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2010 SEMA Show Seminars and Workshops

Today’s business environment is changing quickly. The SEMA Show provides an unparalleled opportunity to learn first-hand what trends will affect your business. A key component of the Show is the top-notch education and training provided by the SEMA Education Institute (SEI).

SEMA News - October 2010

Today’s business environment is changing quickly. The SEMA Show provides an unparalleled opportunity to learn first-hand what trends will affect your business. A key component of the Show is the top-notch education and training provided by the SEMA Education Institute (SEI). This year’s program will include eight learning tracks with close to 80 sessions that will cover everything from online marketing to customer service, business management, industry trends and more.

New Products Showcase Preview

The SEMA Show is all about innovation and creativity. For a taste of what’s coming at the 2010 event, check out the more than 100 new products previewed here.

SEMA News - October 2010

100+ Products to Be Unveiled at the 2010 SEMA Show

The SEMA Show is all about innovation and creativity. For a taste of what’s coming at the 2010 event, check out the more than 100 new products previewed here. To see more than 1,500 on display, head to the New Products Showcase at the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 2–5, 2010. 

View a PDF of more than 100 New Products.

 

New and Improved at the SEMA Show

The 2010 SEMA Show is mere weeks away, but the Show organizers have been working diligently since the Las Vegas Convention Center’s doors closed last year to bring even more value to attendees. In addition to the traditional offerings—more than 1,800 exhibitors, 1,500 industry-changing product innovations and dazzling vehicle displays—this year’s SEMA Show boasts more than a dozen new or improved features.

SEMA News - October 2010

Mapping Out Some of the Don’t-Miss Features at the 2010 Gathering

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A 2010 SEMA Show Preview

Less than two months are left before automotive specialty-equipment industry exhibitors and buyers flock to Las Vegas for the 2010 SEMA Show, to be held Tuesday, November 2, through Friday, November 5.

SEMA News - September 2010

By Chad Simon

SEMA Show Tips and Freebies for Exhibitors

Boost your SEMA Show experience by utilizing the tips outlined below. Whether it’s your first SEMA Show or your twenty-first, taking advantage of this collection of programs and freebies will have you hitting the Show floor in stride. 

SEMA News - September 2010

By Jason Catullo

Make the Most of Your SEMA Show Investment

 

SEMA News-September 2010-Events

2010 Vehicle Technology Briefing Seminar Program

The 2010 SEMA Show will once again offer a trio of Technology Briefing SuperSessions designed to provide attendees insights and information into the current and future evolution of the automobile and the myriad new business and product-development opportunities advanced vehicle technologies offer specialty-equipment manufacturers, distributors, retailers and installers.

SEMA News - September 2010

By Steve Campbell

Exhibitor Profile: American Eagle Wheel Corp.

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A Conversation With Margo Furcolow

American Eagle Wheel Corp. (AEWC) was a first-time exhibitor at the 2009 SEMA Show. SEMA News spent some time with AEWC President Margo Furcolow at the company’s facility in Chino, California. Ms. Furcolow discussed the company’s experience as a first-time exhibitor and offered advice for other first-timers.

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Hall of Fame 2010

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Richard “Dick” McMullen, Chuck Schwartz and Van Woodell Join the SEMA Hall of Fame.

A hall of fame—it’s a place reserved for legends, trailblazers, visionaries and leaders. It’s bestowed on sports figures, musicians, inventors and others who inspire and shape an industry. A hall of fame is how the world finds out that, hey, this is a person whose work, contributions and service have left an indelible mark.

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Rick Rollins

Rick Rollins, president of Rollins Performance Marketing LLC, began his term as the chairman of the SEMA Board of Directors in July 2009. His career has included stints as a counterman, a buyer, a regional sales manager and a company owner, and he has also shown his competitive flair in open-wheel race cars. He has been active in SEMA as well as in the Performance Warehouse Association (PWA) throughout most of his professional life and was elected to the SEMA Hall of Fame in 2006. Rollins was twice named the PWA Person of the Year and has served a total of 16 years on the SEMA Board of Directors. He recently took time to trade questions and answers with SEMA News, discussing his hopes and visions for the association.

SEMA News - July 2010

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Rick Rollins, president of Rollins Performance Marketing LLC, began his term as the chairman of the SEMA Board of Directors in July 2009.

The 2010 - 2012 SEMA Board of Directors Candidates

Seventeen industry professionals are vying for a position on the 2010–2012 SEMA Board of Directors. The SEMA Board provides strategic direction to the association and plays a critical role in shaping the future of the automotive specialty-equipment industry. Ballots were sent to the primary contacts at eligible SEMA-member companies within the corresponding categories at the beginning of May and are due back by June 11, 2010. SEMA News collected biographical information and statements from the candidates running for positions on the board. The remarks and opinions expressed by each candidate are solely his or her statements. SEMA does not take responsibility for the accuracy or content of any of the candidates’ messages. The statements made by the candidates do not necessarily represent the views of SEMA. Candidate information is presented in alphabetical order by category. For more information about the 2010–2011 SEMA Board of Directors election, contact Judi Ritchie at judir@sema.org, or call 909/978-6671. 
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