2019 Tire Industry Hall of Fame Nomination Form

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is accepting nominations for the Tire Industry Hall of Fame through July 8, 2019. The awards will be presented on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Tire Industry Honors Ceremony prior to the Global Tire Expo - Powered by TIA, which is part of the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Hall of Fame Award is the highest honor any individual in the tire industry can achieve. The purpose of this award is to honor, preserve and perpetuate the names and outstanding accomplishments of those who have contributed greatly to the growth and/or development of the tire industry or have demonstrated high standards, ideals and leadership in the management of their businesses and in the tire community which includes retail, commercial, retreading and rubber recycling segments or who have achieved goals of success that distinguish them from others.

The Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of leaders who have shaped the tire industry over the past century. click here.

It is open to all in the tire industry, including manufacturers, inventors, publishers, equipment suppliers, tire dealers, tire association executives, retreaders, and tire and rubber recyclers. Nominees shall not be limited by nationality, sex, creed, color or race. Nominees may be working, retired or nominated posthumously.  Accomplishments in the fields of civic, cultural, educational or charitable endeavors outside the tire, retreading, and recycling industries will be considered but are not a primary consideration as attributes for selection.

For consideration, please fill out the online form below and upload a high resolution (.jpg format, 300 dpi preferred) headshot photograph of the nominee. If you prefer to fill out a paper copy of the form, please click here to print the registration form or to fill it out online. 

Additional supporting materials such as a resume, newspaper articles, letters and awards may also be submitted to ltaylor@tireindustry.org

** Deadline: Please have all nominations in no later than July 8, 2019.

BASE CRITERIA: Criteria for selection of member of any category to be inducted into the Hall of Fame: 1. Respect of peers 2. Distinguished and exemplary service in the industry 3. Clearly contributed new ideas, practices, and/or innovations that promoted the health and well-being of the industry.
INVENTOR/INNOVATOR CRITERIA: 1. Made a significant improvement and difference for their company 2. Clearly contributed new technology or innovations that promoted the health and well-being of the industry.
TIRE MANUFACTURER/RETREAD MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER CRITERIA: 1. Made a significant improvement and difference for their company 2. Made a contribution to the overall tire industry beyond successfully running/working for a company or companies 3. Promoted the well-being of the tire industry.
TIRE DEALER/RETREADER/RECYCLER CRITERIA: 1. Made a significant impact in the national, regional or local market that they served. 2. Promoted the well-being of the industry in the market area(s) served 3. Promoted the well-being of tire dealers, retreaders or tire recyclers.