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SEMA Industry Awards: Nominate the Next SEMA Person of the Year

By Ashley Reyes

Industry Awards
Melanie White of Hellwig Products was named 2018 SEMA Person of
the Year.

It takes dedication, hard work and drive to build and grow an automotive specialty-equipment business. Even more so to grow an entire industry.
The SEMA Industry Awards are among the trade association’s highest honors and recognize the recipient’s outstanding contributions to the specialty-equipment industry over a year-long period. Nominations are open now in the following categories:

  • Person of the Year
  • Manufacturer of the Year
  • Warehouse Distributor of the Year
  • Gen-III Innovator of the Year

For consideration, an honoree must exhibit professionalism, service, integrity and ethics that help propel the industry forward. To nominate an honoree and learn more about the criteria for each award, visit or contact Lindsay Bianco at

Nominations close July 23.