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International Reporters Demonstrate World-Wide Interest in the SEMA Show

The SEMA Show attracts professionals from more than 100 countries, including many journalists who come to the SEMA Show to discover new products and trends. While enthusiasts in different countries may be interested in different segments of the industry, they all look to the United States for the hottest and coolest products. For manufacturers in the United States, this opens endless opportunities to grow their markets and export products internationally. To get an idea of the possibilities, take a look at some of the international media coverage that resulted from the 2010 SEMA Show.

SEMA News—September 2011

International Reporters Demonstrate World-Wide Interest in the SEMA Show

The SEMA Show attracts professionals from more than 100 countries, including many journalists who come to the SEMA Show to discover new products and trends.

Media Reports on the Value Exhibitors Get From the SEMA Show

While the 2011 SEMA Show is still a few months away, it’s important to look back at the previous year to gauge the direction the industry is heading. Below are a couple of noteworthy articles that indicate an upward trend. Read what these publications had to say about previous SEMA Shows, and expect more coverage from these and other magazines as they report on the 2011 event taking place in November.

 
 
SEMA News
—August 2011

Media Reports on the Value Exhibitors Get From the SEMA Show

As the premier automotive trade gathering in the world, the SEMA Show is considered to be a barometer of the automotive specialty-equipment industry.

Wheels Keep on Turning

Wheels continue to be one of the first modifications that car and truck owners make to their vehicles. The popularity of these products may be one reason why wheels are so prominent at the SEMA Show. Located in the lower South Hall, where buyer activity tends to be among the highest, the SEMA Show’s Wheels & Accessories section is a key destination for many. Just take a look at what the media captured at last year’s event.

SEMA News—July 2011

Wheels Keep on Turning

Wheels continue to be one of the first modifications that car and truck owners make to their vehicles. The popularity of these products may be one reason why wheels are so prominent at the SEMA Show. Located in the lower South Hall, where buyer activity tends to be among the highest, the SEMA Show’s Wheels & Accessories section is a key destination for many.

SEMA Show in Print

Narrowing down the list of must-read magazines during the first quarter of the year is always a huge challenge. It’s during that time that coverage from the previous SEMA Show hits the newsstands. Go to the automotive section, and you’ll find that just about every car and truck magazine is featuring the new products and trends that were unveiled at the Show. While these issues are likely to be off the shelves by now, you can access most of them online. Take a look at a few that we found.

SEMA News—June 2011

SEMA Show in Print

Narrowing down the list of must-read magazines during the first quarter of the year is always a huge challenge. It’s during that time that coverage from the previous SEMA Show hits the newsstands. Go to the automotive section, and you’ll find that just about every car and truck magazine is featuring the new products and trends that were unveiled at the Show.

News About the Expanded Paint, Body & Equipment Section

The 2010 SEMA Show provided the collision repair industry with an expanded program that featured larger and more prominent floor space, targeted educational programs (such as the Society for Collision and Repair Specialists’ Repairer Driven Education—RDE—series) and close collaboration with groups (including the SCRS, ICAR and Collision Industry Conference—CIC).

SEMA News—April 2011

The 2010 SEMA Show provided the collision repair industry with an expanded program that featured larger and more prominent floor space, targeted educational programs (such as the Society for Collision and Repair Specialists’ Repairer Driven Education—RDE—series) and close collaboration with groups (including the SCRS, ICAR and Collision Industry Conference—CIC).

News for the Tire Industry

The 2010 SEMA Show featured the brand-new Global Tire Expo—Powered by TIA (Tire Industry Association). This new show within a show brought all segments of the tire industry together in a single location and made it easier than ever for tire professionals to navigate the SEMA Show.

SEMA News—March 2011

The 2010 SEMA Show featured the brand-new Global Tire Expo—Powered by TIA (Tire Industry Association). This new show within a show brought all segments of the tire industry together in a single location and made it easier than ever for tire professionals to navigate the SEMA Show.

Publications Help Auto Dealers Succeed

It’s been a few years since SEMA began reaching out to educate auto dealers about the benefits of incorporating accessory sales into their businesses. The association has developed a series of best practices for dealers, launched a dedicated Dealer Day program at the annual SEMA Show and will be speaking at this month’s NADA convention in San Francisco, California.

SEMA News—February 2011

It’s been a few years since SEMA began reaching out to educate auto dealers about the benefits of incorporating accessory sales into their businesses. The association has developed a series of best practices for dealers, launched a dedicated Dealer Day program at the annual SEMA Show and will be speaking at this month’s NADA convention in San Francisco, California.

Media Report on the Excitement and Anticipation of the First-Ever SEMA Award

By the time this column makes it to readers, the winners of the first-ever SEMA Awards will have been announced. This exciting new SEMA Show award highlights the year’s most popular car, truck and 4x4-SUV, as selected by SEMA Show exhibitors.

SEMA News - December 2010

By the time this column makes it to readers, the winners of the first-ever SEMA Awards will have been announced. This exciting new SEMA Show award highlights the year’s most popular car, truck and 4x4-SUV, as selected by SEMA Show exhibitors. It is given to the most prolific vehicle models that SEMA manufacturers chose to trick-out, modify and display in their booths. 

Source Interlink Media Urges 50 Million Readers to Lobby for the Hobby

With more than 60 magazine titles and 60 websites in its Performance Automotive Group, Source Interlink Media is featuring the SEMA Action Network (SAN) and highlighting the laws and regulations impacting the automotive hobby.

SEMA News - November 2010

  SEMA News-November 2010-Source Interlink & SEMA Action Network 
   
   
With more than 60 magazine titles and 60 websites in its Performance Automotive Group, Source Interlink Media is featuring t

Online Reading Offers Valuable Insight Into Enthusiasts’ Preferences

While the SEMA Show is a B2B event, getting consumer feedback and knowing what they think about what happens at the Show can be valuable.

SEMA News - October 2010

While the SEMA Show is a B2B event, getting consumer feedback and knowing what they think about what happens at the Show can be valuable. Fortunately, there are several automotive sites that attend and report on the SEMA Show, making it possible for consumers to stay informed about the new products and trends debuting at the Show. It also gives industry professionals an opportunity to read what consumers think about these new products and trends.

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