The SEMA Show, the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world, is shaping up this year to be one of the strongest in the event's 47 year history, a good sign the business of vehicle personalization, customization and preservation is rebounding.
The 2013 SEMA Show Educational Program includes a special, one-day conference dedicated to helping auto-related businesses succeed in social media and online marketing. Taking place on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 (the day before the official opening of the SEMA Show), the Online Marketing Conference (OMC) includes workshops and lectures from leading industry experts.
The 2013 SEMA Show includes more than 90 seminars focused on helping auto-related business professionals sell more products and be more productive.
A new SEMA member benefit makes it easier for qualified buyers to navigate and do business while at the 2013 SEMA Show, taking place Tuesday-Friday, Nov. 5-8, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Official SEMA Show Press Conference Schedule makes it easy for credentialed media to obtain news and announcements during the event taking place November 5-8, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The SEMA Education Institute (SEI) will host a webinar specifically geared towards first-time SEMA Show buyers on Thursday, October 10 at 10:00 am Pacific time. The webinar will be presented by Tom Gattuso, SEMA Show director and Susan Schwartz, president of Show management company ConvExx.
To showcase the industry's top trend-setting vehicle models, the SEMA Awards will be announced and presented to winning automakers during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, held Nov. 5-8, 2013. Through the program, SEMA exhibitors that make the products and accessories for today's popular models, will identify the vehicle platforms they believe are best for accessorizing, and ideal for showcasing the coolest new products.
West Virginia Delegate Gary Howell has been named vice chairman of the State Automotive Enthusiast Leadership Caucus. The Caucus is supported by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and is chaired by New York Assemblyman Bill Reilich.
The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded $137,000 to 52 individuals. The awards include 39 SEMA scholarships which are presented to current students, and 13 loan-forgiveness awards presented to employees of SEMA-member companies. In addition, one student was awarded a full-tuition scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year to Ohio Technical College.