The International Carwash Association has announced that best-selling author of The Happiness Advantage and Big Potential and one of the world’s leading experts on happiness and success, Shawn Achor, will deliver the keynote address at the Car Wash Show, the ICA’s annual event scheduled to take place in Nashville, TN May 13-15. The presentation will inspire and motivate audience members as he discusses positive psychology and its impact on business success. Achor has been featured on Oprah’s “SuperSoul Sunday,” and his TED Talk is one of the most popular of all time with over 16 million views.

The ICA has officially opened registration for the 2019 show. Over 8,700 car wash, quick lube, and car care industry professionals will gather for the annual show to discover new products, participate in education, and network with other industry professionals. The tradeshow floor features more than 400 exhibiting companies occupying in excess of 160,000 square feet of exhibit space.

According to the association, this year’s show offers new and improved show features, including a Premium Pass, offering three days of premium education content that deep dives into five areas critical for business success, including technology, business strategy, marketing, talent management, and quick lube. Also new this year is the Member Experience, a VIP experience offering exclusive trade show floor time; Peer Power Hours, which are attendee-sourced and attendee-driven education discussions; and exclusive access to the Annual Membership Meeting and Keynote Address. For more information, visit