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Member News
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The countdown to our 2nd Annual Love Your Detailer Day starts now! »
February 15 is Love Your Detailer Day! Each year, the love doesn’t have to end on Valentine...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congratulations to the 2019 IDA Award Winners! »
This past Friday at Mobile Tech Expo in Orlando, FL, the IDA presented our annual awards to exemplary detailing profession...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Air Force One Detailing Team Hits Seattle’s Museum of Flight for 15th Ann. Detailing of AFO Aircraft »
SEATTLE, WA July 13, 2018 — Master detailer Renny Doyle announces that the Air Force One Detailing Team hits Seattle’s Mus...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ziebart Welcomes Two New Franchisees in Pennsylvania and Texas »
Franchise Interest Continues to Rise in the U.S. with the Addition of Two New Locations TROY, Mich., May 1, 2018 /PRN...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President and CEO of Ziebart International Corporation Celebrates 40 Years »
Ziebart International Corporation, is proud to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Thomas E. Wolfe, President and CEO. T...

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 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...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are You a Cleaner or a Professional Detailer? »
By Jonathan Leonard, CD Flawless Cleaning and Detailing What's the difference between a cleaner and a professional...
Friday, September 21, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Achieving Success with Paint Correction Systems »
By Steve Winfield, CD Auto Magic, Senior Application Field Engineer Steve has over 40 years experience in the deta...
Sunday, August 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work Smarter, Not Harder. Did Someone Say Credit? »
By Daniel Baker, CD Treasurer, IDA Board of Directors President, Ziebart Corporation When you think about grow...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Are Not Your Own Customer »
By Jonathan Munsell Get Spiffy, Inc. Business owners often think they know just what their clients are thinking.&n...

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, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - December 2018 »
Well, this is the last President’s Letter from me.  It has been an honor to serve the Association.  I hope that...
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
IDA Founder's Club Member Spotlight: Richard Umbrell »
Richard Umbrell is the President of Buff and Shine Mfg., Inc. in Rancho Dominguez, California and a member of the IDA Fo...
Thursday, November 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Founder's Club Member Spotlight: Steve Goldman »
Steve Goldman is the President of Ardex Labs, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a member of the IDA Founder's Club....
Wednesday, November 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - November 2018 »
Here we are, in the midst of another holiday season.  In some areas, shops shut down completely for the next couple o...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - October 2018 »
As this letter “goes to press”, we are in the midst of SEMA .  The main reason to go to SEMA has dramatically change...

Website Spotlight
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...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: New IDA Membership Structure »
Help your team reach a new level of detailing success with the IDA! It's now easier than ever to get your whole compa...
Monday, October 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the NEW IDA Merchandise Store! »
Click the image above to start shopping at the new IDA Merchandise Store*! You can access the store at anytime from the ID...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Website Spotlight: Navigating Your New Member Dashboard »
We hope you have had a chance to begin exploring the International Detailing Association's newly redesigned website,...

Tradeshows & Events
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...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018   (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...
Thursday, November 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 SEMA Wrap-Up »
Earlier this month, I attended my 17th straight SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show, and I can tell you a l...

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