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Webinar: Getting Media Coverage at the SEMA Show

Date: 
Jun 12 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PDT
Facility: 
Online
Veteran reporter Larry Edsall will offers tips on how to effectively work with media, during the SEMA webinar on June 12, 2014, at 10:00 am (Pacific Time).
Veteran reporter Larry Edsall will offers tips on how to effectively work with media, during the SEMA webinar on June 12, 2014, at 10:00 am (Pacific Time).

As a freelance contributor to automotive and lifestyle publications, including the Detroit News’ “Drive” section and the New York Times’ “Wheels” section, Edsall will outline how he makes his plans for the SEMA Show, explain what catches his eyes, and offer real-life examples of things that exhibitors should and shouldn’t do.

SEMA Hall of Fame Names Four New Members

Nile Cornelison, Jim Cozzie, John Menzler and Fred Offenhauser will receive the industry's highest honor and be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame-an elite group of leaders who shaped and inspired the $31 billion automotive specialty-equipment market.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(May 15, 2014)

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

 

SEMA Hall of Fame Names Four New Members
-- 2014 Inductees Include Nile Cornelison, Jim Cozzie, John Menzler, Fred Offenhauser -

SEMA Sends Out Board of Directors Elections Materials

Election materials for this year's SEMA Board of Directors election have been emailed to the primary contacts at all eligible SEMA-member companies. The voting period is May 14-June 10, 2014.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2014

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

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

 

SEMA Sends Out Board of Directors Elections Materials

-- Online voting takes place May 14-June 10, includes four open seats --

Former Hot Rod Publisher Ira Gabriel Named SEMA VP, Marketing

Industry veteran Ira Gabriel has joined the SEMA executive team as VP of Marketing. The former publisher of Hot Rod Magazine will work from SEMA's headquarters in Diamond Bar, CA, where he will oversee strategic marketing initiatives for programs such as the SEMA Garage, SEMA Data Co-op, and the world-famous SEMA Show.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2014

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

 

FORMER HOT ROD PUBLISHER IRA GABRIEL NAMED SEMA VP, MARKETING

Webinar: Are You Missing Out? Introduction to the R&D Tax Credit

Date: 
May 13 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PDT
Facility: 
Online
This webinar will provide participants with an introduction to the R&D Tax Credit (aka Manufacturer's Tax Credit). Along with a brief history of the credit, the session will inform participants about what qualifies as R&D in the eyes of the IRS, how to capture the costs associated with R&D efforts, an overview of the potential risks and rewards involved, several examples of actual cases, and finally how all of this could apply to many of SEMA's members.
This webinar will provide participants with an introduction to the R&D Tax Credit (aka Manufacturer's Tax Credit). Along with a brief history of the credit, the session will inform participants about what qualifies as R&D in the eyes of the IRS, how to capture the costs associated with R&D efforts, an overview of the potential risks and rewards involved, several examples of actual cases, and finally how all of this could apply to many of SEMA's members.

Key Learning Objectives:

Webinar: OSHA Enforcement Trends & Managing Inspections

Date: 
May 8 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Timezone: 
PDT
Facility: 
Online
OSHA has increased enforcement to levels never seen before, from huge increases in the numbers of inspections and citations characterized as "willful" or "repeat" to more criminal referrals.

OSHA has increased enforcement to levels never seen before, from huge increases in the numbers of inspections and citations characterized as "willful" or "repeat" to more criminal referrals. These increased enforcement initiatives are especially targeted on automotive supply manufacturers in the Southeast with the potential to expand to other manufacturers across the country.

SEMA Town Hall Meetings: Kansas City, Missouri

Date: 
Jun 4 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Timezone: 
CDT
Facility: 
Weld Racing LLC
City: 
Kansas City
State: 
Missouri
The SEMA Town Hall Meeting and Reception Tour is coming to Kansas City, Missouri. Join us for an opportunity to network with the Board of Directors, local industry leaders, members and SEMA Staff. This is your chance to share the challenges and opportunities that your business is facing with your peers.

The SEMA Town Hall Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri was a huge success with 115 members and non-members in attendance. Members had the opportunity to discuss hot topics with our panel while networking with industry leaders. Main topics covered during the panel discussion:

Data Management Made Easy with the SDC

Confused about how to get started managing your product data? Even businesses that have no prior experience with product data can be up and running quickly with the SEMA Data Co-op's (SDC) powerful online tools and live Help Desk support. Businesses can learn how to get started and see a live demonstration of the SDC system from Director of Membership Jim Graven by attending the SEMA webinar taking place April 3, 2014. The session will explain how businesses like yours can benefit from the SDC, which is already helping more than 600 suppliers and re-sellers manage their parts data, improve efficiencies and increase sales.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 24, 2014

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

Data Management Made Easy with the SDC

Candidates for SEMA Board of Directors Announced

The following slate of candidates are vying for a seat on the SEMA Board of Directors.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2014

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

Candidates for SEMA Board of Directors Announced


DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 20, 2014) - The following slate of candidates are vying for a seat on the SEMA Board of Directors.

Manufacturers Category (One open seat available)

New Report Examines Powersports Accessories Market

A new report focused on the accessorization of utility task vehicles (UTVs, also known as side-by-sides) reveals that approximately 670,000 UTV models were sold in the United States in 2010-2012. Released by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), the 62-page report provides auto accessory businesses with an understanding of the needs and purchase habits of UTV owners and aids in their marketing, sales and product development efforts.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 19, 2014

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

 

New Report Examines Powersports Accessories Market
-- Businesses Gain Insight to Succeed in Growing Market --

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