SEMA eNews Vol. 22, No. 46, November 14, 2019

Councils and Networks Honor Industry Leaders During 2019 SEMA Show

By SEMA Editors

SEMA’s councils and networks highlighted individuals and companies with industry achievement awards during the 2019 SEMA Show. The awards are presented at various events and functions throughout the week.  All the council and network award winners are listed below. SEMA’s Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) will present their 2019 Hall of Fame inductees at next month’s PRI Show.

Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO)

  • ARMO Business of the Year - JH Restoration
  • ARMO  Hall of Fame - Dennis Roberts
  • ARMO Person of the Year - Jim Menneto, Hemmings Motor News
JH Restoration ARMO Person of the Year ARMO Hall of Fame
ARMO Business of the Year - JH Restoration ARMO Person of the Year - Jim Menneto, Hemmings Motor News ARMO  Hall of Fame - Dennis Roberts

Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA)

  • HRIA Hall of Fame - Troy Trepanier
  • HRIA Industry Recognition Award - John McLeod, Classic Instruments
  • HRIA Business of the Year - American Autowire
HRIA Hall of Fame HRIA Industry Recognition ARMO Business of the Year
HRIA Hall of Fame - Troy Trepanier HRIA Industry Recognition Award - John McLeod, Classic Instruments HRIA Business of the Year - American Autowire

Truck & Off-Road Alliance (TORA)

  • TORA Hall of Fame - Joel Ayres, Automotive Concepts
  • TORA Retailer of the Year - Mike Slater, Eastern Truck and Accessories
  • TORA Ron Webster Memorial Award - Jon Engen, DECKED
  • TORA Influencer of the Year - Jason Sakurai, Roadhouse Marketing
  • Best Off-Road New Product - Spydura Nightline Synthetic Winch Rope, Warn Industries Inc.
  • Best Light Truck New Product - Jeep Gladiator Bedside Storage Lockboxes, Bestop Premium Accessories Group

TORA Retailer of the Year TORA Memorial Award
TORA Hall of Fame - Joel Ayres, Automotive Concepts TORA Retailer of the Year - Mike Slater, Eastern Truck and Accessories TORA Ron Webster Memorial Award - Jon Engen, DECKED
TORA Influencer TORA Off-Road Product  
2019 TORA Influencer of the Year - Jason Sakurai of Roadhouse Marketing Best Off-Road New Product - Spydura Nightline Synthetic Winch Rope, Warn Industries Inc.   

Professional Restylers Organization (PRO)

  • PRO Manufacturer of the Year - AddOnAuto
  • Nat Danas Person of the Year - Dino Perfetti, Automotive Concepts
  • Restyler of the Year - Joe Hair, Integrity Customs
  • Jim Borré Lifetime Achievement Award - Ralph Jorge Sr., Specialty Automotive Treatments
PRO Manufacturer of the Year PRO Person of the Year
PRO Manufacturer of the Year - AddOnAuto Nat Danas Person of the Year - Dino Perfetti, Automotive Concepts
Restyler of the Year Lifetime Achievement
Restyler of the Year - Joe Hair, Integrity Customs Jim Borré Lifetime Achievement Award - Ralph Jorge Sr., Specialty Automotive Treatments

Wheel & Tire Council (WTC)

  • WTC Hall of Fame - Tim Dietz, Standards Testing Laboratories, Inc.
WTC Hall of Fame
WTC Hall of Fame - Tim Dietz, Standards Testing Laboratories Inc.

Emerging Trends & Technology Network (ETTN)

  • ETTN Techie Award - Ryan Truax, Advanced Fuel Dynamics
  • ETTN Ambassador Award - Chris Crecelius, Edelbrock
ETTN Techie Award
ETTN Techie Award - Ryan Truax, Advanced Fuel Dynamics 

SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN)

  • Woman of the Year Award - Jennifer LaFever, Roush Yates
  • Jessi Combs Rising Star Award - Emma J. Powers, University of Akron Main Campus
SBN Woman of the Year  SBN Rising Star
Woman of the Year Award - Jennifer LaFever, Roush Yates Jessi Combs Rising Star Award - Emma J. Powers, University of Akron Main Campus

Young Executives Network (YEN)

  • Vanguard Award - Matthew Boice, Motortrend
  • Young Executive of the Year Award- Matt Beenen, BuiltRight Industries LLC
YEN Vanguard YEN Executive of the Year
Vanguard Award - Matthew Boice (middle), Motortrend Young Executive of the Year Award- Matt Beenen, BuiltRight Industries LLC

 

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