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  • Posted on:
    Jun 24 2015
    Auto enthusiasts and consumers can now visit www.semaignited.com to purchase tickets to attend SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after party that connects the general public with industry leaders, celebrities and award-winning custom vehicles.
  • Posted on:
    Jun 18 2015

    The SEMA Show New Products Showcase, one of the most sought after attractions at the annual event, will be located on the bridge between the central and south halls at the west end of the Las Vegas Convention Center during the 2015 SEMA Show.

  • Posted on:
    Jun 11 2015

    Wade Kawasaki of the Coker Group has been elected the chairman-elect of SEMA and joins the newly elected Board members to help lead the association for the 2015-2017 term. Kawasaki fills the position held for the past two years by Doug Evans of Luken Communications. Evans will begin serving his term as chairman in July. The newly elected SEMA Board volunteers are Susan Carpenter of JR Products, Laurel Dasher of Powerteq and Dan Kahn of Kahn Media Inc. Jim Bingham of Winner's Circle Speed & Custom Inc. and Nick Gramelspacher of Meyer Distributing were re-elected and will serve another term.

  • Posted on:
    Jun 10 2015

    Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would enable low volume car manufacturers to produce turn-key replica vehicles for customers nationwide. Replica vehicles resemble classic cars produced at least 25 years ago. Supported by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), the "Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015" (H.R. 2675) would allow companies to construct up to 500 such cars a year subject to federal regulatory oversight.

  • Posted on:
    May 20 2015

    The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) recently announced the addition of its 1,000th member, now featuring over 385 Supplier brands and over 620 data Receivers registered in the system.

  • Posted on:
    May 18 2015

    The 2015 SEMA Show will include a new expansion area to accommodate additional exhibitors during the SEMA Show on Tuesday-Friday, November 3-6, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Located in the outside area south of the Las Vegas Convention Center (adjacent to the Renaissance Hotel), this new First-Time and Featured Exhibitors area will also include a transportation hub and serve as a primary thoroughfare into the SEMA Show.

  • Posted on:
    Apr 30 2015

    Applications are now being accepted (at www.semaignited.com)  for the 2015 SEMA Battle of the Builders to be held at the 2015 SEMA Show, November 3-6. The automotive build competition that debuted last year and garnered nationwide attention as the focus of a Velocity TV special was viewed by more than one million fans.

  • Posted on:
    Apr 27 2015

    Registration to attend the 2015 SEMA Show is now available at www.semashow.com/register. The annual trade show for the automotive accessories market is set for Tuesday-Friday, November 3-6, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Posted on:
    Apr 23 2015

    Joel Ayres, Jim Bingham, and Dennis Gage will receive the industry's highest honor and be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame.

  • Posted on:
    Apr 22 2015

    SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show afterparty that is open to consumers, is primed to return this year after the SEMA Show closes on Friday, November 6, 2015. Featuring a new location directly across the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center, and a no-hassle route for vehicles exiting the SEMA Show, the 2015 SEMA Ignited will be easy to get to and include vehicles, food, music, celebrities, demonstrations and the culmination of this year's SEMA Battle of the Builders competition.