Benefits of Membership

MCA membership brochure -

MCA Membership is open to car washes and industry suppliers in the Mid-Atlantic Region (Maryland, Virginia, DC, Delaware and West Virginia.

  • MCA provides the means for maintaining high standards in the carwash industry and promotes ethics and good relations among suppliers, manufacturers and customers.

  • MCA works cooperatively with the International Carwash Association (ICA), the Northeast Regional Carwash Convention (NRCC) and other allied organizations for developing programs to improve the industry and individual operations.
  • MCA offers benefits that will help your business thrive and keep you up to date in this changing industry.
    • Meetings, seminars, wash tours and open houses (free/discounted)
    • Advocacy for industry in region
    • On-line membership directory and other member contact information
    • Wash Finder Index – (a listing of member car wash locations available to the public)
    • Supplier Finder
    • Membership decals (one per wash or office)
    • Web site with Member's Only Section
    • Leadership opportunities


One available for each office and location.  Mark the number of decals needed on your renewal or membership form.


New Member Application Fee - $50 (in addition to dues - ONE TIME)
Former Member Reinstatement Fee - $35 (for former members whose membership has expired 6 months or more - paid in addition to dues)

Operator - Single location - $200; multiple locations - $400

Supplier - $300 (for distributors, manufacturers, consultants, vendors, lenders, brokers)

Sponsorship Opportunities Available - Details upon request

Interested in joining? Questions regarding Membership? Contact us and we'd be glad to help: [email protected]  410-647-5780

LOBBYING NOTICE: MCA is a Section 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. As such, contributions or gifts to this organization are not deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes. However, payments of membership dues are deductible for most members of a trade association under Section 162 of the Internal Revenue Code as ordinary and necessary business expenses Tax deductions, however, are disallowed as deductible to the extent of the portion of dues which are used by organizations for legislative lobbying.  MCA has determined that 37.5% of your dues in 2020 are not deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.  In 2021, MCA had no lobbying fees.


Meeting Fees:
Two operator members/guests per company may attend each dinner meeting for FREE. Additional guests are charged at the $35 rate, as are non-members. 

Supplier members pay $65 per attendee; suppliers who are not members pay $85 per attendee.

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