Current Press Releases

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.

Post on: 03/07/2012 - 9:21am

Bringing 30 years of specialty parts aftermarket experience to the table, Jon Wyly has been hired to launch and manage the new SEMA Data Cooperative.

Post on: 03/06/2012 - 10:31am

SEMA News, the official publication of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), is extending the content of the monthly magazine to include in-depth coverage of industry suppliers on a regular basis.

Post on: 02/22/2012 - 1:26pm

Applications are now available to exhibit at the 2012 SEMA Show, the premier
automotive trade event where manufacturers of specialty parts and accessories
connect face-to-face with more than 60,000 quality buyers from throughout the
world. The application, also called the Exhibitor Space Rental Agreement
(ESRA), is available at

Post on: 02/15/2012 - 1:52pm

Manufacturers may now sign up at
to attend the third annual SEMA Show Exhibitor Education Summit, taking place
April 2-4, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Presented by Show staff who know
first-hand how to best navigate the SEMA Show, the Exhibitor Education Summit
is an intensive program designed to connect exhibitors with key individuals and
provide participants with up-to-the-minute insights into the Show.

Post on: 01/25/2012 - 10:34am

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame. Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame is the most prestigious award presented to an individual by the association. It is designed to honor outstanding persons in the industry who have enhanced the stature of, or significantly contributed to, the industry and/or association's growth.

Post on: 01/09/2012 - 12:02pm

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) Councils this year announced July 13, 2012 as “Collector Car Appreciation Day.”  The date marks the third commemoration in what has become an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.  SEMA and its councils are again working to secure a Congressional resolution to recognize the day’s significance.  The industry endeavors to preserve our nation’s automotive heritage while providing well-paying, high-skilled jobs nationwide.  Collector Car Appreciation Day is a singular tribute to the collector car industry and the millions of hobbyists it supports.

Post on: 01/03/2012 - 4:45pm

With vehicle technologies accelerating at an increasingly rapid pace and terms such as vehicle electrification, hybrids, gas direct injection (GDI) and clean diesels becoming synonymous with auto racing, SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association and the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA), will host a conference dedicated to connecting members with some of the world’s leading innovators in next generation racing and performance.