Current Press Releases

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.

Post on: 01/17/2018 - 8:50am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2018) -- Applications are now being accepted at www.sema.org/speakers for industry leaders to host a seminar at the 2018 SEMA Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The SEMA Show educational program, which begins on Monday, Oct. 29, and continues throughout the four-day trade show on Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2018, is a key cornerstone of the automotive industry’s premier trade event.

Post on: 11/10/2017 - 9:41am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is now accepting applications for the 2018 SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund for students preparing for careers in the auto or auto parts industries at www.sema.org/scholarships.  

Post on: 11/07/2017 - 9:28am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2017) -- Troy Trepanier was announced as the winner of the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition during SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after-party held at the conclusion of the 2017 SEMA Show.

Post on: 11/04/2017 - 9:35am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) -- A new episode of the TV special, “SEMA: Battle of the Builders,” will premiere on the Velocity Channel on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Since 2015, the unique one-hour program has aired on the network, giving viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the SEMA Show, up-close footage of the vehicles and exclusive interviews with builders as they share their personal stories and journey to the premier automotive trade show in the world. For many of the builders, SEMA Battle of the Builders is their chance to prove that they are among the elite. Hundreds enter, but only one builder can be crowned the winner of this illustrious competition.

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