Current Press Releases

Post on: 05/11/2012 - 11:05am

After debuting at last year's SEMA Show, the Collision Repair & Refinish
section will return to provide buyers with a dedicated area on the Show floor
where they can quickly and easily meet with major refinish companies, paint
booth manufacturers, parts suppliers and manufacturers, estimating and
management software companies, manufacturers of structural repair and welding
equipment, safety equipment and other related products. The section has been
identified as one of the fastest growing areas of the show, and is on track to
surpass last years' numbers for the 2012 SEMA Show taking place Tuesday -
Friday, October 30 - November 2, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Post on: 05/11/2012 - 8:41am

The U.S.
Senate passed Senate Resolution 452 (S. Res. 452) at the request of the SEMA
Action Network (SAN) designating July 13, 2012 as "Collector Car Appreciation
Day." The date marks the third commemoration in what has become an annual
event to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration
and collection plays in American society.

Post on: 05/09/2012 - 10:24am

More than 1,700 exhibitors have demonstrated confidence in the 2012 SEMA Show
by confirming booth space for the world's premier automotive trade show, taking
place October 30-November 2, in Las Vegas, Nevada. These exhibitors will select
their locations on the Show floor through the Priority Space Selection process
beginning the end of May.

Post on: 05/03/2012 - 3:23pm

Nick Arias Jr., Bill France Sr., Mark Heffington and Bob Larivee Sr.
will be inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame, an honor that recognizes an elite
group of individuals for raising the stature or growth or the automotive
specialty-equipment industry.

Post on: 04/23/2012 - 2:04pm

Hundreds of leaders and professionals from the SEMA industry will gather
to honor noteworthy icons and volunteers during the 2012 SEMA Installation
Banquet & Gala Fundraiser on Friday, July 27, at the Sheraton Fairplex
Hotel & Convention Center in Pomona, California. The annual event serves as
the industry's premier celebration where newly elected Board of Directors are
sworn in and SEMA Hall of Fame inductees are introduced for the first time.

Post on: 04/18/2012 - 8:52am

With about 200 days to
go before the 2012 SEMA Show, exhibitors are poised to make a strong and
lasting presence at the annual event taking place Tuesday-Friday, October
30-November 2, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Post on: 04/13/2012 - 1:35pm

Attendee and media registration for the 2012 SEMA Show is now open at
The annual trade-only event takes place Tuesday-Friday, October 30-November 2,
2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Post on: 03/30/2012 - 11:35am

Bringing many years
of specialty parts and aftermarket data management accomplishments to the
table, DATAgility, Inc. of Chicago has been engaged to provide on-boarding,
data sync and data quality services for the new SEMA Data Co-op.

Post on: 03/20/2012 - 10:00am

Performance Racing Industry (PRI), producers
of the motorsports business magazine and trade show, finalized plans to be
purchased by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). The transaction
is set to close in late March 2012.

Post on: 03/19/2012 - 10:11am

Eleven individuals will be running for seats on the SEMA Board of Directors election, taking place in May. The candidates are vying for five open seats within three categories.