By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff
Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus Co-Chair Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) with SEMA Chairman of the Board Nate Shelton (left) during the 2012 Washington Rally.
Pursuing a pro-growth manufacturing and job-creation agenda, creating access to small business loans and credit, finding affordable health insurance options for employees, countering burdensome vehicle equipment regulations, preventing higher ethanol content in gasoline and combating counterfeit products. These are just a few of the political issues facing SEMA members during this critical election year.
Join your fellow SEMA members in Washington, D.C., May 14, 2014, to show lawmakers the importance and strength of the $31 billion specialty-equipment industry. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to connect face-to-face with your legislators on Capitol Hill and inform them of the issues that matter most to you and your business. The SEMA Washington Rally is exclusively for SEMA members.
Scheduled events include:
- A legislative briefing session with SEMA staff
- One-on-one meetings with your legislators and their staff
- An exclusive Capitol Hill luncheon with special invited guests
- A private reception and dinner with a high-profile keynote speaker
- Opportunities to visit attractions in the nation’s capital
SEMA Board Chair-elect Doug Evans (right) thanked Motorsports Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) for his participation in last year's Rally.
SEMA President and CEO Chris Kersting (left) and Past-Chairman Scooter Brothers (right) welcomed Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) (center) as he arrives in his classic Ford Thunderbird to be keynote speaker at the Rally dinner.