
Monday, January 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Importance of Setting Goals »
By Vincent Macri, CD-SV Wrap N Shine Auto Spa Being just a few short weeks past New Year’s day, I’m sure we have r...
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
There's No Excuse to Be Uneducated »
By Vincent Macri, CD-SV Wrap N Shine Auto Spa We live in a world where technology has brought infinite knowledge r...

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
Tuesday, April 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - April 2019 »
I hope when you get this letter things are fantastic in your world; business is building, and you have all the business yo...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight: Kenya Williams, CD-SV »
Each month we feature a Member Spotlight.  This month we're talking with IDA Marketing & Communications Committee...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Founder's Club Member Spotlight: Dan Baker »
Each month we feature a Member Spotlight.  This month we're talking with IDA Treasurer and Founder's Club Member Dan...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - March 2019 »
I’m not sure many of you know this, but before I was ever in the detailing industry I had a long career as an entrepreneur...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight Survey »
By Vincent Macri, CD-SV IDA Marketing & Communications Committee Chair Hello IDA Member, As you may have no...

Website Spotlight
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. ...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Spring Clean Your Member Profile »
It's that lovely time of year again, when the days are longer, the snow has disappeared, and the birds are singing – yes,...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: New IDA Branding Standards Guide »
Curious about our Code of Ethics?  Lost when it comes to logo use?  Puzzled about patch placement?  Find al...
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Website Spotlight: Online Certification Registration for Your Non-Member Employees »
With the new IDA website, it is now easier than ever for your whole team to take advantage of the IDA's Certification Prog...
Thursday, November 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Renewing Your Membership »
The year is quickly coming to a close.  Are you looking forward to another year of IDA membership and all the benefi...

Tradeshows & Events
Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register for an Upcoming IDA Certification Event! »
Have you been looking for an opportunity to earn your IDA Certification ? Register today for one of these upcoming IDA Ce...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Now for the IDA May Webinar! »
IDA May Webinar: Polishing in the Modern Era Date & Time:...
Monday, April 1, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Share Your Detailing Expertise at MTE Las Vegas! »
Be a Speaker at Mobile Tech Expo Las Vegas 2019! Are you planning to attend Mobile Tech Expo (MTE) in Las Vegas,...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thank you for Attending Mobile Tech Expo 2019! »
Thank you to all our IDA at MTE 2019 Sponsors!...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thank You IDA at MTE 2019 Sponsors! »
Thank you to our generous IDA at MTE 2019 sponsors! Title Sponsors...

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