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    May 07 2015
    Are you hunting for a new job? The “Positions Available” section in the SEMA Member Classifieds lists more than 50 job openings around the country.
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    May 07 2015
    Leaders of the restyling and accessory world will converge in Detroit, June 18–19, 2015, to plan for the future.
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    May 07 2015
    Following are dates and locations for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows, webinars and activities.
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    May 07 2015
    SEMA-member companies have posted several new listings for job opportunities (view all here).
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    May 01 2015
    Media Giant FB Life Provides Insight The specialty-equipment market in China is booming, with perhaps no sector growing more rapidly than the off-road market. SEMA News recently talked about the off-road scene with Baokun LV, co-founder of FBLife.com and executive general manager of FB Life, a Chinese media giant and a platform for off-road enthusiasts and service suppliers.
    SEMA News—May 2015

    INTERNATIONAL

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    May 01 2015
    IT security experts warn that there’s been a spike in the scourge of ransomware—malicious software that freezes a computer, encrypts all of its data and demands a ransom for the system’s restoration. Since February 2013, more than 600,000 victims worldwide have reportedly been infected with just one variant of the malware, CryptoWall, according to an October 2014 report released by Dell.“This is the next generation of ransomware, and you can expect this new version to spread like wildfire,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4, a firm that specializes in IT security awareness training for small- and medium-size businesses.
    SEMA News—May 2015

    INTERNET

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    May 01 2015
    The May issue of SEMA News magazine doubles as the annual SEMA Membership Directory, and SEMA encourages you to keep this copy on your desk throughout the year to use as your reference tool in locating SEMA-member companies.The membership directory is also available online. The online membership directory is continually updated to include new SEMA members. In addition, the online version of the membership directory lists members’ staff personnel, and you can contact them via e-mail through your MySEMA account.
    SEMA News—May 2015

    2015 SEMA Membership Director

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    May 01 2015
    Over the past 52 years, SEMA has developed a track record of assisting members in a variety of areas related to industry and business development. The mission of “helping members’ businesses succeed and prosper” is steeped in history and first grew out of a need for consistency and community among racing industry members.In the early years, as the industry grew, specifications remained a challenge. It became clear that a partnership was needed for manufacturers. Regulations were necessary in order to keep moving forward, but the manufacturers needed to organize. Discussions began on how to create specifications and legitimize products and, on March 26, 1963, the Speed Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) was formed in response.
    SEMA News—May 2015

    BUSINESS

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    May 01 2015
    Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the automotive specialty-equipment industry. These include issues affecting small-business owners and their employees.
    SEMA News—May 2015

    LEGISLATIVE AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS

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    May 01 2015
    “You’ll never truly understand another person until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.” So true. Taking the time to really understand your customers’ needs—from their perspective—can pay big dividends in goodwill and lasting, productive relationships.For example, ask any retailer who is trying to grow his business online what he needs most from you, and the topic of rich product data will be front of mind.
    SEMA News—May 2015

    SEMA DATA CO-OP