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4th Annual "Collector Car Appreciation Day" to be Celebrated on July 12, 2013

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Councils announced that the next "Collector Car Appreciation Day" will be celebrated on July 12, 2013. The date marks the fourth consecutive commemoration in what has become an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.

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

4th Annual "Collector Car Appreciation Day" to be Celebrated on July 12, 2013
Annual Event Acknowledges Importance of Collection and Restoration of Classic Cars  

SEMA Announces New Product Award Winners

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, today announced the winners of the New Products Showcase Awards held at the 2012 SEMA Show. The event recognizes the most cutting-edge automotive products either on the market or about to hit the market. This year, more than 2,000 new products were submitted for consideration.

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

SEMA ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCT AWARD WINNERS  

Hottest Car, Sport Compact, Truck and 4x4-Suv Announced at the 2012 SEMA Show

This year's SEMA Award for the top trending vehicle models in four categories were announced today at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The Ford Mustang was named Hottest Car, the Scion FR-S took the Hottest Sport Compact honors, the Ford F-Series won Hottest Truck and the Jeep Wrangler received the Hottest 4x4-SUV award.

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

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HOTTEST CAR, SPORT COMPACT, TRUCK AND 4x4-SUV ANNOUNCED AT THE 2012 SEMA SHOW
-- Ford Mustang, Scion FR-S, Ford F-Series and Jeep Wrangler Named 2012 SEMA Award Winners -- 

SEMA Rep Group Changes Format, Name

The SEMA council that serves manufacturers' reps in the automotive specialty equipment industry has changed from the Manufacturers' Representatives Council to the Manufacturers' Representative Network (MRN). The new name reflects the group's change to better serve the needs of the membership by becoming an individual-based professional network, compared to it's previous agency-based membership format.

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(Oct. 24, 2012)

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

SEMA REP GROUP CHANGES FORMAT, NAME

Leo Kagan Scholarship Established

The Leo Kagan Scholarship has been established as part of the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, a group that promotes industry leadership by supporting the educational efforts of current and future automotive professionals.

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(Oct. 18, 2012)

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

LEO KAGAN SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED
-- New award to be presented to female interested in restyling industry; Applications available in early December at www.SEMA.org/scholarships --

SEMA Members to Save on Shipping Services

SEMA has partnered with UPS to introduce a new member benefit that will help lower shipping and delivery costs. The new member benefit includes up to 34 percent off many package deliveries, more than 70 percent off Less than Truckload (LTL) freight, and special offers on other UPS business services such as parcel insurance, cargo finance loans, design and test labs and more.

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 (Oct. 15, 2012)

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

SEMA MEMBERS TO SAVE ON SHIPPING SERVICES
-- UPS Offers Special Discounts to SEMA Members -

Education Among Key Features of SEMA Show

As the industry evolves and businesses seek to work smarter, the 2012 SEMA Show education days feature several comprehensive conferences focused on specific topics, dozens of product trainings and more than 50 free sessions.

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

EDUCATION AMONG KEY FEATURES OF SEMA SHOW

-- Program includes topic-specific conferences, product trainings, and 50-plus free sessions --

SEMA Mustang Build Powered by Women to be Unveiled at 2012 SEMA Show in the Ford Booth

The SEMA Mustang Build Powered By Women, better known as "High Gear," will debut in the Ford Motor Company booth on Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00 a.m., the opening day of the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2013 Mustang GT made national headlines during the summer when more than 40 women volunteered their time and expertise to customize the vehicle in less than two months. Immediately after the unveiling, the vehicle will be auctioned to raise funds for the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund. Details about the auction are available at www.SEMA.org/Auctions.

For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:
Della Domingo, SEMA
: 909/978-6723, dellad@sema.org
Elizabeth Weigandt, Ford: 313/845-4147, eweigand@ford.com  

SEMA Mustang Build Powered by Women to be Unveiled at 2012 SEMA Show in the Ford booth

Restyling Market to Shine at 2012 SEMA Show

As one of the industry's key market segments, the restyling industry is on track to make a strong presence at the 2012 SEMA Show taking place Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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

RESTYLING MARKET TO SHINE AT 2012 SEMA SHOW
-- More than 300 exhibitors to showcase in Restyling area --

SEMA Data Co-Op Reaches Membership Milestone

After just five months, the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) has reached a milestone with its 100th supplier member joining the group. The program which launched its beta phase in April now includes 100 manufacturer members, 40 data receivers and exports from more than 25 brands. The list of all 100 supplier members is available at www.SemaDataCoop.org.

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(October 1, 2012)

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

 

SEMA DATA CO-OP REACHES MEMBERSHIP MILESTONE
-- Program Demonstration Set for SEMA Show, Booth 20579 --

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