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eBay VP of Mobile Steve Yankovich to Lead Discussion at SEMA Business Technology Symposium

Today's automotive consumers increasingly rely on their mobile devices to make purchases and do product research. To help automotive professionals understand the opportunities this trend presents, Steve Yankovich, eBay vice president of mobile, will discuss the growing impact of mobile as a medium for automotive customers at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Business Technology Symposium. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on July 27 at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, Calif.

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

eBay Vice President of Mobile Steve Yankovich to Lead Discussion of Mobile's Role in the Automotive Industry at the 2011 SEMA Business Technology Symposium
-- Famous Rhodes, Sr. Director of eBay Motors, will discuss best practices for online marketing and lead generation for aftermarket brands and businesses --

New SEMA Show Website Launched

SEMA Show organizers recently launched a redesigned website at www.SEMAShow.com, the site's first major overhaul in almost 10 years. The site's enhanced online tools, user-friendly navigation and virtual maps make it easy for those participating in the 2011 SEMA Show to register and plan for the event.

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

NEW SEMA SHOW WEBSITE LAUNCHED
-- Overhaul marks site's first redesign in nearly 10 years --

Enhanced SEMA Education Institute Features 200+ Business Courses

SEMA members and professionals in the automotive specialty equipment market now have access to more than 200 business courses through the recently revamped SEMA Educational Institute (SEI) eLearning Center. Available at www.sema.org/elearning, the online business resource gives users solutions to many of today's biggest challenges.

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

 

ENHANCED SEMA EDUCATION INSTITUTE FEATURES 200+ BUSINESS COURSES 
-- Revamped Learning Center Makes Searching Easier, Monitors Use and Offers Transcripts --

2011 SEMA Business Technology Symposium to Provide Industry with Valuable Tools for Marketing and Growing Business Online

Recognizing that technology is a crucial element in many industries, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is helping automotive businesses understand the trends and opportunities at the Business Technology Symposium on July 27, 2011 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, Calif. 

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

 

2011 SEMA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM TO PROVIDE INDUSTRY WITH VALUABLE TOOLS
FOR MARKETING AND GROWING BUSINESS ONLINE
 

SEMA Announces Board of Directors Election Results

Nate Shelton of B&M Automotive Group has been elected chairman-elect of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and will join five newly elected Board members to help lead the association in the 2011–2012 term. Shelton will fill the position that was held for the past two years by Scooter Brothers of Comp Performance Group. Brothers begins serving his role as Chairman at the association’s summer board meeting in July. The newly elected Board volunteers include Tim Martin of K&N Engineering; Steve Wolcott of ProMedia LLC; Jim Chick of Bestop Inc.; J.R. Moore of Performance Warehouse; and Greg Adler of Transamerican Auto Parts.

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Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

SEMA ANNOUNCES BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION RESULTS

Major SEMA Show Program Expands to Give Exhibitors Greater Product Promotion

Upgrades to the 2011 SEMA Show New Products Showcase will result in a bigger and more comprehensive display, with a component for "Featured Products," greater product promotion through both traditional and social media outlets, and a new, larger area in the upper level of South Hall. Along with other aspects of the 2011 SEMA Show, the Showcase also will be referred to and themed as "Ideas Alive." The concept references the SEMA Show's history and ability to bring ideas for new products to life.

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Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

 

MAJOR SEMA SHOW PROGRAM EXPANDS TO GIVE EXHIBITORS GREATER PRODUCT PROMOTION
-- Featured Products component allows manufacturers to promote existing products to new customers --

Expanded Powersports Area Gives Manufacturers Increased Exposure

With hundreds of SEMA Show exhibitors offering products for the powersports market, SEMA Show organizers are expanding the Powersports & Utility Vehicle section of the 2011 event. Through manufacturer kiosks that will be placed in the Powersports & Utility Vehicle section, exhibitors with booths in one of the Show's 11 other sections will be able to increase awareness, market their products and effectively reach powersports buyers in the most logical and appropriate area of the Show.

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Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

EXPANDED POWERSPORTS AREA GIVES MANUFACTURERS INCREASED EXPOSURE
-- Buyers to see more comprehensive Powersports area at 2011 SEMA Show --

Webinar: New Product Innovation: Using 3D CAD Software for Efficient R&D

Date: 
Jun 23 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
New product innovation is essential to the survival and competitiveness of your company. In a rapidly changing marketplace, getting new products to market quickly is crucial. Is your company using the latest tools and technology to keep R&D efficient and cost-effective?
New product innovation is essential to the survival and competitiveness of your company. In a rapidly changing marketplace, getting new products to market quickly is crucial. Is your company using the latest tools and technology to keep R&D efficient and cost-effective?
 
Join Mark Scheetz, GoEngineer, on Thursday, June 23, at 10:00 a.m Pacific, for a new SEMA Education Institute (SEI) webinar as he discusses 3D CAD software applications for the automotive aftermarket.

Hundreds to Honor Leaders, Volunteers at SEMA Gala

Hundreds of leaders and professionals from the SEMA industry will gather to honor noteworthy icons and volunteers during the 2011 SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser on Friday, July 29, at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, California. The annual event serves as the industry's premier celebration where newly elected Board of Directors are sworn in and SEMA Hall of Fame inductees are introduced for the first time.

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Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

HUNDREDS TO HONOR LEADERS, VOLUNTEERS AT SEMA GALA
-- Annual gathering recognizes new SEMA Hall of Fame and Board members --

Webinar: Email Marketing 101

Date: 
Jun 9 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Email gives you the opportunity to reach a large, targeted group of customers and prospects at a relatively low cost. It delivers the highest ROI of all direct marketing channels. When done right, email can be an extremely effective marketing tool. When done wrong, it can be detrimental to your company and brand.

Presented by: Michael Kelly, ClickMail Marketing

Email gives you the opportunity to reach a large, targeted group of customers and prospects at a relatively low cost. It delivers the highest ROI of all direct marketing channels. When done right, email can be an extremely effective marketing tool. When done wrong, it can be detrimental to your company and brand.

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