It is never too early to prepare for the 2014 OTR Conference. Sponsored by the Tire Industry Association (TIA), the conference will be held Feb. 19–22 at the Marco Island Marriott Resort & Golf Club in Marco Island, Fla.
Conference registration forms may be downloaded by visiting www.tireindustry.org. Questions regarding registration may be directed to LaKisha Pindell, TIA's meetings director, at [email protected]. She also can be reached at (301) 430-7280, ext. 104.
The Marco Island Marriott Resort & Golf Club is a world-class resort situated on three miles of pristine, powder sand beaches. It is home to The Rookery at Marco, the host course for the OTR Conference golf tournament. The course recently was redesigned by acclaimed course designer Robert Cupp Jr.
The resort also offers a lavish spa, exciting water sports, and luxurious accommodations "with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico," according to TIA.
To make hotel reservations, call (800) 438-4373 and mention the Tire Industry Association/OTR Conference to receive a group rate). You also can reserve rooms online. The room rate for a Gulf View room is $205 and includes complimentary high-speed internet. The cut-off date for the room block is Jan. 17, 2014.
“Thanks to the success we saw from our recent OTR Conference in Puerto Rico, we are already seeing many reservations for Marco Island," says Pindell. "For those looking to enjoy a bit of paradise while networking with industry leaders from around the globe, the OTR Conference is the place to be.”
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.