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SEMA Unifies Racing Industry Trade Shows

SEMA 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. The IMIS will be consolidated with the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, which returns to Indianapolis for 2013 and beyond. The 2013 PRI Trade Show will occupy the entire Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, with Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 12–14, 2013, as the show days.

SEMA News—January 2013 

SEMA Unifies Racing Industry Trade Shows

 

The International Motorsports Industry Show will be consolidated with the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show for 2013 and beyond. The 2013 PRI Trade Show will occupy the entire Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>  </div>

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International Vehicle Measuring Program Puts Global Vehicles in the Hands of U.S. Manufacturers

Despite talk about vehicles becoming uniform from market to market, some of the hottest global vehicles are currently not sold in the United States. Examples include the HiLux, new Ford Ranger T6, Chevy Trailblazer and VW Amarok, which are all widely available on every continent but are not sold in the United States or Canada.

SEMA News—January 2013

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By Linda Spencer

Spy Photos

2013 Dodge Challenger and Nissan “Budget” Leaf.

SEMA News—January 2013

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Spy Photos

Photos Copyright Brenda Priddy & Company. Reuse or reproduction without the copyright holder’s consent is prohibited.

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Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado HD, 2014 Infiniti G37, Porsche Panamera

SEMA News—December 2012

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Spy Photos

Photos Copyright Brenda Priddy & Company. Reuse or reproduction without the copyright holder’s consent is prohibited.

Fast Facts

Breaking news from member companies Formula Drift Holdings, CargoGlide, Shelby American, Source Interlink Media, National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), Car Guy Nation and more.

SEMA News—December 2012

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Fast Facts

 

Aftermarket News, Automotive Industry News, Automotive News
Lokar Inc. has added chief engineer Scott Thiel to its product development team.  

Leo Kagan Scholarship Established

SEMA recently established the Leo Kagan Scholarship as part of the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, which promotes industry leadership by supporting the educational efforts of current and future automotive professionals.

SEMA News—December 2012

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Media Registration Open for 2013 Media Trade Conference

The annual Media Trade Conference, which features companies from SEMA’s MPMC, brings together members of the working press with motorsports parts producers for face-to-face private meetings. Media reps have the opportunity to meet with up to 14 exhibitors each day of the conference, for a total of 42 quality meetings throughout the event’s three days.

SEMA News—December 2012

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Media Registration Open for 2013 Media Trade Conference

 


Media registration for the 2013 MPMC Media Trade Conference is open and available online through www.sema.org. 

 

SEMA Members Save on Shipping Services

“SEMA is always looking for ways to add value to our members’ benefits, and our strong partnership with UPS provided a great solution,” said Gary Vigil, SEMA membership director. “The discounts and benefits offered by UPS can make all the difference to a business trying to grow in these tough economic times.”

SEMA News—December 2012

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New CAD Data Available for Jeep Wrangler, Scion FR-S

The SEMA Technology Transfer program recently received a series of new computer-aided design (CAD) files, including new files for the ’13 Jeep Wrangler and the ’12 Scion FR-S. The Technology Transfer program was developed with the intent of minimizing or eliminating the necessity for manufacturing members to produce products through reverse engineering.

SEMA News—December 2012 

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Attendees: Streamline Your Experience With the SEMA Show App

Enhance and streamline your 2012 SEMA Show experience by using the newly created SEMA Show app for smartphones. Attendees can use the free, innovative digital resource to navigate the Show floor, locate exhibitors and plan for education sessions. The new app even allows users to search for exhibiting companies by product category and then communicate with them to set appointments.

SEMA News—November 2012

INDUSTRY NEWS

Attendees: Streamline Your Experience With the SEMA Show App

Enhance and streamline your 2012 SEMA Show experience by using the newly created SEMA Show app for smartphones. Attendees can use the free, innovative digital resource to navigate the Show floor, locate exhibitors and plan for education sessions. The new app even allows users to search for exhibiting companies by product category and then communicate with them to set appointments.

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