The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has temporarily expanded the size requirements for SBA-backed 7(a) loans in order to help insert more liquidity into the marketplace. The SBA estimates that more than 70,000 small businesses across the country will be eligible for new loans between now and the time the program ends on September 30, 2010, including many auto-sector businesses.
SEMA Member News - May/June 2009
Growing Out of the Recession
By Joel Rosenthal
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Officials across the country are constantly working on legislative and regulatory proposals that have a direct impact on our industry and your customers. The SEMA Government Affairs Office advocates in support of pro-industry initiatives, and when needed, opposes unfair or restrictive legislation. Here are just a few of the issues facing each of the market segments within our industry.
As company budgets tighten, the SEMA Show represents a highly cost-effective way for buyers and manufacturers to meet.
The 2009 SEMA Show has kicked into gear with an unprecedented
show of enthusiasm and 800 exhibitors already signed up.
With just six months until the SEMA Show opens, thousands of buyers have already registered to attend.
|Visit the 2009 SEMA Show online floorplan to map out your game plan. With more than 1 million square feet, two new Show sections and an enhanced New Products Showcase, you'll need it!|
Creating a successful SEMA Show trip does not end at reserving booth space.
eBay Motors has paved the way for charitable giving by signing on as presenting sponsor of the second annual SEMA Pinewood Drag Race, which will be held from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. on August 1, 2009, in Pasadena, California.