Current Press Releases

Post on: 04/20/2018 - 10:01am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (April 20, 2018) — Young business owners and entrepreneurs in the automotive industry have a chance to boost their businesses by entering the SEMA Launch Pad, presented by the Young Executives Network (YEN), at www.sema.org/launchpad. Winners of the program will be able to pitch their ideas to a panel of experts, with the top prize including $10,000 and exhibit space at the automotive aftermarket’s leading trade show.

Post on: 04/03/2018 - 11:37am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (April 3, 2018) -- The 2018 SEMA Show, taking place Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Las Vegas, will have a new look this year featuring the artwork of Alex Carmona, who will become part of a tradition that was established by celebrated automotive artists Max Grundy and Ed Tillrock. Carmona’s art will be woven into marketing material and signage onsite and online (www.semashow.com) to help heighten the energy of the SEMA Show experience by striking a chord with Showgoers at the exclusive event. 

Post on: 03/28/2018 - 11:22am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 28, 2018) – Leading U.S. manufacturers will showcase their products to buyers in the lucrative Middle East market during the seventh annual SEMA Middle East Business Development Expo, April 5-7 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The 2018 SEMA delegation will include 70 executives from 32 companies throughout the U.S., including returning manufacturers Edelbrock, Borla Performance, COMP Performance, and Injen Technology and a dozen other companies that are attending the three-day UAE event with SEMA for the first time.

Post on: 03/28/2018 - 9:22am

WASHINGTON, DC (March 28, 2018) – The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has joined forces with other U.S. manufacturers warning President Trump and the U.S. Congress that newly-enacted tariffs have the potential to harm American companies, workers, and consumers. SEMA member companies are concerned over higher prices for steel and aluminum because of tariffs imposed globally.

Post on: 03/21/2018 - 8:51am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 21, 2018) – Manufacturers of air intakes, superchargers, exhaust systems and diesel auto parts can now test for emissions compliance at the SEMA Garage following a recent renovation that included the addition of Particulate Matter (PM) measuring equipment. The remodel, which doubled the size of the installation center and increased the floor space of the emissions lab, allows for more SEMA members to simultaneously test-fit prototypes, install components, and perform emissions tests.

Post on: 03/07/2018 - 10:42am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 7, 2017) – The following slate of candidates are vying for a seat on the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Board of Directors:

Post on: 02/16/2018 - 7:21am

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 - 6:30am

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 - 7:29am

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 - 10:36am

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.

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