TIA Releases Session Lineup for the 2019 Off-the-Road Conference

(Bowie, MD-11/7/2018) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety and education, has released the complete session schedule for the 64th Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Conference. The conference will take place at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Florida from February 20– 23, 2019.

Each year the OTR Conference presents a series of educational sessions that address important industry topics and issues. The sessions include a list of presenters that are proven leaders in the industry. The sessions include:

  • Wednesday, February 20th
    • “OTR Black...Is It the New Green?” A Sustainability Update for OTR Tires
    • Live ETS Training
  • Thursday, February 21st
    • U.S. Construction Forecast
    • Canadian Construction Forecast
    • Global Mining Forecast
    • Crane and Operator Certification Requirements
    • Tire Manufacturers Panel
  • Friday, February 22nd
    • Innovations in the Monitoring Solutions
    • I Know What to Do…So Why Don’t I Do It?
    • A Higher Purpose “From a Dealer’s Perspective, What We Do Every Day, and Why It’s Important?”
    • Wheel Safety and Certification
    • Earthmover Tire Service Training

Also during Friday’s general session, motivational speaker Captain Mark Nutsch will join the conference to share his true-life story of helping lead what is considered the most successful unconventional warfare campaign in modern history.

The OTR Conference brings hundreds of earthmover tire industry professionals together to participate in a variety of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and leisure activities. Leading manufacturers, dealers, retreaders, suppliers, and service providers will be in attendance to gain insight on the latest industry updates while networking with consumers, colleagues, and key decision-makers.

Conference registration is required prior to reserving a room with no exceptions. A special reservation link will be provided once registration is received and payment is processed.

To download a registration form and receive more information, please visit https://www.tireindustry.org/2019-otr-conference. For any questions or concerns please contact: LaKisha Pindell (Housing or Sponsorship) lpindell@tireindustry.org or Dana Lemon (Registration) dlemon@tireindustry.org.

Thank you to our 2019 OTR Conference sponsors: 31 Incorporated, Accella Tire Fill Systems, AirBoss Rubber Solutions, AME International, LLC, B&J Rocket America Inc., BKT USA, Inc., Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Camso USA Inc., Central Marketing, Inc., Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, Exactra, Inc., Federated Insurance, Fuller Brothers, Inc./Tire Life, GMI Wheels, Haltec Corporation, HEXPOL - Robbins LLC - Kirkhill Rubber Company, International Tire Repair Solutions Inc., Kal Tire, KLINGE Tyre Management Systems, Live Oak Bank, Maxam Tire, Mohawk Rubber Sales, Inc., Monaflex, MULTI SEAL, OTR Wheel Engineering, Pewag Chain Inc., Polar Rubber Products Inc., Purcell Tire & Rubber Co., Rad Torque Systems, Rim Guard, Rubber Inc., Stellar Industries, TCF Equipment Finance, TECH International, Trelleborg Wheel Systems Americas, Inc., Vipal Rubber Corporation, and Yokohama Tire Corporation.


About Tire Industry Association: The Tire Industry Association (TIA), with a 98-year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit www.tireindustry.org or call 800-876-8372.