Exhibit at the China Auto Salon (CAS) in Shanghai where you will have the opportunity to meet with pre-vetted distributors and retailers from throughout China.
Explore the Middle East market on the 7th SEMA Middle East tour April 3-8, 2018 in Abu Dhabi. Take advantage of a Limited number of Subsidized Slots to meet with pre-vetted buyers from throughout the Middle East.
The reception serves as a wonderful opportunity to close out day 2 of the PRI Show with an evening of networking with industry friends and colleagues. A highlight of the event is the induction of the newest member of the MPMC Hall of Fame, and the event is open to all manufacturers and media. Enjoy hot hors d’oeuvres and drinks while mingling with the MPMC Select Committee and this year’s Hall of Fame inductees.
There are numerous State & Federal regulations that apply to your operation and distinguish between a hobby or a taxable, fee paying business. In this session moderated by Alan Reinhart, a panel of experts with extensive experience in navigating the myriad regulations of hauling race cars and equipment will lend clarity to common misconceptions or issues you may be currently facing and will answer any questions you may have. This popular session will take place Friday, December 8 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
When motorsports companies begin their strategic marketing forecast for the year, event sponsorships are a large factor. Companies may be asking themselves: Which events should I be a part of? What opportunities should I jump on? How do I negotiate maximum exposure within my budget? Alex Striler will moderate this session and take attendees through strategic thinking in sponsorship proposals. The event will take place Friday, December 8 from 10:00am -11:00am.
This unique session will feature a moderated discussion between motorsports manufacturers and a panel of official representatives from major sanctioning bodies. For the second year in a row, representatives from ARCA, NASCAR, Formula Drift and ProMedia NMRA/NMCA series as will discuss topics like the vision and direction of their series, as well as opportunities and challenges for marketing and communication with MPMC member manufacturers.
A general membership meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 6 from 3:00pm- 4:30pm to update its members on the most current and ongoing council initiatives. This meeting serves as a great opportunity to meet the Select Committee and learn how to become more involved. The select committee is particularly interested in sharing its Strategic Plan with the membership. Jason Bruce, MPMC chair elect will be presenting on utilizing the DISC assessment tool in the workplace and how it can encourage understanding and better relationships.
As a Manufacturer Rep attending the SEMA Show, you are invited to attend a networking happy hour on Thursday, November 2nd from 11:00am to 12:00pm in SEMA Central, located in the Grand Lobby of the LVCC.
This event is a great opportunity to network with one another and learn a bit about the industry while enjoying appetizers and beverages.
Vic Bennet, Chair of the Manufacturers Reps Network (MRN), will provide an update on the network’s latest initiatives as well as discuss the state of the industry. Before the happy hour is over, the MRN will recognize and celebrate leading professionals and companies during the awards portion of the event.
MRN members, select committee members and SEMA staff will be on site to discuss membership and the resources and benefits available through the MRN.
The Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Education Days will once again be held at the National Street Rod Association (NSRA) Nationals in Louisville Kentucky. Twelve manufacturers in the hot rod segment will be giving hour long presentations on not only their product lines but tips and tricks for your own projects and builds.
The Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) kicks off their series of events at the NSRA Nationals in Louisville with a General Membership Meeting. The general membership meeting is a great opportunity to get together with industry friends and associates.