TANA off-road tire meeting in Bermuda
RESTON, Va.-The Tire Association of North America will hold its annual Off-the-Road Tire Conference Feb. 14-16 at the Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel in Hamilton, Bermuda.
The meeting will feature a gala reception, a golf tournament that includes a $25,000 hole-in-one contest and presentations from experts in the OTR industry, TANA said. Keynote speeches will be delivered by Dick Wilkerson, executive vice president of Michelin North America Inc.'s Earthmover Group and by former University of Alabama football coach Gene Stallings.
Hotel reservations can be made by calling (441) 238-8000, ext. 6065-and must be made by Jan. 14 to receive TANA's special group rate. For more information, contact TANA at (703) 736-8082.
N.W. dealers plan Oregon show
KENNEWICK, Wash.-The Northwest Tire Dealers Association's 50th annual tire expo will be held Feb. 7-8 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Portland, Ore.
The gathering will be keynoted Feb. 7 by John Polhemus, president of Goodyear's North American Tire unit and a native of Centralia, Wash. Steve Disney, president of the Tire Association of North America, will be the guest speaker at the opening ``Breakfast with the President'' program.
Tire Business columnist Dan Marinucci will be the luncheon speaker and present seminars on ``Using Checklists to Boost Service Sales'' and ``Essential Electrical Checks.''
The expo will include a tire rodeo. For registration details, contact the NWTDA at (509) 735-1991.
Reifen scheduled for May in Germany
NEW YORK-The Reifen 2002 tire show is slated to take place May 28-31 at the Messe Essen Exhibition Complex in Essen, Germany.
More than 400 exhibitors from more than 40 countries are expected to display the latest innovations and developments in tires, wheels and chassis technology. U.S. companies that have reserved their space within the U.S. pavilion already include Bruno Wessel Inc., ESCO, Myers Tire Supply Co. and Zisser Tire & Wheel. Ninety-five percent of all exhibit space currently has been sold.
For more information on visiting or exhibiting at Reifen 2002, contact Essen Trade Shows at (212) 974-8457 or via e-mail at [email protected]