AKRON (May 18, 2012)—Bridgestone Americas has renewed its corporate sponsorship and Pirelli Tire North America will be a supporting sponsor of the International Tire Exhibition & Conference next fall.
Both tire companies will be exhibitors at the Sept. 18-29 event, at Cleveland's International Exposition Center.
“Bridgestone Americas is very excited about the upcoming ITEC conference,” said Hank Hara, the Nashville, Tenn.-based tire maker's chief technology officer.
“With the conference expanding its mission to focus both on the manufacturing side as well as a product showcase for the aftermarket business, ITEC has become an important gathering for engineers, tire dealers and business leaders to discuss industry trends, see new products and learn about new technologies,” he said..
“We are excited to continue our support for the independent tire dealer who is the backbone of our industry,” said Tom Gravalos, Pirelli's vice president marketing, motorsports and original equipment sales.
There is no charge to visit the ITEC exhibit floor. The educational/conference fee is $50.
For more information, visit www.itec-tireshow.com.