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SEMA Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries are invited to apply for an award from the 2015 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF) at www.sema.org/scholarships. The program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 to help foster the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2014

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

 

Kyle Tucker Named SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced Kyle Tucker as the winner of the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders competition. The announcement was made last week at SEMA Ignited, a new event designed to celebrate the builders and showcase the products from the trade-only SEMA Show.

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November 13, 2014

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

SEMA Battle of the Builders Top Ten Finalists Announced

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has announced the Top Ten finalists in the SEMA Battle of the BuildersTM competition, which determines the builder the aftermarket community considers best.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 6, 2014 

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

125+ Vehicle Builders Compete in SEMA Battle of the Builders™

More than 125 vehicle builders and car customizers have been entered into the first-ever SEMA Battle of the BuildersTM competition taking place at SEMA Ignited, Friday, November 7, 2014. The builders represent an elite group of individuals who have demonstrated extreme talent, creativity and craftsmanship in modifying cars, trucks and SUVs..

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October 21, 2014

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

Auto Parts and Accessories Sales Reach $33 Billion

Sales of automotive specialty-equipment products continue to climb, reaching $33 billion in 2013. The number represents a 6.7 percent increase over the previous year and marks the fourth consecutive year of growth, according to the SEMA Annual Market Study that is available at www.sema.org/2014samr.

 

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September 22, 2014

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

2014 SEMA Memorial Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Award Winners Announced

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded $152,000 to 61 individuals this year. This includes 44 SEMA scholarships presented to current students, and 17 loan-forgiveness awards presented to employees of SEMA-member companies. In addition, one student was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Ohio Technical College for the 2014-2015 academic year.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2014

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

SEMA Awarded Federal Grant to Increase Exports of Automotive Aftermarket Products and Accessories

SEMA, the trade organization representing the $33B automotive specialty equipment market, has been awarded part of a $2.2M federal grant to expand exports of automotive aftermarket products into foreign markets including Russia, the United Arab Emirates and China.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 18, 2014

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

SEMA Show 2014 to Host First Media Preview of Light Truck Parts and Accessories

For the first time, media attending the SEMA Show, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, can get a head start on their coverage before the Show's official opening.

 

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August 15, 2014

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

SEMA Announces New Friday Night Attraction

The world's most unique and celebrated customized vehicles from the 2014 SEMA Show will gather and be accessible to the public on Friday, November 7, 4:00-10:00 pm, as the SEMA Cruise finds its way to a new event taking place immediately after the SEMA Show at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 1, 2014

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

Enhanced Transportation Hubs Ease SEMA Show Navigation

The 2014 SEMA Show will feature two new transportation hubs that will help Showgoers easily and efficiently navigate the annual trade show taking place Tuesday-Friday, November 4-7, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2014

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