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.


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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 OTR Tire Conference


TIA will hold its 2023 Off-the-Road Tire Conference Feb. 22-25, 2023, in Tucson, Ariz.

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2023 Global Tire Expo / SEMA Show


The 2023 Global Tire Expo (GTE)/SEMA Show will take place Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2023, in Las Vegas, with pre-show events on Monday, Oct. 30. 

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

OTR Tire Conference to Display Giant OTR Tire

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) 2023 Off-the-Road Tire Conference in Tucson, Ariz., will have a very, very big guest this year – the world’s largest off-the-road tire.


TIA Plans 10 Educational Sessions for 2023 OTR Tire Conference

Bowie, Md.  – Showgoers will have the opportunity to attend 10 general educational sessions, a manufacturer’s keynote and three breakout sessions during the Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) 2023 Off-the-Road Tire Conference, Feb. 22-25, 2023, at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort in Tucson, Ariz.


TIA Launches Redesigned Website

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association has redesigned its website to give it a more modern, professional appearance, improved navigation and to better represent the association in the marketplace.

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