are now being accepted for the 2009 SEMA WD of the Year Award. As a
SEMA member, your participation in submitting your nomination of the
2009 SEMA WD of the Year Award enables the selection task force to make
the final decision.
Customer loyalty is fundamental to the success of your company. Without it, expenses can go up, profits go down, morale suffers and
your company is at risk. Robert Spector, author of "The Nordstrom Way," will show you how to
create loyal customers and keep them coming back during his webinar
presentation on September 9, 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. (PDT).
For more than 40 years, the SEMA Show has provided a forum for
specialty-equipment innovation. From iconic brands to first-time
exhibitors, the industry chooses the SEMA Show to highlight its latest
products and technology.
Decades of downsizing and layoffs have changed the contract between
employee and employer. Everything has changed. Lisa
Orrell, author of the book "Millennials Incorporated,” is an expert on
multi-generational dynamics within the workforce and will show you how to hire—and keep—top young talent in her 2009 SEMA
John Waraniak, SEMA vice president of vehicle technology, presented the
webinar, “Don’t Waste This Crisis: Paralyze or Energize, the Choice Is
Yours,” to outline solutions for the opportunities and challenges
presented by the current economy and the adaptation and development of
new and emerging technologies.
Whether your company is a veteran of the SEMA Show or first-time
exhibitor, the SEMA webinar on August 20 will provide you with the tips
to make your Show experience a valuable one.
Michael Schumacher calls off his return to racing; former Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran hopes to field a two-car IndyCar Series entry next
season; dirt-late-model driver Jimmy Mars won the North/South 100 at Florence
Speedway in Union, Kentucky; and more racing news.
Tim Watts of Superlift Suspension Systems, one of the newest members of the SEMA Board of Directors, discusses his involvement with the Young Executives Network (YEN) and the SEMA Board in the new issue of SEMA News.
Much of what he has learned in his career is the result of asking
questions, and listening to the answers and advice offered by the
automotive aftermarket community.
Las Vegas hasn't been this affordable in years and SEMA has
successfully negotiated with its partner hotels an extension of their
early-bird rates through the end of summer.
Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI), a nationwide provider of
technical education training for students seeking careers as
professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and
marine technicians, is asking for your participation and attendance at
its 2009 Advisory Council meeting.