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Why Join the IDA?

Now is the time to join other detailers and industry professionals as a member of the International Detailing Association. IDA membership demonstrates your commitment to excellence in your business and the improvement of the professional detailing industry. There is strength in numbers, and a strong professional association can be your voice in the greater industry, to legislators, and to consumers. The IDA gives you the opportunity to network with and learn from your peers, mentors, and vendors. Improve your business and your reputation as a detailer through free webinars, educational articles, business and marketing how-to’s, and discounted enrollment in the Certified Detailer Program.


Member Benefits

  • Free webinars covering a variety of topics – from technical skills to business and marketing know-how.
  • Access to past webinar recordings.
  • Have a question? Get your questions answered through the Members Only online forums. Or, have an answer? Share your expertise and answer questions from your fellow members.
  • Articles on the latest in advances, techniques, products and detailing technologies.
  • Archived newsletters providing new and historical updates in the industry and the association.
  • Network and develop relationships with many of the industry's most experienced detailing professionals.
  • Sharing of information and photos via Members Only groups.
  • Member discount on the IDA Certified Detailer Program.
  • Enhance your leadership skills and help shape IDA by volunteering on a committee (Certification, Marketing/Communications, Membership, and Tradeshow/Education).
  • Information about and access to major industry tradeshows and other upcoming events.
  • Priority registration for IDA-sponsored Education & Training Programs.
  • Recognition as an IDA Member with IDA signage, including a certificate of membership for your shop or mobile unit, IDA decals, badges, and member patches, and a frameable copy of the IDA Code of Ethics to demonstrate your commitment to professionalism and excellence in the detailing industry.
  • Promote your business through the online Member Directory listings.
  • Downloadable IDA logos you can use in the marketing of your business.
  • Take part in the IDA Awards Program to recognize one another for outstanding accomplishments. 
  • Get your logo on the IDA home page and be recognized in the newsletter!
  • Showcase your company by hosting, sponsoring, and or speaking at IDA Education and Training Program events 
  • Promote your business through additional IDA Advertising and Sponsorship opportunities.
  • For Manufacturers: Unlimited access for five (5) designated company employees to IDA's website.
  • For Distributors and Manufacturers: Additional membership access for an unlimited number of employees at $25 per person, per year.


Ready to Join?



Operators and employees of a detail business (mobile, fixed location, car wash, auto dealer, etc.) 


Web User (Non-Member)


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Supplier - Manufacturer


A company that physically produces chemicals, equipment, or other products for the detailing industry.


Supplier - Distributor


A company/vendor that distributes products, merchandise, or services to detailing operations.




Non-voting membership for an accredited school or institution that offers a professional detailing/auto restoration course to the public. Company sponsored programs are not eligible.




Currently enrolled in a professional detailing/auto restoration course at an accredited school or institution (not a company sponsored course). Proof of enrollment required.


Employees of Current Members

Anyone wishing to register as an Employee of a current Operator, Supplier Manufacturer, Supplier Distributor, or Institutional member will need to ask their main company contact for a special registration link. Don't know who the main company contact is? Search our directory!

Employee Pricing

Operators: Full membership access for an unlimited number of employees at $25 per person, per year.
Supplier - Manufacturers: Full access for five (5) designated company employees, included with membership. Additional membership access for an unlimited number of employees at $25 per person, per year.
Supplier - Distributors: Additional membership access for an unlimited number of employees at $25 per person, per year.
Institutional: Full membership access for an unlimited number of employees, included with membership.

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