ARMO at the SEMA Show

The SEMA Show is less than three months away. Be sure to plug all of the ARMO events into your SEMA Show Activities calendar now.

Here is a short list of what we have coming up and we hope to see you there!

ARMO Reception

Billed as the premier networking event in the automotive restoration industry, the annual ARMO Awards Reception will kick off at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5 at the Westgate Resort & Casino, Conference Rooms 7-14.  Industry celebrity Tim Strange of Strange Motion will once again emcee the event. Tim brings a unique style to the mic, keeping things light and fun while also maintaining the level of respect owed to all of the industry award winners.

During the awards presentation, the council will recognize the contributions of individuals and companies in the restoration segment with the 2019 ARMO Person of the Year and the ARMO Business of the Year awards. The new-product award winners from the ARMO Hot Products Showcase will also be recognized.

In addition to the awards presentations, the evening promises some of the best networking of Show week for anyone in the restoration segment.  ARMO members and potential members are welcome to attend.  It’s a perfect relaxation point after a busy Day One of the SEMA Show. Attendance keeps growing each year, so mark your calendar and don’t be late!

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ARMO/HRIA Booth #23395 

ARMO will once again share a booth with the Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA). The shared space works well for cross collaboration between the two councils who actually share some company memberships Select committee members will be at the booth throughout the show to discuss the benefits of an ARMO membership and opportunities to volunteer and get involved. Six feature vehicles will be on display in the combined booth, three representing the Restoration segment and three representing the Hot Rod segment.

Stop by booth #23395 any time during show hours to network with restoration professionals, learn about the latest council initiatives and how you might also volunteer on behalf of the industry.


Breakfast with ARMO

The Automotive Restoration Market Organization is hosting a networking breakfast at the 2019 SEMA Show. Billed as “Breakfast With ARMO”, the new format promises a more relaxed yet collaborative atmosphere for ARMO members and other restoration professionals to talk with the ARMO select committee leaders about challenges and opportunities for the business. All ARMO members and restoration professionals are encouraged to attend.

Breakfast With ARMO will take place on Wednesday, November 6 from 7:30am-9:00am in the Westgate Conference rooms 4-6. A coffee bar with barista will be there to serve up your favorite specialty brew.

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Restoration Builders Panel: Powered by ARMO

This highly anticipated annual event features a panel of  builders to discuss the restoration industry and  in particular the challenges and opportunities for today’s car builder or restorer. Moderator Amy Fitzgerald of Cool Hand Customs, herself a builder, does a great job each year of mixing up the panelists and the topics.  As such the session fills up fast, so mark your calendar asap.

This educational session will take place Wednesday, November 6 from 11:15am-12:15pm in room N258.