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With only 63 days left until the Tire Industry Association (TIA) Global Tire Expo at the SEMA Show, there’s even less time to purchase tickets at the discounted $25 price that ends Oct. 15, 2012.

The 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show takes place Oct. 30-Nov. 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev.

TIA special events take place Monday, Oct. 29. To register for this year’s Tire Industry Associations pre-Global Tire Expo special events, visit either the TIA’s website, under Events/Global Tire Expo to register online or go to or download the paper registration at or go to

TIA’s host hotel is the Cosmopolitan. The special room rate is $175 per night and TIA says rooms are going fast. To reserve a room call (800) 221-3531, or visit

TIA has also announced the addition of a new seminar to its list of educational programs. Lead by Kevin Rohlwing, TIA’s senior vice president of Training, this new session will be the Commercial Tire Forum and takes place Tuesday Oct. 30 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the South Hall of Las Vegas Convention Center. All commercial tire attendees are invited to attend and encouraged to provide feedback regarding areas where TIA can better serve the truck tire and wheel servicing industry.

The forum will consist of a brief presentation on future training plans for commercial tire dealers followed by an open question and answer session with association officials. Participating on behalf of TIA are Senior Vice President of Training Kevin Rohlwing and Commercial Tire Service Committee Chairman Tom Formanek, Regional Sales Manager, Stellar Industries.

For a complete schedule of the GTE Educaitonal Sessions, click here.

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