Limited slots are available for the fourth-annual SEMA Middle East Business Development Conference, which offers United States manufacturers the opportunity to meet with pre-vetted buyers from six Middle Eastern countries, including Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Demand Is Strong; Will Laws Be Updated Soon?
Seventeen SEMA-member companies presented their products in a two-city visit to China during the September 2014 SEMA China Business Development tour. The SEMA delegation had the opportunity to exhibit both in Beijing and Shanghai. The group was briefed by the U.S. Embassy and participated in networking events in both cities, where members had the chance to meet with buyers from throughout the country. Buyers attended the SEMA events from 23 provinces located throughout China.
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.