Reminder to Enter 2013 Tire Review Top Shop Awards - Tire Review Magazine

Reminder to Enter 2013 Tire Review Top Shop Awards

Entries are being accepted through July 5 for the 2013 Tire Review Top Shop Awards presented by Ammco/Coats. Entry forms and contest information are available at tirereview.com/topshop.

Entries are being accepted through July 5, 2013, for the 2013 Tire Review Top Shop Awards presented by Ammco/Coats. The industry-leading Top Shop Awards program seeks to honor the “best of the best” independent tire dealers in the U.S. and Canada.

Entry forms, prize information and links to past winners’ profiles are available online at www.tirereview.com/topshop.

The Tire Review Top Shop Award contest spotlights independent tire dealers that epitomize the attributes and values stressed in every issue of Tire Review: exemplary customer service and retention, training and education, merchandising and promotion, professional standards and conduct, innovation, appearance, business management, community involvement, business growth, achievement and innovation.

Outstanding examples are the 2012 winner Chapel Hill Tire Car Care Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.; 2011 winner Virginia Tire & Auto Service in Fairfax, Va.; 2010 Top Shop Award winner Tires, Tires, Tires in Sioux Falls, S.D.; 2009 winner Enger Auto Service & Tire in Cleveland, Ohio; 2008 winner Atlantic Tire & Service in Cary, N.C.; and 2007 inaugural winner Gatto’s Tires & Auto Service, headquartered in Melbourne, Fla.

Dealers can nominate their own businesses, or others can nominate tire dealer businesses. The entry process is simple: Those making the nomination need to provide basic information about the dealership being nominated and write a short (300-word maximum) essay explaining why that dealership should be considered. Prizes that will be awarded include:

• The Grand Prize Winner will receive the brand new Coats 70X-L Leverless Rim Clamp tire changer, $1,500 in cash, airfare and hotel for two (2 nights/3 days) to the 2013 Global Tire Expo/SEMA Show, a feature story in the October 2013 issue of Tire Review, and a Top Shop trophy to display in their dealership.

• Three Finalists will each receive a Coats 1250-3DV tire/wheel balancer (featuring on-board training), $500 in cash, a feature story in the October issue and a specially designed finalist trophy.

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