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More Drivers Planned Specialty-Equipment Purchases Last Month, Says SEMA Report

Consumer intentions to buy specialty-equipment products rose in September, up three points from the August reading of the SEMA Consumer Demand Index.

Tickets Mailed for the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet

Tickets for the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet were mailed out this week.

Each year, thousands of industry professionals attend the banquet to honor new SEMA Hall of Fame members and to recognize winners of several prestigious industry awards, including Person of the Year, WD of the Year, and Manufacturers' Rep of the Year.The evening kicks off on Thursday, November 5, with a reception in the Las Vegas Hilton at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Industry Awards Banquet, which begins at 7:30 p.m.

SEMA Opposes Efforts to Ban Off-Roading in Much of Utah

More than one-sixth of the state of Utah would be off-limits to any form of motorized recreation if Congress approves H.R. 1925, “America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2009.”

Exhibitors Rush to Pick Up Last-Minute SEMA Show Booth Space

An additional 30 companies have signed up for the SEMA Show since the beginning of October, demonstrating a growing confidence in the specialty-equipment industry’s future heading into 2010.

Reed & Dickinson to Perform at Ford 2009 SEMA Show Reception

The Reed & Dickinson Band will be the featured act at the 2009 Ford SEMA Show reception, beginning at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at the Motor Trend Proving Ground Hosted by the Bondurant Racing School of High Performance Driving.

SEMA Show Tools to Take Your Business Global

Once made up mostly of American speed enthusiasts, the specialty-equipment market is now a global passion, with enthusiasts off-roading and drag racing from Beijing to Dubai. And nowhere is this better illustrated than at the SEMA Show, where thousands of international buyers converge.

Catch a Celebrity at the 2009 SEMA Show

One of the most popular elements of any SEMA Show is the celebrity sightings and signings. From icons like Carroll Shelby and Mario Andretti, to Hulk Hogan and Snoop Dogg, they've all come to the SEMA Show to see new products, hear the news and meet the industry.

Exhibitors—11 Days Until the SEMA Show! Check Key Deadlines and Updates Here

With the SEMA Show 11 days away, the SEMA Show Exhibitor Update is a valuable checklist to help exhibitors tighten up the last-minutes details.

Industry Pulls Together Unprecedented Show Effort

Though consumers and business leaders wait for definitive signs of economic recovery, one message from the specialty-equipment industry is clear: 2010 will be better.
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