vrijdag 27 maart 2020

SEMA eNews, Vol. 23, No. 13

SEMA Creates Coronavirus Updates and Resources Page
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SEMA eNews

Vol. 23, No. 13
March 26, 2020


SEMA Creates Coronavirus Updates and Resources Page


SEMA is monitoring the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and tracking what this means for our industry.


 ‌ // Breaking News            

Final Reminder: SEMA Show Exhibit Space Applications for Initial Space Allocation Due Tomorrow

The Priority Space Allocation for the November SEMA Show will take place May 4–20, and the final day for application submissions is this Friday, March 27.

U.S. Senate Passes Coronavirus Economic Stimulus Package Bill to Help Small Business, Targeted Industries and Individuals

The U.S. Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), H.R. 748, which has been referred to the House of Representatives for its consideration.

Federal Government Issues Guidance on Getting Immediate Reimbursement for Worker Paid Leave Costs

The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Department of Labor announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits.

2020 SEMA Board of Directors Election Candidates Announced

The following candidates are vying for a seat on the SEMA Board of Directors.

OEMs Partner With Healthcare Industry to Manufacture Medical Supplies in Response to Coronavirus

Fiat Chrysler, Ford and GM are partnering with healthcare suppliers to ramp up production of critically needed face masks, respirators, ventilators and face shields for healthcare workers and coronavirus patients.

Coronavirus Crisis: How the Automotive Specialty-Equipment Industry Is Responding

The following are examples of how several automotive specialty-equipment companies are responding to this unprecedented event.

SEMA Councils and Networks Select Committee Nominations Now Open

Members of the select committees serve within the council or network leadership and play a vital role in strategically aligning council initiatives with current member and industry needs.


 ‌ // Business Tools            

SEMA HR Hub Helps Businesses Navigate Employment Matters

Human resource professionals in the automotive aftermarket are discovering the latest HR news and information related to the Coronavirus at the SEMA HR Hub, an online resource designed to help industry professionals stay up-to-date on the latest policies and information on human resource and employee matters.

SEMA Industry Indicators: True Economic Effects of the Coronavirus Will Be Seen in the Coming Months

In next month's "SEMA Industry Indicators Report," look for a closer examination of the economic effects of the Coronavirus.

SEMA News Accepting Nominations for 2020 "35 Under 35"

If you know a leader in that age range as of September 1, 2020—whether they are in manufacturing and design, marketing, retail, events and media, or distribution—we would like to hear from you.

Enhanced Product Data Can Help Strengthen Manufacturers and Resellers Amid a Challenging Climate

With businesses throughout the aftermarket suffering interruptions due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the current economic climate is more challenging than ever.

SEMA Supports Young Entrepreneurs in Automotive Aftermarket Industry

May 3 is the 2020 SEMA Launch Pad application deadline.

Exhibitor Summit: Insider Tips on How to Prepare for the 2020 SEMA Show

The eleventh annual SEMA Show Exhibitor Summit is regarded as the most effective way to prepare for the SEMA Show, and offers an insider's perspective on how to make the most of the of your Show exhibit.

Job-Hunting? Top Automotive Jobs Here

The SEMA Career Center has a comprehensive listing of automotive-related job openings around the country.


 ‌ // New Products & Technology

Spy Photo
Spy Shots—Corvette C8 Plugin Hybrid Caught With Bizarre Emissions Setup

Here's a curious C8 PHEV prototype with an interesting emissions-testing device attached to its rear end.

New Products From Kleinn Air Horns, CURT Manufacturing, MR. Gasket and More

The new products featured are from members of the SEMA Data Co-op, the definitive, industry-owned and -operated centralized data repository.


 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

Racing News: Event Cancellations and Postponements

Racing news from across the motorsports industry.

Watch SEMA Member PSKB Challenge the Industry to Take Their Trophy

PSKB, a manufacturer's rep, was crowned in 2019 as the overall champion in the Industry Cup Challenge during the SEMA Installation & Gala.

Join YEN's Live Chat With Iola's Joe Opperman

This live chat is an open Q&A in which participants will have a chance to communicate directly with Opperman as he answers questions regarding the value of exhibiting, engaging and marketing at consumer events.

SEMA "She Is" Member Spotlight: CWK Media's Kendra Sommer

This month's SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN) #SheIsSEMA Member Spotlight features SBN select committee member Kendra Sommer of CWK Media.

ETTN's Next Live Chat Features Industrial Design Consultant Mark Moneypenny

Moneypenny will discuss the product-development landscape and diverse array of disciplines, resources and processes needed to create successful products that function exceptionally well and inspire their users.

TORA Volunteer Spotlight: Rory Connell of Advanced Accessory Concepts

As an active volunteer and industry advocate, Connell has been at the forefront of key SEMA initiatives, focusing many of his contributions on youth engagement and member connectivity.

Movers and Shakers: SEMA Hires Denise Waddingham as Council Director; Melling Acquires Performance Springs UK Ltd.

News and updates from Derive Systems, H&S Autoshot, Melling Engine Parts and more.


 ‌ // Shows & Events           

MotorTrend's Sean P. Holman Provides Industry Insight Direct From the STAGE

Exclusive interview footage from the most recent SEMA Show STAGE featuring Sean P. Holman, co-creator of the TruckShow Podcast, MotorTrend Group, is now available

2020 SEMA Show Booth Sales Open

Exhibitors interested in getting a jump on SEMA Show planning for 2020 can reserve booth space now.

Mark Your Calendars

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


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