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Member News
Monday, November 11, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
Honor Your Detailing Idols in the IDA Founder's Club Hall of Fame! »
Whose name deserves to be in lights? Nominations Deadline: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Everyo...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Help Drive Us Forward! Apply to Serve on the IDA Board of Directors »
Are you a driver of change?  If so, the International Detailing Association wants you to apply to serve on the IDA B...
Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
LC Power Tools Announces: Robert Eichelberg as Global Sales Director »
(OCONOMOWOC, WI, September 3, 2019) – LC Power Tools announces the appointment of  Robert Eichelberg  as Globa...
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...

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, 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...
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...

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
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
October President's Letter »
By Jonathan Munsell, CD, 2019 IDA President My monthly message to the best detailers, suppliers, manufacturers, and...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Recertification – Don’t Wait! »
By Alex Hazard, IDA Certification & Education Coordinator The dreaded recertification process that everybody kno...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight: Faruk Prnjavorac, CD-SV »
Each month we feature a Member Spotlight.  This month we're talking with the President of the IDA Norway&nb...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (3 Comments - view/add)
The IDA at MTE Las Vegas »
By Alex Hazard For those of you that did not make the trip to Mobile Tech Las Vegas this year, I have some advice for...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
IDA Member Spotlight: Erwan Gouriou, CD-SV »
Each month we feature a Member Spotlight. This month we're talking with the President of the IDA France Chapter, Erwan Gou...

Website Spotlight
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...
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
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register Now for the IDA November Webinar! »
IDA November Webinar: Basic Financials 101 Date & Time: T...
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...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Promote Your Business + Support the IDA at MTE 2020! »
Support the IDA at Mobile Tech Expo Orlando 2020! Explore the IDA Sponsorship opportuniti...

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