SEMA members can sign up to meet with up to a dozen, pre-vetted Chinese distributors at the inaugural SEMA CIAPE China Business Development Conference taking place September 23–26 in Beijing, China. Register online by July 1 in order to receive priority space selection.
The market for performance dynamometers in China is modest at the
moment, reflecting the newness of the country’s performance car
culture. But China is a market to watch, said companies making the
high-tech tuning machines. One thing that should boost demand for
dynos in China is the fast growth in luxury car sales. Luxury car
buyers want, and can afford, performance-boosting products for their
car. Tuner shops will need dynos to guarantee top performance. Dyno
manufacturers are betting on the market growing and are actively
signing up distributors to supply these new potential customers.
A few booths are still available in the USA pavilion in Hall 4.1 during
the upcoming Automechanika show taking place in Frankfurt September
14–19. Held every other year, the show features everything from
automotive components, accessories, garage equipment, refueling and car
washing. For more information regarding exhibition opportunities,
contact Bridget Ferris at Bridget.Ferris@usa.messefrankfurt.com.
Nearly two-dozen distributors and buyers have contacted SEMA to
introduce themselves and the products they hope to source at the SEMA
China International Auto Parts Expo (CIAPE) business development conference, held in Beijing, China, September 23–26,
2010. Performance and off-road products figure prominently in the type
of products Chinese wholesalers and retailers want to source from U.S.
The SEMA International Buyer's Guide is an easy way to expand your
business to buyers around the world. An exclusive directory of
exhibitors interested in growing their sales outside of the United
States, the SEMA International Buyers' Guide is distributed to every
international buyer attending the 2010 SEMA Show and throughout the
year at international trade shows.
China doesn’t have old money. Indeed, some of the wealthiest people in
China are entrepreneurs under 40 years old. They buy expensive cars,
and want to personalize those cars. They are a prime market for
products that enhance performance, comfort or appearance.
On October 1, 2008, the Chinese national government approved the legal
installation and marketing of 506 automotive parts and accessories.
Do you make products for luxury sedans and SUVs? Judging by the growing
number of imported luxury cars and SUVs in China, the market for your
products could be growing there, too.
Leading SEMA members, including AEM Performance Electronics, Eibach
Springs Inc. and Competition Cams Inc., have already signed on to
participate in SEMA's groundbreaking business-development conference
taking place in Beijing in September. The three-day event, entitled the
SEMA CIAPE China Business Development Conference, will include
one-on-one meetings with Chinese distributors who want to give China’s
burgeoning number of auto enthusiasts a taste of U.S. innovation. The
SEMA members, for their part, aim to find Chinese companies that can do
The annual SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser will feature SEMA CARES Pinewood Drag Races.