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A celebration of 100 years for the carwash industry

CHICAGO — The International Carwash Association (ICA) has three activities planned to commemorate 100 years of the carwash industry, according to Small Business Opportunities Magazine.

CHICAGO — The Carwash industry has been around for 100 years, and the International Carwash Association (ICA) has a celebration planned to commemorate the milestone.

There are three parts to the celebration, a Facebook page, a special magazine, and The Car Wash Show, which will take place at the House of Blues in Chicago.

ICA CEO Eric Wulf says this is a special milestone for the carwash industry. “We’re looking forward to sharing stories and celebrations throughout the year, particularly through social media and our magazine.” 

The Car Wash Show 2014 will kick off at…

The 100-year anniversary is an opportunity for the industry to look back to the past, and see how the business has evolved. “It was the perfect time for us to take a fresh look at where we’ve come from, where we are, and where we are going as an industry and association,” said Wulf. 

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