The 2018 SEMA Show will feature more than 100 free educational seminars, providing attendees with professional development and training resources designed to help their businesses grow.
More than 1,000 companies are expected to attend the 15th edition of the event, which is open to all 2018 SEMA Show exhibitors.
Representatives from 22 SEMA-member companies recently traveled to Melbourne, Australia, for the third annual SEMA Australia Business Development Conference.
The one-hour conference will provide an overview of the 2019 SEMA overseas trips, networking events at the upcoming SEMA Show and international vehicle measuring program.
SEMA recently conducted a survey regarding the exporting activities of its U.S.-based member manufacturers. The 243 SEMA members that completed the survey represent nearly 11% of SEMA-member manufacturers located throughout the United States.
According to the findings of a recent survey of U.S.-based SEMA-member manufacturers, SEMA-member companies are exporting in greater numbers than ever before and are optimistic that those sales will continue to climb in the next three years.
This is the second in a two-part series about SEMA programs and resources to assist SEMA members in growing their overseas sales. The first part, “SEMA Programs and Resources for Global Commerce,” appeared in the April issue of SEMA News.
“The threat for the aftermarket will remain until VDAT achieves a broader, industry-wide legal judgment, banning all monopolistic action such as that taken by Porsche,” said Harald Schmidtke, VDAT’s managing director. “Without such a ruling, other vehicle manufacturers could well follow suit and thus greatly harm our industry.”
More than 300 trade buyers pre-registered to visit the SEMA section at the China Auto Salon (CAS) during the 2018 SEMA China Business Development Program, August 15–19, in Shanghai.
Thirty-five SEMA members from around the United States participated in an Export Workshop at the SEMA Garage in Diamond Bar, California, July 17.