Plans announced for 2010 Global Tire Expo
Host hotel for Tire Industry Association (TIA) members attending the 2010 Global Tire Expo – powered by TIA, which is a part of the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show taking place Nov. 1-5 in Las Vegas, Nev., will be Paris Hotel.
TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield notes "the room rates we have secured show we are being sensitive to our member’s needs in this economy. Paris Hotel provides our members with beautiful surroundings, amazing dining options and an ideal Strip location – all at a very affordable rate.”
The weekday room rate is $125/night (Sunday – Thursday); the weekend rate is $160/night (Friday and Saturday). Hotel rooms are limited. To reserve a room, call (800) 967-8852 or visit the “Events” section of www.tireindustry.org.
TIA also has firmed up plans for two special events at the show -- the Wine & Cheese Social and Tire Industry Honors.
Both events will take place at Paris Hotel on Monday, Nov. 1. The Wine & Cheese Social will start at 5 p.m. Admission to this event is complimentary for all TIA members and show attendees.
Immediately following the Wine & Cheese Social from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. will be Tire Industry Honors. This event will honor this year’s Tire Industry Hall of Fame recipients and the torch will be passed from the current TIA President, Wayne Croswell, to the incoming President, Mike Berra.
Admission to this event is complimentary to all TIA members and show attendees; however, an RSVP is required.
Immediately following these events from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. will be TIA’s annual Welcome Reception at Les Artistes Steakhouse at Paris Hotel. "Those who have attended previous Welcome Receptions know that this is one of the best opportunities to meet old friends, make important business contacts and do some serious networking," says TIA.
Tickets are $50 per person.
For event information and to order tickes, visit the “Events” section of www.tireindustry.org, or call (800) 876-8372, ext. 104.
“We strongly believe that creating the new Global Tire Expo – Powered by TIA, where everyone in the tire industry can gather and exhibit, as well as continuing our very popular special events provides an unparalleled opportunity for everyone in the tire industry to network, make important business contacts, learn from experts, and enjoy some of the best food and entertainment in the world,” says Littlefield.
”Booth sales are healthy, and we encourage everyone to see who is exhibiting, as they’ll quickly discover that the Global Tire Expo has the exhibitors that really shape this industry.”