Shows & Events


The deadline to enter the 14th Annual Creative Styling & Trim Awards Competition hosted by General Motors during the SEMA Spring Expo (SSE) is next Friday, January 18. The entry form is available online by clicking here.

Open to restylers, installers, truck accessory retailers and SSE exhibitors, the competition showcases and recognizes installer ingenuity, craftsmanship and creativity. The competition will feature five GM divisions—Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Hummer and Pontiac.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • best overall interior design/car or truck
  • best graphic design/passenger car or truck
  • best exterior design/passenger car or truck
  • best of show

There is no fee to enter, however, all entries must be current-production model Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Hummer or Pontiac vehicles, cars or trucks. Vehicles will be judged by a GM design team on February 8, with the awards presentation slated for Friday evening during the TORA/PRO Industry Awards Reception.

For more information, contact Beverly Rosen at

The SEMA Spring Expo and SEMA OFFROAD are set for February 8–9 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. For details on the shows, visit or