Current Press Releases

Post on: 02/16/2018 - 1:21am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2018) -- SEMA member companies are invited to connect with legislative officials and voice their concerns on issues that matter most to their businesses, during the 2018 SEMA Washington Rally on Wednesday, May 16. The event is an opportunity for the automotive specialty equipment industry to educate Congressional representatives on issues such as the RPM Act, emerging automotive technologies, infrastructure spending, job creation, affordable health care and counterfeit products. 

Post on: 01/30/2018 - 11:30pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2018) – The SEMA Board of Directors approved a new policy designed to provide automotive parts manufacturers, particularly new manufacturers, with the opportunity to exhibit at the 2018 SEMA Show taking place Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Las Vegas, NV.

Post on: 01/26/2018 - 12:29am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2018) -- SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is seeking nominations for its Hall of Fame at www.sema.org/sema-hall-of-fame

Post on: 01/24/2018 - 6:36pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Jan. 24, 2018) – Manufacturers of automotive parts and accessories can now visit www.semashow.com/buyabooth to secure booth space at the 2018 SEMA Show taking place Oct. 30-Nov. 2, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SEMA Show is the premier trade show representing the $42 billion automotive accessories industry.

Post on: 01/17/2018 - 4:50pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2018) -- Applications are now being accepted at www.sema.org/speakers for industry leaders to host a seminar at the 2018 SEMA Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SEMA Show educational program, which begins on Monday, Oct. 29, and continues throughout the four-day trade show on Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2018, is a key cornerstone of the automotive industry’s premier trade event.

Post on: 11/10/2017 - 5:41pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is now accepting applications for the 2018 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries at www.sema.org/scholarships.  

Post on: 11/07/2017 - 5:28pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2017) -- Troy Trepanier was announced as the winner of the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition during SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after-party held at the conclusion of the 2017 SEMA Show.

Post on: 11/04/2017 - 10:35pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) -- A new episode of the TV special, “SEMA: Battle of the Builders,” will premiere on the Velocity Channel on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Since 2015, the unique one-hour program has aired on the network, giving viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the SEMA Show, up-close footage of the vehicles and exclusive interviews with builders as they share their personal stories and journey to the premier automotive trade show in the world. For many of the builders, SEMA Battle of the Builders is their chance to prove that they are among the elite. Hundreds enter, but only one builder can be crowned the winner of this illustrious competition.

Post on: 11/03/2017 - 5:28pm

LAS VEGAS (Nov. 3, 2017) -- More than 3,000 automotive aftermarket professionals gathered on Day Three of the 2017 SEMA Show for the industry's preeminent awards ceremony, the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet, held at the Westgate Hotel in Las Vegas. The annual banquet is where automotive parts are set aside for a brief moment to allow innovators, leaders and legends to take center stage as they are honored and recognized for their contributions to the $42 billion industry.

Post on: 11/01/2017 - 4:47pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 1, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) today announced the Top 12 finalists in the fourth annual SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition – the event that determines the builder the aftermarket community considers best.

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