Events & News


June 25, 2019: American Car Wash Expo 2019 – Presented by SECWA

Our next show will be the American Car Wash Expo hosted by the Southeastern Car Wash Association in Myrtle Beach, SC from August 19 – August 21, 2019.   You can find us at Booth #316.  We look forward to meeting you there!

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May 17, 2019: Government Expo and Fleet Show

We will be attending the Government Expo and Fleet in New Orleans, LA at Booth #802 from 6/17 – 6/20/19.  See you there!

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May 16, 2019: Thank You for Attending the Car Wash Show

Thank you for attending the 2019 Car Wash Show and visiting us at our booth! We enjoyed speaking to our visitors and educating them on the Proto-Vest IP Stripper.  Big shout out to Karyn Hopp one of the board of directors who made an appearance on Day 1!












May 1, 2019: Annual Bag Set Sale is here!

Bag Set Sale is finally here until June 30, 2019. Call us today to order your factory direct complete bag set! Click here for more details.




April 10, 2019: Get 25% off and a free set of Diablos at the upcoming Car Wash Show!

The 2019 Car Wash Show will take place in Nashville, TN from 5/13 – 5/15/19! Place your order on your dryer system and receive 25% off! We are also running another drawing to give away one FREE set of Diablos* (adapters included).  It is a retrofit side dryer application that mounts to your existing 15-hp blowers.  Adapters required based on Make and Model of the Motor/Blower System; e.g MacNeil, PECO, Sonny’s, etc.  Click here for details!

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August 29, 2018: Enter to win a free set of Diablos!







The 2018 NRCC Show isn’t too far away! We are giving away one FREE set of Diablos* (adapters included) at the NRCC Show.  It is a retrofit side dryer application that mounts to your existing 15-hp blowers.  Adapters required based on Make and Model of the Motor/Blower System; e.g MacNeil, PECO, Sonny’s, etc.  To be eligible for the drawing, submit your name, car wash business, phone number and email at our booth! Make sure you LIKE our Facebook page and watch a live feed of the winner of our free Diablo set on October 5th at 10:00 A.M.  The winner will also be notified via email and phone call.

*Shipping costs not included.  THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT!


April 24, 2018

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Two more days until the 2018 Car Wash Show takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center! Meet Proto-Vest, Inc. at booth #3223!















March 21, 2018: The 2018 NADA Show 





The 2018 NADA Show is in 2 days! Be sure to include Proto-Vest, Inc. as one of the exhibit booths you would like to visit along with your workshops!

Also here is a link to information you need to prepare for the show.

December 14. 2017: Holiday Hours of Operation

Proto-Vest will be closed December 25, 2017 and January 1, 2018.  We are thankful for your continued support and service. Enjoy your holiday!!


September 12, 2017: The Upcoming NRCC Show and Splash Events!



April 7, 2017: Big Success at the 2017 Car Wash Show 

The 2017 Car Wash Show was very successful! We would like to thank everyone for visiting us at our booth and we look forward to doing more business with you!

View the whole album on the show:







February 28, 2017: Award Acceptance at NADA/ATD Convention

The ATD Convention and Exposition was a huge success! Thank you to those who have attended the NADA/ATD convention and visited us at our booth! It was a pleasure meeting you all.

In addition, we are very excited about winning the award in the ATD section at the 2017 NADA tradeshow for Best Booth Display for Branding, Design and Creativity!

Click on each picture to get a full view.

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February 27, 2017: Convenience UCARWACS Show

We are looking forward to meeting the attendees at the Convenience UCARWACS show in a week! For more information, see our latest advertisement of the event on page 21 of Washtrends!{“issue_id”:385312,”page”:20}

February 13, 2017: New Training Videos Coming Soon!

Two new videos are in progress – How to Replace an Impeller and How to Hang a Bag on a Dryer.  In the mean time, check out our other videos at













February 1, 2017: Thank You NADA visitors! 

The ATD Convention and Exposition was a huge success! Thank you to those who have attended the ATD/NADA convention and visited us at our booth! It was a pleasure meeting you all.  We are looking forward to doing more business and hearing from you soon! We also won the award in the ATD section for best booth display for Marketing, Branding and Innovation! Stay tuned for videos and pictures from this ceremony.












January 3, 2017: Tres Ralph Clifton Templeton III

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Tres Templeton who passed away on December 22, 2016 and he will be truly missed.  For over 20 years, he worked as an outside sales representative for Proto-Vest in the Texas and Oklahoma locations.

Tres’s memorial service is being held today at 1 P.M. at Waldo Funeral Home, located at 619 N. Travis St., Sherman, Texas 75090.

For more information on Tres Templeton, visit this link:

December 13, 2016: 2016 Auto Laundry News Buyer’s Guide 

Auto Laundry 2016 buyers guide
You can find Proto-Vest, Inc. at the Auto Laundry’s 2016 Buyer’s Guide.  Add Proto-Vest to your Request for Proposal List today!


November 21, 2016: Proto-Vest Holiday Schedule

Proto-Vest will be closed this Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving and resume operation on Monday, November 28, 2016. In addition, we will be closed from December 24th to January 2nd, 2017 and reopen Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Best to call us before those dates at 1-800-521-8218 to place your dryer system and part orders before the holidays!














October 25, 2016: Get ready for the 2017 NADA Convention!

Be sure to mark your calendars and make hotel and travel arrangements for the upcoming NADA convention in January! Proto-Vest will be located at booth #3501.



September 27, 2016: NRCC Show was a success!

On behalf of Proto-Vest, Inc., we would like to thank our visitors and clients for greeting us at our booth this year. We hope that you found your visit to be very informative and worthwhile. If you have any other questions about our dryer systems, call us at (800) 521-8218 from Monday through Friday 7 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. AZ time. We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Meet us again in New Orleans, LA at the 2017 NADA convention. We hope to see you there!nrcc-2016-thank-you














August 29, 2016: Big Thanks from Proto-Vest!

We would like to thank our visitors and clients for greeting us at our booth this year at GATS. We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!

Meet Proto-Vest again at the 2016 Northeast Regional Carwash Convention!

This year, the NRCC will be conducting its 27th annual show in Atlantic City from September 19th- 21st.  Visit the Proto-Vest team at booth #609. We look forward to meeting and doing business with you!

Click the link below to view the schedule of events:

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August 25, 2016: Day 1 at the Great American Trucking Show.. Come visit Proto-Vest at booth #23089 for more information on our custom large applications for trucks!
























August 4, 2016: NIADA

We are now a member of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association.  Click here to view us on the NIADA Vendor Guide!

July 19, 2016: The Great American Trucking Show 

Proto-Vest will be attending the Great American Trucking Show a.k.a. GATS.  It is a trucking convention with over 500,000 feet of exhibit space that happens in Dallas in August each year.  For information on our custom designed dryers that are ideal for custom operations with oversized vehicles, come and visit us at our booth!

When: August 25 – August 27, 2016                                               

Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, TX

Booth: #23089

Click here to enroll in this event on our Facebook page.


May 1, 2016: The 2016 Annual Bag Sale has arrived!

We are knocking big money off the standard bag set prices!
Order your bags online or call us at 623.872.8300 for a sale price quote from May 1, 2016 – June 30, 2016.Annual Proto-Vest Bag Sale AD



April 12, 2016: Mark your calendars today for the ICA Show

Don’t miss the largest gathering of car wash suppliers in the world! Visit our Facebook page and mark your calendars for the ICA Show event taking place in Nashville, TN on May 9th – May 11th 2016.

April 3, 2016: Thank you for attending the NADA show

We would like thank all who visited our booth at the 2016 NADA exposition and expo!  This year was a great success and we are excited about the new product and solutions that we were able to feature and demonstrate.  Check out our Facebook page and view the NADA exposition photos.

For more information on our other products, visit our Dryers page.

March 22, 2016: NADA expo is almost here

Thank you for visiting us at the 2016 SCWA Convention & Car Wash Expo.


You can still meet the Proto-Vest team at the 2016 NADA Convention and Expo located at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  Visit us at booth #6036N and watch the ultimate in drying technology in action!


January 12th, 2016 : Visit Proto-Vest at the SCWA, NADA and ICA Shows in 2016

Here are the dates of the events coming up:

SCWA: Arlington, TX – February 28th – March 1st 2016

NADA: Las Vegas, NV – March 31st – April 3rd

ICA: Nashville, TN – May 9th – May 11th 2016

Join us at our booths and see the ultimate in drying technology in action!

April 9th, 2015  :  Visit Proto-Vest at the ICA Show 2015 Booth#1029

Stop by the Proto-Vest booth at the International Car Wash Show in Las Vegas, NV – April 23-25 2015. This will be your opportunity to see our advanced drying technology in action…

Feb 18th, 2015  :  The WCA stops by Proto-Vest, Inc. during the Roadshow & Car Wash Tour

We’d like to thank everyone from the Western Car Wash Association for stopping by our facility here in Glendale, Arizona for lunch and a tour of Proto-Vest, Inc…

Feb 3rd, 2015  :  Introducing the Proto-Vest Parts Shop

We’ve put a lot of work into our new online parts shop! We are now taking orders. The parts shop allows you to easily purchase most replacement parts for your Proto-Vest dryers…

Jan 14th, 2015  :  The Benefits of the Silencer Package

The Proto-Vest Silencer Package is a unique product that will work for any Proto-Vest dryer. By utilizing the Silencer Package sound levels are reduced by an average of 10 decibels. This is similar to saying that it is 10X quieter!…