To gain the most from your trip to the SEMA Show, you must have a plan in place before hitting the floor. It’s important to be intentional about what you include in your agenda, and it’s never too early to start planning. Apart from doing business, many opportunities exist to connect with others in the industry and take the next step toward engagement in the association. Here are a few things that members will want to build into their schedules.
A key to developing a motivated team is growing the talent that’s already in the pool. The goal of the SEMA Education Institute (SEI) is to lead the industry by offering a variety of tools to help members continue learning throughout every stage of their career paths.
Supporting the association that represents the automotive specialty-equipment market is reason enough to join SEMA, but there are many additional reasons. Some are especially helpful to the retail segment, but wading through all the benefits SEMA offers can be overwhelming at times. For those who are wondering about the value, here are the top five reasons it pays for retailers to join the association.
Foose Design and WD-40—through a partnership with the Alex Xydias Center for Automotive Arts—will bring the WD-40/SEMA Cares Foose Ford F-150 from concept to reality.
The 2012 SEMA Industry Awards Banquet pays tribute to the "Innovations of Generations."
SEMA has partnered with UPS to introduce a new member benefit that will help lower shipping and delivery costs. The new member benefit includes up to 34 percent off many package deliveries, more than 70 percent off Less than Truckload (LTL) freight, and special offers on other UPS business services such as parcel insurance, cargo finance loans, design and test labs and more.
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Recently, the third annual Collector Car Appreciation Day was celebrated across the country. Here's a look at enthusiasts spending the day enjoying the hobby we all work so hard to protect.
SEMA—along with its official housing bureau, Travel Planners—has
negotiated discounted hotel rates with several properties for this year's SEMA Show that
have not been in the official block in a long time.
With more than 2,000 exhibitors already confirmed, attendees are
encouraged to visit the online floorplan and identify the companies they
want to connect with during Show week (October 30–November 2).