By Katie Carson
Nick Gramelspacher (center) accepted last year’s WD of the Year award on behalf of Meyer Distributing.
Nominations are continuing to be accepted for SEMA’s Warehouse Distributor of the Year (WD) and other annual industry awards. All SEMA members are invited to nominate individuals and companies who have made a significant impact on the specialty-equipment market. The award winners will be celebrated for their accomplishments at the 2016 SEMA Industry Awards Banquet, Thursday, November 3, during the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
“The SEMA industry award winners represent a highly distinguished group of people and companies,” said Chris Kersting, SEMA president and CEO. “The awards are presented to those who have demonstrated proven contributions, leadership and integrity. They help to inspire and motivate the entire industry to greatness.”
The new SEMA awards website provides photos from previous banquets and information regarding the rich history of award winners, award criteria and how to nominate industry leaders to win awards in multiple categories, including:
- Warehouse Distributor of the Year
- GEN-III Innovator of the Year
- Manufacturer of the Year
- Person of the Year
- Rep Agency of the Year