Who We Are

The Tire Industry Association (TIA), established in 1921, is international non-profit association representing all segments of the tire industry, including companies that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry. TIA is the leading advocate as well as instructor in technical training of tire service technicians.

Our Mission

The mission of TIA is to promote tire safety through training and education, to act as the principal advocate in government affairs and to enhance the image and professionalism of the industry so that our member businesses may be more successful. TIA has members from all 50 states and around the globe.


Tire safety starts with trained technicians. From hands-on training and certification for experienced technicians, to basic online training for new hires, TIA offers programs that can be used by large and small companies alike.

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Benefits of Being a Member

Joining TIA makes you part of a community that offers professional development, tire technician training, networking and government advocacy. In short, TIA is about helping its members succeed.


Latest Updates

State Legislation Update

TIA serves as a daily watchdog for federal and state legislation affecting tire dealers and the tire industry.



Find It Here

Whether its help finding a certified tire dealer, OSHA mount/demount and rim matching charts, best management practices, government directories or something else, TIA is the go-to resource for the entire tire industry.

TIA Events and Conferences

2023 Global Tire Expo/SEMA Show

Save the Date

October 31 – November 3, 2023 (Pre-show events on October 31)
Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada

More information available in Summer 2023.

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2024 Off-the-Road Tire Conference


February 21-24, 2024
Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
Las Vegas, Nevada

Registration will open in Summer 2023.

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Consumer Safety

TIA’s consumer safety videos are designed to educate motorists on the proper maintenance guidelines for passenger and light truck tires and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS).
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Tire Safety Starts With Inspection
Tire Safety Starts With Tire Selection
Tire Safety Starts With Tire Registration
Tire Safety Starts With Tire Repair
Tire Safety Starts With TPMS
Tire Safety Starts With Winter Tires
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Latest News

2024 OTR Tire Conference Highlights: Live Demo, Industry Outlook, Motivational Keynote, Record-Breaking Attendance

BOWIE, Md – The highly anticipated Off the Road (OTR) Tire Conference, scheduled for February 21-24th, is set to make history with an extraordinary lineup of sessions and record-breaking delegate attendance. Excitement is soaring as each day promises industry insights, live demonstrations, and motivational talks.

Tire Industry Association Announces Retirement of Roy Littlefield III and Dave Zielasko

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) announces the retirement of two esteemed members of its team, Roy Littlefield III, former CEO and current Government Affairs Consultant, and Dave Zielasko, former VP of Marketing and Communications and current Communications Consultant. After years of dedicated service and significant contributions to the Association and tire industry, Littlefield and Zielasko are stepping down from their roles.

Tire Industry Association Unveils 2024 Training Schedule: Elevating Expertise Across the U.S.

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is excited to present its dynamic 2024 Training Schedule, offering specialized programs to enrich skills and knowledge within the tire industry.

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