ITEC Tire Dealers/ Auto Service to go live on social media

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AKRON (Aug. 15, 2014) — As the ITEC Tire Dealers/Auto Service show in Orlando, Fla., kicks off this week, Aug. 20-22, Tire Business will use exciting ways to get the word out to readers about what's going on at the show.

  • Each day, Tire Business staff members will Tweet using the hashtags #ITEC2014 and #ITECEducates, and take questions using #ITECQA. “We will let you know what's happening in our educational sessions, on our panels and how the networking events are going,” said Alaina Scott, Tire Business online manager.

  • Each day photo galleries will be posted at www.tirebusiness.com/ITECDay1, www.tirebusiness.com/ITECDay2 and www.tirebusiness.com/ITECDay3. Videos from the show also will be posted to the website. Additionally, there will be separate photo galleries on the Tire Business Facebook page, on Twitter and Google+.

  • Readers can connect with the ITEC and Tire Business staffs at the show as updates are posted. For up-to-date information from the staff, follow them on Twitter:

    Tire Business Publisher/Editor Dave Zielasko — @TBDZ;

    Managing Editor Sigmund j. Mikolajczyk  — @SigMikolajczyk;

    Online Manager Alaina Scott — @alainaescott;

    Reporter Jennifer Karpus — @JenniferKarpus;

    Reporter Kathy McCarron — @kmccarr;

    ITEC Marketing Manager Sarah Arnold — @SarahAMktgEvnts; and

    Sales Manager Christine Zernick — @czernick.

  • And don't forget to check the Tire Business Twitter page at @tirebusiness and the ITEC Twitter page @ITEC_automotive. Each day the top Tweeter who uses the hashtag #ITEC2014 will be recognized.

  • On Facebook each day the Tire Business and ITEC pages will have a caption contest for photos, so make sure to check it out and have some fun with captions.
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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%