donderdag 27 september 2018

SEMA eNews, Vol. 21, No. 39

The SEMA Show App, Available Now, Enhanced for 2018
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SEMA eNews

Vol. 21, No. 39
September 27, 2018


The SEMA Show App, Available Now, Enhanced for 2018


The 2018 SEMA Show Mobile App includes enhanced features that make locating exhibitors, scanning new products and creating a Show schedule quick and easy.


 ‌ // Breaking News            

SEMA Show Early Registration Deadline October 12

Buyers from the United States who register online on or before Friday, October 12, save more than $50 and have their badges mailed to them in advance of the Show.

Voting for the SEMA Award Closes October 1

The annual SEMA Award, given to the top-trending vehicle models in five categories, will be presented for the first time, Monday, October 29, the day before the 2018 SEMA Show officially opens.

SEMA Show Education: Schedule a Free, Private Attorney Meeting

Private meetings are available in 20-minute segments.

Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on Potential Tariffs on Imported Automobiles and Auto Parts

The hearing addressed an ongoing U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) investigation into whether tariffs should be imposed on imported automobiles and auto parts if it is found that they pose a threat to America's national security.


 ‌ // Business Tools            

Two Members Lounges Open During Show Week

Two SEMA Members Lounges offer a place to rest, grab a bite to eat and drink, charge devices, hold private meetings, learn more about member benefits and more.

SEMA Show Education: 9 Must-See Speakers

The 2018 SEMA Show will feature more than 100 free educational seminars, providing attendees with professional development and training resources designed to help their businesses grow.

Get the Latest Perspectives on the Specialty-Equipment Industry

The majority of companies surveyed, including 85% of specialty-equipment manufacturers, reported they expected their sales to grow over the coming year.

SEMA Data Co-op Offers 2 Locations for Buyers and Manufacturers

The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) team is offering free data-management consultations in booth #20679 and demonstrating its services to buyers in the Grand Lobby in SEMA Central.

Take Advantage of These Member-Buyer Rewards During Show Week

SEMA members attending the 2018 SEMA Show as buyers have access to the Member Buyer Rewards (MBR) program perks.

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 jobs posted to the website.


 ‌ // New Products & Technology

Spy Photo
Spy Shots—'20 Ford Super Duty Shows Off New Grilles

This is the best look yet at the revised Ford F-Series Super Duty, caught once again while testing in Dearborn, Michigan.


 ‌ // Law & Order                 

Your Right to Race Is Still in Jeopardy!

The RPM Act needs your support.

No Product Exclusions for Tariffs on $200 Billion Worth of Chinese Products

The Trump Administration has not established a process for requesting product exclusions from the 10% tariffs imposed on $200 billion worth of products from China that took effect on September 24.

Federal Government Acknowledges Economic Contributions of Outdoor Recreation

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) found that the outdoor recreation industry contributed $412 billion to the nation's economy in 2016, which represented 2.2% of U.S. Gross Domestic Product.


 ‌ // Global Update             

Register Now to Attend the SEMA Show International Happy Hour

More than 1,000 companies are expected to attend the 15th edition of the event, which is open to all 2018 SEMA Show exhibitors.

Gearheads in High Gear Down Under

Representatives from 22 SEMA-member companies recently traveled to Melbourne, Australia, for the third annual SEMA Australia Business Development Conference.


 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

2018 Battle of the Builders Sneak Peek: Nova, Datsun, Hummer

Get an inside look into the vehicles that three Battle of the Builders (BOTB) competitors are bringing to the SEMA Show.

Racing News: NASA Announces 2018 Time Trial National Champions

Racing news and updates from around the industry.

Movers & Shakers: Wiseco Hires Kirk Tenney; Directed Improves New England Sales Organization

News and updates from across the specialty-equipment industry.

Alex Carmona Named New SEMA Show Artist

Carmona's artistry will give 2018 SEMA Show signage an authentic and unique look.


 ‌ // Shows & Events           

View the Official 2018 SEMA Show Press Conference Schedule

The lineup of companies conducting a press conference at the 2018 SEMA Show, Tuesday–Friday, October 30–November 2, in Las Vegas.

Hotels With Guaranteed Rates Under $150

SEMA Show management works with one official hotel provider, OnPeak, to ensure that all Showgoers receive guaranteed low rates and an extra level of service.

5 Valuable Tips for Every SEMA Show Exhibitor

According to SEMA Trade Show Director Tom Gattuso, more than 60,000 buyers are expected to attend the 2018 Show, and a large percentage of them are already determining which exhibitors to see.

Latest Exhibitor Announcements: Turbo Filters, Disposable Gloves, Safety Eyewear and More

Find the most relevant SEMA Show news quickly and efficiently by sorting by type of announcement and/or market segment.

Register Now for 2018 SEMA Show Council and Network Events

Keep up with the latest council and network events at the 2018 SEMA Show.

Apply for Mothers Free Vehicle Wipe-Down

One booth or feature vehicle per exhibitor is eligible and will receive a wipe-down each day of the 2018 SEMA Show.

Exhibitors Offering Products to SEMA Show Builders

Exhibitors of the 2018 SEMA Show are invited to expand their reach, product exposure and Show-floor presence by offering products to builders through the Products for Project-Vehicle Builders list.

Register for the 2018 SEMA Show

Attendee, exhibitor and media registration for the 2018 SEMA Show is now open.

2018 SEMA Show Booth Space Available

The 2018 SEMA Show takes place Tuesday–Friday, October 30–November 2, in Las Vegas.

Mark Your Calendars

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


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