Current Press Releases

Post on: 05/13/2010 - 3:26pm

With overwhelming support from the SEMA Show Committee, last year’s
Enthusiast Opinion Leader Research Project will expand at the 2010 SEMA

Post on: 05/10/2010 - 11:08am

The United States Senate passed Senate Resolution 513 (S. Res. 513) at the request of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and the Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) Council designating July 9, 2010 as “Collector Car Appreciation Day.”

Post on: 05/05/2010 - 12:51pm

Car and truck owners may now
register their vehicles for the second annual SEMA Show ‘N Shine car
show, taking place Saturday, July 24, 2010, at the Pasadena Convention
Center in Pasadena, CA, by visiting

Post on: 05/04/2010 - 4:38pm

Background information and photos for the 17 industry professionals who are vying for a position on the 2010-2011 SEMA Board of Directors are now available online at

Post on: 05/03/2010 - 4:17pm

Manufacturers who have not yet applied to exhibit at the 2010 SEMA Show have until May 7, 2010 to take part in the Priority Booth Space Selection Process.

Post on: 04/30/2010 - 3:30pm

Three individuals are being recognized for contributing to and shaping the automotive specialty-equipment industry by being inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame. The three individuals being inducted this year are Richard “Dick” McMullen, Chuck Schwartz and Van Woodell.

Post on: 04/28/2010 - 4:40pm

Chip Foose, award-winning automotive designer, will return as Grand
Marshal of the second annual SEMA Show 'N Shine car show, Saturday,
July 24, at the Pasadena Convention Center.

Post on: 04/27/2010 - 3:32pm

The SEMA Show ‘Vehicle Manufacturer of the Show’ (VMOS) program is being modified to showcase top trendsetting vehicles. Through  this enhanced program, exhibitors of the 2010 SEMA Show will determine the hottest cars and trucks in three categories: car, truck and 4x4.

Post on: 04/26/2010 - 3:24pm

Automotive specialty-equipment market industry leaders and digital technology experts will convene for a day-long conference composed of panel discussions and keynote speakers, covering topics focused on the newest trends and strategies for conducting business in the digital age at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Business Technology Symposium, July 23, 2010, at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Post on: 04/14/2010 - 4:37pm

Attendee and media registration for the 2010 SEMA Show and AAPEX is now open at and
The two shows, which are held the first week of November in Las Vegas,
Nevada, are open to auto-related buyers, installers, retailers,
dealers, manufacturer’s reps and other specified categories.