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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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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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Nissan CAD Data and Product Notifications Available Through

Nissan Aftermarket Engineering has launched a program of services to SEMA manufacturer members (only) for the automaker’s vehicles sold in the United States. Available through SEMA’s existing Technology Transfer program, the program is intended to provide members with access to Nissan’s technical/BBG questions, CAD files, aftermarket product notifications, white bodies and modifier VPPs as well as Ship-Thru and Ship-To services. To help facilitate incoming calls and e-mails, Nissan is launching a toll-free phone number and e-mail address. The phone number is 855-651-6655. The e-mail address is Nissan-AET@nissan-usa.com. Phone messages or e-mails will be replied to within 24 hours or the next business day.

SEMA News—September 2013

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Low-Rate Guarantee Offered on SEMA Show Hotels

To help attendees at the 2013 SEMA Show obtain low-cost hotel rooms and support throughout the entire housing process, SEMA has partnered with Travel Planners—the official housing service for the 2013 SEMA Show.Travel Planners provides Showgoers with its Lowest Rate Assurance, meaning that the company negotiates lowest-rate guarantees into all of its hotel contracts and then works with hotels to meet or beat the reduced rate and pass the savings on to attendees. Even if reservations are set, the rate will be lowered automatically and the savings will be confirmed by e-mail. All attendees and exhibitors have to do if they find a lower rate is contact Travel Planners. As long as the rate is for all of the dates of the stay, Travel Planners will get a price that is as good or better.

SEMA News—September 2013

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Ford F-150 Prototype, Lamborghini Aventador, BMW F15 X5, Lexus Sub-RX Crossover Mule

SEMA News—August 2013

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