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News   August 5, 2015   by CARS Magazine

TIA announces educational sessions for the 2015 Global Tire Expo

If you’re hitting Las Vegas for industry week, you might want to check out TIA’s 2015 Global Tire Expo.

The event, hosted by The Tire Industry Association (TIA), will run November 3 through 6, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The tentative schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, November 3

TPMS: New Developments in TPMS and Tool Technology – 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Hear straight from the original equipment manufacturers what has just come out and what the future holds for TPMS.

The second half of this seminar will focus on today’s TPMS tools that can offer many benefits to your service center.

Truck Tires: Road Service Safety – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

This seminar will analyze the risks associated with emergency road service and provide valuable tips that dealers can use to protect employees.

Successful Tire Dealers Share Their Secrets – 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Join the Modern Tire Dealer Tire Dealer of the Year, the Tire Business Humanitarian Award winner, and the Tire Review Top Shop for presentations on what makes them successful followed by an informative question and answer session.


Wednesday, November 4

Truck Tires: TPMS for Trucks – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

This session will focus in the different types of tire pressure monitoring system technology that fleets are currently using and provide attendees with the service requirements for each system.

Aftermarket Wheels and Tires – Right Sale, Right Fit 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Equip your sales staff with the data-driven knowledge they need to educate your customers on the effects of various plus-sizing decisions on vehicle dynamics and provide your techs with the resources they need to correctly and quickly install aftermarket wheel and tire packages while maintaining TPMS integrity and accuracy.

Women Driven: Women in Business – Shattering the Glass Ceiling! 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Powered by SEMA Businesswomen’s Network & TIA

Female Only – Networking & Education Special Event: Hear from a panel of successful women in the automotive industry and participate in an open dialogue on the qualities it takes to excel in business.

Management: Training More Than Tires 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This seminar will outline all of the different training requirements that tire retailers should consider when developing a comprehensive employee training program.

Global Retread Symposium 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

TIA and the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) will host a gathering of retread industry leaders and professionals from around the world to discuss retread issues that cross international boundaries and impact the industry as a whole. The symposium will include panel discussions, led by industry experts, on a number of relevant topics that affect the retread industry. All those in the retread industry are invited to attend.

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