Global Update

Registration Strong for the 2013 SEMA Middle East Business Development Program

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Participants in the upcoming SEMA trip to the Middle East will have the opportunity to meet one on one with pre-vetted buyers from throughout the region. Pictured here is 2012 participant Barry Adler, president of Quick Time Performance, demonstrating the company’s electric cutout product. Quick Time will again participate in the 2013 event.
Companies manufacturing performance, suspension, wheel, exterior styling, exhaust and interior components have already signed up for the March 13–16, 2012, exploratory and sales trip to the United Arab Emirates. Participants will tour local shops, visit a consumer show and meet one on one with buyers from throughout the region, including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman.   

The cost to participate is $2,750 with the U.S. Department of Commerce providing a $1,000 grant to defray the costs for qualified companies. Register now or, for more information, e-mail Linda Spencer at