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Breaking news from SEMA members, including Hotchkis Sport Suspension, RealTruck.com, MSD Performance, Design Engineering Inc., and more.

SEMA News—October 2013

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SEMA Show to Feature Three New Exhibitor Areas

The First-Time and Featured Exhibitors areas include hundreds of exhibitors representing a variety of market segments.In addition to 11 designated floor sections, the 2013 SEMA Show will include three different areas where First-Time and Featured Exhibitors can be found. While the Show has included First-Time and Featured Exhibitors areas in previous years, 2013 marks the first time that the Show will include three such areas:

SEMA News—October 2013

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2013 SEMA Award to Showcase Hottest Vehicle Platforms

To showcase the industry’s top trendsetting vehicle models, the SEMA Award will be announced and presented to winning automakers during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, November 5–8, 2013. Through the program, SEMA exhibitors will identify the vehicle platforms they believe are best for accessorizing and ideal for showcasing their new products.Show organizers will take a tally of every booth vehicle at the Show to identify the most popular vehicle models in four categories: Hottest Car, Hottest Truck, Hottest 4x4-SUV and Hottest Sport Compact. With each booth vehicle representing one vote, the most prominent models will be named the SEMA Award winners for the year.

SEMA News—October 2013

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Start Each Morning With Cars & Coffee–SEMA Edition

One of the newest attractions added to the 2013 SEMA Show is Cars & Coffee–SEMA Edition. Showgoers can get a jump-start each morning from 8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. with a cup of coffee and some cool vehicles. Cars & Coffee—SEMA Edition will be located in the outdoor patio on the south side of the Las Vegas Hotel (LVH), which is adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall. After enjoying Cars & Coffee, attendees can take advantage of the early start by visiting...

SEMA News—October 2013

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2015 Hyundai Genesis, Ford Raptor, GMC 2500 HD, 2014 Camaro ZL1 and SS

SEMA News—October 2013

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Chip Foose and WD-40 Co. Partner to Design Ford F-150 for Charity

Chip Foose and WD-40 Co. are teaming up again, this time to design a custom off-road truck that will be the first vehicle built inside the new, state-of-the-art SEMA Garage-Industry Innovations Center. Foose Design and WD-40 Co.—through a partnership with the Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts—will have leading SEMA manufacturers working alongside underprivileged teens and young adults to install parts and equipment on the Foose-inspired vehicle, dubbed the WD-40/SEMA Cares Foose Ford F-150. All work for the build program will be done at the recently opened SEMA Garage-Industry Innovations Center in Diamond Bar, California—a facility that allows SEMA-member companies to test and prototype parts, try its 3D modeling and printing and use its full-scale photo studio, among other things.

SEMA Member News—September/October 2013

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Ford Mustang, Porsche Cayenne, Nissan Titan, Dodge Dart

SEMA News—September 2013

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Fast Facts

Breaking news from SEMA members, including Wes-Coast Marketing, Yokohama Tire, Betts, MGP LLC and more.

SEMA News—September 2013

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Exhibitor Series: Advice and Strategies for a Successful Show

The SEMA Education Institute (SEI) has developed a three-part series of webinars designed to help exhibitors—both first-timers and veterans—get the most out of their SEMA Show investments. Preparing for the Show is a tremendous task, and strategy is required to successfully navigate the logistical and operational aspects involved. The first two sessions in the series covered such topics as pre-Show marketing and provided insight on proven ways to drive booth traffic, tactics for getting exposure and attention at the Show and how to eliminate costly exhibitor mistakes. Both sessions are available for SEMA members to view free of charge.

SEMA News—September 2013

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Collector Car Appreciation Day Ignites Celebrations Across the Country

On July 12, SEMA members, SEMA staff and thousands of enthusiasts across the United States celebrated the fourth annual Collector Car Appreciation Day. A wide range of official events were also held in Canada and Australia to commemorate the day, designated by SEMA-requested U.S. Senate Resolution 176, which was sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC).The U.S. Senate Resolution recognized “that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.” Lawmakers in states, counties and local areas all over the country and Canada followed the Senate’s lead. The states of New York and New Mexico as well as the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Nova Scotia adopted their own resolutions commemorating the day.

SEMA News—September 2013

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