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Member News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDA Awards nominations are now open! »
It's Time to Submit Your IDA Award Nominations! Hello IDA Members,...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018   (3 Comments - view/add)
Take the Member Needs Survey & You Could Win IDA Logo-wear! »
Dear IDA Members, As a member of the IDA, your needs and feedback are important to the succ...
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
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...
Saturday, July 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dealers Turn Detail Departments Into Revenue Sources »
By Keith Duplessie, CD-SV, RT Lean production techniques organize equipment, personnel, and materials to enhance sale...
Saturday, June 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are You Ready? »
By Ken Daubenspeck, CD, Ziebart International Corp. With the sun starting to shine and the weather warming up, de...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finding Your Why »
By Kenya Williams, CD, iShine For You Auto Detailing Finding your why may sound “cliché” or like it’s just another phr...

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
Sunday, August 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board Member Spotlight: Bob Myers »
Bob Myers, CD-SV, RT, is the Midwest Sales Representative for IDA Founder's Club member BAF Industries - Pro Products....
Sunday, August 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - August 2018 »
If you have your ear to the pulse of the professional detailing industry today, especially among our members, you may have...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board Member Spotlight: Jim Goguen »
Jim Goguen, CD-SV, joined the IDA Board in 2018.  He is the Owner of  Jim's Auto Installations & Detail...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - July 2018 »
Well, here we are with July almost complete, summer detailing season in full swing, and halfway through the year.  I’...
Saturday, July 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Letter - June 2018 »
One of the concepts that is common in the modern detailing industry climate is community involvement and “ giving back. ”...

Website Spotlight
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Welcome to a Brand New IDA Online Experience! »
Welcome to an all new the-ida.com! The International Detailing Association is excited to an...
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
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Show Your IDA Pride & Get Certified at MTE! »
MTE is the place to be for IDA CD and SV! Whether or not you are...
Friday, September 14, 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...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register for the IDA September Webinar! »
IDA September Webinar: Crime Scene Clean Up Date & Time: Th...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Only four months until Mobile Tech Expo 2019! »
Visit the IDA at Mobile Tech Expo! The International Detailing As...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Show your support for IDA at Mobile Tech Expo! »
IDA at MTE 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities Are Now Available! The...

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