SEMA WTC, TIA CEO to Headline California Tire Dealer Luncheon

The California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) will hold its annual CTDA/1-800EveryRim New Year Luncheon at Geezers Restaurant on January 26, 2023, in Santa Fe Springs, California.

SEMA Wheel & Tire Council Select Committee member Steve Swanson of The Carlstar Group and Tire Industry Association (TIA) CEO Dick Gust will headline the event. Newly elected CTDA President Chris Barry of The Independent Tire Dealer Group (ITDG) will serve as emcee.


(LR): Chris Barry, Dick Gust and Steve Swanson.

CTDA urges early RSVPs as an overflow crowd is likely. The event is open to the wheel and tire industry and is complimentary to retailers. Sponsorships are still being accepted as are door prizes and table favors.

Sponsors to date include:

  • Host – 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels
  • Diamond Sponsor – Federated Insurance

Gold Sponsors

  • Yokohama
  • Advance Auto Parts
  • Snap Finance
  • Mighty Auto Parts
  • RoboTire
  • TireTutor
  • Wholesale Tire Distributors (WTD)

Silver Sponsors

  • Optimize Social Media
  • Net Driven
  • ShopMonkey

To RSVP or to sponsor, visit the CTDA luncheon registration page. Contact CTDA Executive Director Marc Connerly for questions at (916) 214-6495 or