The first High Performance and Custom Trade Show drew about 100 exhibitors to the drafty halls of Dodger Stadium in 1967.
Despite a Rolodex of high-profile clients and a warehouse full of vehicles he designed for some of the most iconic television and film projects, George Barris made one thing clear, “I’m a people guy.”
Headlining the return of Shell to the SEMA Show was the unveiling of the ’64 Shelby Cobra Coupe piloted to set 25 individual records during a Goodyear tire test in 1965 at the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Formula Drift, the leading international drifting organization, will conduct live drift demonstrations at the 2015 SEMA Ignited event, taking place Friday, November 6, 3:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., at the Las Vegas Convention Center Gold Lot.
With the job market the best it’s been for job seekers in 15 years, digital-recruiting toolmakers are serving up even better solutions to ensure that companies can capture the best of the talent. The new tools come at an opportune time, given that the economy appears poised for continued healthy growth.
SEMA Show Director Tom Gattuso was initially drawn to event sales simply as a method to meet the automotive manufacturing people he’d eventually like to work for, but it wasn’t long until he realized that he preferred producing events and eventually worked his way into event management and direction. He’s now been doing it for 20 years, coming to SEMA in 2011 after working on new-car events for Auto Dealer Shows and then on off-road events for Advanstar Communications. He recently took a few minutes to talk about the 2015 SEMA Show.
With a little planning, first-time exhibitors can generate more sales and business opportunities during the annual SEMA Show.
The SEMA News 35 Under 35 highlights young trendsetters who are bringing exciting new ideas the automotive specialty-equipment industry.
For SEMA-member companies putting out great products these days, the challenge of illegal unauthorized copies is almost unavoidable.
Is there a 3D printer in your future? It’s really no longer a question of if, but when.