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SEMA eNews, Vol. 20, No. 23

The Auto Hobby's Holiday Is Back!
 
The Auto Hobby's Holiday Is Back!

Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be celebrated this year on July 14.

 
  //  Breaking News     
 
Nominations Open for Prestigious SEMA Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for SEMA's industry awards, presented during the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

 
Mazda CX-5 Measuring Session Next Week! Register Here

In partnership with Mazda, the SEMA Garage has announced the '17 Mazda CX-5 measuring session.

 
Top International Buyers Slated to Attend SEMA's Export Fair

The SEMA Export Fair is designed to create opportunities to exchange best practices and discuss strategies to get products to customers overseas.

 
Get Your Products in Front of the Growing Chinese Specialty Market

The 2017 SEMA China Business Development Program, to be held September 6–10 2017, in Shanghai, is a low-cost, turnkey program that brings together SEMA-member manufacturers and buyers from throughout China.

 
  //  BUSINESS TOOLS     
 
Don't Miss SEMA's Regional Education Program in Motor City

The aftermarket industry is playing an increasingly important role in retrofitting and installing many connected and automated vehicle technologies on the 250-million vehicles already on U.S. roads.

 
Why Rich Data Is a Buzzword You Should Know

Following rich data best practices in the aftermarket supply chain means manufacturers can gain an advantage in mainstream markets.

 
Job-Hunting? Top Automotive Jobs Here

The SEMA Career Center has a comprehensive listing of automotive-related job openings around the country. Here are some of the latest classifieds posted to the website.

 
  //  NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY     
 
Spy Shots—2019 Camaro Lineup

This is the the lineup for the '19 Chevrolet Camaro, caught testing near GM's Milford Proving Grounds.

 
  //  LAW AND ORDER     
 
Stay Up-to-Date on the RPM Act

Stay up to date on the RPM Act through the latest videos, news clips and information.

 
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Hosts China Intellectual Property Roadshows

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) is organizing and presenting a series of "China IP Roadshows" throughout the United States.

 
Connecticut Bill to Restrict Eligibility for Hobby Car Registration Amended to Remove Restrictions

Legislation to increase the age requirement of an antique, rare or special-interest motor vehicle from 20 years old or older to 30 years old or older was amended to remove all restrictions to these hobby vehicles.

 
Oregon Bill to Provide Special Interest Designation to Military Vehicles Signed Into Law

Legislation to allow a military vehicle the opportunity to be registered as a "vehicle of special interest" has been signed into law by Governor Kate Brown.

 
  //  GLOBAL UPDATE     
 
Registration Open for 2017 SEMA Show International Events

The SEMA International Happy Hour is an event open exclusively to exhibitors to meet with top international buyers and global media.

 
  //  PEOPLE, PLACES AND RACING     
 
Video: SEMA and AutoCon Team Up to Find Young Guns

SEMA has partnered with regional car shows to highlight builders 27 years old or younger and send six of them to the 2017 SEMA Show.

 
Racing News: Garlits Named Grand Marshal of 2017 Hemmings Motor News Great Race

Great Race officials have announced that legendary drag racer "Big Daddy" Don Garlits has been named as grand marshal of the 2017 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty.

 
SEMA Heritage: NHRA's Drag Safari

In the mid-'50s, the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) dispatched its Drag Safari to cross the country, preaching the gospel of safe, organized drag racing.

 
Movers & Shakers: SEMA Promotes Warren Kosikov to Senior Director of OE Relations; United Engine & Machine Introduces New UEM Pistons Branding

News and updates from across the specialty-equipment industry.

 
  //  SHOWS AND EVENTS     
 
7 Hotels to Fit a Range of Budgets

The SEMA Show Travel & Lodging page features a list of the hotels available to fit a range of Show budgets.

 
Exhibitors Offering Products to SEMA Show Builders

Here is a list 2017 SEMA Show exhibitors that are offering products for SEMA Show vehicle builds.

 
Registration Now Open for SEMA Installation Gala, Pinewood Drag Races

Join friends and colleagues for the SEMA Installation Gala, Friday, July 28, from 6:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center in Pomona, California.

 
June's Planning Tips for Exhibitors

Show Management highlights key steps for exhibitors to take now to save money, attract more business and be prepared when the Show opens October 31.

 
Video—Rich Barsamian on SEMA Cares

Hear from SEMA Cares Chairman Rich Barsamian on the partnership that SEMA Cares has had over the years with Victory Junction to help raise money for children with chronic illness.

 
The 2017 SEMA Show—Register Here!

Register here for the 2017 SEMA Show, taking place in Las Vegas, October 31–November 3.

 
Watch—NHRA's Erica Enders Interviewed at the 50th SEMA Show

Erica Enders discusses the ups and downs of her 2016 season.

 
Mark Your Calendars

Dates and locations for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows, measuring sessions and activities have been announced.