Member News

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 4:05pm

Someone once said, “Learning is not a spectator sport.” That certainly applies to the interactive, student-centric learning experiences that take place during the annual SEMA Show and Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 3:55pm

The Young Executives Network (YEN) recently chose a new chair-elect. According to SEMA council and network guidelines, the chair-elect must be a current member of the group’s select committee, with nominees chosen by their fellow select committee members.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 3:52pm

It’s not entirely surprising that a 2018 study by and McKinsey—which surveyed 118 companies and 30,000 employees—found that women still remain underrepresented in key positions at U.S. corporations, especially at senior levels of leadership.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 3:32pm

Walk around the SEMA Show or attend an industry gathering, and it’s likely you’ll run into some old timers—folks who’ve spent the better part of their lives working in and devoted to the aftermarket industry.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 3:22pm

In keeping with its mission to identify and communicate knowledge of evolving trends and new technologies, the Emerging Trends & Technology Network (ETTN) has created an online platform to engage and reach engineers practically 24/7 at either their workplaces or via their mobile devices as they travel.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 3:03pm

Much like SEMA’s mission to help members’ businesses grow and prosper by providing a range of resources, SEMA councils and networks also offer deliverables to their members. For the Wheel & Tire Council, that means providing a forum for member companies to work together to identify and address industry-related issues and explore opportunities in the aftermarket wheel industry.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 2:33pm

Selling to car dealers is not an easy proposition. It takes more than installing a few accessories on a vehicle and walking cold into a dealership to make a sale and build a long-lasting, value-based relationship.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 2:08pm

Each year at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, the Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) puts together an entire week of activities that includes a general membership meeting, two seminars, and a Friday evening reception featuring the induction of new MPMC Hall of Fame members.

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 1:45pm

In the ensuing years, TCIA focused on expanding its membership and services, including producing trade shows focused on the truck cap and light-truck accessory market. As the industry continued to evolve, and to better define its members’ interest in all aspects of light-truck accessories, the organization’s name was changed in 1992 to the Truck Cap & Accessory Association (TCAA).

Post on: 03/01/2019 - 1:36pm

If you’re a hot-rod builder, securing a coveted spot in the annual Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) feature vehicle program is a lot like winning a lottery. That’s because, of the many applications received, a mere 10 one-of-a-kind rods end up selected for display at the SEMA Show.