FORT WORTH, TX – Southwest Car Wash Association (SCWA) Conference & EXPO 2024

The 2024 edition of the Southwest Car Wash Association (SCWA) recently concluded with a record-breaking number in attendance.  The event took place February 28th– March 1 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Keynote Speaker for the event was eight-time NFL Pro Bowler Emmitt Smith. Smith, who is considered one of the greatest football players of all times, has now transitioned to the role of businessman and entrepreneur, operating several companies spanning in real estate, construction, and technology. In his keynote, Smith offered an inspiring perspective on how the principles of his success in sports have ignited his success in business and in life.

Justin Beedle, President/Principal of Patriot Development & Construction, said that “SCWA put on a great show that really brought the carwash community together.  The quick talks, premier education sessions and Emmit Smith created a lot of enthusiasm for the attendees.”

Patriot Development & Construction is a veteran-owned commercial development and construction company specializing in multifamily, retail, office, and specialty facilities.  They operate using a collaborative business model to include full design, permitting, bidding, and construction to benefit their clients and the communities they build in.