Modern Tire Dealer also knows how to bring attendees and MTD editors together at the Global Tire Expo.
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5 Blogs in 5 Days: the 2019 Global Tire Expo

More than 20 years ago, the International Tire Expo, under the direction of the Tire Association of North America, merged with the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas. The names have changed since then -- it's now called the Global Tire Expo "powered" by TIA (Tire Industry Association) -- but the event remains one of the biggest tire shows in the world.

Outgoing Tire Industry Association President John Evankovich is director of Sam’s Clubs’ tire and battery centers.
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Environmental Issues Took Top Priority for Outgoing TIA President

John Evankovich, outgoing president of the Tire Industry Association (TIA), has worked nearly 30 years at Sam’s Club Inc. in Bentonville, Ark. He started out as a tire technician, was promoted to management positions over the years, and 15 years ago was named director of the company’s tire and battery centers.

Except for the color, the trade show floor at the 1979 NTDRA convention doesn't look too different than it does at the Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas, does it?
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How Different Was TIA's Convention in 1979?

As part of our 100th anniversary celebration this year, I have written and blogged about past events in our industry, as reported in Modern Tire Dealer. Reading about our coverage of these events has been both informative and entertaining to me; I hope you have felt the same way.

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Six Retreading Experts Peer 10 Years into the Future

“Where do you see the retread market in 10 years?” That is the question Kevin Rohlwing, the Tire Industry Association’s senior vice president of training, asked industry experts as part of his article on the retread market for our October issue.

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TIA Elects 4 Tire Dealers to Board

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected five members to its board of directors — including four representing tire dealerships.

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