MPMC Returns to Trade Venues jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 20:02
The Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) is excited to reprise its role at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show and have a presence at the SEMA Show. MPMC has typically maintained a low profile at the SEMA Show. This year, however, there’s a new “Motorsports Builders Panel,” powered by MPMC.
ARMO Shines at the SEMA Show jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 19:59
The Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) is committed to preserving and promoting the restoration industry, and that objective infuses every aspect of ARMO’s presence at the SEMA Show.
On the Show Circuit With HRIA jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 19:49
For months, the Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) relied on virtual forums to connect with members. As industry events reopened, HRIA hit the road. Pit stops included a networking mixer at the Minnesota Street Rod Association (MSRA) Back to The Fifties show in Minneapolis, Goodguys Rod & Custom Show in Des Moines, Iowa, site of a general membership meeting, and another networking mixer at a Goodguys show in Columbus, Ohio. At the National Street Rod Association (NSRA) Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, HRIA held another general membership meeting and presented its Education Days program.
PRO Pathways to Opportunity jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 19:32
Changes are afoot at the SEMA Show. Notably, a new West Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) will house the now co-located Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) in booth #50185 and the Truck & Off-Road Alliance (TORA) in booth #56155. Aligning the Restyling & Car Care and Trucks, SUVs & Off-Road sections under one roof strengthens synergies, said Josh Poulson, PRO chair.
TORA Celebrates a Vibrant Industry jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 12:05
SEMA’s Truck & Off-Road Alliance (TORA) is planning for a dynamic week at the SEMA Show, beginning with a new location and culminating in the TORA Awards Reception.
WTC Prioritizes Education, Presents The Stage jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 12:01
Providing resources to improve members’ businesses is top of mind for the Wheel & Tire Council (WTC). In recent years, WTC has prioritized education, offering seminars on industry-centric topics. In 2019, WTC powered The Stage at the SEMA Show, featuring interviews with thought leaders.
YEN Seeks to Inspire and Energize jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 11:49
The Young Executives Network (YEN) aims to energize and inspire members through networking and learning experiences during the SEMA Show, to be held November 2–5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).
SBN Programs Connect and Engage jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 11:46
The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) is poised to host its first in-person programs after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus. Designed to empower industry women, SBN’s activities present opportunities for attendees to connect with like-minded colleagues and further their careers.
ETTN Delivers Technology-Featured Education jasonc Fri, 10/01/2021 - 11:41
To assist members in adapting to a rapidly changing automotive landscape, the Emerging Trends & Technology Network (ETTN) provides knowledge on evolving vehicle trends and new technologies. A key component of ETTN’s efforts is centered on distance learning, and a recent Live Chats series concentrated on related technology topics. Current sessions address aspects such as performance electrification, 3-D product development and emissions. Moving forward, ETTN is launching a new initiative.
Spotlight on PRO Chair-Elect jasonc Thu, 07/01/2021 - 12:57
Colby McLaughlin’s first aftermarket experience occurred in high school when he enrolled in accelerated classes at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Though focused on business management, he registered for a Custom Cars & Concepts course, which taught fabrication, chassis design, painting and collision repair. It was a game changer.
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