Dates and locations for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows and activities have been announced. Details are:

>> SEMA Installer Certification Program, Registration deadline: September 30, 2008 Exam date: November 13, 2008
>> SEMA Webinar, "U.S. and the World Economy: Will They Shift Forward?" October 2, 2008 10:00 a.m. (PDT)
>> SEMA Webinar, "Right-On, No-Bull Guide to Marketing in a Tough Economy," October 16, 2008 10:00 a.m. (PDT)
>> SEMA WTC Open Meeting, November 3, 2008, Las Vegas
>> SEMA PAC Election Night Party, November 4, 2008, Las Vegas
>> SEMA Show 2008, November 4–7, 2008, Las Vegas 
>> SEMA Dealer Day, November 5, 2008, Las Vegas
>> SEMA PRO Open Meeting, November 6, 2008, Las Vegas
>> SEMA ARMO Shopkeeper's Roundtable, November 6, 2008, Las Vegas
>> SEMA Speed Networking Breakfast—Powered by SBN, November 6, 2008 7:15 a.m.–9:00 a.m. (PDT), Las Vegas
>> SEMA MPMC Media Trade Conference, January 20–22, 2009, El Segundo, California
>> SEMA Technical Skills & Training Conference, March 27–28, 2009, Orlando, Florida
>> PAACE Automechanika Mexico, July 15–17, 2009, Mexico

For association-related travel, contact Manya Petropaki ( at Travel Store USA, 949/930-9268.

Looking for Some Extra Publicity for Your Industry Event?
Publicize your events through the SEMA Online Calendar of Events located at The calendar is stocked with information on events taking place throughout the year, broken down by month. Examples of events featured in the calendar include consumer shows and club events, educational and training workshops, conventions and trade shows, races and more.

To submit your event details for the calendar, e-mail company name and the date(s), location and name of the event to Shirley Presecan at