Car Wash Show Europe™, the first event in Europe to be exclusively focused on the professional car wash industry, took place October 5-7 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The event, organized by the International Carwash Association, featured car wash tours, product displays, seminars, and receptions. It drew 2,100 total participants — more than twice the expected result.

More than 70 nationalities were represented at the event according to the organizers, with approximately 80 percent of attendees from Europe, 15 percent from North America, and 5 percent from other markets. There were nearly 90 exhibiting companies present.