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Webinar: Learn 10 New Ways to Better Your Product Development Process

Date: 
Mar 13 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Mike Spagnola, SEMA’s vice president of OEM and Product Development Programs will share tools for improving the product development process from concept to prototype at the March 13 webinar entitled “10 Ways to Better Product Development – The SEMA Garage Industry Innovations Center.” During his 40 years in the auto parts arena, Spagnola has held numerous positions spanning retail, distribution and manufacturing, uniquely positioning him to understand the issues that SEMA’s members face daily.
Presented by: Mike Spagnola

Mike Spagnola, SEMA’s vice president of OEM and Product Development Programs will share tools for improving the product development process from concept to prototype at the March 13 webinar entitled “10 Ways to Better Product Development – The SEMA Garage Industry Innovations Center.” During his 40 years in the auto parts arena, Spagnola has held numerous positions spanning retail, distribution and manufacturing, uniquely positioning him to understand the issues that SEMA’s members face daily.

Webinar: Fuel Your Sales with Better Product Data - An Introduction to the SEMA Data Co-op

Date: 
Apr 3 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Are you ready for the selling season? Would you like to boost your profits and expand your market reach? Standards compliant data is easily sharable data, and the time to start is now! Join the SEMA Education Institute (SEI) and the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) team and learn how the SDC program works through a presentation and a live demonstration of their system, then subscribe to the SDC to Sell More Parts!
Presented by: Jim Graven, SDC Director of Membership

Are you ready for the selling season? Would you like to boost your profits and expand your market reach? Standards compliant data is easily sharable data, and the time to start is now! Join the SEMA Education Institute (SEI) and the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) team and learn how the SDC program works through a presentation and a live demonstration of their system, then subscribe to the SDC to Sell More Parts!

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Webinar: 411 Customer Service: 8 Words that Can Kill the Deal

Date: 
Mar 18 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Information calls? Well not quite. But you will get Customer Service information you will be able to use immediately and forever. Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor, and a favorite SEMA conference speaker brings you the 8 Killer Words in JUST 20 MINUTES – don’t worry, there will be plenty of time for questions.

Presented by: Nancy Friedman, Telephone Doctor

Information calls? Well not quite. But you will get Customer Service information you will be able to use immediately and forever. Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor, and a favorite SEMA conference speaker brings you the 8 Killer Words in JUST 20 MINUTES – don’t worry, there will be plenty of time for questions.

Webinar: Opportunities for Growth - Working With the Top Auto Manufacturers - Powered by PRO

Date: 
Feb 6 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PDT
Facility: 
Online
It is an interesting time in Automotive, opportunity is everywhere, but doing business in the direct supply chain for automotive remains a challenge.
Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) - SEMA Council

Webinar: Twenty Ideas in Twenty Minutes - Driving Business Growth & Fueling High Performance

Date: 
Jan 9 2014 10:00am - 10:30am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Getting customers is one thing. Between the challenges of escalating competition and "service savvy" customers, if you don’t excel in sales and every single aspect of the customer's experience, they will take their buying power elsewhere. It’s that simple.

Twenty Ideas in Twenty Minutes - Driving Business Growth & Fueling High Performance: How to Create a Sales-Service Excellence Culture
Presented by: Christine Corelli 

Getting customers is one thing. Between the challenges of escalating competition and "service savvy" customers, if you don’t excel in sales and every single aspect of the customer's experience, they will take their buying power elsewhere. It’s that simple.

SEMA Data Co-op Announces FREE Data Exports to SEMA Members

SEMA members that sell or distribute products can now obtain an unlimited number of Product Data exports from the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC), at absolutely no cost. The savings, available to any SEMA member receiver in the SDC, totals $1,200 per year and is the newest incentive for members to join the SDC.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 26, 2013

Contact: Della Domingo
909-978-6723
dellad@sema.org

SEMA Data Co-op Announces FREE Data Exports to SEMA Members
--SDC eliminates obstacles to Product Data Distribution--

SEMA NOW Accepting Scholarship Applications

Applications for automotive scholarships are now available through the 2014 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF) at www.sema.org/scholarships Students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries may be eligible for financial awards of up to $5,000.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2013

Contact: Monika Earle
909-978-6722
monikae@sema.org

SEMA NOW Accepting Scholarship Applications

Webinar: Attendee Webinar - Are You Ready for the SEMA Show?

Date: 
Oct 10 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Attention SEMA Show attendees! Planning is the key to making the most of your SEMA Show experience. The wealth of opportunities can be staggering, so it’s critical that you maximize your time to take advantage of each one.
Attention SEMA Show attendees! Planning is the key to making the most of your SEMA Show experience. The wealth of opportunities can be staggering, so it’s critical that you maximize your time to take advantage of each one. Join SEMA expert Tom Gattuso (SEMA Show director) for a special webinar to be held October 10 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time. Participants will receive valuable insights from these experts, including:

“SEMA Announces ‘Good Morning SEMA’ on Friday of the Show”

Date: 
Nov 8 2013 7:30am - 9:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Las Vegas Convention Center
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
Do you need a great reason to get up early on Friday am of the SEMA Show? Well, we have a great event for all of those individuals who give their time to SEMA and are sleep deprived – “Good Morning SEMA – A Volunteer Orientation Breakfast."

Do you need a great reason to get up early on Friday am of the SEMA Show? Well, we have a great event for all of those individuals who give their time to SEMA and are sleep deprived – “Good Morning SEMA – A Volunteer Orientation Breakfast.” Our panel of experienced SEMA volunteers will share their experiences as BOD and Select Committee members, and answer your questions about being more engaged as a volunteer. Click on the button below to RSVP today!

SEMA Small Business Series: Championship Selling in the New Economy

Date: 
Sep 27 2013 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Timezone: 
EDT
Facility: 
Northwood University
City: 
Midland
State: 
Michigan
Renowned speaker & sales coach Marc Wayshak will be making a keynote presentation for SEMA members and interested guests during Northwood University's 50th Annual International Auto Show. Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend a keynote address by Toyota North America CEO James (Jim) Lentz.

Renowned speaker & sales coach Marc Wayshak will be making a keynote presentation for SEMA members and interested guests during Northwood University's 50th Annual International Auto Show. Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend a keynote address by Toyota North America CEO James (Jim) Lentz.

Championship Selling in the New Economy

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