Ever since the mid-1980s—when the term “customizing” went out of fashion and restyling became the go-to word to describe a maturing industry segment—folks engaged in accessorizing new and late-model vehicles have been known as restylers.
PRO Member Updates
Date: 07 May 2019
Location: asTech Corporate Headquarters and Calibration Center, 2600 Technology Drive, Suite 900, Plano, TX 75074
Time: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Selling to car dealers is not an easy proposition. It takes more than installing a few accessories on a vehicle and walking cold into dealership to make a sale and build a long-lasting, value-based relationship.
Josh Poulson- Auto Additions Inc., Owner
The Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) recently elected a new chair-elect. According to SEMA council guidelines, the chair-elect must be a current member of the council’s select committee, with nominees voted on by their fellow select committee members.
The Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) is preparing to release a knowledge-based exam centered on the “PRO Sales Training Manual,” a resource developed by industry experts and designed to help restylers, installers and accessory retailers build a more successful dealer-direct sales strategy.
SEMA has recently launched a new program entitled SEMA Senior Class, A Mentoring Program. Through this free program, all SEMA members are welcome to search and connect with an industry mentor.
With various networking and learning experiences on tap, plus a chance to get up to speed on current council initiatives, Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) members had opportunities galore to connect throughout the 2018 SEMA Show, held October 29–November 2.