Indiana/Illinois Tire Dealers to hold show

Jan. 18, 2006

The Indiana/Illinois Tire Dealers Association (IITDA) will hold its annual convention and trade show March 2-4 in Merrillville, Ind.

The event will include a keynote address by John Gamauf, president, consumer replacement tires, Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC; a tire dealer panel discussion ("Business Issues Facing Tire Dealers Today"); a presentation by motivational speaker Bryan Dodge; and a seminar by NAPA that will discuss servicing hybrid vehicles.

Companies displaying at the trade show include Stellar Industries Inc., Fleet Equipment, Piedmont Service Trucks and Iowa Mold Tooling Inc.

Also participating in the trade show are Atlas Compressors, JMK Computerized TDSI, Bowes Seal Fast, St. Louis Wholesale Tire, ASG Auto Supply Group, McCord Tire, MaddenCo, Myers Tire Supply, Hennessy Industries, Solideal Tire, First/Quality Tire, Titan International Inc., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Antioch Tire, Ben Tire, Alliance Tire Co., Sam's Tech Supply, Ohio Rack, GreenMan Technologies, ASA Tire Systems, Fraher Tires Inc., Quality Oil, Rubber-Inc., John Bean Co., Challenger Lifts, Federated Insurance, CarParts Technologies and others.

The IITDA also will give away a 2006 Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster during a special banquet at the event.

For more information, contact the association via phone at (888) 754-8372 or via e-mail at [email protected]. Information also can be found at the IITDA's Web site,