BOWIE, Md. (Aug. 6, 2013) — Online registration is now open for the Tire Industry Association's (TIA) special events held prior to the Global Tire Expo - Powered by TIA, which will be Nov. 5-8 in Las Vegas.
Pre-show events hosted on Monday, Nov. 4 by TIA—and open to all attendees—will include:
• Annual membership meeting from noon to 12:30 p.m.;
• Cocktail hour 5-6 p.m.;
• Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony 6-7:30 p.m.; and
• TIA welcome reception 7:30-9:30 p.m.
To register online or download a registration form, visit TIA's website.TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield said the Bowie-based association is "are excited about TIA's pre-show special events. The cocktail hour and TIA welcome reception offer tremendous networking opportunities for show attendees and the Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony allows us to recognize those that have made substantial contributions to our industry.
"With the Global Tire Expo just three months away, we encourage everyone to register soon."
The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas is TIA's host hotel. TIA said the standard room rate in the TIA room block is $189 and the cut-off date is Oct. 8. To reserve a room by phone, call 800-221-3531. Reservation specialists are available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. EST. Registrants should mention TIA to get a conference room rate. Reservations also may be made online at the Las Vegas housing website.