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Automotive Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications for automotive scholarships are now available through the 2013 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF) at www.sema.org/scholarships. Students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries may be eligible for financial awards of up to $5,000.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 (Jan. 3, 2013)

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

Automotive Scholarship Applications Now Available

Exhibitor Summit

Date: 
Apr 15 2013 9:00am - Apr 17 2013 4:00pm
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Las Vegas Convention Center
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
Whether you are a SEMA Show veteran or a first-time exhibitor, this education-packed event has what your company needs to deliver the best ROI from your SEMA Show experience.

Whether you are a SEMA Show veteran or a first-time exhibitor, this education-packed event has what your company needs to deliver the best ROI from your SEMA Show experience.

Visit www.semashow.com/exhibitor-summit for more information and registration.

Webinar: Capture Your Competitors' Customers and Keep Them

Date: 
Dec 6 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Where can you find more customers? If you've been chasing some of your competitors' customers for a while, you already know that bringing new customers into your fold is not an easy task.

Presenter: Christine Corelli, Christine Corelli & Associates, Inc.

SEMA Unifies Racing Industry Trade Shows

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced it has finalized an agreement to purchase the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS), the racing trade show that has been held annually in Indianapolis since 2009.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

Contacts: 
SEMA: Peter MacGillivray, 909/802-8841, peterm@sema.org 
PRI: John Kilroy, 949/499-5413, johnk@performanceracing.com 
IMIS: Joe Crowley, 317/875-3388, ext. 805, joe.crowley@truespeedcommunication.com 

 

SEMA UNIFIES RACING INDUSTRY TRADE SHOWS

Nat Danas Scholarship Established

A Nat Danas Scholarship, to be presented annually to students pursuing or advancing a career in the auto trim and restyling industry, has been established as part of the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund with an endowment of $58,000. The announcement was made by the Nat Danas Scholarship Committee at the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet, held during the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Nov. 9, 2012)

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

NAT DANAS SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED
-- New Endowment to Provide Financial Aid to Students in Auto Trim and Restyling Industry --

SEMA Data Co-op Produces Record Results at 2012 SEMA Show

After just eight months, the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) has reached a milestone with its 150th supplier member joining the group. The program which launched its beta phase in April now includes 150 manufacturer members, 90 data receivers with more participants being added every day.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Nov. 8, 2012)

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

SEMA Data Co-op Produces Record Results at 2012 SEMA Show
--Membership in Beta Program up over 60% in last 30 days--

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Oct. 24, 2012)

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

SEMA REP GROUP CHANGES FORMAT, NAME

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