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.
A council and network tradition at the SEMA Show is to recognize individuals and businesses who have contributed significantly to their industry niche. This year, the councils and networks celebrated a wide range of achievements.
Whether you’re a complete newbie or a seasoned veteran, everyone needs to be reminded of the basics of trade-show survival. Comfortable shoes, breath mints, official SEMA Show guide, water and sleep are the essentials. Here are just a few tips that anyone can use to ensure a stress-free, successful SEMA show.
Tell us about what your company does? Hawk Hardware Speed Shop is a full-on speed shop selling everything to
rat-rod builders, classic-car owners, car-show folks, race-car drivers and
What is the most satisfying aspect of your job? Seeing all the really cool cars and trucks our customers own or are
building. Plus, the wonderful car people I meet each day. Car (and truck) people
are the best around, I say. You talk automotive, you have a friend almost
instantly with like-minded folks!
How long have you been involved in the aftermarket industry? More than 20 years.