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For the second year in a row, the International Carwash Association is offering the Emerging Leaders Scholarship for The Car Wash Show™. Nominate an emerging leader today and they could be one of five individuals who receive an All Access Pass and accommodations to the Show.


Visit http://www.carwash.org/icanewsfeed/2016/02/29/CWN-emerging-leaders to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Each year, ICA presents a $1,000 scholarship toward the pursuit of a college education through the Larry Harrell Scholarship. To be eligible, an applicant must:


  1. Be employees, or direct family members of employees, of an International Carwash Association member. 

  2. Must be a graduating high school senior, or have graduated in the past three years; 

  3. Must be enrolled (or will enroll) at an accredited post-secondary educational institution; 

  4. Not be the owner, or a direct family member of the owner, of the member location.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/for-operators/larry-harrell-scholarship to view the full article online.

 
A.V.W. Equipment Co., Inc.
Industry News
 
   

Bill Proestler and his crew of about 60 employees at 5-Star Car wash locations in both Fairfield and Vacaville are driven by their passion to see dirty cars roll away from their facilities as clean as can be.

Visit http://www.dailyrepublic.com/projects/readers-choice-2016/best-car-wash-5-star-car-wash-2/ to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Autobell Car Wash, the family-owned and -operated car wash chain founded in Charlotte, NC in 1969, is taking its essential water conservation message to the next generation via the Autobell® Creek Challenge, a unique water-related science program being piloted in nine Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) elementary schools this year.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/03/02/autobell-car-wash-funds-pilot-creek-challenge-stem-program-for-participating-charlotte-mecklenburg-elementary-schools to view the full article online.

 
Source: Wards Auto
In 2014, value of the commercial car wash market across seventeen European countries was 6.7bn. In the same year, there were 1.3bn commercial car wash occasions.

Visit http://wardsauto.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/european-car-wash-market-verdict-trend-report to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
PDQ Manufacturing
Commercial Plus, LLC
Leadership
 
   
The type of leaders you hire can change the creativity of your organization as a whole, new research finds. The key to gaining a workforce filled with creative employees is having confident leaders, found a study recently published in the Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes journal.

Visit http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/8825-confident-leaders-creativity.html to view the full article online.

 

Source: CNBC
Retirement can be an opportunity for people to finally pursue their dreams, said Kimberly Foss, a certified financial planner and founder of Empyrion Wealth Management. It''s "a way for them to do the things they never had time to before," she said. 

Visit http://www.cnbc.com/2016/03/01/considering-a-new-career-in-retirement-some-dos-donts.html to view the full article online.

 
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Marketing
 
   
Emails may not come immediately to mind when you hear the phrase "above the fold," but marketers in every industry, every niche and every specialization know what "above the fold" means. It means, simply, to put your very best stuff front and center where it will definitely be seen,

Visit https://tax.thomsonreuters.com/blog/use-above-the-fold-design-to-maximize-email-marketing-effectiveness/ to view the full article online.

 
Source: Wishpond
Many see Vine as nothing more than a place for teenagers to share their dumbest 6 second videos - and there is that on there - but smart content marketers see an audience. The best brands doing Vine marketing right now are playing right into the very things that people on Vine are interested in, and seeing some great numbers.

Visit http://blog.wishpond.com/post/115675436390/top-vine-marketing-tactics to view the full article online.

 
Gulf Car Wash - Car Care Expo
Supplier News
 
   
Unitec is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Taylor to its sales team as Western Regional Sales Manager. In this role, Mr. Taylor will support our Distributors in the Western U.S. Region under the direction of Craig Goodwin.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/02/29/unitec-announces-appointment-of-jeff-taylor-as-western-regional-sales-manager to view the full article online.

 
 
   

Carolina Pride Carwash Systems, a Roxboro-based manufacturer of customized car wash equipment, has purchased a 52,020-square-foot manufacturing facility in Timberlake to give the growing company room to expand. The building, located at 225 Crown Dr., was formerly a manufacturing facility for DWI Holdings, a maker of decorator comforters.

Visit http://www.personcountylife.com/news/2016-02-24/Front_Page/This_will_give_us_room_to_expand_and_grow.html to view the full article online.

 
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