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Industry Associations

  • International Car Wash Association

    Connecting the car wash community.

    The Car Wash Show is the premier gathering of owners, managers, and decision-makers from the car wash, quick lube and detailing segments. Don’t miss the next edition for cutting edge car care technology, industry-leading education and networking with car wash professionals from all over the world.

    World Wide: America, Australia, China, & Europe

  • Western Car Wash Association

    The Western Carwash Association(WCA) was created to do for its members what as individuals they are unable to do for themselves.

    WCA is recognized as one of the largest and more ative regional indsutry trade associations under the International Carwash Association. With over 675 members in 12 western states, the WCA is a leading voice for the carwash Industry.

    US: CA, AK, AZ, CO, HL, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, & WY

  • Southwest Car Wash Association

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    The Southwest Car Wash Association is a regional association of individuals working together to provide a strong unified voice for the car wash industry.

    The Southwest Car Wash Association is committed to creating an environment of success and professionalism for our members. This mission results in activities and programs that benefit, inform, challenge and encourage our members and the industry as a whole.

    US: TX

  • Canadian Car Wash Association

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    The Canadian Carwash Association is dedicated to sharing knowledge and best practices, as well as promoting the benefits of professional car washing in Canada.


  • Connecticut Car Wash Association

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    The Connecticut Car wash Association (CCA) is a member-driven association. It exists solely to serve members’ needs, protect members’ best interests, and to be responsive to members’ requests. The list of tangible CCA membership benefits is long (and growing), but the list of intangible benefits is even longer.

    US: CT

  • Heartland Car Wash Association

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    Strengthen the professionalism of the carwash industry in our nine-state region through the dissemination of information, opportunities for idea exchanges, networking, lobbying efforts, and access to the latest in equipment and supplies.

    US: ND, SD, NE, KS, MI, IW, MO, WI, & IL

  • Midwest Car Wash Association

    The Midwest Carwash Association (MCA) includes carwashes in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. We provide our members with programs and services at discount rates. We also provide the opportunity for them to network with other operators as well as manufacturers and suppliers at the yearly expo and other events held throughout the year. The annual MCA Expo provides members with the opportunity to see the latest technology and developments, and network with other operators and vendors.

    US: MI, WI, IL, IN, & OH

  • Mid-Atlantic Car Wash Association

    The mission of the Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association is to serve and promote the interests of its members and the carwash industry. Our goal is to provide pertinent industry education and timely information; monitor legislative activity and protect the best interests of our members; facilitate business between vendors and operators; and improve the image of our industry by increasing consumer knowledge of our professionalism.

    US: MD, VA, DC, DE, & WV

  • New England Car Wash Association

    The New England Car Wash Association (NECA), founded in 1973, is a not-for-profit trade association that provides networking and educational opportunities, business services and representation, to enhance the professionalism of the car washing industry in New England.

    US: MA, NH, VT, ME, & RI

  • Car Wash Operators of New Jersey

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    The Car Wash Operators of New Jersey was founded in 1951 in Newark, New Jersey. The logo on the association’s seal has Excellence, Professional, Quality, Service. This sums up the purpose of our association. As a nonprofit organization, we exist to serve the professional carwash operators in New Jersey and to promote the use of an environmental friendly professional carwash instead of home driveway washing.

    US: NJ

  • Northeast Regional Car Wash Convention

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    The Northeast Regional Carwash Convention (NRCC) was initiated by a group of carwash operators from Connecticut who in 1988 coordinated a meeting at a New Haven, CT, restaurant inviting the participation of several other East Coast carwash associations. From that meeting, the NRCC was formed and held its first Convention and Trade Show in 1989 in Newport, RI. The show was devised for the benefit of Northeast carwash operators who could not attend the national trade show and to allow for managers and/or staff to attend as well. The first show provided a forum for education, equipment exhibits and an exchange of ideas and camaraderie among operators and exhibitors.

    US: Atlantic City

  • Car wash Association of Pennsylvania

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    In the early 90’s car wash owners and operators rallied protect and promote their livelihood, as local and state government agencies continued to expand their regulatory reach on small businesses in the Commonwealth. The Carwash Association of Pennsylvania was formed by a group of proactive industry leaders to advance and safeguard the business interests of the car wash industry. Their vision was to build a trade association that would foster and support efforts to improve and expand the quality and standards of industry services. Further, Association founders wished to establish and facilitate a networking venue that promoted the development of industry relationships where members could share best-practices and business experiences.

    US: PA

  • Southeastern Car Wash Association

    The creation of the Southeastern Car Wash Association was not one single event or the effort of one single individual. SECWA was born out of a need for more networking and recognition for those individuals who were car wash owners, operators, and vendors in 1957. Although there was a national car wash association, there was a need for more localized interaction among carwash industry owners and vendors. The Association struggled on many fronts in the first year, but it did survive.

    US: AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, & TN

  • Australian Car Wash Association

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    The Australian Car Wash Association is the peak national body for the car wash industry in Australia. It enables strong industry representation to Government and Regulatory Authorities as well as providing an important role in enhancing the skills and knowledge of car wash business professionals through a range of research and best-practice guides, seminars and events.


  • Cleaning Equipment Trade Association

    The Cleaning Equipment Trade Association is an international non-profit trade organization that represents the pressure cleaning industry. Our members include manufacturers, suppliers,distributors, contractors.

  • Cleaner Times

    Published since 1989, Cleaner Times is a monthly technical journal exclusively serving the needs of the pressure cleaning/water blasting industry.

  • Pumper & Cleaner Show, WWETT

    The premier event for municipalities, plumbers, portable sanitation professionals, septic contractors, sewer contractors and wastewater professionals. The WWETT Show - Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport - is the only place where wastewater and environmental services industry professionals can gather both online and live in Indianapolis.

  • Pressure Washing Resource

    The Pressure Washing Resource Association provides support, proven marketing materials, a forum, and all the tools for a successful, profitable business.