The Tire & Automotive Expo and Trade Show, sponsored by the North Carolina Tire Dealers Association (NCTDA), is almost upon us.
The show will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center March 28-29. Here is a brief schedule of events.
Friday, March 28
* Awards Banquet reception and dinner;
* Hall of Fame induction, Dealer of the Year, Scholarship awards.
Saturday, March 29
* Two business development seminars: Chris "Chubby" Frederick (Auto Training Institute) and Bryan Dodge ("industry leading speaker").
* Trade Show from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (includes a free lunch).
The trade show will feature door prizes and vendor drawings. A new Coats 1250 Balancer also will be raffled off.
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.