Potential Investor Membership

If you’re considering an investment in the laundry business, it is important to do your due diligence up front. We have resources designed to make your journey to opening a coin laundry as smooth, efficient and profitable as possible. Learn how to start your laundromat business the right way with the CLA.

Dreaming About Owning Business?

Before you invest hundreds of thousands of dollars, join the Coin Laundry Association for information, business connections, training and other resources to help you make sound decisions. The CLA has been helping thousands of store owners build more profitable businesses since 1960.

Researcher Express membership is $299/year and members can take advantage of benefits in the following areas:

Below is a list of benefits at-a-glance. Access the full list of benefits available to those considering the self-service laundry industry.


Benefits of Membership

Investor Research and Education

Industry Survey (published annually) Digital download
Laundry Customer Profile Digital download
White Papers on topics, such as site selection, negotiating leases, acquisitions, financing and more Digital download
Demographic Report Discounted cost
Webinar on Getting Into the Laundry Business ✔
PlanetLaundry Magazine ✔
PlanetLaundry eNewsletter ✔
New Entrepreneur Audio Series ✔
Today’s Coin Laundry Discounted cost


Marketing Assistance

Marketing Consultation$65 per hour
Grand Opening Consultation$65 per hour

Laundry Industry Advocacy

Legislative Monitoring Tool
Stop the Tax Initiative
Legislative/Regulatory eNewsletter

Networking Events

CLA Connect LIVE EventsDiscounted cost
Excellence in Laundry ConferenceMembers-only event
Clean Show Registration and DinnerDiscounted cost

Products and Services

Members-Only Resources on CoinLaundry.org
One-on-One Phone Consultation
CLA InsuranceAvailable to members
Drop-Off Laundry KitDiscounted cost
Attendant Training KitDiscounted cost

What Our Members Are Saying

I really appreciate all the information I’ve found. The resources offered have made my research much smoother.

Jamiey K.

Laundry Researcher

CLA is everything you want in an association. It’s a must for any coin laundry owner or potential investor.

Todd F.

Owner, Coral Way Lavanderia

Researcher Express

Join the Coin Laundry Association as a Researcher Express to learn more about the laundry industry and make informed decisions as you begin your new enterprise!