The Annual Southwest Car Wash Association Convention and Expo, the largest gathering of car wash owners and vendors in the Southwest, took place February 17-19 at the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, TX. The event drew more than 1,200 car wash owners and exhibitors.

This year, SCWA celebrated a quarter century supporting the car wash industry. "SCWA wants to be on the leading edge of what is happening in the car wash industry and provide our members with the most relevant information and resources available", said Barry Farris of QwikWash America! in Frisco, TX. During the convention proceedings Farris was elected president of the association for the 2013-2014 term.

The Southwest Car Wash Association has more than 1,300 members representing over 6,000 locations throughout the Southwest. For more information about SCWA, visit