SEMA members: Tune in to the SEMA webinar on January 31, at 10 a.m. (PST) when Kathleen Barton presents “Managing Workplace Stress" to learn the latest stress-management tips and relaxation techniques that can be applied immediately to your job and your life.
SEMA Manufacturing members are invited to participate in Toyota's upcoming Measuring Session for the top-selling Corolla S and Matrix XRS. Cameras are allowed. Both of the vehicles made their world premieres during the 2007 SEMA Show. The 2009 Toyota Corolla represents the 10th generation of the perennial favorite. "We believe in the importance of the small-car segment," said Toyota Corporate Marketing Manager Tim Morrison.
SEMA Spring Expo and SEMA OFFROAD exhibitors are invited to promote any special offers, giveaways, promotions, new products or discounted pricing that might be offered at the upcoming shows through SEMA eNews. If you have anything you’d like to include, send a detailed explanation to Joe Lu at firstname.lastname@example.org, and it will be included in the newsletter. For complete information on the two shows, visit www.semaspringexpo.com or www.semaoffroad.com.
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The Ford Flex is among the 2009 models for which Ford is accepting project car proposals.
Schedules for the 2008 SEMA MPMC Media Trade Conference have been e-mailed to all participants. Exhibitors who did not receive their schedules should contact Jim Skelly at email@example.com, 909/396-0289, ext. 103. Media who have not received their schedules should contact Della Domingo at firstname.lastname@example.org, 909/396-0289, ext. 130.
Drawing from a 40-year tradition of “giving back to the industry,” SEMA has established the SEMA Cares Committee. The new group will be charged with identifying and creating additional opportunities for its members to enrich the lives of children nationwide.
Retailers looking to grab the attention of more customers can find what they need in the SEMA 2007 Retail Resource Guide. Available to members free of charge, the guide provides store layout tips and examples, listings of visual merchandising suppliers, store fixture manufacturers and more.
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Mirroring the explosive growth of the Brazilian specialty-equipment market, Brazilian buyer attendance at the 2007 SEMA Show grew 72% from the 2006 Show, the single largest increase in international buyer attendance last year. Following Brazil’s increase were buyers from Germany (up 18%) and Australia (17%).