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Annual SEMA Installation Gala Set For July 26

SEMA will host its annual Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser on Friday, July 26, at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center in Pomona, California. The annual event is well attended by automotive professionals and serves as a swearing-in ceremony for the incoming Board of Directors, while honoring the newest SEMA Hall of Fame inductees.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(May 21, 2013)

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

ANNUAL SEMA INSTALLATION GALA SET FOR JULY 26

--Dinner will recognize SEMA Hall of Fame inductees and new Board members -

SEMA Receives Presidential Award For Export Service

U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today presented  the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) with the President's "E" Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2013

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

 

SEMA RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXPORT SERVICE

SEMA Hall of Fame Names Four New Members

George Barris, Eric Grant, Wade Kawasaki and Joe Schubeck will be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame, an honor that recognizes an elite group of individuals for raising the stature or growth or the automotive specialty-equipment industry.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(May 14, 2013)

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

SEMA Hall of Fame Names Four New Members
-- 2013 Inductees are George Barris, Eric Grant, Wade Kawasaki, and Joe Schubeck --

New SEMA Facility Offers Manufacturers Emissions Testing, Dyno Services

The SEMA Garage-Industry Innovations Center is now open to provide manufacturers with access to a full emissions-testing EO certification lab and dyno services. Located directly across the parking lot of the SEMA headquarters in Diamond Bar, CA, the 15,000-square-feet facility will include a full mechanics garage and tech center.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2013

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

New SEMA Facility Offers Manufacturers Emissions Testing, Dyno Services

-- SEMA Performance Center Now Open For Business --

SEMA Pinewood Drag Races

Date: 
Jul 26 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
City: 
Pomona
State: 
CA
The annual SEMA Cares Pinewood Drag Races at the SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser features more than 200 cars in three vehicle classes - Stock, Modified and Unlimited - or, if you're not able to build your own car, you can choose "Build It For Me/Sponsor A Child" and a child from Childhelp or Victory Junction will build one for you and you can race it on the child's behalf.

The annual SEMA Cares Pinewood Drag Races at the SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser features more than 200 cars in three vehicle classes - Stock, Modified and Unlimited - or, if you're not able to build your own car, you can choose "Build It For Me/Sponsor A Child" and a child from Childhelp or Victory Junction will build one for you and you can race it on the child's behalf.

Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser

Date: 
Jul 26 2013 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
City: 
Pomona
State: 
CA
The annual Installation Banquet serves as the venue where we thank our association's outgoing board members and welcome those who have been newly elected.

The annual Installation Banquet serves as the venue where we thank our association's outgoing board members and welcome those who have been newly elected. It is also the setting in which we announce the newest selections for the SEMA Hall of Fame whose inductees represent not only our industry's history but also its members' dedication, service and devotion to their businesses.

Visit www.sema.org/gala for more information.

Webinar: Five Things You Must Know When Shipping Internationally

Date: 
Apr 11 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Overseas markets are increasingly lucrative for SEMA members. But pitfalls await the inexperienced. Before you pack the first box, learn these five keys to international shipping.

Overseas markets are increasingly lucrative for SEMA members. But pitfalls await the inexperienced. Before you pack the first box, learn these five keys to international shipping.

• Should your company use direct or indirect exporting?
• How do you select the right freight forwarder?
• Who should your importer be?
• Do you have the proper documents prepared correctly?
• How can you optimize your process for lower duty fees?

Candidates for SEMA Board of Directors Announced

The following slate of eight candidates are vying for four open seats on the SEMA Board of Directors.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 (March 21, 2013)

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

Candidates for SEMA Board of Directors Announced


DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 21, 2013) - The following slate of eight candidates are vying for four open seats on the SEMA Board of Directors.

Chairman-Elect Category

BTC Mission Statement

The Business Technology Committee exists to support SEMA-member companies in business technology decision making. The BTC focuses on expanding market opportunities and decreasing costs through adoption of product and application standards, and evaluating appropriate technologies for business.

For more information, email btc@sema.org, or call 909/978-6701.

Industry Veteran Mike Spagnola Joins SEMA Staff

SEMA has hired industry veteran Mike Spagnola to fill the newly created position of VP, OEM & Product Development Programs, effective today. Spagnola brings with him 40 years of specialty auto parts experience, including more than 20 years of product development and project vehicle work. With a focus on heightening SEMA services to help members develop products quickly and efficiently, Spagnola will collaborate with the SEMA OEM and Vehicle Technology departments while serving as a resource and a liaison for members and automakers.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(March 5, 2013)

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

For a high-res image of Mike Spagnola, visit http://www.sema.org/mike-spagnola, or contact Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
 

INDUSTRY VETERAN MIKE SPAGNOLA JOINS SEMA STAFF

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