SEMA Show exhibitors: Get some extra company exposure at the 2008 SEMA Show by offering your products to builders through the SEMA Products for Project-Vehicle Builders list. Included each week in SEMA eNews, the list is accessed by hundreds of builders seeking the pieces that add extra flair to their project vehicles. Product placement opportunities such as this are so beneficial that many exhibitors offer products for free or at a greatly reduced rate.
Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne issued a proposal to allow a federal agency to approve a commercial development project (road, power plant, homes, etc.) if it determines on its own that the project will only have an indirect effect on a threatened or endangered species.
IT’S OFFICIAL: Stewart Haas Racing officially announced the hiring of Daytona 500 winner Ryan Newman as its second driver for the 2009 season.
INVESTOR?: Danny Sullivan, the 1985 Indianapolis 500 winner, is part of a group of investors that are trying to buy Bill Davis Racing, the NASCAR team, which fields cars in the Sprint Cup Series and trucks in the Craftsman Truck Series.
SEMA-member companies have posted several new listings for job opportunities at www.sema.org/classifieds. Working for a SEMA-member company has many advantages. In addition to working for a company that supports and contributes to the success of the overall industry, being employed by a SEMA-member company enables employees to participate in webinars, access free market research, join SEMA committees and more. The newest classified listings posted under Positions Available include:
SEMA members and SEMA Show exhibitors are entitled to a free listing in the 2008–2009 SEMA International Buyers' Guide. The annual buyers' guide is distributed to every international buyer at the SEMA Show, shipped to every U.S. embassy and distributed at automotive trade shows worldwide. The deadline to take advantage of this free listing is September 5. A copy of the form is available online at www.SEMAShow.com/ibg.