SEMA is enhancing customer service and raising awareness of its member benefits by assigning each member company with a single point of contact to assist with all Show-related services and with association programs and services. The in-house account representative will help members with booth space, sponsorships, magazine ads, Show registration, as well as non-Show programs including measuring sessions, tech transfer, research, education and more.
The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) strongly supports a provision to end a six-year clash over access to 189,000 acres of Southern California desert between the military and off-highway vehicle (OHV) users. The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a solution to create a dedicated OHV recreation area and provide land for training to the United States Marine Corps. The Senate is set to ratify the measure next week. The bill will then be signed by the President to become law.
SEMA will kick-off its 2014 webinar series Thursday, January 9, with popular SEMA Show speaker and noted author Christine Corelli (www.christinespeaks.com), who will deliver "Twenty Ideas in 20 Minutes-Driving Business Growth and Fueling High Performance: How to Create a Sales-Service Excellence Culture."
SEMA members that sell or distribute products can now obtain an unlimited number of Product Data exports from the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC), at absolutely no cost. The savings, available to any SEMA member receiver in the SDC, totals $1,200 per year and is the newest incentive for members to join the SDC.
Applications for automotive scholarships are now available through the 2014 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund (SMSF) at www.sema.org/scholarships Students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries may be eligible for financial awards of up to $5,000.
As the 2013 SEMA Show enters its fourth and final day members continue to benefit from programs that help them grow their businesses.
SEMA, the trade association representing the $31.32 billion specialty automotive industry, honored some of its most respected and influential people at a gala dinner last night, during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
As the 2013 SEMA Show heads into its third day, smart SEMA members continue to take advantage of a full schedule of seminars and events that provide an unparalleled opportunity to learn first-hand what trends will affect their business.
The 2013 SEMA Show is in full swing and nowhere is there more innovation than in the New Products Showcase, which features more than 2,000 of the newest, most cutting-edge automotive products.