Western Canada Tire Dealers Association
PO Box 58047 Chaparral RPO
Calgary, AB T2X 3V2
The venue is booked. The agenda is set. The speakers are scheduled. Plans are well under way for the 2016 Tire
Dealers Association of Canada National Trade Show and Conference hosted by Western Canada Tire Dealers.
As this event is less than a year away, many of you will be planning your calendar and budgets for the coming year. From
March 10th to March 12th, 2016 the four regional tire dealer associations come together at the Delta Grand Hotel and
Casino in Kelowna.
Our theme is: Driving Customer Connection - Getting to “Like” and our lead speakers will be focused accordingly.
Keynote speaker Terry O’Reilly is a Canadian broadcast producer and personality, best known as host of the CBC Radio
One series O'Reilly on Advertising, The Age of Persuasion and, most recently, Under the Influence.
Guest speaker Tod Maffin is a Canadian digital marketing strategist and keynote speaker specializing in social media,
mobile marketing, and viral marketing, as well as the use of social media for employee and school recruitment. Also
speaking will be Jim Silverman from the Automotive Training Institute. Along with the Trade Show and training seminars,
our packed agenda includes Canada’s industry Hall of Fame Gala Dinner.
Fittingly, seeing as we’re in wine country, we have added an option of wine touring for Friday afternoon and a winery
dinner for Friday evening.
Support has already been strong with Bridgestone sponsoring the Hall of Fame program, Federated Insurance sponsoring
the Convention, Suppliers Council to the Canadian Tire Industry sponsoring the Trade Show. We are offering to our Trade
Show displayers an opportunity to host an education and information seminar as a value added to our program.
March is a magnificent time to be in Kelowna. The weather can be great for golf, skiing and fishing. Or, if you like to stay
inside, there’s always the casino.
We have blocked space for anyone coming in early or wanting to stay after this year’s event. What a great way to take
advantage of the show while having an opportunity to meet the Dealers in a casual setting.
Please see our attached form for booth registration. We have had a number of companies pre-booking, so don’t be
disappointed. There are a limited amount of booths available. We also have a number of sponsorship packages
available to you.
TDAC looks forward to your continued support a participation in helping make this a truly successful event.
On behalf of our members, we thank you.
Clem Collet President WCTDA
Gary Hoover Chair 2016 Conference and President TDAC
Andy Nagy Executive Director WCTDA