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Sharing Common and Critical Knowledge Gives WTC Members the Edge

 WTC SMN Column

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.

Continental Airlines Offers Discounted Airfare During the 2009 SEMA Show

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.

Patent, Trademark or Copyright Questions? Ask the Experts for Free

Learn about developing and protecting your intellectual property (IP) rights for your products and business without the strain of legal jargon.

Sony Gran Turismo Call for Entries

Sony PlayStation and Polyphony Digital will host the seventh-annual Gran Turismo Awards at the 2009 SEMA Show. Judges picked from the industry’s leading publications will look for vehicles at the Show that best capture today’s automotive trends.

Surge in Used Car Sales Spells Opportunity for Specialty-Equipment Industry

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.

Don't Waste Valuable Opportunity for Brand Exposure at the SEMA Show

Attention SEMA Show exhibitors—there's still time to enhance your presence at the 2009 Show! Sponsorships are available for popular aisle signs, billboards, carpet ads and banners in premium locations.

SEMA Show International Happy Hour Connects You With the World's Buyers

The sixth annual SEMA International Happy Hour provides an excellent opportunity to network with buyers and distributors from around the world.

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge—Watch the "Showdown at SEMA"

Watch the action unfold as students race against the clock to disassemble and rebuild a Chevy 350 engine using only hand tools during the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge National Championship, Thursday, November 5, at the 2009 SEMA Show.

Direct Injection, Exhaust, Diesel Tech Among Free Product Trainings at 2009 SEMA Show

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.

Quick Tips to Stylize Your Business Blog

 SEMA News Internet
The news is good for company execs who are looking to add some style and panache to their business blogs: It's never been easier to add rich media applications, such as audio and video, to your blog and start reeling in more readers. Plus, even more robust options for your blog are continually rolling out, courtesy of the wunderkinds from the geek-o-sphere.

Want to build a Facebook-style social network around your blog with a simple plug in? Looking to custom design your blog, just the way you want it, in minutes, with absolutely no programming experience? Piece of cake.

To get you from here to there, the following roundup of the latest tools will make the ride quick, easy and ridiculously inexpensive.
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