What do a Toyota HiLux, a Ford Ranger T6, an UAZ Hunter and a Mitsubishi L200 have in common?
Register now for the 2015 SEMA Middle East Business Development Conference and get your products in front of key buyers from throughout the region.
SEMA, the trade organization representing the $33B automotive specialty equipment market, has been awarded part of a $2.2M federal grant to expand exports of automotive aftermarket products into foreign markets including Russia, the United Arab Emirates and China.
Join us for SEMA's Mega International Measuring Session, hosted by the SEMA Garage during the week of October 6th, 2014.
Show attendees are invited to participate in three interactive sessions with experts discussing the best-selling products for street performance, off-roading and other growing niches in emerging international markets. Exhibitors are also invited to attend the 11th annual International Happy Hour to network with buyers and distributors.
Nearly 25% of buyers attending the SEMA Show reside outside the United States. Show attendees are invited to participate in three interactive sessions regarding emerging international markets where top specialty-equipment distributors and retailers will talk about the challenges and opportunities they face and identify the best-selling products for street performance, off-roading and other growing niches.
SEMA's International department has worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to gain approval for another a year-long waiver for members to measure and test fit products for the Toyota HiLux.
Todd Lindblade, regional sales manager for Extang, based in Michigan, explained one of the reasons why his company and 41 other SEMA members recently spent a week in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) meeting with buyers from throughout the region.
SCT Holdings (SCT) recently announced the acquisition of Bully Dog, a manufacturer dedicated to automotive calibration solutions for the truck aftermarket.
Though Japan slipped from the number-three car consumer worldwide in 2011 to number five in 2012, love for automobiles remains very strong among the Japanese. Like Americans, the Japanese are holding on to their cars longer, which makes for a very interesting opportunity for the custom market.