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Webinar: 10 Steps to Making Marketing & Sales Best Friends

Date: 
Feb 17 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
True Story: Sales reps call the first 10 of the 100+ leads marketing collects from an event; nine voicemails are left, no calls returned…and the sales reps move on.

Presented by: Kevin Joyce, MarketSource

Industry Veteran John Stewart Joins SEMA as Editorial Director

John Stewart has joined SEMA as editorial director. In this role, he will supervise the monthly SEMA News magazine, the Show publications and SEMA eNews. His responsibilities include managing the SEMA News staff and collaborating with SEMA executive staff to promote and effectively communicate the association's news with members, while also serving as a voice for SEMA member companies.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

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INDUSTRY VETERAN JOHN STEWART JOINS SEMA AS EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

Scholarships Aid Students Preparing for Automotive Careers

Students preparing for careers in the automotive industry may be eligible to receive financial awards ranging from $1,000-$4,000 through the 2011 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF). The scholarship application, which is due April 1, 2011 and requires college transcripts and letters of recommendation, is now available at www.sema.org/scholarships.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/396-0289, ext. 6723

 

The SEMA Award: Hottest Car. Hottest Truck. Hottest 4x4-SUV

Every year there are a handful of vehicles that become the stars of the SEMA Show. To celebrate these standouts, SEMA officials will announce three SEMA Awards, Hottest Car, Hottest Truck and Hottest 4x4-SUV for the very first time ever.

Background: Every year there are a handful of vehicles that become the stars of the SEMA Show. To celebrate these standouts, SEMA officials will announce three SEMA Awards, Hottest Car, Hottest Truck and Hottest 4x4-SUV for the very first time ever.

Contender Criteria: The vehicle must be new or significantly redesigned, involved in one or more SEMA OEM programs, and incorporate a new technology. SEMA officials gathered a panel of industry experts who have looked at several indicators of what SEMA Show exhibitors are eyeing as the trend-leading vehicles this year through Show pre-registrations of feature vehicles, participation levels in the prior year’s SEMA vehicle Measuring Sessions, design data downloads from our SEMA Technology Transfer program and magazine covers of industry project vehicles to determine a contenders list.

What do you think will be the "hottest" truck, 4x4, and car at this year's show?

Webinar - 21 Great Unexpected Customer-Service Tips

Date: 
Jan 20 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Great customer service must be the hallmark of any successful business---not only to retain customers, but also to attract new ones. How is your staff doing? Have they become complacent? Could they use a refresher course? Gather your staff and participate in "21 Great UNEXPECTED Customer Service Tips." These are unique techniques that will bring the service level of your organization to new heights.

Presented by: Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor

Webinar - Sales Strategy: Create Your Competitive Advantage

Date: 
Dec 9 2010 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Industry studies show that most manufacturers have major “holes” in the application data for their parts, either because of errors in their fitment data, or gaps in vehicle coverage.

Presented by: Chuck Udell, Essential Action Design Group

Hottest Car, Truck and 4x4-SUV Announced at the 2010 SEMA Show

The inaugural SEMA Award was presented to the Chevrolet Camaro for the Hottest Car, the Ford F-Series for the Hottest Truck and the Jeep Wrangler for the Hottest 4x4-SUV, during the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

SEMA Announces New Product Showcase Award Winners

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced the winners of the New Products Showcase Awards at the New Products Awards Breakfast held this week at the 2010 SEMA Show. The event serves as a kickoff just prior to the official opening of the show, and it recognizes the most cutting-edge automotive products either on the market or about to hit the market. This year, there were more than 2,000 new products submitted for consideration.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

SEMA ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCT SHOWCASE AWARD WINNERS

How Do You Make A Hot Car Even Hotter

See what products and accessories are available for today's hottest cars, trucks and SUVs by visiting www.sema.org/semaaward. The website includes a list of SEMA Show exhibitors that make products for the vehicle models most likely to be named the "hottest car," "hottest truck" and "hottest 4x4-SUV" at the 2010 SEMA Show.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(October 20, 2010)

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

HOW DO YOU MAKE A HOT CAR EVEN HOTTER?

AAPEX and SEMA Show Organizers Report Increased Buyer Registrations

Organizers of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) and the SEMA Show report a 7 percent increase in attendee registrations compared to the same time last year. More than 84,500 registrations have been received to date, an increase of 5,800.

For more information contact:

Rich White, AAIA
301-654-6664, ext. 1030
rich.white@aftermarket.org

Margaret Beck, AASA
919-406-8828
media@mema.org 

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

AAPEX and SEMA Show Organizers Report Increased Buyer Registrations
Discounted Early Registration Fee Available Through October 18

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