It is an interesting time in Automotive, opportunity is everywhere, but doing business in the direct supply chain for automotive remains a challenge.
Getting customers is one thing. Between the challenges of escalating competition and "service savvy" customers, if you don’t excel in sales and every single aspect of the customer's experience, they will take their buying power elsewhere. It’s that simple.
SEMA will kick-off its 2014 webinar series Thursday, January 9, with popular SEMA Show speaker and noted author Christine Corelli (www.christinespeaks.com), who will deliver "Twenty Ideas in 20 Minutes-Driving Business Growth and Fueling High Performance: How to Create a Sales-Service Excellence Culture."
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.
Attention SEMA Show attendees! Planning is the key to making the most of your SEMA Show experience. The wealth of opportunities can be staggering, so it’s critical that you maximize your time to take advantage of each one.
Learn from the experts! Discover the most efficient way to prepare for the 2013 SEMA Show and manage your booth space. On Thursday, August 15, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time, Show Director Tom Gattuso and Jennifer Carr, director of operations for ConvExx, the company that manages the SEMA Show, will present a comprehensive webinar that will guide exhibitors through everything from basic set-up to little-known tips on getting the best return for your SEMA Show investment. Participation requires only a computer and an Internet connection.
Exhibiting at the SEMA Show takes some planning and preparation, and there are a number of details that may not occur to a first-timer until just a few weeks before the doors open.
The “Affordable Care Act” continues to sow confusion for many SEMA members. You may have read recently that the Obama Administration has delayed implementation of the employer mandate portion of the health care law. So, what does this development mean for you? While, larger SEMA companies will still be required to offer healthcare coverage in 2014, penalties for non-compliance won’t be enforced until 2015.
What is your Show strategy? Preparing for the SEMA Show is a tremendous task with many logistical and operational details to consider. It is important to start NOW!
Overseas markets are increasingly lucrative for SEMA members. But pitfalls await the inexperienced. Before you pack the first box, learn these five keys to international shipping.