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DRAYTON, Ontario (May 30, 2014) — The Tire Dealers Association of Canada (TDAC) will hold its 2014 National Trade Show & Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario, , on Sept. 18-20.

The event, at the Marriot Niagara Falls and Scotiabank Convention Centre and hosted by the Ontario Tire Dealers Association (OTDA), brings together four regional tire dealer associations. This year’s theme is “Be In The Game” with keynote speakers Donald Cooper of the Cooper Sportswear family and Dave Chilton, bestselling author, publisher and television presenter.

The event kicks off on Sept. 18 with the President’s Tailgate Party; Sept. 19 activities include the Hall of Fame Breakfast and keynote speakers.

In keeping with the theme, the presenters of the Sept. 20 workshops “Training Camp” will talk about “Rules & Infractions,” “Life After the Majors” and “The Scouting Report.” Presenters include: Robert Monster, senior vehicle standards engineer at Ministry of Transportation of Ontario; Usman Valiante, senior policy analyst at Corporate Policy Group L.L.P.; Bob Ferguson, program manager at Canadian Association of Recycling Agencies (CATRA); and Dennis DesRosiers, founder and president at DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc.

For more information or to register, visit the OTDA website.

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With the subject of Chinese-sourced tire garnering so much attention, do consumers really care about where their tires come from? How many of your customers ask about the origin of tires they’re buying?

None
18%
(34 votes)
10%
26%
(49 votes)
11 to 20%
13%
(25 votes)
21 to 35%
14%
(27 votes)
36 to 60%
21%
(39 votes)
All of them
8%
(16 votes)
Total votes: 190