Current Press Releases

Post on: 04/12/2019 - 11:49am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (April 12, 2019) -- Registration for the trade-only 2019 SEMA Show is now open at The annual trade show is set for Tuesday-Friday, Nov. 5-8, 2019, in Las Vegas and is where the $43 billion specialty automotive industry will come together to conduct business.

Post on: 04/10/2019 - 12:32pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (April 10, 2019) -- Warren Kosikov has been named Vice President of Sales for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), where he will lead the sales team and guide the day-to-day sales strategy for both the SEMA and PRI Shows, SEMA News and Performance Racing Industry magazines and related media content. Kosikov, who joined SEMA in 2014, has more than 30 years of industry experience.

Post on: 03/22/2019 - 9:41am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 22, 2019) -- Recognizing that auto part manufacturers invest in, and rely heavily on, the SEMA Show for their marketing promotions, SEMA Show organizers are hosting the 10th annual SEMA Show Exhibitor Summit on June 17-19, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the two-and-a-half day training, exhibitors learn how to get the most out of the automotive industry’s premier trade event taking place November 5-8, 2019, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Post on: 03/20/2019 - 9:46am

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 20, 2019) – The following slate of candidates are vying for a seat on the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Board of Directors:

Post on: 03/18/2019 - 4:45pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 18, 2019) -- The nationwide search for aspiring, up-and-coming young vehicle builders comes to Southern California, as the SEMA Young Guns Regional Program joins Formula Drift in Long Beach, Calif., on April 6, 2019.

Post on: 03/15/2019 - 4:43pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 15, 2019) — Young entrepreneurs, students, and business owners looking for an opportunity to launch their products into the $43 billion automotive aftermarket industry can apply now at The deadline to enter the 2019 SEMA Launch Pad, presented by the Young Executives Network (YEN), and compete for a top prize that includes $10,000 and exhibit space at the industry-leading SEMA Show is April 14.

Post on: 02/22/2019 - 5:16pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 22, 2019) -- The nationwide search for aspiring, up-and-coming young vehicle builders kicks off March 16, 2019, as the SEMA Youngs Guns Regional Program takes place at TX2K19 at Houston Raceway Park, just outside of Houston, Texas.

Post on: 02/20/2019 - 5:35pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2019) -- SEMA is partnering with five high school auto shop programs throughout the country to introduce students to and create excitement for the automotive aftermarket through real-world, hands-on experience. The partnerships, which follow a successful pilot program model between SEMA and Santa Fe Early College Opportunities (ECO) High School’s automotive program in Santa Fe, New Mexico, involve students working alongside industry professionals on vehicle builds that will be auctioned off to raise money for ongoing, sustainable student customization builds.

Post on: 02/06/2019 - 3:30pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 6, 2019) -- Applications are now being accepted at for industry leaders who would like to host a seminar at the 2019 SEMA Show, taking place Nov. 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The association is especially interested in speakers with experience in retail, small-business operations, economic trends and niche markets such as off-road and powersports.

Post on: 02/05/2019 - 3:22pm

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2019) – Manufacturers in the automotive aftermarket can now apply for booth space at the 2019 SEMA Show by visiting Taking place Nov. 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the SEMA Show is where the specialty aftermarket industry gathers every year to conduct business.