2015 OTR conference in Tucson

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MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2014) — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will hold the 2015 Off-the-Road Tire Conference — the 60th edition of the OTR industry event — in Tucson, Ariz., Feb. 18-21.

The organization is returning to the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, the site of the 2010 OTR Tire Conference.

Registration is open already at TIA’s website. The cost is $425 per person for TIA members, and $725 for non-members.

The conference will follow a Wednesday-Friday business format, with activities starting at 3 p.m. on the 18th followed by the networking reception/tabletop supplier expo from 5 to 8 p.m.

More general sessions will follow the morning of the 19th, with opportunities for golf and sport shooting in the afternoon, TIA said. The La Paloma Country Club features a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, according to the association.

Business concludes on Feb. 20 with a general session in the morning, a networking luncheon/tabletop expo from noon to 1:30 p.m., and breakout sessions in the afternoon.

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When is the last time you attended one of the national tire industry trade shows, such as SEMA, ITEC or the North American Tire & Retread Expo?

I try and take in at least one show a year.
30%
I usually attend one every few years.
14%
There are so many tire maker and distributor meetings each year, I don’t see a need to attend one of the national shows.
12%
I don’t find value in these shows and haven’t been to one in years.
19%
I’d like to but I am too busy
25%