CONFERENCE AGENDA 2016

HOURS & EVENTS
Tuesday April 19    
11:30am To 12:15pm Panel: Retreading
Moderator David Stevens, Managing Director,
Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau  
Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau
     
12:20pm To 12:50pm Reaching Today's Connected Consumers With Effective Internet Marketing
Matt Winslow
ATI  
ATI
     
12:55pm To 1:30pm

China’s Tire Industry - Latest Developments and Possible Futures
Dave Shaw
Tire Industry Research

Tire Industry Research
     
1:35pm To 2:05pm

Current Issues in Tire Safety and Information Regulations
George Gillespie
Gillespie Automotive Safety Services

Gillespie Automotive Safety Services

Wednesday April 20    
11:30am To 12:15pm

Tireside Chat between
David Zielasko, Editor and VP/publisher, Tire Business and Kurt Danielson, President,
Bridgestone Commercial Group

Bridgestone Commercial Group
     
12:20pm To 12:50pm

Fixing a Dysfunctional Courtesy Check Process
Matt Winslow
ATI

ATI
     
12:55pm To 1:30pm

Personal Power and its Role in Sales
Dan Molloy
Molloy LLC

Molloy LLC
     
1:35pm To 1:50pm How to Reinvent the Retread Industry for the Future
Brian B. Brasch, President, Hawkinson.
Hawkinson

Thursday, April 21    
11:30am To 12:15pm

Panel: Catching Customers in Your ‘Web’:
Landing New Business Online
Moderator Will Schertz, Senior Reporter, Tire Business

Panelists: 

Traction Tire/Simple Tire
Andy Chalofsky, Traction Tire/Simple Tire Traction Tire/Simple Tire
Patrick Braswell, TCS Technology TCS Technology
     
12:20pm To 12:50pm

State of Commercial Vehicles
Kenny Vieth
ACT Research

ACT Research
     
12:55pm To 1:30pm Should You Add Industrial Tires to Your Business?
Paul Dvorak
American Industrial Tire
American Industrial Tire
     
1:35pm To 1:50pm Why it is so Favorable to do Business Now in Southeast Asia - And the History of Malaysian Rubber
Kai Tan
Nam Bee Rubber
Nam Bee Rubber

 

TRAINING SESSIONS
  • APRIL 19, 20, 21 (10:30 AM - 11:15 AM)
  • LOCATION: BOOTH 411
Edd Burleson, Owner and President, Central Marketing

Training Session Topic: Retreading Equipment (Efficient, Productive, Cost Effective)
Central Marketing
Training Session Topic

  • APRIL 19 (3:15 PM – 4:00 PM)
  • LOCATION:  TRAINING SESSION AREA

Mike Hinsey, Vice President, Granutech-Saturn Systems

Training Session Topic: Introduction to Tire Recycling

Granutech-Saturn Systems

  • APRIL 19, 20, 21 (1:30 PM – 2:15 PM)
  • LOCATION:  BOOTH 629

    Doug Conley Jr., Vice President and General Manager, Shamrock Marketing

    Training Session Topic: QR Technology Tracking System/Benefits of Shearography – Non Destructive Tire Testing
Shamrock Marketing
Proper Envelope Repair

  • APRIL 19, 20, 21 (2:15 PM – 2:45 PM)
  • LOCATION:  TRANING SESSION AREA

R.W. (Bill) Mohler, President, ELGI Rubber

Training Session Topic: Envelope Care and Maintenance

ELGI Rubber

  • APRIL 19, 20, 21 (2:45 PM - 3:30 PM)
  • LOCATION:  BOOTH 411

Andrea Benincasa, Global Technical Trainer, Matteuzzi SRL.

Training Session Topic: (SPANISH) Retreading Equipment (Efficient, Productive, Cost Effective)

Central Marketing
Training Session Topic

 

MISS RETREAD TRUCK TIRE CONTEST 2016

April 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Miss Retread Contest Area

Miss Retread Tire Contest

Welcome to the Miss Retread Truck Tire 2016 contest at the North American Tire & Retread Expo.  The winner will be the company that presents the most beautiful retreaded truck tire.

SEPARATE CONTESTS WILL BE HELD FOR PRECURED TIRES AND MOLD CURED RETREADED TBR TIRES PRODUCED FOR COMMERCIAL USE.

PRIZES:
(1) Prize of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars U.S. ($2,500.00 USD) to the first place winner of the MOLD CURED category. 
(1) Prize of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars U.S. ($2,500.00 USD) to the first place winner of the PRE CURED category.

Miss Retread Tire ContestJUDGES:
A panel of industry judges will choose the winner on April 20, 2016 at the North American Tire & Retread Expo show floor, Miss Retread Contest area. Judges' decisions are final.

The following industry experts have been selected to judge the contest:

  • David Stevens - Managing Director for Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau
  • Eduardo Nava - Vice President for Pre-Q Galgo Corporation
  • Jeff Young - Vice President (OTR & Retread Products) for REMA TIP TOP

 


 

MR. OTR RADIAL RETREAD TIRE CONTEST 2016

April 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Mr. Retread Contest Area

MR. OTR RADIAL RETREAD TIRE CONTEST 2016Welcome to the MR. OTR RADIAL RETREAD TIRE CONTEST 2016 at the North American Tire & Retread Expo. The winner will be the company that presents the most beautiful OTR retreaded tire.

OPEN TO ALL OTR RADIAL RETREAD TIRES UP TO 25" INCH. TIRES FOR BOTH PRECURED AND MOLD CURED RETREADED OTR RADIAL TIRES PRODUCED FOR COMMERCIAL OTR USE AND SALE ARE ELIGIBLE.

PRIZE:
(1) Prize of Five Thousand Dollars U.S. ($5,000.00 USD) to the first place winner.

MR. OTR RADIAL RETREAD TIRE CONTEST 2016JUDGES:
A panel of industry judges will choose the winner on April 20, 2016 at the North American Tire & Retread Expo show floor, Mr. OTR Radial Retread Tire Contest area. Judges' decisions are final. The following industry experts have been selected to judge the contest:

The following industry experts have been selected to judge the contest:

  • Shawn Rasey, Director of Global Business Development, Earthmover Tires, Continental Tire the Americas Commercial Specialty Tire
  • Phil Nigh, Global Training Manager, Elgi Rubber Co. L.L.C.
  • Manny Cicero, CEO Triangle Tire USA

 


 

Dwayne Dopsie

 

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS 2015

 


DS for Distribution - Presented By David Shaw
Understanding How TRIB Supports the Retread & Repair Industries - Presented By David Stevens
Rema Tip Top - Presented By Joe Casebere
Off Highway Tires - Presented By Manny Cicero
The Evolution of Tire Repair - Presented By Phil Nigh