Past Events

 

 Carwash Association of PA, 2018 Annual Dinner and Table-Top Show
June 7, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hollywood Casino, Grantville, PA
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ALL ABOARD!

 

Riverboat Queen Dinner Cruise
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May 23, 2018
Wilmington Waterfront
Wilmington, DE

 

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"Here at Go Green 'N' Clean Car Wash we are dedicated to offering the highest quality service to every customer, while demonstrating environmental responsibility.  Service is not only providing our customers with clean, shiny, and dry vehicles.  It is our customers overall experience that drives what we do.  Ensuring that every person visiting our location is greeted with a smile and thanked for coming to our car wash is what will set us apart."

Open House, 2:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Go Green and Clean Carwash

 

5:30 p.m. Boarding
MUST RESPOND BY MAY 19, 2018

 

Riverboat Queen Wilmington
on the Public Dock behind Joe's Crab and
Shack & Iron Hill Brewery.

700 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE
Program: Carwash Safety
Speaker: Mike Benmosche, McNeil & Co
Carwash Safety

 

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April 11, 2018 (photos coming soon!)
AN EVENT TO REMEMBER!
"MEET MCA EVENT"
Dominion Raceway, Woodford, VA 22580
Refreshments, Pace Car Rides,
Photo Ops with Your Classic Car
Go Cart Rides

November 15, 2017 (photos coming soon!)
Maryland Fall Meeting
Cyber Security & German Buffet
Old Stein Inn
Edgewater, MD
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Whip Clean Open House


October 18, 2017
(photos coming soon!)
Virginia Fall Meeting
Williamsburg Winery, Gabriel Archer Tavern
6:00 p.m. - Winery Tour

 

May 10, 2017
An Event To Remember...Dominion Raceway
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March 8, 2017
REVVING UP YOUR REVENUE: Maximizing Frontline Sales for Higher Profit

Speaker: Chris Brown, Carwash Consultant

 

November 2017 (photos coming soon!)

 

October 18, 2017 (photos coming soon)

 

November 9, 2016
Key Issues with Carwash Finance -- What You Need to Know
Middleton Hall
4045 Renner Road
Waldorf, Maryland
http://middletonhall.com/

 

October 5, 2016
Sheraton Oceanfront Hotel
3501 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA
Contact [email protected] for hotel special MCA contact information

Speaker - Chris McKenna
Subject -
Owner operator - -Rock n' Roll Carwash - Hermosa Beach, CA
Redondo Auto Spa, Redondo Beach, CA
Consultant - McKenna and Associates Investments
Contributing Writer - Professional Carwash and Detailing
For PD & D article on Fleet Washing by Chris McKenna, click here

Open House - Wednesday, 11:30am-1:30pm; Thursday, 8:30am-10:30am. Flagship Carwash, 1565 Mall Drive, Norfolk, VA. Download flyer

Bus Tour - 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Compliments of WASHTECH
Full Tour (4 washes)
Depart -- Sheraton Oceanfront Hotel - 2:00 p.m. 

  • Green Clean Carwash, 1121 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA. arrive - 2:35 p.m. depart - 3:10 p.m
  • Green Clean Carwash, 820S Military Highway, Virginia Beach, VA. arrive - 3:30 p.m, depart - 4:05 p.m.
  • Grand Slam Express Carwash, 493 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA, arrive - 4:15 p.m. depart - 4::50 p.m.
  • Autobell, 3557 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA. arrive; 5:00 p.m. depart: 5:40 p.m.

Reception - 6 p.m. 
Dinner - 7 p.m.
Program - 7:45 p.m.

Operator Members - FREE for up to 2 people, additional attendees $35 per person
Operator Guests- - $35 person
Supplier Members - $65 per person
Supplier Guests- $85 per person

April 13, 2016
Maryland Inn
Annapolis, MD
"Protecting Your Wash Against Crime"
Presented by Anne Arundel County Police Department
Reception: 6:00pm - 7:00pm with cash bar
Dinner: 7:00 pm with the program to follow

Open House: Chesapeake Car Wash (new wash)
3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. 
111 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD


At its April 13 meeting in Annapolis, the Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association inducted Dave DuGoff into its Hall of Fame. DuGoff has served as MCA president at multiple times over the years, and is beginning a new term as president. He has provided strong leadership for MCA and taken a major leadership role NRCC. The Hall of Fame Award for 2016 was a large blown glass water droplet. DuGoff joins MCA founding members, Benson Rice and Bob Boardman in the MCA Hall of Fame. Click to view slideshow of photos from the event.

March 16, 2016
Charles Town Races
Hollywood Casino
Charles Town, WV


Speaker: Fred O'Neill, President, International Carwash Association & Owner Fred's Express Wash in Shelton, CT
Car Wash Open House: Charles Town Auto Wash, 3:45-5:45pm


Rooms available at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 157 Pimlico Drive, Charles Town, WV. Call 304-725-2200 (use group code: MCW -- expires March 2)

MCA Meeting - November 10, 2015
LaTavola Restaurant
248 Albemarle Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Trends in Payment Technologies
Priority Wash works with Various Manufacturers as a Processing Partner
Speaker: Gordon Davis of Priority Wash, Atlanta, GA
Cost: Dinner/Meeting is FREE for MCA member operators (up to 2 operators at this price); other operators and non-members $35). The fee for supplier members is $65 pp or $85 pp for non-member suppliers.

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MCA Meeting- September 24, 2015
4:00-6:00pm
Carwash Renovation
Woodbridge, VA

Open House White Horse Autowash
15705 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
Woodbridge VA 22191

Reception/Dinner/Program
6 p.m./7 p.m.
The Hilton Garden Inn
2500 Neabsco Common Pl.
Woodbridge VA 22191
(703) 590-2500
Reservations: 888-378-9209
[email protected] 

Fees:

  • Operators: Free for 2, $35 per person after that
  • Suppliers: $65 per person
  • Non-Member: $35 per person
  • Non-Member Supplier: $85 per person

 



March 2015 Meeting


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Planning Your Life after Carwashing
Speaker: Louis F. Rendemonti
Date: March 18, 2015
Location: 
Doubletree by Hilton
990 Hilton Heights Rd 
Charlottesville VA 22091
3pm-5:30 - Carwash Tour, Washtech, 1623 Quail Run Rd Charlottesville VA 22911
6pm-7:00pm- Reception at Doubletree
7pm - Dinner followed by Program

 

November 19, 2014
Venue: McCormick and Schmicks
145 National Plaza
National Harbor
Oxon Hill, Maryland
(Note: There are a variety of hotels in the area. We are not making a specific recommendation. The hotels in National Harbor are more expensive than the ones in Oxon Hill.)
3:00 p.m. - Twitter 101 with Heather Ashley 
5:00 p.m. - Reception (cash bar with appetizers)
6:30 p.m. - Dinner (Buffet)
7:30 p.m. - Program (Lighting Innovations - topic)
The Pepco and Delmarva Power C&I (Commercial & Industrial) Energy Savings Program encourages energy efficiency projects, large and small. From changing out light fixtures to replacing major mechanical equipment, Pepco and Delmarva Power provides Maryland customers cash incentives that reduce the initial cost of energy efficiency projects. These equipment and system upgrades improve your efficiencies, lowers lifetime operating costs, and reduces your business' impact on the environment.

November 19, 2014


October 15, 2014

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Venue: Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center
2801 Plank Road
Fredericksburg, VA
540-786-8321 (ask for MCA rate)

Carwash Open House - 3 pm. - 5:30 p.m.
Mine Road Auto Spa
4636 Mine Road
Fredericksburg, Virginia
540-710-2301

Reception - 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cash bar with appetizers
Dinner - 7 p.m.
Buffet
Program:
Cost: Free for Operators, $35 nonmembers, $65 Suppliers


October 15, 2014

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April 23, 2014
MCA Membership Meeting
6:00 Reception
7:00 Dinner and Program
Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
4165 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
(410) 257-5596
Program- What Matters Most: Roundtable Discussion
Tour: 4pm - Oyster Restoration Project, Shadyside MD, with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. For more information on oyster restoration in the Bay, visit www.cbf.org/oysters. Directions will be provided upon registration
Cost: FREE for operators (2 max), $35 nonmembers, $65 member suppliers, $85 non member suppliers 
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MCA Membership Meeting - March 19, 2014
Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
1131 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901
Hotel Reservations: 800-711-5882 
3:00-5:30p.m Tour, Coastal Car Wash, 1117 S Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901 302-883-3554 or 410-829-2508
6 p.m - Reception with horse racing
7 p.m. - Buffet Dinner
Program - Why is it so cold if the planet is warming? How climate change affects the weather and Chesapeake Bay, Doug Myers, Chesapeake Bay Foundation 
Roundtable Discussion
Cost: Free for operators, $35 nonmembers, $65 member suppliers
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