Current Press Releases

Post on: 11/01/2017 - 9:47am

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 1, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) today announced the Top 12 finalists in the fourth annual SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition – the event that determines the builder the aftermarket community considers best.

Post on: 10/31/2017 - 9:36am

LAS VEGAS (October 31, 2017) – The top trending vehicle models in five categories were announced today at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. Selected by manufacturing exhibitors of the world’s premier automotive trade show, the SEMA Award winners are:

Post on: 10/24/2017 - 10:00am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2017) -- The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) is launching the first system upgrade to its dashboard since the program unveiled in 2012, giving users greater flexibility and ownership in the management and distribution of their data than ever before. The new dashboard will debut at the 2017 SEMA Show on Tuesday, October 31, where industry professional at the annual trade show will have the first opportunity to experience how the PIMS 2.0 system helps manage data and contributes to increased sales.

Post on: 10/17/2017 - 9:35am

DIAMOND BAR, CA (October 17, 2017) – The Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced today that Carl Robinson and George Finch will be inducted into the WTC Hall of Fame during the annual SEMA Show Oct. 31 – Nov. 3 in Las Vegas.

Post on: 10/09/2017 - 2:32am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2017) -- The aftermarket industry for safety features known as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is currently valued at just under $1 billion, and is expected to grow to more than $1.5 billion by 2021, according to a SEMA-commissioned study conducted by Ducker Worldwide and the Center for Automotive Research.

Post on: 10/04/2017 - 1:00am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2017) -- SEMA Show exhibitors have cast their votes and selected the finalists for the SEMA Award, an honor presented to the hottest-trending and most accessory-friendly vehicles on the market. The award will be presented in five categories, including Hottest Coupe, Hottest Sedan, Hottest Truck, Hottest 4x4/SUV and Hottest Hatch, on Tuesday, October 31 – the opening day of the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

Post on: 09/27/2017 - 2:44am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2017) – SEMA Ignited, the official after-party of the trade-only SEMA Show, returns for the fourth consecutive year on Friday, November 3, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Gold Lot.

Post on: 09/20/2017 - 2:00am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 20, 2017) -- The 2017 SEMA Show will once again include the Performance Pavilion, one of four expansion areas that accommodates manufacturers of automotive parts and accessories and makes it possible for them to exhibit at the premier automotive trade event taking place Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV.

Post on: 09/19/2017 - 2:49am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 19, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced six regional Young Guns winners who will be awarded a trip to the 2017 SEMA Show and automatic entry into this year’s SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition.

Post on: 09/18/2017 - 11:04am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2017) – SEMA launched a new program designed to support and engage high school students in the automotive hobby. As part of the pilot program, high school students will oversee and execute an entire project vehicle, including tracking time, expenses and associated resources, using a used vehicle purchased and donated by SEMA. The project will create a self-sustaining program with the completed vehicle sold to raise money for the purchase of another vehicle that can be used for a similar project the following school year.

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