Sessions, Speakers Announced for Global Tire Industry Conference

New Session Announced for Global Tire Industry Conference

The 31st Annual Clemson University Global Tire Industry Conference will be hosted at the Omni Resort Hotel in Hilton Head Island, S.C. from April 15-17, featuring a brand new session this year.

The new session, “The Tire Consumers/Retailers/Manufacturers – Wants and Needs,” is a timely review of current trends and will be offered at no additional registration cost, according to show organizers.

The conference will also feature four other sessions on topics such as new manufacturing technology, regulations, legislation and the economy, materials, and efficiency and sustainability.

Show organizers noted that TIA, Sam’s Club, Bridgestone, TBC Corp./Tire Kingdom, Pressure Systems International, Goodyear, Smithers Rapra, Lanxess, Solvay, Michelin, RMA, U.S. EPA, Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co., J.D. Power, Environmental Waste International, Liberty Tire Recycling, Standards Testing Laboratories, Marshay and SR20 Holdings will present at the conference.

Tire Review Editor Jim Smith will also give a presentation at the conference.

Show organizers noted that the early bird rate of $795 is still available. For more information, visit

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