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    Jan 04 2010
    The annual Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) awards banquet was held at the Las Vegas Hilton on Wednesday evening, November 4, at the SEMA Show.

    SEMA Member News - January/February 2010 

    HRIA Awards

    Honoring Hot Rodders at the SEMA Show
      SEMA MEMBER NEWS-JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010-HRIA 
     

    Jerry Kugel, founder and owner of Kugel Komponents, has been a street-rod innovator and land speed competitor for more than 25 years.

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    Jan 04 2010
    The annual SEMA Speed Networking Breakfast—Powered by the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN), has become one of the favorite events at the SEMA Show.

    SEMA Member News - January/February 2010

    SBN Honors Announced

    Athena, Woman of the Year, Mentor of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Awards Presented at SEMA Show
      SEMA MEMBER NEWS-JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010-SBN 
     

    Lyn St. James, recipient of the 2009 Athena Award. 

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    Jan 04 2010
    The Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) hosted a motorsports marketing panel discussion in the Las Vegas Convention Center on Monday, November 2, at the 2009 SEMA Show.

    SEMA Member News - January/February 2010

    MPMC at the SEMA Show

    Motorsports Panel Discussion Breaks New Ground 

      SEMA MEMBER NEWS-JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010-MPMC 
      MPMC sponsored a seminar at the 2009 SEMA Show about how companies can measure their return on investment in motorsports marketing.

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    Jan 04 2010
    The inaugural Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) industry awards reception at the 2009 SEMA Show was, by all accounts, a resounding success.

    SEMA Member News - January/February 2010 

    PRO at the 2009 SEMA Show

    NovemberFest Is an Outstanding Success!

    SEMA MEMBER NEWS-JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010-PRO 
    The inaugural Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) industry awards reception at the 2009 SEMA Show was, by all accounts, a resounding success. Four ballrooms at the Las Vegas Hilton were utilized to accommodate the approximately 250 attendees.

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    Jan 04 2010
    I am writing this article at the close of the 2009 SEMA Show. Almost everyone I spoke with stated that customer traffic was up...
    SEMA MEMBER NEWS-JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010-ARMO 

    Gene “Joe” Dickhundt (center) was presented with the annual Jeff Moses Memorial Scholarship Award. Joining Dickhundt for the presentation of a $1,000 check were ARMO Chairman Jim Barber and Chair-Elect Laura Bergan.  

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    Jan 04 2010
    In what has become a must-attend event at the SEMA Show, the Young Executives Network (YEN) reception provided a great opportunity for members to interact after a busy day on the Show floor.

    SEMA Member News - January/February 2010

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    Jan 04 2010
    The SEMA Wheel and Tire Council (WTC) announced the establishment of a WTC Hall of Fame on Wednesday, November 5, 2009.

    SEMA Member News - January/February 2010


    WTC Establishes Hall of Fame

    Dick Horasian Is 2009 Inductee
    SEMA MEMBER NEWS-JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010-WTC 

    Dick Horasian has been involved in the wheel and tire industry since 1959, when he worked for Ansen Automotive. He has worked with some of the most prestigious companies in the country during his nearly 50-year career.  

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    Jan 04 2010
    Once again, the LTAA booth at the SEMA Show was able to raise $3,000 for Childhelp and the Victory Junction Gang Camp.

    SEMA Member News - January/February 2010 

    The Tradition Continues

    LTAA Again Supports Childhelp and Victory Junction Gang Camp
      SEMA MEMBER NEWS - JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010-LTAA 
     

    The Velociraptor tall truck rounded out the trio that helped the LTAA booth raise $3,000 for Childhelp and the Victory Junction Gang Camp charities.  

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    Jan 04 2010
    The SEMA Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve funding for the creation of a uniform, all-industry product information data pool.

    SEMA News - January 2010

     

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    Jan 04 2010
    For 2009, more than 450 companies experienced exhibiting for the first time at what is the specialty-equipment industry’s hottest showcase for new products and technology—the SEMA Show.

    SEMA News - January 2010

    Show Attendees Get First-Look at Exciting New Offerings From More Than 450 Debuting Companies

    For 2009, more than 450 companies experienced exhibiting for the first time at what is the specialty-equipment industry’s hottest showcase for new products and technology—the SEMA Show. Amid the buzz that filled the Las Vegas Convention
    Center, the 458 first-time exhibitors (compared to 470 the previous year) were able to introduce their new products to tens of thousands of industry leaders.