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MRC

As a kid, incoming Manufacturers’ Rep Council (MRC) Chairman Wade Cobb owned every Matchbox and HotWheels car known to man. When he grew older, he worked part-time at a speed shop in Pauline, Kansas, moving from the back shop to the front, selling carburetors, headers and superchargers.

SEMA Member News - July/August 2010

Six Questions With Wade Cobb

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Incoming Manufacturers’ Rep Council (MRC) Chairman Wade Cobb co-founded HAPCO with Bob Bader in 2008 and has been an involved SEMA member throughout his career.

YEN

The Young Executives Network (YEN) will be 20 years old in 2010. While the creation of the group was discussed and planned in the late-’80s, the Young Executives Council (as it was known originally) didn’t become recognized as a member group until 1990.

SEMA Member News - July/August 2010

 

SEMA YEN to Celebrate 20 Great Years!

The Name Has Changed, But the Focus Remains the Same

   
   

HRIA

On Saturday, July 24, some of our industry’s greatest hot-rod builders will square off in a one-of-a-kind race. More than 20 well-known hot rodders are designing and building their own small pinewood cars to be raced at the annual SEMA Pinewood Drag Races in Pasadena, California.

SEMA Member News - July/August 2010

HRIA Builders’ Pinewood Race

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Some of the industry’s greatest hot-rod builders will square off in a one-of-a-kind race at the annual SEMA Pinewood Drag Races in Pasadena, California.

PRO

A critical initiative for each council is its long-range planning (LRP) meeting. The LRP takes place annually and is designed to discuss industry issues and then formulate a strategy that will drive council goals.

SEMA Member News - July/August 2010

The Making of TSTC

By Zane Clark

SBN

In doing my research for this article, I started first by looking to see how women in leadership roles view themselves in other male-dominated industries. I also wanted to see how the leadership styles of men and women differ from each other and, given a male-dominated industry, if one or the other style would be more advantageous.

SEMA Member News - July/August 2010

By Gigi Ho

Living on the Edge

        Over the past 18 months, our nation has experienced what many have identified as a modern depression. Business owners from all industries have experienced lower earnings and a real threat toward their corporate survival. Those with strong capital are avoiding disaster, but often not until a major reduction in work force has to be implemented.

SEMA Member News - July/August 2010

Insuring Your Business Against Loss

By Franco Ganino

ARMO

Time to move forward, as all things must change. This is my last writing as your chairman, a title that I have been honored to hold, although I do not intend to disappear.

SEMA Member News - May/June 2010

Moving On…

A Farewell From the ARMO Chairman
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The ARMO booth is always a popular SEMA Show stop for restoration enthusiasts and ARMO members.

MRC

The Manufacturers’ Rep Council (MRC) has announced that the 9th annual MRC Rep Conference, previously held in conjunction with the Performance Warehouse Association Conference, will be moved to the SEMA Show for 2010.

SEMA Member News - May/June 2010

Maximizing Momentum

MRC Rep Conference Coming to Vegas
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The Manufacturers’ Rep Council conference will move to the SEMA Show for 2010.

SBN

What did more than 830 million people do last October? According to the March 2010 issue of National Geographic, that’s the number of people who visited social networking sites, which are popping up all over the Internet.

SEMA Member News - May/June 2010

In Touch Online

Are You Ready to Board the Social Networking Bandwagon?

By Erin Gilhuly

LTAA

LTAA, and the industry its members represent, has a long history of innovation and adaptation. Many people mark the introduction of the first steel truck cap as the beginning of the entire light-truck accessories industry, and G&M Manufacturing was around at the beginning.

SEMA Member News - May/June 2010

A Look to the Past, a Look to the Future

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