By Ashley Reyes
As businesses and professionals prepare to gather for the 2021 SEMA Show, the industry’s elite contributors will be recognized with SEMA Industry Awards. Held on Thursday evening during the week of the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the 2021 SEMA Industry Awards Banquet will include announcements of the winners of SEMA’s most prestigious industry awards: SEMA Manufacturer of the Year, Warehouse Distributor of the Year, and Gen-III Innovator of the Year.
Finalists for the awards are:
Manufacturer of the Year:
- CSF Racing & High-Performance
- KW Automotive
- ORACLE Lighting Inc.
Warehouse Distributor of the Year:
- Keystone Automotive
- Meyer Distributing
- Turn 14 Distribution
Gen-III Innovator of the Year:
- Justin Hartenstein, ORACLE Lighting Inc.
- Keith Ferry, Cerebrum Sensor Technologies Inc.
- Matt Kossoff, Driven Lighting Group
All SEMA Showgoers are invited to attend the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet on November 4. The celebration will include cocktails, dinner, awards and entertainment. Exhibitors can secure complimentary tickets and purchase additional tickets through their registration dashboard, while attendees can purchase tickets at www.semashow.com/banquet.
The banquet is the annual celebration of the specialty-equipment industry and will also include the announcement of the 2021 SEMA Person of the Year, and a tribute to the 2021 SEMA Hall of Fame Inductees Jessi Combs, Rick Love, Bob Moore and Carl Schiefer. The evening will also include entertainment from Light Balance, a high-tech neon and LED dance group that gained popularity from “America’s Got Talent” and is about to begin a Las Vegas residency. Comedian/actor Adam Ferrara, who co-hosted the critically acclaimed BBC sensation, “Top Gear US,” for six seasons, will also be part of the banquet entertainment.
The SEMA Show is a business-to-business trade-only event taking place Tuesday-Friday, November 2-5, in Las Vegas.
For details, visit www.semashow.com.