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    Aug 02 2010

    A total of $111,000 is being distributed to 67 individuals through the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF), a program administered by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) to foster leadership opportunities in the automotive specialty-equipment marketplace and to support educational goals for students.

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    Jul 29 2010

    SEMA Show organizers are seeking the nation’s most active and influential automotive enthusiasts to help identify future trends in the market. As part of the SEMA Enthusiast Opinion Leader Research Project, auto enthusiasts can apply to attend the 2010 SEMA Show and participate in a market research project by visiting http://www.sema.org/?q=node/6156.

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    Jul 21 2010

    John B. Rogers, Jr., President, CEO and Co-Founder of Local Motors, will inspire 2010 SEMA Showgoers as Keynote Speaker for the event’s New Products Awards Breakfast on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada. All exhibitors and attendees are invited to hear how Rogers’ auto manufacturing company is changing the way cars are designed and built, by visiting https://www.semashow.com/forms/EventReservations.aspx to obtain tickets.

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    Jul 15 2010

    On Friday, July 9, 2010, collector car enthusiast organizations across the country gathered to celebrate the first ever “Collector Car Appreciation Day,” as designated by U.S. Senate Resolution 513 (S. Res. 513).  Events ranging from car cruises and shows to small business open houses and special offers were held to honor the cultural and educational importance of collector cars.  Car clubs, enthusiast organizations, and affiliated businesses hosted over 100 events in more than 40 states to commemorate this special day.

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    Jul 15 2010

    An exclusive SEMA Hall of Fame VIP Area sponsored by Source Interlink is bringing several members of the esteemed group together during the 2010 SEMA Show ‘N Shine, Saturday, July 24, 10 am – 4 pm, at the Pasadena Convention Center.

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    Jul 14 2010

    Television hosts and automotive icons Chip Foose and Dennis Gage will be signing autographs at the Second Annual SEMA Show ‘N Shine, Saturday, July 24, at the Pasadena Convention Center. Autographs will be free of charge with admission to the event, which is free for kids 12 and under, $5 for all others.

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    Jul 13 2010

    SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, urged the United States Senate to pass H.R. 5297, the “Small Business Jobs and Credit Act.” The House passed the bill in June. The legislation would create a $30 billion fund to provide banks with less than $10 billion in assets access to capital to lend to small businesses.

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    Jul 07 2010

    In an effort to move drag racing from the streets to the racetrack, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and the Street Performance Council (SPC) have launched an all-new “Racers Against Street Racing” (RASR) website, located at www.rasr.org, that makes it easier for visitors to find a nationwide listing of sanctioned racetracks.

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    Jul 01 2010

    The Paint, Body & Equipment (PBE) section of the SEMA Show is the fastest-growing area of the event, with nearly 45% more exhibitors already confirmed to exhibit in just the specific PBE section during the 2010 event compared to the previous year.

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    Jun 30 2010

    Marked by U.S. Senate Resolution 513 (S. Res. 513), the first-ever Collector Car Appreciation Day is being celebrated on July 9, 2010 by car lovers and enthusiasts throughout the country. Thousands of individuals will join together at events scheduled in cities and towns across the U.S. and Canada.  A list of these events, updated daily, is available at http://www.sema.org/sema-enews/2010/21/collector-car-appreciation-day-grows.