SEMA Show exhibitors are offering free product trainings for everything from safety tire breakthroughs and diesel transmission tech, to maximizing your sales on eBay. Don't miss these FREE sessions in the Las Vegas Convention Center's North Hall.
The Senate Finance Committee approved its version of a health care
overhaul, joining four other House and Senate Committees that have
already considered the legislation. The leadership will now merge the
measures into a single House and Senate bill to be debated on the floor
of each chamber during the next several weeks.
SEMA Show exhibitors: Create additional awareness and momentum for your 2009 SEMA Show
product intros by submitting new product information for inclusion in SEMA eNews.
The automotive industry landscape is rocky, a rapid
sales rebound is not on the horizon, and many companies are going
through radical restructuring. But even in this environment, a research report commissioned by
SEMA and conducted by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) sees
opportunity for SEMA members.
News and information from SEMA's councils and committees.
Brian Offenberger, owner of the Aftermarketer Club, recently provided the five elements every website needs to increase profits and achieve maximum results. According to Offenberger, the five elements presented in the SEMA Webinar, “Basics of Website Design and Content,” are not just suggestions; they are ways to gear your website so that it’s providing you with the results that you expect.
Tim Dietz, who has assumed the leadership position of the Wheel & Tire Council (WTC), has been a test engineer at Standards Testing Laboratories Inc. for 20 years. The company uses scientific methods to develop testing programs to verify that new and existing products meet current regulations for safety and performance.
Dietz was a member of the WTC when it was still known as the Wheel Industry Council more than six years ago, and he has been a WTC Select Committee member for two years, serving as chair-elect.
SEMA Member News recently talked with Dietz about what he hopes to accomplish during his tenure as WTC Chairman.
For the 2009 Show, not only is the Showcase 25% larger (at
25,000 sq.-ft.), but it will also, for the first time, feature videography
of new products. In previous years, SEMA has professionally
photographed new products and posted the photos for media and
exhibitors to download.
The sixth annual SEMA International Happy Hour provides an excellent
opportunity to network with buyers and distributors from around the
Good news for 2009 SEMA Show attendees who prefer flying Continental
Airlines. The carrier is offering discounts ranging between two and 10
percent off of published or Zone fares for travel dates between October 28-November 9, 2009—right in the 2009 SEMA Show window.