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    Jul 01 2015
    Scott Wolin is an industry veteran who has served in a number of roles within SEMA and the Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) over the past 25 years. He became PRO’s chair on July 1, his second run in the position. Wolin is the sales manager for Chicago Parts & Sound (CPS), a company focused on supporting dealership customers by improving their sales. As such, he focuses on educating dealers about the benefits of accessorizing and growing CPS’s key markets.

    SEMA Member News—July/August 2015

    Meet PRO’s Leadership: Scott Wolin and Ellen McKoy

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    Jul 01 2015
    After 18 years of success, the SEMA Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council’s (MPMC) annual Media Trade Conference (MTC) is still going strong. Every January, the conference takes place at an Embassy Suites in Southern California, where 100 MPMC members set up meeting space in their own individual suites and host 30-minute meetings with journalists.

    SEMA Member News—July/August 2015

    Media Trade Conference Creates Opportunities for Manufacturer

  • Posted on:
    Jul 01 2015
    With the arrival of July, SEMA initiates a new fiscal year and budget. It’s an exciting and challenging time for both the association staff and the Board of Directors. As we embark on another financial cycle, we can report that good management and long-term financial planning have put the association in position to invest in tools and programs to help members with product development, vehicle technology integration, regulatory compliance and delivering digital marketing content to the world. We are pressing forward today with significant services and tools that will benefit members for years to come. But you have to use the programs to get the benefits!

    SEMA News—July 2015

    CHRIS KERSTING

    SEMA: Delivering Business Tools for You—Are You Us

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    Jun 26 2015

    Jason Wells is the marketing manager for Action Car and Truck Accessories in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. He recently share a little bit about the company, and why council membership is important to him.

    What is the name of your company?

    Action Car and Truck Accessories

    What does your company do?

    Action Car and Truck Accessories is an aftermarket accessories distributor and retailer. For more than 30 years we've been accessorizing cars, trucks, vans and fleet vehicles with the right accessories while offering superior service and selection. Our vision is to become the preferred national automotive accessory brand offering industry-defining expertise, products, services and locations. 

    How many years have you been in business?

    34 years.

  • Posted on:
    Jun 25 2015
    Belonging to a community, such as the Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA), is a great way to make new friends and get noticed in the industry.
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    Jun 25 2015
    SEMA’s Government Affairs Office has compiled a comprehensive guide on how motor-vehicle parts are regulated by the federal government.
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    Jun 25 2015
    SEMA Hall of Fame member and legendary drag racer “Gentlemen Joe” Schubeck shares stories at SEMA Central during the 2014 SEMA Show.
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    Jun 25 2015
    Long considered the SEMA Show’s No. 1 destination, the New Products Showcase houses 2,500 of the Show’s latest and most revolutionary products on the market.
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    Jun 25 2015
    Auto enthusiasts and consumers can now visit www.semaignited.com to purchase tickets to attend SEMA Ignited.
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    Jun 25 2015
    The Judiciary Committees in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate passed legislation targeting “patent trolls,” which are companies that aggressively enforce their patents rights beyond the scope of the actual patents.