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SEMA Again Secures U.S. Senate Resolution Designating July 12th As “Collector Car Appreciation Day”

The U.S. Senate passed Senate Resolution 176 (S. Res. 176) designating July 12, 2013 as "Collector Car Appreciation Day." The Resolution was requested by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Councils. The date marks the fourth commemoration in what has become an annual event to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2013

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

Editor's Note: An image is available. Please contact Monika Earle at monikae@sema.org.

SEMA Again Secures U.S. Senate Resolution Designating July 12th As "Collector Car Appreciation Day"

New Research Shows $31 Billion in Automotive Parts, Accessories Sales

Sales of automotive specialty equipment products continue to climb, with sales in 2012 reaching $31 billion according to the 2013 SEMA Annual Market Report. The figure represents a four percent increase over the previous year, and marks the third consecutive year of growth.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2013

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

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS $31 BILLION IN AUTOMOTIVE PARTS, ACCESSORIES SALES

-- Sales Represent Four Percent Increase Over Previous Year; Third Consecutive Year of Growth --

Historic Vehicles Drive Anti-Ethanol Message to Congress

Joined by Congressional leaders and industry experts, members of the SEMA Action Network (SAN) participated in the “Fuel for Thought” Rally on Capitol Hill. The event raised awareness of the corrosive effects of ethanol-blended gasoline on automobile engines and the dangers of consumer misfueling. Hosted by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in partnership with the SAN, the event drew car enthusiasts and motorcycle riders from across the nation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 19, 2013

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

Editor's Note: Images are available. Please contact Monika Earle at monikae@sema.org

 

Historic Vehicles Drive Anti-Ethanol Message to Congress

SEMA Board of Directors Election Results

Doug Evans of Source Interlink Media has been elected the Chairman-elect of SEMA and joins two newly elected Board members to help lead the association for the 2013-2015 term.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2013

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

Editor's Note: Images of SEMA Board Members are available. Please contact Monika Earle at monikae@sema.org

SEMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION RESULTS

SEMA Seeks Industry’s Young Entrepreneurs

The SEMA Young Executives Network (YEN) is seeking the industry's brightest and most promising young entrepreneurs to compete in the first-ever "SEMA Launch Pad" competition.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(May 28, 2013)

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

SEMA SEEKS INDUSTRY'S YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (May 28, 2013) -- The SEMA Young Executives Network (YEN) is seeking the industry's brightest and most promising young entrepreneurs to compete in the first-ever "SEMA Launch Pad" competition.

SEMA Sends Out Board of Directors Elections Materials

Election materials for this year's SEMA Board of Directors election have been mailed to the primary contacts at all eligible SEMA-member companies. The voting period is May 15-June 11, 2013.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(May 22, 2013)

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

SEMA Sends Out Board of Directors Elections Materials

--Online voting takes place May 15-June 11, includes four open seats --

 

Annual SEMA Installation Gala Set For July 26

SEMA will host its annual Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser on Friday, July 26, at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center in Pomona, California. The annual event is well attended by automotive professionals and serves as a swearing-in ceremony for the incoming Board of Directors, while honoring the newest SEMA Hall of Fame inductees.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(May 21, 2013)

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

ANNUAL SEMA INSTALLATION GALA SET FOR JULY 26

--Dinner will recognize SEMA Hall of Fame inductees and new Board members -

SEMA Receives Presidential Award For Export Service

U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today presented  the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) with the President's "E" Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2013

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

 

SEMA RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXPORT SERVICE

SEMA Hall of Fame Names Four New Members

George Barris, Eric Grant, Wade Kawasaki and Joe Schubeck will be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame, an honor that recognizes an elite group of individuals for raising the stature or growth or the automotive specialty-equipment industry.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(May 14, 2013)

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

SEMA Hall of Fame Names Four New Members
-- 2013 Inductees are George Barris, Eric Grant, Wade Kawasaki, and Joe Schubeck --

New SEMA Facility Offers Manufacturers Emissions Testing, Dyno Services

The SEMA Garage-Industry Innovations Center is now open to provide manufacturers with access to a full emissions-testing EO certification lab and dyno services. Located directly across the parking lot of the SEMA headquarters in Diamond Bar, CA, the 15,000-square-feet facility will include a full mechanics garage and tech center.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2013

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

New SEMA Facility Offers Manufacturers Emissions Testing, Dyno Services

-- SEMA Performance Center Now Open For Business --

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