Congressman Wynn to Speak at TIA Cocktail Hour

Bowie, MD – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced that Representative Albert Wynn, former Congressman of Maryland’s 4th District, will be a special guest and give some brief remarks at the TIA Cocktail Hour in Las Vegas, NV on Monday, November 4, 2013. The event, which is one of TIA’s pre-Global Tire Expo events, will take place from 5pm – 6pm at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Al Wynn served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 16 years. During the majority of his time as a congressman, Representative Wynn was an integral part of the House’s Energy and Commerce Committee sponsoring such important legislation as the 2007 Energy Act which included a tire fuel efficiency consumer information program. Mr. Wynn was most recently Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials, and was a member of the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality. He was also part of the House leadership serving as the Senior Democratic Whip, Regional Whip, and as Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus PAC. Currently, he practices law at Dickstein Shapiro, LLC, with a focus on legal and legislative counseling.

“Congressman Wynn has been a tremendous supporter of the tire industry and we are honored that he will be joining us in Las Vegas,” said TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield. “I encourage all of our members to join us at the TIA Cocktail Hour to hear Mr. Wynn’s remarks and to network with industry colleagues from around the world.”

Cocktail Hour tickets are complimentary but an RSVP is requested. Tickets may be reserved online at