OTR tire conference to feature wide array of speakers

Author Steve Gilliland will discuss how the conscious choices people make every day impact the lives of others during a motivational speech on the final day of the 2020 Off-the-Road Tire Conference, presented by the Tire Industry Association (TIA). …

The program on Feb. 20 will begin with U.S. and Canadian Economic Forecasts presented by TIA’s Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training, and Glenn Maidment, president of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada. An End-User Panel will follow, moderated by Modern Tire Dealer Publisher Greg Smith. Panelists include Robert Smart, procurement category manager, mobile equipment, Martin Marietta, and Lonnie Sullivan, strategic sourcing manager, mobile equipment, Vulcan Materials Co.

 

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Author Steve Gilliland to address 2020 OTR Tire Conference

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The Tire Industry Association announced author Steve Gilliland will speak at the 2020 OTR Tire conference and will discuss how the conscious choices people make every day impact the lives of others in a motivational speech on the final day of the conference.

Titled “Making a Difference,” the speech will detail how to positively influence people in every imaginable way, regardless of position or status. Gilliland’s speech is sponsored by BKT USA Inc.

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Michelin, TIA select 3 high schoolers for scholarships

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LAS VEGAS — The Tire Industry Association and Michelin North America Inc. have selected the daughters of three employees of TIA-affiliated companies to receive college scholarships funded by Michelin.

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TIA Honors HOF, Leadership Award Recipient at Industry Honors Ceremony

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) honored its Hall of Fame recipients and Ed Wagner Leadership Award Winner at the Tire Industry Honors Event Nov. 4 at Caesar’s Palace.

Brent Hesje, CEO of Fountain Tire, and Frank Holeman, director of the Tire Industry Safety Council, were inducted into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame. Edward A. Burleson, Sr., owner and president of Central Marketing, was recognized with the Ed Wagner Leadership Award.

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TIA president reflects on ‘challenging’ term

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BOWIE, Md. — John Evankovich, who is set to conclude his tenure as Tire Industry Association (TIA) president, reflects on what he calls “a challenging year, but very fulfilling” year.

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CTDA to host annual New Year Luncheon on Jan. 29

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SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Key executives with the Tire Industry Association and Specialty Equipment Market Association’s Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) will be the featured speakers at the California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) New Year Luncheon on Jan. 29 in Santa Fe Springs, hosted by 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels.

 

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TIA Elects Five Board Members

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected five members to its board of directors. Four will serve three-year terms and the fifth will serve a one-year term filling the vacancy created when Mason Hess, of Purcell Tire & Rubber Co., was elected secretary of the board earlier this year.

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Registration opens for 2020 TIA Off-the-Road Tire Conference

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BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association has opened registration for its 65th Annual Off-the-Road Tire Conference, to be held Feb. 19-22, 2020, at the Renaissance Esmeralda Hotel & Spa in Indian Wells, Calif., near Palm Springs.

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TIA Announces 2019 Hall of Fame, Ed Wagner Leadership Awards Recipients

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced the names of recipients for its 2019 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner Leadership Awards.

The recipients of the 2019 Hall of Fame Award are:

  • Brent Hesje, CEO of Fountain Tire, Edmonton, Canada
  • The late Frank Holeman, Director of the Tire Industry Safety Council, from 1969-1987

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Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference

Get ready for the 2020 OTR Conference in Indian Wells, CA!

If you want to tap into the who’s who of the global earthmover tire, retreading and service industries, the Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) annual is the place to be. Now in its 65th year, the event regularly attracts the industry’s movers and shakers, who come to network, learn, conduct business, swap ideas, reconnect and have some fun.

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