Bottom line - business is all about making sales. How are you and your team measuring up? Are you aware of key sales do's and don'ts? Whether you are a seasoned sales veteran or a novice, it's always a good time to brush up on essential sales techniques--and learn a few new ones.
SEMA member companies have asked for more information on specialty equipment consumers. This year we kicked off the first in a series of projects designed to uncover and profile sub-groups of consumers within the SEMA market.
Bringing 30 years of specialty parts aftermarket experience to the table, Jon Wyly has been hired to launch and manage the new SEMA Data Cooperative.
The SEMA 2012 Annual Market Study will be released the week of April 9th. This annual report will help SEMA member companies to better understand the overall specialty equipment market and its components.
SEMA News, the official publication of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), is extending the content of the monthly magazine to include in-depth coverage of industry suppliers on a regular basis.
For those of you who
have attended the annual Installation Banquet, you know the event serves
as the venue where we thank our association’s outgoing board members and welcome
those who have been newly elected.
Applications are now available to exhibit at the 2012 SEMA Show, the premier
automotive trade event where manufacturers of specialty parts and accessories
connect face-to-face with more than 60,000 quality buyers from throughout the
world. The application, also called the Exhibitor Space Rental Agreement
(ESRA), is available at www.semashow.com/buyabooth.
Manufacturers may now sign up at www.semashow.com/exhibitor-summit
to attend the third annual SEMA Show Exhibitor Education Summit, taking place
April 2-4, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Presented by Show staff who know
first-hand how to best navigate the SEMA Show, the Exhibitor Education Summit
is an intensive program designed to connect exhibitors with key individuals and
provide participants with up-to-the-minute insights into the Show.
Luanne Brown and Kellie Colf of eTool Developers will host this year's
Business Technology Committee (BTC) session during HRIA Education & Training Day at
the Hotrod & Restoration Show at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis,
March 22, from 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame. Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame is the most prestigious award presented to an individual by the association. It is designed to honor outstanding persons in the industry who have enhanced the stature of, or significantly contributed to, the industry and/or association's growth.