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Attention SEMA manufacturing members! Get an up-close preview of the new 2008 Ford Focus coupe and sedan at an exclusive members-only July 24 measuring session in Diamond Bar, California. The deadline to register is Friday, July 20. Cameras ARE permitted at the session. This is a California measuring session only!
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SEMA's councils and committees are set to tee off on the greens of the Strawberry Farms Golf Club as part of the Council Cup - Cash for Kids, a friendly game of golf to benefit the Childhelp and Victory Junction Gang Camp children's charities. The Light-Truck Accessory Alliance (LTAA) has even formed an affiliate team, the "SAC" Team, made up of members from Shur-Co., American Technology Components and Cap World.
Council teams include:
Attention SEMA manufacturer members! This Friday, July 6, is your last day to register for the Chrysler Group's July 11 measuring session in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The session will feature the newest Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep sheetmetal that enthusiasts will soon clamor to accessorize. Cameras ARE allowed at the all-day session, which is open from 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m., with a formal presentation beginning at 8:30 a.m.
2008 vehicles featured at the session include:
-Jeep Liberty 4x4
-Jeep Patriot (new)
-Dodge Avenger (new)
In addition to its charity golf tournament, the SEMA Installation Banquet and Gala Fundraiser will feature an auction to benefit the Petty Victory Junction Gang Camp and Childhelp children's charities. Among the impressive roster of items to be offered at the upcoming charity auction are exotic resort and cruise vacations, one-of-a-kind prints and photography, performance driving school certificates and NASCAR collectibles are up for bid.
The Gala Auction begins at 6 p.m., Friday, July 27, at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, in Irvine, California.
On June 28, 2007, the Supreme Court decided to shift the playing field and overrule 100 years of legal precedent banning agreements between manufacturers and their resellers to set the minimum price charged by the resellers to their customers. The decision of the Court was very close—5 to 4—and the opinion makes clear that setting a minimum resale price is not now automatically legal.
The following are the 2007 SEMA Board of Directors election results.
- Rick Rollins, Superchips, Inc.
The SEMA Ambassador Program for 2007 is in full swing. SEMA Ambassadors are current members of the association who actively seek to recruit new members, thus fortifying support for the industry and helping to grow the force of the SEMA membership.