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July Registration Open for SEMA Virtual Education

By Ashley Reyes

EducationRegister now for the following upcoming live webinars, and stay tuned to SEMA eNews as additional sessions are announced throughout the year. For a comprehensive library of upcoming live and on-demand sessions that members can access anytime, visit https

Wednesday, July 7 - SBN Live Chat featuring Shannon Welch

Track: Industry Talks

Stop worrying if you are good enough or smart enough, and focus instead on being valuable. Join Shannon Welch during this Facebook Live Chat hosted by the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network, when Welch shares her personal career journey that will inspire and motivate others to discover their value. As former communications director at ULTRA4 Racing and founder of “Hey Shannon Quick Question,” Welch has firsthand experience about the path to success.

Location: SBN Facebook page

Wednesday, July 14 – ADAS Technologies: How to Navigate Product Development

Series: ADAS Webinar Series

Hear about real-world situations and case studies from leading aftermarket manufacturers that have successfully developed and launched products for ADAS-equipped vehicles. Participants will learn the steps companies have taken to understand ADAS and how to design compatible parts and validate the functionality of all OEM features. This is a great opportunity to learn from companies that have firsthand ADAS experience.

Register here.

Newly Added: Tuesday, July 20 – 2021 Market Report Webinar

Series: SEMA Industry Insight Series

During this live webinar, the SEMA Market Research team will present highlights from the recently released 2021 SEMA Market Report. The presentation will feature key trends and insights on industry sales, consumer behavior, trends, and more, and offer information on the specialty-equipment market that can help businesses understand how 2020 affected the industry and where the current opportunities are.

Register here.

Wednesday, July 21 – YEN Live Chat featuring Jim Liaw

Track: Industry Talks

Here’s your chance to chat with Jim Liaw, co-founder of Formula Drift. During this Live Chat presented by the SEMA Young Executives Network, attendees will be able to ask about how the premier United States drifting series came to be, what other motorsports events he’s helped organize, and what he was thinking when the first Formula Drift event debuted to a sell-out crowd of 10,000 in 2003—causing traffic jams on the streets outside the track and culture shock to those in the stands. You’ll also be able to find out what he has planned for 2021 and why he supports the RPM Act.

Location: YEN Facebook page

Thursday, July 22 – How to Keep Productivity at a Maximum

Series: Team Management Series, powered by SBN

Track: Industry Segments, powered by SEMA Councils and Networks

Having a long to-do list can feel overwhelming, and oftentimes, it can be a struggle to even know where to start. During this webinar presented by the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network, managers and supervisors will learn solid tips and habits for increasing productivity throughout the day, how to identify and avoid challenges that impede productivity, and various goal-setting methods for effectively managing time.

Register here.

Tuesday, July 27 – Effectively Managing Conflict

Series: Sharpen Your Soft Skills, powered by SBN

Track: Industry Segments, powered by SEMA Councils and Networks

Knowing how to manage conflict can save a team from unnecessary work disruptions, decreased productivity, project failure, and even termination. During this webinar presented by the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network, employees and managers will learn common methods for how to manage challenging situations, whether it be manager to employee, employee to employee, manager to manager, or manager to supervisor.

Register here.