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Protection Against Unofficial SEMA Show Solicitors

The SEMA Show management team works year-round creating programs and refining proven strategies to provide more opportunities for exhibitors to maximize their Show investments. Non-official contractors who offer “better deals” on items and services at the SEMA Show have periodically contacted exhibitors over the years. To help protect each company’s investment, the SEMA Show contracts with and endorses only the Official Service Contractors listed in the SEMA Show Exhibitor Manual.

SEMA News—April 2013

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Submit Your Nominations for SEMA’s Hall of Fame

Each year, SEMA encourages its members to submit nominations for the SEMA Hall of Fame. The SEMA Hall of Fame was established to honor outstanding persons in the automotive specialty-equipment industry whose creativity, dignity, integrity, industriousness and accomplishments on a national basis have enhanced the stature of and significantly contributed to the industry’s growth. In fact, a rule of thumb to qualify could be the following question: “If this person had never existed, how would SEMA and the industry be different?”

SEMA News—March 2013

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Showcase for the Latest Innovations in Restoration

The 16th annual (ARMO) Products Showcase will be held Wednesday–Saturday, April 24–27, at Spring Carlisle in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

SEMA News—March 2013

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Register for the 2013 SEMA Show Exhibitor Summit

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend SEMA’s complimentary 2013 SEMA Show Exhibitor Summit. Whether a company is a Show veteran or a first-time exhibitor, this education-packed event is designed to help exhibiting companies maximize their return on investment. Beginning April 15 at 9:00 a.m., exhibitors may attend sessions dedicated to the following topics and opportunities.

SEMA News—March 2013

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Spy Photos

2014 BMW X5 and 2014 U.S.-Spec Hyundai Equus.

SEMA News—March 2013

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2014 BMW X5

Fast Facts

Breaking news from SEMA member companies, including National Business Media, Skyjacker Suspensions, Design Engineering, Holley Performance Products and more.

SEMA News—March 2013

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Meet Buyers From the Middle East

The SEMA Middle East Business Development Conference is a low-cost program providing the opportunity to meet face to face with buyers from throughout the Middle East. The 2013 event will take place March 13–16 at the Middle East Motor Tuning Show (MEMTS) at the Expo Centre Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The conference will be held in a dedicated SEMA hall.

SEMA News—February 2013

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New Online Product Training Center Announced

In a joint effort, the Light-Truck Accessory Alliance (LTAA) and the SEMA Education Institute (SEI) have developed a new online tool that allows manufacturers to efficiently and effectively provide product training to hundreds or even thousands of resellers throughout the industry. The program is designed to help manufacturers save money on product training and spur sales.

SEMA News—February 2013 

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SEMA Data Co-op Adds Legacy ACES Conversion as Member Benefit

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association’s (AAIA) Legacy electronic catalog standard was retired as of December 2012 and will no longer be supported or updated by AAIA. In order to meet the needs of today’s powerful business applications, the Legacy format has been replaced with the AAIA Catalog Enhanced Standard (ACES). Along with the vehicle configuration database, ACES provides a much more granular and rules-based standard. As the only industry-owned and operated data management service and centralized repository, the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) is fully compliant with the industry ACES and Product Information Exchange Standard (PIES).

SEMA News—February 2013

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Product Technology: Faster, Cheaper Ways to Plan, Market and Sell

Technology is rapidly changing the way products are conceived and delivered to the market. From online open-innovation models to product-creation software and from surface-scanning tools to additive manufacturing equipment, businesses are changing how they approach product development.

SEMA News—February 2013

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