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    Mar 26 2009

    The June 2009 issue of SEMA News will feature the Catalog and Product Showcase, and now you can maximize your company's promotional budget by taking advantage of a 60% rate decrease in the industry's leading publication. Choose from a 1/6-page, 4-color placement in the Product Showcase or Catalog Showcase, or both, with 75 words of text to highlight your products or services. The Catalog and Product Showcase will also be available online simultaneously with the publication.

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    Mar 26 2009


    Stock cars are built by children at their camps and then sponsored by SEMA-member companies
    through their donations to the charities.

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    Mar 26 2009

    Tune in to SPEED, Saturday, April 11, as "Hot Rod TV" debuts exclusive footage from the 2008 SEMA Show. The crew from America’s longest-running automotive performance program brings a behind-the-scenes look at the rods, engines, parts, components and accessories spread throughout the 3 million sq. ft. of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

    Visit www.speedtv.com/schedule or check your local listings for specific air time and updates.

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    Mar 26 2009

    Few can deny the importance of additional funding toward college tuition. If your situation is the same as so many others striving to pursue higher education on a so-so budget, then you need to take advantage of a unique opportunity: Apply for a SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund or a Loan Forgiveness Scholarship to pay off your outstanding student loans.

    Click here to apply now.

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    Mar 26 2009

    The Automotive Customer Centricity Summit, an event designed for senior-level executives in the automotive industry, is offering SEMA members a discounted registration rate. Industry leaders will discuss innovative strategies for strengthening customer retention, increasing customer lifetime value and improving profit margins at the June 16–17 event, held at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey, California, which also features a presentation by SEMA Vice President of Vehicle Technology John Waraniak.

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    Mar 26 2009

    Norwegian electric-vehicle (EV) maker Think Global has aspirations of expanding into the U.S. market. Although the company is presently feeling the burdens of a sour global economy, they are motivated to expand operations into North America. Managers for the brand have announced their intention to build a technical center and manufacturing plant as early as 2010.

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    Mar 26 2009

    SEMA’s April 2 webinar, "Job Costing Systems That Will Boost Your Cash Flow," will provide useful tips on how to effectively monitor and evaluate your overall operating expenses for your business through job costing. SEMA Accounting Manager Tom Aiono will discuss the basics of job costing and other simple tools that you can use now to manage the cash flow in your company.

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    Mar 26 2009

    Congressional lawmakers are once again considering legislation to create a nationwide "Cash for Clunkers" program. The latest bill (H.R. 1550) is entitled the “Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act” (CARS Act) and was introduced on March 17 by Rep. Betty Sutton (D-Ohio).

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    Mar 26 2009

    Dates and locations for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows and activities have been announced. Details are:

    SEMA Webinar, "Job Costing Systems That Will Boost Your Cash Flow," April 2, 2009, 10:00 a.m. (PDT)

     

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    Mar 26 2009

    In part three of the SEMA Recession Survival Webinar Series, entitled "Increasing Profits With Fewer Customers," presenter Dan Kettelson of Performance Inc. revealed that by applying new methods of business intelligence, fewer customers don’t have to result in less profits.