SEMA eNews, Vol. 23, No. 6

SEMA eNews, Vol. 23, No. 6

Airline Discounts to the 2020 SEMA Show

SEMA Show organizers have been working with major air carriers to secure discounted airfare for 2020 SEMA Show attendees and exhibitors.

 ‌ // Breaking News            

Get Up to $5,000 to Pay Off Your Student Loans
Through SEMA’s Loan Forgiveness Program, individuals may be awarded up to $5,000 to help pay off an outstanding student loan.
43 Companies Donate to Growing High School Build Program
Program sponsors are donating more than 280 different aftermarket products and serving as mentors to 600 automotive students from 10 schools.
SEMA News Video: 2020 King of the Hammers Racing Trends
SEMA News spoke to exhibitors in Hammertown about the explosive UTV market and the return of the Ford Bronco in 2020.
SEMA Seeks Speakers for 2020 Trade Show
Industry experts are invited to apply now to share new skills and new ideas with SEMA Show attendees.

 ‌ // Business Tools            

Connect With Wheel and Tire Pros in SoCal
Members of the wheel and tire industry will gather at the SEMA Garage in Diamond Bar, California, for an industry discussion, Wednesday, February 19.
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 Shots—’21 RAM Rebel TRX Breaks Cover
Here’s a first real look at the RAM Rebel TRX, and it looks ready to take on the Raptor.
New Products From Holley and Auto Meter
The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) is “data central” for hundreds of specialty parts brands, representing millions of part numbers and tens of millions of vehicle applications.

 ‌ // Law & Order                 

SEMA Webpage: A Valuable Tool to Help Your Small Business Thrive
SEMA has assembled links to dozens of federal and state government websites that address a wide variety of small businesses issues.
Kansas Introduces Bill to Ease Restrictions on Antique Vehicles
Legislation (H.B. 2528) has been introduced in Kansas to re-define vehicles eligible to be registered as antique.
Vermont Introduces Single Plate Legislation
Legislation (H. 855) has been introduced in Vermont to require the display of only a single, rear-mounted license plate for all passenger cars and trucks with a registered weight of 10,000 lbs. or less.
West Virginia Introduces Bill to Create Office of Outdoor Recreation
Legislation (S.B. 506) has been introduced in West Virginia to create an Office of Outdoor Recreation.

 ‌ // People, Places & Racing

2020 SEMA Hall of Fame Nominations Open Until March 16
The SEMA Hall of Fame honors individuals whose leadership, dedication and commitment have helped to build the current $44.6 billion specialty-automotive market.
Racing News: Hunter Miller Wins 2020 UTV King of the Hammers
Racing news and results from across the motorsports industry.
Movers & Shakers: Industrial Opportunity Partners Acquires The COMP Performance Group; PRI Announces New Industry Sales Director
News and updates from PRI, Industrial Opportunity Partners, Hypertherm, RIGID Industries and more.

 ‌ // Shows & Events           

SEMA Battle of the Builders Continues to Captivate Audiences
Tune in February 13 for the primetime premiere.
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 for several upcoming SEMA-sponsored shows, measuring sessions and activities have been announced.