The deadline to submit nomination forms for SEMA's prestigious industry awards—Person of the Year, Rep Agency of the Year and WD of the Year—is Monday, July 8.
By SEMA Editors
Nominations are now being accepted for the SEMA Person of the Year, SEMA Rep Agency of the Year and the SEMA WD of the Year awards. Please take a moment to review the SEMA Awards website, which lists the criteria established for each award, as well as a listing of previous honorees for each award. To make a nomination now, visit the SEMA Awards website and click on the red nominate bar next to the corresponding award.
Person of the Year: Created in 1969, SEMA's Person of the Year Award recognizes individuals for their distinguished service to the trade association and the specialty-equipment industry.
Rep Agency of the Year: The SEMA Rep Agency of the Year Award honors a manufacturer's rep agency for its contribution to the industry for the past 12 months (corresponding with the SEMA fiscal year, July 1–June 30). Criteria for the award includes product-line knowledge, communication of critical information between supplier and the client network, updated catalogs, databases and price sheets, and maintains continuous training and education programs.
WD of the Year: The award was established to honor a warehouse distributor for outstanding contribution to the automotive specialty-equipment industry during the past 12 months corresponding with SEMA's fiscal year.
All three of the prestigious SEMA industry awards are presented during the Industry Awards Banquet in front of thousands of specialty-equipment leaders and professionals at the SEMA Show.
The deadline to submit SEMA Award nomination forms is Monday, July 8. Questions? Contact Arlene Wood at 909-978-6689 or e-mail ArleneW@SEMA.org.