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SEMA eNews, Vol. 23, No. 28

Hear Directly From SEMA Leadership During Annual Membership Meeting on July 23
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SEMA eNews

Vol. 23, No. 28
July 9, 2020

 
 

Hear Directly From SEMA Leadership During Annual Membership Meeting on July 23

 

SEMA members are invited to join the specialty-equipment industry and hear directly from SEMA leadership during the association's Annual Membership Meeting, July 23, at 10:00 a.m. (PDT).

 
 

 ‌ // Breaking News            

 
Industry Leaders Wanted for SEMA Person of the Year Award Nominations

Awards are presented for Manufacturer of the Year, Person of the Year, Rep Agency of the Year, Warehouse Distributor of the Year, and Gen-III Innovator of the Year.

 
SEMA Supports Legislation to Forgive All PPP Loans Less Than $150,000

SEMA joined with dozens of other trade associations in urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to forgive all PPP loans that are less than $150,000.

 
Nominate an Outstanding SEMA Member for a Council and Network Award

The SEMA Council and Network Awards are presented to leading companies and individuals who have made exceptional contributions to their niche aftermarket segments.

 
Learn Best Practices for Protecting Your Brand in China, India and the Middle East

Join SEMA for the next "Best Practices in Exporting Online" workshop featuring IP Attachés: China, India and the Middle East.

 
Las Vegas Convention Center Pursues Highest Certification for Cleanliness

The GBAC STAR Accreditation Program is the cleaning industry's outbreak-prevention certification for facilities.

 
Upcoming Episode of "Jay Leno's Garage" To Feature the Entertainer's '68 Ford Bronco

The Bronco was restored last year in a collaboration between Ford Performance, LGE–CTS Motorsports and the SEMA Garage.

 
 

 ‌ // Business Tools            

 
SEMA's Latest Market Report Anticipates Industry Recovery After 2020

In 2019, American consumers spent $46.2 billion on parts for upgrading, modifying and customizing their vehicles—a new historical high.

 
What Exhibitors Need to Know About Planning a SEMA Show Press Conference

Press conferences are not recommended for every exhibiting company and should be reserved for those who have breaking news announcements.

 
Register for the 2020 SEMA Show

The 2020 SEMA Show is scheduled for Tuesday-Friday, November 3–6, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

 
Virtual Panel: Discover How Three Industry Leaders Are Overcoming the Challenges and Realities of Returning to Work

SEMA's "Industry Talks: Back to Business" Series returns July 17, at 10:00 a.m. (PDT), with a live panel discussion on "The Realities of Returning to Work," powered by the SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN).

 
Coronavirus: Company-by-Company Response and Status

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

 
YEN General Membership Call: Receive Essential 2020 SEMA Show Updates, Connect Directly With Network Leadership

This event is a great way for members to learn more about the Young Executives Network (YEN) and all of the programs, events and volunteer opportunities that YEN has to offer.

 
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

 
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Spy Shots—Cadillac CT4 V Blackwing Caught Track Testing

Here's the upcoming Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing track testing in Milford Michigan.

 
New Products From Dynamic TPMS, BMR Suspension, Nitrous Express and More

SEMA eNews highlights products from member-companies each week.

 
Ford to Reveal New Bronco and Define Brand

Next week, Ford will introduce an all-new Bronco brand, a new family of Built Wild SUVs, U.S. off-road driving schools and a dedicated community for owner and enthusiast engagement.

 
 

 ‌ // Law & Order                 

 
The Auto Hobby's Holiday Is Here!

SEMA secures companion resolutions from U.S. Congress recognizing July 10th as Collector Car Appreciation Day.

 
 

 ‌ // Global Update             

 
Webinar: Opportunities in Turkey's Automotive Sector

The U.S. Commercial Service in Turkey is organizing a free webinar to provide a general overview of Turkey's automotive industry, including its aftermarket and customs regulations.  

 
 

 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

 
Hellwig Suspension Products Celebrates Life of Founder Don Hellwig

Hellwig Suspension Products has announced the loss of one of its founders. Don Hellwig, who passed away at the age of 91, co-founded Hellwig Products in 1946 alongside his late father Rudy Hellwig.

 
'68 Camaro Built For The Strip Wins SEMA Young Guns Great Lakes Virtual Qualifier

Cody Medeisis of Chicago has been named the winner in the SEMA Battle of the Builders Young Guns virtual regional qualifier for the Great Lakes region.

 
SEMA Video Archives: This Week's Entertainment

This week's video features interviews with builder Casey Currie and SEMA Garage hosting the Nissan Titan for a measuring session.

 
Racing News: Rockingham Dragway Announces Transition to New Owners

Racing news and results from across the motorsports industry.

 
Movers & Shakers: CRP Industries Names Automotive Industry Veteran PT Muldoon Director of Engineering

News and updates from CRP Industries, Holley, Stertil-Koni and others.

 
YEN Member Spotlight: Micah Anderson of T-Rex Truck Products

Anderson is the Brand Manager at T-Rex Products, an aftermarket grille design and manufacturing company, where he oversees all brand, product and marketing development.

 
HRIA Member Spotlight: Blue Sky Performance

In this week's feature, HRIA spoke to Blue Sky Performance owner Jesse Barratt.

 
SEMA "She Is" Member Spotlight: Amber Miller of Life Without Doors

The SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN) has named Amber Miller of Life Without Doors as this week's #SheIsSEMA Spotlight member.

 
 

 ‌ // Shows & Events           

 
Young Guns Builder Preps a Blown '55 Chevy Bel Air for SEMA Show

Kyle Kuhnhausen of Kuhnhausen Metal Concepts is the latest builder to be highlighted in the "SEMA: Ready For Battle" video series with Adrienne "AJ" Janic.

 
Online Media Center Helps Exhibitors Reach Journalists Prior to SEMA Show

The SEMA Show Online Media Center is an easy and effective tool to help exhibitors get their press releases to journalists covering the SEMA Show.

 
Reserve SEMA Show Booth Space Here

It's not too late to exhibit at the 2020 SEMA Show, November 3-6, in Las Vegas.

 
Mark Your Calendars

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

 
 
 

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