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New Industry Award to Debut at the 2010 SEMA Show

SEMA Show exhibitors will choose three outstanding vehicles as the winners of an all-new award, simply called the “SEMA Award.” Presented in three categories – “Hottest Car,” “Hottest Truck,” and “Hottest 4x4-SUV” – the SEMA Award marks the first time ever that the “exhibitor’s choice” will be tallied, recognizing the year’s top trend-setting vehicles.

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(September 7, 2010)

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

Massachusetts Governor Signs Into Law SEMA Model Hobby Car Registration and Titling Bill

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a version of SEMA model legislation to create a vehicle registration classification for street rods, custom vehicles, replicas and specially constructed vehicles. 

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Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
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James Gregory to Entertain SEMA Showgoers

SEMA Showgoers will be able to unwind after a busy week in Las Vegas, as comedian James Gregory entertains those at the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet on Thursday, November 4, 2010, 7:30 pm at the Las Vegas Hilton. Tickets to the annual celebration are available to those registered for the 2010 SEMA Show at https://www.semashow.com/forms/EventReservations.aspx.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(August 5, 2010)

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

SEMA Presents $111,000 in Scholarships to Future Industry Leaders

A total of $111,000 is being distributed to 67 individuals through the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF), a program administered by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) to foster leadership opportunities in the automotive specialty-equipment marketplace and to support educational goals for students.

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(August 2, 2010)

Contact: Della Domingo

909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

Auto Enthusiasts Wanted for SEMA Research Project

SEMA Show organizers are seeking the nation’s most active and influential automotive enthusiasts to help identify future trends in the market. As part of the SEMA Enthusiast Opinion Leader Research Project, auto enthusiasts can apply to attend the 2010 SEMA Show and participate in a market research project by visiting http://www.sema.org/?q=node/6156.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(July 29, 2010)

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

 

John B. Rogers Jr. Keynotes New Products Awards Breakfast

John B. Rogers, Jr., President, CEO and Co-Founder of Local Motors, will inspire 2010 SEMA Showgoers as Keynote Speaker for the event’s New Products Awards Breakfast on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada. All exhibitors and attendees are invited to hear how Rogers’ auto manufacturing company is changing the way cars are designed and built, by visiting https://www.semashow.com/forms/EventReservations.aspx to obtain tickets.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(July 21, 2010)

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

JOHN B. ROGERS JR. KEYNOTES NEW PRODUCTS AWARDS BREAKFAST
-- Special event kicks off 2010 SEMA Show, focuses on how OEs and aftermarket can find opportunity with open collaboration --

Hobbyists Come Out in Force to Celebrate Inaugural "Collector Car Appreciation Day"

On Friday, July 9, 2010, collector car enthusiast organizations across the country gathered to celebrate the first ever “Collector Car Appreciation Day,” as designated by U.S. Senate Resolution 513 (S. Res. 513).  Events ranging from car cruises and shows to small business open houses and special offers were held to honor the cultural and educational importance of collector cars.  Car clubs, enthusiast organizations, and affiliated businesses hosted over 100 events in more than 40 states to commemorate this special day.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(July 15, 2010)

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

 

SEMA Hall of Famers Unite at Show 'N Shine

An exclusive SEMA Hall of Fame VIP Area sponsored by Source Interlink is bringing several members of the esteemed group together during the 2010 SEMA Show ‘N Shine, Saturday, July 24, 10 am – 4 pm, at the Pasadena Convention Center.

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(July 15, 2010)

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

Auto Celebrities Chip Foose, Dennis Gage Sign Autographs at SEMA Show 'N Shine

Television hosts and automotive icons Chip Foose and Dennis Gage will be signing autographs at the Second Annual SEMA Show ‘N Shine, Saturday, July 24, at the Pasadena Convention Center. Autographs will be free of charge with admission to the event, which is free for kids 12 and under, $5 for all others.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(July 14, 2010)

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

 

SEMA Urges Senate to Pass Small Business Lending Bill

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, urged the United States Senate to pass H.R. 5297, the “Small Business Jobs and Credit Act.” The House passed the bill in June. The legislation would create a $30 billion fund to provide banks with less than $10 billion in assets access to capital to lend to small businesses.
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(July 13, 2010)

CONTACT: Della Domingo
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SEMA URGES SENATE TO PASS SMALL BUSINESS LENDING BILL
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