Tag: Tyre Industry Conference

Reverend Richard Coles to speak at NTDA Tyre Industry Conference 2019

Reverend Richard Coles to speak at NTDA Tyre Industry Conference 2019

1st April 2019 | 0 Comments

The Reverend Richard Coles will be the closing speaker at the NTDA’s 2019 Tyre Industry Conference (3 October, International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham). The broadcaster, writer and Church of England priest is known for a variety of television appearances, including Have I Got News For You, and a memorable run on Strictly Come Dancing. He first found fame as one half of the 1980s band, The Communards, which enjoyed three UK Top 10 hits, including the biggest-selling single of 1986, Don't Leave Me This Way.

Continue Reading

Amazon’s increasingly influential role in tyre sales

Amazon’s increasingly influential role in tyre sales

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

This year Amazon really stepped up its presence in the tyre space, especially in the USA where the company is now dominant across online retail in general. To be specific, a whopping 50 per cent of everything bought online is from Amazon. But these figures are not just an American phenomenon. In the UK, 33 per cent of online retail is conducted through Amazon. This makes Amazon the fifth biggest retailer in the UK, just behind the big supermarkets. The point is that, now we know Amazon is moving into the tyre space, anything that is happening in the US has resonance in the UK market as well.

Continue Reading

Tyre businesses need to keep pace with megatrends – GiPA UK

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Quentin Le Hetet, general manager of GiPA UK, presented a whistle-stop tour of current global automotive megatrends at the Tyre Industry Conference 2018, focusing on why tyre businesses need to keep on top of developments, despite the challenge posed by the pace of change.

Continue Reading

NTDA opens Tyre Industry Conference 2018: forum ‘more important than ever’

NTDA opens Tyre Industry Conference 2018: forum ‘more important than ever’

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

National Tyre Distributors Association chief executive Stefan Hay and national chairman Prashant Chopra have opened the 2018 Tyre Industry Conference, stating that the annual forum is "more important than ever" given the current business climate. Chopra added that the current period of uncertainty pre-Brexit has seen an increase in numbers for the association's membership, with core tyre retail businesses such as Morecambe's Westgate Tyres alongside more tangentially related firms like Banner Batteries having joined the association in the past 12 months.

Continue Reading

Paul Binks joins 2018 Tyre Industry Conference line-up

Paul Binks joins 2018 Tyre Industry Conference line-up

5th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The NTDA has announced that Paul Binks has joined the line-up of speakers for its 4th Tyre Industry Conference, sponsored by DG International, to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes on 4 October.

Continue Reading

NTDA Tyre Technician Licensing Scheme gathers momentum

11th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The NTDA’s new Tyre Technician Professional Development Scheme, designed to raise professionalism within the tyre industry and improve technicians’ opportunities and career progression, is gathering momentum according to the association. Officially launched at the Tyre Industry Conference in October last year, the NTDA Tyre Technician Professional Development Scheme is intended to act as a form of self-regulation for the tyre retail industry and will increase the flexibility of tyre technicians by providing them with a nationally-recognised licence designed to demonstrate their competency wherever they choose to work.

Continue Reading

NTDA conference opens with launch of manifesto for change

12th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 NTDA conference kicked off this morning, with around 200 tyre executives gathering in Milton Keynes for sessions on subjects covering people, technology and looking after business. The initial headline was the publication of the association's “manifesto for change”. This 44-page document details the association's plans for making significant change in the market.

Continue Reading

NTDA launching manifesto for the future at conference

9th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Tyre Distributors’ Association (NTDA) its launching its manifesto for raising standards and improving safety in the UK tyre industry at the association's conference on Thursday 12 October. The NTDA’s manifesto tackles the key issues facing manufacturers, distributors, motorists and other important stakeholders and outlines a plan of action for the NTDA and its members.

Continue Reading

NTDA Tyre Industry Awards 2017 open for entries

NTDA Tyre Industry Awards 2017 open for entries

30th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Entry forms for the 2017 National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) Tyre Industry Awards are now available. 2017 sees the launch of a new award category for Tyre Technician Apprentice of the Year, sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights. 2016 saw 57 finalists battle it out for these most coveted awards – so will your company be shortlisted or beat the usual suspects to perhaps lift one of the coveted trophies in 2017?

Continue Reading

NTDA names Tyre Industry Awards 2016 finalists

NTDA names Tyre Industry Awards 2016 finalists

3rd August 2016 | 0 Comments

24 hours after nominations closed on 2 August, the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) has published the list of finalists for the 2016 NTDA Tyre Industry Awards. According to the association, over the last three months the NTDA has been “inundated” with submissions. As a result a total of 57 entries across the eight award categories have now made it to the final.

Continue Reading

Penny Mallory to key note at 2016 Tyre Industry Conference

Penny Mallory to key note at 2016 Tyre Industry Conference

5th April 2016 | 0 Comments

The NTDA has announced that former champion rally driver, and well-known TV presenter, Penny Mallory is to close this year’s Tyre Industry Conference, to be held at the Vox Conference Centre, Birmingham on 6 October.

Continue Reading

[ + ]