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Register early for 2015 OTR Conference

Posted on August 13, 2014

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is reminding interested attendees that the early bird registration rate for the 2015 OTR Conference will end Sept. 1, 2014. The event takes place Feb. 18-21, 2015, at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa in Tucson, Ariz.

The conference early bird registration rate for TIA Members is $395 for the first registrant and $325 for additional registrants. Starting September 2, 2014, registration fees will increase to $425 for the first registrant and $355 for the second registrant.

For information and to download a registration form, please visit

http://www.tireindustry.org/2015-otr-conference.

The Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa is a luxurious property nestled amidst the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains that features an Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa and a Jack Nicklaus-designed signature golf course.

Rooms at the Westin La Paloma are being reserved at a fast pace with half of the room block already full. The room rate is $185. Room reservations can be made online or by calling 1-888-627-7201 and mention the Tire Industry Association/OTR Conference to receive the group rate. The cut-off date for the room block is Jan. 16, 2015.

Questions about the OTR Conference may be directed to TIA Director of Meetings LaKisha Pindell at lpindell@tireindustry.org or 1-800-876-8372 ext. 104.

Related Topics: OTR tires, TIA OTR Conference, Tire Industry Association

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