Co-Chairman Walt Hartl (left) and Keynote Speaker Robert Benmosche, former AIG CEO (right) present Mike Benmosche with the 2014 NRCC Hall of Fame Award.
Other educational highlights of the show included two concurrent seminars on Monday, September 15, presented by Robert Andre of Sonny’s Carwash College titled “A Labor of Love” and a self-service program by Carolina Pride’s Dale Reynolds titled “Self Service Reinvigoration.”
Tuesday’s education included a lively traditional Early Bird Panel hosted by Turnpike Car Wash’s Bob Katseff followed by a program titled “No Exit Plan? No Financial Future? No Problem” by brothers Lou and John Rendemonti.
Wednesday’s seminars included a round table Early Bird led by College Park’s Dave DuGoff that touched on topics from social media/negative reviews to fast oil changes to maintenance.
The sold out show floor of the Mark G. Etess Arena at the Trump Taj Mahal attracted nearly 1400. The 270 exhibits included an array of state-of-the-art equipment and innovation to help today’s operator prosper. A complete listing of exhibitors can be found at www.nrccshow.com.
The show’s sponsors included: Show Sponsor Qual-Chem; Show Media Sponsor; Professional Carwashing & Detailing magazine; 25th Anniversary Celebration Sponsor Innovative Control Systems; Lanyards & Show Bags Micrologic Associates; Luncheon Erie Brush & Manufacturing Corp.; Keynote Speaker Carolina Pride Carwash, Inc.; Refreshment Bar Simoniz USA; Bottled Water Ardex Labs; Popcorn Con-Serv Water Recovery Systems; Snack Station Blendco Systems; Registration Pens Kleen-Rite Corp.; Registration Mints National Pride Equipment/Carwash Super Store; Breakfast DRB Systems Inc.; Name Badges National Ticket Co.; Registration Technology Car Wash Insurance Program offered by McNeil & Co.; Seminar Sponsors Micrologic Associates, Peco Car Wash Systems and Belanger.
The 2015 NRCC is slated for October 5-7 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. To reserve your booth space for the 2015 NRCC call 800/868-8590 today or visit www.nrccshow.com.