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Financing the Future

As the mid-term election year heats up, it is critical that SEMA’s Political Action Committee (PAC) be well-equipped to help elect lawmakers who understand the economic importance of our industry.

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SEMA News
- May 2010 

Now More Than Ever, SEMA PAC Needs Your Investment

As the mid-term election year heats up, it is critical that SEMA’s Political Action Committee (PAC) be well-equi

Power Steering

The laws and regulations that govern how SEMA members do business have an increased and growing impact on the way automotive specialty-equipment products are made, distributed and marketed.

SEMA News - May 2010 

SEMA Provides Legislative Advocacy for the Industry

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Representative John Campbell of California (left) discusses industry issues with Hillbank Motor Corp.

SEMA Government Affairs

Officials across the country are constantly working on legislative and regulatory proposals that have a direct impact on our industry and your customers.

SEMA News - May 2010

SEMA Goverment Affairs

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SEMA has identified and is working with a growing number of pro-industry lawmakers who recognize the irreplaceable value of classic vehicles.  

The Changing Dynamic of “Change”

The 2010 mid-term elections are around the corner, and at no time in recent history has Washington been so divided.

SEMA News - May 2010

By Dan Sadowski

Government Affairs Resource Toolbox

SEMA places a wealth of legislative/regulatory information at your fingertips to help your business succeed.

SEMA News - May 2010

SEMA Provides Easy Access to Critical Legislation/Regulation Information

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SEMA places a wealth of legislative/regulatory information at your fingertips to help your business succeed.

SEMA Action Network

The SEMA Action Network (SAN) is a nationwide partnership between enthusiasts, vehicle clubs and members of the automotive specialty-equipment industry who have joined forces to promote hobby-friendly legislation and oppose unfair legislation.

SEMA News - May 2010 

SEMA Action Network

The SEMA Action Network (SAN) is a nationwide partnership between enthusiasts, vehicle clubs and members of the automotive specialty-equipment industry who have joined forces to promote hobby-friendly legislation and oppose unfair legislation. With more than 39,000 members from all 50 states and Canada, the SAN is the premier organization defending the rights of vehicle enthusiasts.

State Automotive Enthusiast Leadership Caucus

In its daily efforts to promote and protect the auto hobby, SEMA continues to partner with state lawmakers from across the country through the State Automotive Enthusiast Leadership Caucus.

SEMA News - May 2010

Workday Lawmakers, Weekend Enthusiasts 

In its daily efforts to promote and protect the auto hobby, SEMA continues to partner with state lawmakers from across the country through the State Automotive Enthusiast Leadership Caucus. Celebrating its five-year anniversary, the caucus is a bipartisan group of state lawmakers whose common thread is a love and appreciation for automobiles.

Building an Effective Catalog

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A properly executed catalog is more than just a list of products accompanied by pretty pictures. An effective consumer catalog, such as an effective salesperson, should show customers not just what to buy but also why they should buy. Everything should be an enticement to purchase the product that brought the customer to the catalog—and to sell related products. Catalogs can upsell almost as effectively as top employees.

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Attracting and Maintaining Customers

Nordstrom has fast become synonymous with customer service, as detailed in an anecdote involving the clothing retailer and a set of tires.

SEMA News - December 2009

SEMA Webinar Reveals the Principles of Customer Service

SEMA NEWS-DECEMBER 2009-BUSINESS-WEBINARSNordstrom has fast become synonymous with customer service, as detailed in an anecdote involving the clothing retailer and a set of tires. Plenty of us have heard the story by now: A customer tried to return a set of tires to Nordstrom soon after it purchased Alaska-based Northern Commercial Co. in 1975. Even though Nordstrom never sold tires and the set had instead been purchased from the obsolete Northern Commercial Co., the return was accepted.

Best Practices: OEMs Working With SEMA Companies

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This is the first in a series of SEMA News stories based on the idea of “Best Practices”—the use of reliable and repeatable methods to ensure business success. In coming issues, we will delve into topics ranging from digital and traditional marketing to employer/employee relations, from getting the most out of trade shows to exploring global distribution. In each case, we will point the way to overcoming what the American Productivity & Quality Center has identified as one of three major hurdles to developing Best Practices: lack of knowledge. And we hope to help in conquering the other two: lack of motivation and lack of skills.

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