NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario (Aug. 28, 2014) — The Tire Dealers Association of Canada (TDAC) has named three Hall of Fame inductees who will be honored at the group’s annual TDAC National Trade Show and Conference, taking place Sept. 18-21 in Niagara Falls.
The TDAC’s newest hall of fame inductees are: Mike Roberge of Western Rubber Products Ltd. (Western Canada Tire Dealers Association); Bruce Barnim of Tirecraft Canada (Ontario Tire Dealers Association); and Elias Larade of Larade’s Tire Shop Ltd. (Atlantic Tire Dealers Association).
The show begins Sept. 18 with a tailgate party, where attendees will have the chance to win a door prize of a trip for two to the Global Tire Expo/Specialty Equipment Market Association Show taking place this fall in Las Vegas.
The TDAC event also features a trade show with 70 exhibitors and workshops by the Canadian Association of Recycling Agencies, Ministry of Transport and Dennis DesRosiers.
What is the most pressing issue facing your dealership in 2017?
|Finding skilled, qualified workers||
71% (103 votes)
|Competition from online tire sales||
16% (23 votes)
|Managing marketing and social media efforts||
7% (10 votes)
|Upgrading our shop’s technology and equipment||
5% (7 votes)
2% (3 votes)
|Total votes: 146|