The International Carwash Association (ICA) will host The Car Wash Show™ 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 9-11. Thousands of carwash professionals will gather in the Music City Center to learn about the latest in equipment, chemical and supply technologies as well as a bevy of service updates.

From educational 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.

And, don’t forget the basics when attending these events:

  • Pen and paper
  • Business cards
  • A folder for new information and product literature
  • Plenty of questions
  • Comfortable shoes.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

Monday, May 9, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.                    

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Education Sessions*

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

New Investor Seminar*

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Trade Show Open

12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Quick Hits

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Welcome to Nashville Celebration

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Registration Open

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

State of the Industry Breakfast/Presentation and Keynote Presentation*

9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Education Sessions*

11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.                    

Trade Show Open

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Quick Hits

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Networking Receptions*

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Education Sessions*

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Trade Show Open

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Quick Hits

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Car Wash Tours*

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Executive Seminar*

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Emerging Leaders Seminar*

* All Access Pass required

This information is provided by the ICA and is accurate as of April 1. This Schedule of Events is subject to change. For the most updated information, please visit http://www.carwash.org/thecarwashshow.