Current Press Releases

Post on: 04/23/2013 - 4:57pm

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has endorsed a proposal by Rep. Paul Cook that would end a five-year debate on how to expand the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) base at Twentynine Palms, California.  Under the compromise, the Marines would have access to the adjoining Johnson Valley Off-Highway (OHV) Recreation Area for up to 42 days a year for training exercises but the OHV area would be otherwise preserved in perpetuity.

Post on: 04/22/2013 - 5:02pm

Nearly 2,000 exhibitors are confirmed to participate in the SEMA Show Priority Booth Selection Process taking place later this month. The number represents a six percent increase over the number of companies that participated in the process in 2012.

Post on: 03/21/2013 - 5:32pm

The following slate of eight candidates are vying for four open seats on the SEMA Board of Directors.

Post on: 03/13/2013 - 11:07pm

SEMA Showgoers may now secure hotel rooms from the official SEMA Housing Services at Available through Travel Planners, the reservations come with guaranteed low rates and perks such as no resort fees.

Post on: 03/05/2013 - 5:26pm

SEMA has hired industry veteran Mike Spagnola to fill the newly created position of VP, OEM & Product Development Programs, effective today. Spagnola brings with him 40 years of specialty auto parts experience, including more than 20 years of product development and project vehicle work. With a focus on heightening SEMA services to help members develop products quickly and efficiently, Spagnola will collaborate with the SEMA OEM and Vehicle Technology departments while serving as a resource and a liaison for members and automakers.

Post on: 03/04/2013 - 8:29pm

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame at

Post on: 02/25/2013 - 4:32pm

SEMA Show exhibitors may participate in the SEMA Show Exhibitor Summit, a unique conference designed to help them improve performance at the upcoming event.

Post on: 02/21/2013 - 9:33pm

The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) launched its live production system, and the 300 participating companies are now preparing to migrate into the newly developed Product Information Management System (PIMS). Since the co-op began its beta test phase in April 2012, 170 suppliers and 130 receivers have joined the program.

Post on: 02/19/2013 - 5:54pm

Companies interested in exhibiting at the 2013 SEMA Show may now submit applications for space by visiting The 2013 SEMA Show is set for November 5-8, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Post on: 02/07/2013 - 4:04pm

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has joined with the Off-Road Business Association (ORBA) and a coalition of other land use advocacy organizations to keep the Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area open to enthusiasts.