Current Press Releases

Post on: 09/28/2020 - 2:25pm

After a public online voting, five young business owners and executives have been selected to compete in the final stage of the 2020 SEMA Launch Pad Competition. They will now pitch their products and ideas to a panel of industry experts, who will select and announce a winner during SEMA360 on Monday, Nov. 2, at 5:00 p.m. PST.

Post on: 09/23/2020 - 1:20pm

The SEMA360 Education Program will feature more than 30 professional development seminars and candid conversations with industry-leading celebrities and personalities.

Post on: 09/16/2020 - 2:42pm

The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) has acquired PartsHub, a comprehensive catalog management solution that will enhance a participating manufacturer’s ability to create and update industry standardized product information, regardless of their product data knowledge or expertise.

Post on: 09/10/2020 - 12:00am

Attendee registration for buyers and resellers to participate in SEMA360 is now open at Available to SEMA-member buyers at no cost, SEMA360 is the new B2B online marketplace taking place Nov. 2-6, 2020, that provides the industry with a robust and viable solution for conducting business in the absence of the SEMA Show.

Post on: 09/03/2020 - 1:49pm

Manufacturers of automotive specialty equipment may now submit applications at to participate in SEMA360, the exclusive trade-only online marketplace taking place Nov. 2-6, 2020.

Post on: 08/27/2020 - 4:16pm

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced today that it is offering an online marketplace to allow manufacturers and resellers in the specialty automotive segment to connect and conduct business. Taking place Nov. 2-6, SEMA360 was created after industry members expressed a need for a viable marketplace solution in the absence of the 2020 SEMA Show.

Post on: 08/24/2020 - 12:58pm

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $307,000 to 106 individuals this year, including scholarships for current students and loan-forgiveness awards to employees of SEMA-member companies.

Post on: 08/05/2020 - 12:00am

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced today that due to Covid-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show will not be taking place in 2020.

Post on: 07/16/2020 - 12:00am

SEMA Showgoers will be required to wear a face masks or a face shield during the 2020 event, as part of a proactive plan to prevent the spreading of germs and provide exhibitors and attendees with a safe environment where they will be able to conduct business. With 1,800 exhibiting companies participating in the upcoming event on Nov. 3-6, 2020, in Las Vegas, NV, the annual B2B SEMA Show will include several precautions and preventive safety measures.

Post on: 07/07/2020 - 10:16am

Even though 2020 has altered the vehicle landscape for many, the specialty equipment market has shown great growth over the last 10 years with industry retail sales climbing nearly 4% to a new high of $46.2 billion in 2019, according to the new 2020 SEMA Market Report, which provides a comprehensive review of the automotive specialty equipment market, market sizing by vehicle segment, purchasing channels, and trends to help SEMA member companies make better business decisions.