Upcoming Meetings

Discover Hidden Treasures of Elkridge, Maryland - March 13, 2019

There's a New Brew in Town!
us March 13th for the MCA Maryland Spring Dinner Meeting at the historic Elkridge Furnace Inn on the Patapsco River.  Before hand, attend a Tour & Tasting at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House.

DATE: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Guinness Brewery Tour &Tasting
   Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Barrel House
   5001 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21227

"A charismatic guide will show you around the consumer experience, give you plenty of background about Guinness heritage, our brewery, answer any of your questions, and receive a complimentary keepsake. Following the tour there is a half hour tasting. $15.00"

You must reserve and pay in advance ($15.00) by Tuesday, March 5th on the MCA website www.mcacarwash.org  Do not reserve on the Brewery Website.  Our apologies, but no refunds for cancellations or no shows.
Tours are limited to 20 so book early!
Note: Please check-in with the Info Desk at 3:45 PM. Reference MCA. Bring a valid government issued photo ID for the tasting.


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Reception at Elkridge Furnace Inn
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Dinner and Program (TBA)
   Garden House & Tent
   5735 Race Road
   Elkridge, MD 21075  410.379.9336

FREE for operator members 2 per wash;
$35 pp for additional attendees;
$65 pp for supplier members

Staying Overnight?
   Best Western Plus BWI Hotel
   6755 Dorsey Road, Elkridge, MD 21075
   410.796 3300
Rate: $95.00 + tax (MCA Group Rate)
Reservation Method: Individuals need to call the hotel directly at 401.796.3300 and reference Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association to reserve at group rate.
Reservation Cut Off Date: March 5, 2019 after which rooms not reserved will be returned without penalty to general inventory.   Reservations after March 5 will be on an available basis at regular hotel rate.
Individual Room Cancellation: A guest that has made their reservation can cancel up to 24 hours prior to arrival with out penalty.
Check in: 3:00 PM
Check out: 12:00 PM
Full Breakfast included.

Remember to register for the meeting and reserve the brewery tour/tasting:




Rev your Engines at the MCA Virginia Spring Meeting - April 17, 2019!

We're heading back to Dominion Raceway on April 17th. Gather with colleagues for food, fun, and shared ideas. You'll have another opportunity to get behind the driver's wheel for some High Speed Karting AND Pace Laps.

LOCATION: Dominion Raceway, Thornburg, VA
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment is conveniently located right off of I-95 between Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland and Richmond, VA.
6501 Dominion Raceway Ave. Thornburg, VA 22580   703.361.7229   http://dominionraceway.com/

FREE for operator members 2 per wash;
$35 pp for additional attendees;
$65 pp for supplier members

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Car Wash Open House: Wash TBA

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm:  Dominion Speed Karting & Paced Laps
Reservations must be made in advance. Reserve racing when you register for the meeting via the MCA  website https://www.mcacarwash.org/
Payment is made at Dominion Raceway day of event.

Speed Karting: (weather permitting): $25 per ride $50 for three rides. Each ride approximately eight minutes.
Paced Laps: On the two mile road course. $30 per car. Maximum of twenty cars per session. (Drivers use their own cars around a 2 mile road course @ 5 times following a pace car. Sometimes known as Parade Laps.)

Dominion Raceway will donate a portion of the proceeds to Wash To Save the Bay 2019, benefiting the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Please choose when registering your choice(s) if you plan to participate. (Pay at Dominion)
NOTE: If reservations are low, Dominion Raceway reserves the right to cancel either karting or paced laps.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Reception
Dominion Raceway provides an open bar reception of beer, wine, sodas and snacks from 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Cash Bar runs from 6:00 pm-  7:00 pm.  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Dinner/Program
Speaker: Justin Salisbury
Founder, Leadership Worth Following
Chief Operations Officer, Breeze-Thru Carwash
Cheyenne, Wyoming

All located second floor in the Bar and Grille

MCA Block Reservations have been made at the Holiday Inn & Best Western (see below to reserve).

Holiday Inn Express
5422 Jefferson Davis Highway
Fredericksburg, VA  22407
Phone: 540.898.5550
Date: April 17
King or Double/Double: $89.00 + 10.3% tax

Rooms will be upgraded with King and pullout sofa based on availability.
Reservation Cut Off Date: 4/10/19 (after 4/10/19 room reservation based on availability and regular rate.
Cancellation without penalty: 48 hours in advance.
Breakfast is included.
Call 540.898.5550 and ask to speak to reservations; reference Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association.
Or Use this link Holiday Inn - Mid Atlantic Carwash Meeting  to register On-Line.
Enter date as 4/17/19.
Click on the Box "Corporate ID".
This will bring up our Group Reservation block.
Then Click Check Availability to select your room.

Best Western Thornburg Inn & Suites
5217 Mudd Tavern Road
Woodford, VA  22580
Phone: 540.805.5023
Date: April 17
King or Two Queen: $79.00 + 10.3% tax
King Suite: King and pull out sofa bed: $89.00 + 10.3% tax
Reservation Cut Off Date: 4/3/19 (after 4/3/19, room reservation based on availability and regular rate.
Cancellation without penalty: By 4/17/19 4:00 PM
Breakfast is included.
Call direct to book @ 540.805.5023 and mention "MCA BLOCK".


Spring is on the way...pollen is coming! Be prepared.
See you there!