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Webinar: Attendee Webinar - Are You Ready for the SEMA Show?

Date: 
Oct 10 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Attention SEMA Show attendees! Planning is the key to making the most of your SEMA Show experience. The wealth of opportunities can be staggering, so it’s critical that you maximize your time to take advantage of each one.
Attention SEMA Show attendees! Planning is the key to making the most of your SEMA Show experience. The wealth of opportunities can be staggering, so it’s critical that you maximize your time to take advantage of each one. Join SEMA expert Tom Gattuso (SEMA Show director) for a special webinar to be held October 10 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time. Participants will receive valuable insights from these experts, including:

Webinar: Exhibitor Series - Everything You Need to Know About Exhibiting at the 2013 SEMA Show

Date: 
Aug 15 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Learn from the experts! Discover the most efficient way to prepare for the 2013 SEMA Show and manage your booth space. On Thursday, August 15, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time, Show Director Tom Gattuso and Jennifer Carr, director of operations for ConvExx, the company that manages the SEMA Show, will present a comprehensive webinar that will guide exhibitors through everything from basic set-up to little-known tips on getting the best return for your SEMA Show investment. Participation requires only a computer and an Internet connection.

Presented by: Jenn Carr, ConvExx and Tom Gattuso, SEMA

Webinar: Exhibitor Series - ARE YOU PREPARED? Last-Minute Webinar for First-Timers

Date: 
Sep 19 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Exhibiting at the SEMA Show takes some planning and preparation, and there are a number of details that may not occur to a first-timer until just a few weeks before the doors open.

Presented by Tom Gattuso, SEMA and Eric Hoffend, Freeman

Webinar: Exhibitor Series - Develop a Pre-Show Marketing Plan Guaranteed to Make your SEMA Show a Success

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Thursday, July 18, 2013; Chuck Schwartz, ConvExx; Tom Gattuso, SEMA

What is your Show strategy? Preparing for the SEMA Show is a tremendous task with many logistical and operational details to consider. It is important to start NOW! This session is specifically designed for SEMA Show exhibitors and will cover:

  • Proven ways of driving buyers to visit your booth
  • Best ways to get exposure and attention at the world’s largest automotive show
  • How to eliminate exhibitor mistakes that will minimize your chance for success

Develop your pre-SEMA Show marketing strategy and greatly increase your chances for success. Whether this is your first year exhibiting or you have years of experience, this session will give you the head start needed to increase booth traffic, gain exposure, and minimize costly mistakes. SEMA Show Staff and Management will show you how to do it right and do it better!

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SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$19.99

Webinar: Confused about the Healthcare Reform Law? What SEMA Members Need to Know About “Obamacare”

Date: 
Aug 1 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
The “Affordable Care Act” continues to sow confusion for many SEMA members. You may have read recently that the Obama Administration has delayed implementation of the employer mandate portion of the health care law. So, what does this development mean for you? While, larger SEMA companies will still be required to offer healthcare coverage in 2014, penalties for non-compliance won’t be enforced until 2015.

The “Affordable Care Act” continues to sow confusion for many SEMA members. You may have read recently that the Obama Administration has delayed implementation of the employer mandate portion of the health care law. So, what does this development mean for you? While, larger SEMA companies will still be required to offer healthcare coverage in 2014, penalties for non-compliance won’t be enforced until 2015.

Webinar: Exhibitor Series - Develop a Pre-Show Marketing Plan Guaranteed to Make your SEMA Show a Success

Date: 
Jul 18 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
What is your Show strategy? Preparing for the SEMA Show is a tremendous task with many logistical and operational details to consider. It is important to start NOW!

What is your Show strategy? Preparing for the SEMA Show is a tremendous task with many logistical and operational details to consider. It is important to start NOW! Join the SEMA Education Institute (SEI) and SEMA Show Management for a webinar on Thursday, July 18, at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific).

This session is specifically designed for SEMA Show exhibitors and will cover:

Webinar: Five Things You Must Know When Shipping Internationally

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Thursday, April 11, 2013; Charles Popick and Tom Leimkuhler, CPC Consultants

Overseas markets are increasingly lucrative for SEMA members. But pitfalls await the inexperienced. Before you pack the first box, learn these five keys to international shipping.

  • Should your company use direct or indirect exporting?
  • How do you select the right freight forwarder?
  • Who should your importer be?
  • Do you have the proper documents prepared correctly?

How can you optimize your process for lower duty fees? Find out how to assess risks, minimize costs, maximize profits and exert the strongest control over your products’ destinies. Case studies from Brazil, China and the Middle East explore problems and solutions, with best practices recommendations for small, midsize and large companies.

CPC Consultants has helped companies save millions of dollars in transportation, warehouse management, overall business operations and more. Founder and principal Charles Popick and partner Tom Leimkuhler will guide webinar participants to improve their procedures with strategic management advice, logistics suggestions and the insiders’ view of international shipping.

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SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

$19.99

Webinar: Five Things You Must Know When Shipping Internationally

Date: 
Apr 11 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PST
Facility: 
Online
Overseas markets are increasingly lucrative for SEMA members. But pitfalls await the inexperienced. Before you pack the first box, learn these five keys to international shipping.

Overseas markets are increasingly lucrative for SEMA members. But pitfalls await the inexperienced. Before you pack the first box, learn these five keys to international shipping.

• Should your company use direct or indirect exporting?
• How do you select the right freight forwarder?
• Who should your importer be?
• Do you have the proper documents prepared correctly?
• How can you optimize your process for lower duty fees?

Webinar: Fuel Your Sales with Better Product Data

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Thursday, March 28, 2013; SEMA Data Co-op Executive Team

How far will an engine go without fuel? How many sales will you make if buyers can’t find your products? You may have built the most “high-performance” company website or eCommerce site, but if you don’t have the right “fuel”—or product data—you’re not going to get very far. How does data affect your sales? How can you boost your profits and expand your market reach? Through standardized product data. Join the SEMA Education Institute (SEI) and the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) team and learn how the SDC program works through a system demonstration.

SEMA Members may get this content for free!

Regular Price:

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SEMA Town Hall Meetings: Denver, Colorado

Date: 
Jun 26 2013 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Timezone: 
MDT
Facility: 
Bestop Inc.
City: 
Broomfield
State: 
Colorado
The second stop on the 2013 Town Hall tour is Bestop Inc. in Denver, Colorado. SEMA will be rounding up our local members and prospective members for an evening of networking and discussion.
Bestop Inc. was a wonderful way to end the 2013 SEMA Town Hall Meetings. 62 membesrs attended this event and had the opportunity to network with industry leaders and got the chance to discuss the industry during an open forum discussion. A few main topics were:
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