Current Press Releases

Post on: 10/05/2020 - 11:22am

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) was presented a 2020 Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award, which will allow SEMA to expand its programs to assist its member manufacturers export products to growing international markets.

Post on: 10/01/2020 - 9:50am

Applications for the SEMA360 Builder Showcase are now open at In the absence of the in-person SEMA Show, the new SEMA360 was created as a 100 percent online trade-only event that focuses on an ecommerce marketplace, new products, vehicle builds, and education for the automotive specialty equipment industry.

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: 09/24/2020 - 12:00am

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a controversial Executive Order this week instructing the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to draft regulations requiring that all new cars and passenger trucks sold in the state be zero-emissions by 2035.

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.