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The 2010 SEMA Show, to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center November 2–5, provides thousands of opportunities for exhibitors and buyers to identify the latest technologies, trends, new products and ideas in an effort to increase revenue and remain ahead of the competition.

Celebrity Appearances at the 2010 SEMA Show. The following personalities are scheduled to appear at the 2010 SEMA Show.

Beat the clock. You have exactly four days to visit the 12 different sections of the 2010 SEMA Show. Do you have a wish list of exhibitors you want to meet with during the Show?

While the SEMA Show is the industry’s premier trade event, it is also
one of the most fascinating displays of automotive excellence to be
found anywhere.

Business

  • Many SEMA-member companies use collector cars and exotics for
    promotional purposes, a fact that is borne out year after year at the
    SEMA Show.

  • Get all of your high-performance, race, truck, powersports, street-rod, restoration, marine and stock replacement parts needs fulfilled...

Chris Kersting

Events

  • All of the custom-designed pinewood cars from the Builder’s Race—part
    of the annual HRIA-sponsored Pinewood Drag Races that were held in
    conjunction with SEMA’s Leadership Days on Saturday, July 24, 2010, in
    Pasadena, California—will be autographed by the builders and displayed
    at the 2010 SEMA Show.

  • The 2010 SEMA Show, to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center November 2–5, provides thousands of opportunities for exhibitors and buyers to identify the latest technologies, trends, new products and ideas in an effort to increase revenue and remain ahead of the competition.

  • Celebrity Appearances at the 2010 SEMA Show. The following personalities are scheduled to appear at the 2010 SEMA Show.

  • Beat the clock. You have exactly four days to visit the 12 different sections of the 2010 SEMA Show. Do you have a wish list of exhibitors you want to meet with during the Show?

  • While the SEMA Show is the industry’s premier trade event, it is also
    one of the most fascinating displays of automotive excellence to be
    found anywhere.

Government Affairs

  • Members of Congress leave Washington in August to spend time in their home districts. This “district work period” provides a chance for elected officials to meet with their constituents and discuss issues of local importance.

  • Law and Order is an update of some of the most recent federal and state
    legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially impact the
    automotive specialty-equipment industry. These include issues affecting
    small-business owners and their employees.

Industry News

  • Rick Rollins, owner of Rollins Performance and current SEMA Chairman of the Board, purchased the assets of Ramco Performance Manufacturing, a manufacturer of extreme-performance fuel filters for diesel, gasoline, ethanol and methanol alcohol fuels.

  • 2012 Acura TL, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, 2012 BMW 1-Series, Subaru FT-86 STI Coupe

Internet

  • Google’s recent move to forsake Net Neutrality—the premise that all
    content on the web should be distributed even-handedly—threatens to
    have serious consequences for specialty-equipment industry websites,
    especially if other titans of the Internet follow suit.

Required Reading

SEMA Heritage

  • Dean Moon; The whole world went a little lunar crazy in the second half of 1969, and for good reason: NASA’s Apollo program sent astronauts to the moon—twice.