TDAC trade show agenda unveiled

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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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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%