TIA Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Tire Industry Hall of Fame

Bowie, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) announced today that they are accepting nominations for the 2016 Tire Industry Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations is Friday, July 1, 2016. A nomination form is available on www.tireindustry.org/hall-fame.

The Hall of Fame is open to individuals in the tire industry, including manufacturers, inventors, publishers, equipment suppliers, tire association executives, tire dealers, tire and rubber recyclers and retreaders. The Hall of Fame may be awarded posthumously.

Inductees are chosen based on the following criteria: their contributions of new ideas, practices and/or innovations that promote the health and well-being of the tire industry; their exemplary and distinguished service in the tire industry; and the respect of their peers. Contributions in civic, cultural, educational or charitable endeavors will be considered, but are not a primary consideration as attributes for selection.

“The Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony is one of the highlights of the year for TIA. The tire industry has so many individuals that are worthy of recognition and the committee looks forward to selecting another group of honorees for this year’s Hall of Fame,” said TIA Executive Vice President Roy Littlefield.

The Hall of Fame Inductions will take place on Monday, October 31, 2016 as part of TIA’s Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony, which takes place prior to the Global Tire Expo – Powered by TIA, November 1-4, 2016 in Las Vegas.

Questions regarding the Hall of Fame may be directed to TIA Director of Marketing Donna Sage at dsage@tireindustry.org or 301.430.7280 ext. 102.