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WTC SEMA Show Happenings and a New Tool for Members

As SEMA Show attendees walk through South Hall during Show week, the creativity of the Wheel & Tire Council’s (WTC) members will be evident. In 2014, WTC will host a few main attractions for members of the segment, including a general membership meeting, a seminar and the industry awards reception. These events will ensure that members stay up to date with important developments in the council and in the industry as a whole.
SEMA Member News—November/December 2014

WTC SEMA Show Happenings and a New Tool for Members

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Recent Events and SEMA Show Offerings Advance Conversations for Restylers

The Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) hosted its annual long-range planning meeting this past summer at the SEMA Garage Industry Innovations Center in Diamond Bar, California. The meeting was scheduled to coincide with the SEMA Garage open house and the annual Installation Gala, and members of the PRO select committee and a number of at-large members met and discussed issues, challenges and opportunities affecting restylers and accessory manufacturers.
SEMA Member News—November/December 2014

Recent Events and SEMA Show Offerings Advance Conversations

Trade Show Highlights for Motorsports Parts Manufacturers

The fall and winter months are busy for members of SEMA’s Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC), as many exhibit at both the SEMA Show in Las Vegas and the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show in Indianapolis. These shows represent two of the biggest weeks of the year for MPMC members. Though much of the council’s focus is placed on preparing a lineup of events for the December PRI Show, MPMC will also power two seminars at the 2014 SEMA Show. Eugene Zelek Jr., co-chair of the antitrust and trade regulation group for Freeborn & Peters LLP, has designed these back-to-back sessions to help members navigate the ins and outs of pricing policies.
SEMA Member News—November/December 2014

Trade Show Highlights for Motorsports Parts Manufacturers

LTAA Celebrates Successful New Products Showcase

Dozens of Light Truck Accessory Alliance (LTAA) manufacturers participated in the promotional opportunities available at the fifth annual New Products Showcase and stock-to-show truck build by RV 4 Wheel Drive & Performance Automotive at the Carlisle All-Truck Nationals on August 1–3, 2014.
SEMA Member News—November/December 2014

LTAA Celebrates Successful New Products Showcase

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How a Car Can Launch a Career: HRIA’s Feature-Vehicle Program

Each year at the SEMA Show, a walk through Hot Rod Alley gives attendees a snapshot of the market’s artistry. For the Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA), the week is a chance to highlight a few creations by members displayed in the council booth and at the organization’s annual reception. It’s an initiative that’s much more than just eye candy, according to HRIA Chair Rick Love.
SEMA Member News—November/December 2014

How a Car Can Launch a Career: HRIA’s Feature-Vehicle Prog

Community-Building Opportunities for Restoration Professionals at the SEMA Show

For members of the Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO), the council-specific SEMA Show offerings are primarily about building community. The council offers many such options each year, and 2014 will be no different. Here are a few items for members to mark on their SEMA Show schedules.
SEMA Member News—November/December 2014

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Buyers: Become a Member at the Show for Specialized Incentives

A huge variety of businesses are represented each year at the SEMA Show, but companies in the buyer category—identified with a red badge—who are also association members enjoy a few special benefits.
SEMA Member News—November/December 2014

Buyers: Become a Member at the Show for Specialized Incentives

Members: Three Important Stops to Include in Your SEMA Show Plan

To gain the most from your trip to the SEMA Show, you must have a plan in place before hitting the floor. It’s important to be intentional about what you include in your agenda, and it’s never too early to start planning. Apart from doing business, many opportunities exist to connect with others in the industry and take the next step toward engagement in the association. Here are a few things that members will want to build into their schedules.
SEMA Member News—September/October 2014

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Speaking Out: New Select CommitteeMembers Share Goals and Vision

It’s official! Four incumbents and three freshmen have joined the Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) select committee. Incumbents include Bob Carnahan; Dave Edmondson, Roadwire Inc.; Ginger Glover, Truckers Toy Store; and Ellen McKoy, EMK Marketing. Newcomers are Kimberly Callahan, Insignia Group; Mike Timmons, BedRug; and Steve Weimar, Rosen Entertainment Products. SEMA Member News recently asked the committee members about their goals and the reasons they’ve chosen to get involved.
SEMA Member News—September/October 2014

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Connect, Interact and Give Back: SEMA Show Student Program

The SEMA Show Student Program gives young people a glimpse of the industry as part of the association’s effort to reach out and pull in the next generation of professionals to the specialty-equipment market. Last year’s event boasted record participation by more than 400 attendees from 45 colleges and technical institutions.
SEMA Member News—September/October 2014

Connect, Interact and Give Back: SEMA Show Student Program

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