Students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries are invited to apply for an award from the 2015 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF) at www.sema.org/scholarships. The program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 to help foster the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators.
Thursday, September 25, 2014; Tom Gattuso, SEMA Trade Shows Director; Zane Clark, SEMA Education Director
SEMA’s Trade Show Director, Tom Gattuso and SEMA’s Director of Education, Zane Clark present an exclusive exhibitor webinar entitled “Preparing Yourself for a Successful SEMA Show – On and Off the Floor.” Show preparations are in the final stages and exhibitor planning is at a frenzied state. With so much to do and less than two months until the SEMA Show, it is inevitable that something will get lost in the shuffle. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to walk through an exhibitor check-list that will assure your success. You will also learn about special events and education programs that will enrich your Show experience and improve your business network even after the Show has ended. Whether you are a first-timer or seasoned veteran, this timely webinar will have you walking away feeling much more confident about your show strategy and onsite execution.
The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded $152,000 to 61 individuals this year. This includes 44 SEMA scholarships presented to current students, and 17 loan-forgiveness awards presented to employees of SEMA-member companies. In addition, one student was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Ohio Technical College for the 2014-2015 academic year.