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

TIA Against Proposed Tailpipe Emissions Rules

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has joined with the American Highway Users Alliance in opposing two recently proposed rules by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would dramatically increase the number of Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEVs) on the road.

TIA to Hold 2023's only Certified ETS Instructor Class June 13-16 in Iowa

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will hold its only Certified Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) instructor training class of 2023 June 13-16 in Garner, Iowa.

Next TIA Certified CTS Instructor Class Set for May 23-26 in Youngstown, Ohio

BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will conduct an in-person, 400-Level Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Instructor training class May 23-26 in Youngstown, Ohio. The training is fully compliant with OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.177.

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