2022 Tire Industry Hall of Fame Nomination Form

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is seeking nominations for induction into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, July 1, 2022.

Persons selected will be recognized October 31, 2022, during the Tire Industry Honors program prior to the opening of the Global Tire Expo—Powered by TIA /SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

The Hall of Fame Award is the tire industry’s highest honor. Its purpose is to honor, preserve and perpetuate the names and outstanding accomplishments of people who have either contributed greatly to the growth and/or development of the tire industry, demonstrated high standards, ideals and leadership in the management of their businesses and in the tire community (including the retail, commercial, retreading and rubber recycling segments), or achieved successes that distinguish them from others. 

The Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of leaders who have shaped the tire industry over the past century. For a complete list of past recipients, click here.

The award 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 fillable form.

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


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.
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.
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.
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.
OTHER CRITERIA: 1).Made a significant impact on the industry, their association, their readers, etc. 2) Leadership in their respective organization(s) that made a difference in the tire industry. 3) Selfless dedication to the betterment of their organization, tire industry, etc.