NCTDRA Sets Busy Convention & Trade Show - Tire Review Magazine

NCTDRA Sets Busy Convention & Trade Show

(Akron/Tire Review) The North Carolina Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association will hold its annual convention and trade show on Mar. 30-Apr. 1 at the Embassy Suites & Convention Center near Charlotte, N.C.

The event will feature a member golf outing, and the trade show will feature some 40 suppliers, including demonstrations on new tire and wheel fitments, TPMS and other products.

The convention portion will include a panel discussion by several tire industry professionals, including Annette Dunlap, who will discuss “Professionalism in Your Stores;" Danny Sanchez, who will talk about technician productivity; Dave Shelton of Bridgestone/Firestone, who will discuss the OE tire market; and TIA’s Kevin Rohwling, who will provide an update on TPMS.

John Gamauf, president of Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire’s consumer tire group, will be the keynote speaker at the NCTDRA’s annual banquet.

For more information, call Reece Hester, executive director, at 877-784-0111 or visit

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