The International Carwash Association (ICA) will host The Car Wash Show™ 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from April 26-28. Thousands of carwash professionals will gather in the Entertainment Capital of the World to learn about the latest in equipment, chemical and supply technologies.

From education sessions and roundtable discussions to networking events and the show floor, this annual trade show presents car care professionals from around the world with knowledge they can take home to help them operate a thriving carwash business.

In order to maximize your time at the show, proper planning is vital. Be sure to look over this Schedule of Events and determine which sessions and gatherings are most beneficial to your needs.

Wednesday, April 25

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Emerging Leaders Seminar and Reception*

“Take Command of Your Personal Brand,” presented by Dominick Quartuccio.

Your personal brand is critical to your career. Attend this seminar to learn how to amplify your highest value, how to divert what is no longer servicing you, how to run your own brand audit and, ultimately, how to become the “brand manager” of you.

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
New Investors Seminar and Reception*

If you have decided to invest in the carwash industry, this seminar is for you. During this highly interactive seminar, you will get an overview of important things to think about when opening a carwash, specifically within the full/flex-serve and exterior/express segments. Industry-leading experts will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions. You will walk away with tools and templates to support your journey.

Thursday, April 26

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Education Sessions*

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Trade Show Floor Open and Quick Hit Sessions

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Located on the show floor.

Friday, April 27

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
State of the Industry Breakfast/Presentation and Keynote Presentation*

This year’s keynote speaker is Howie Long, National Football League Hall of Famer and former defensive end for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. Long is currently best known as in-studio analyst for the Emmy Award-winning FOX NFL Sunday Show.

9:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Education Sessions*

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Trade Show Floor Open**

11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Trade Show Floor Open

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Booth Crawl

Located on the show floor.

Saturday, April 28

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Women in Carwashing

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Education Sessions*

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Trade Show Floor Open**

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Trade Show Floor Open and Quick Hit Sessions

*All Access Pass required.
**VIP Upgrade required.