DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2017) -- Troy Trepanier was announced as the winner of the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition during SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after-party held at the conclusion of the 2017 SEMA Show.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) -- A new episode of the TV special, “SEMA: Battle of the Builders,” will premiere on the Velocity Channel on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Since 2015, the unique one-hour program has aired on the network, giving viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the SEMA Show, up-close footage of the vehicles and exclusive interviews with builders as they share their personal stories and journey to the premier automotive trade show in the world. For many of the builders, SEMA Battle of the Builders is their chance to prove that they are among the elite. Hundreds enter, but only one builder can be crowned the winner of this illustrious competition.
LAS VEGAS (Nov. 3, 2017) -- More than 3,000 automotive aftermarket professionals gathered on Day Three of the 2017 SEMA Show for the industry's preeminent awards ceremony, the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet, held at the Westgate Hotel in Las Vegas. The annual banquet is where automotive parts are set aside for a brief moment to allow innovators, leaders and legends to take center stage as they are honored and recognized for their contributions to the $42 billion industry.
LAS VEGAS, NV. (Oct 31, 2017) - The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the Best New Products Award winners this morning at the 2017 SEMA Show. These awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2018.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 31, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the Top 40 builders in the SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition. Battle of the Builders is a competition to honor and recognize builders at the premier automotive trade show, the SEMA Show. The 2017 Battle of the Builders Top 40 are (by category):
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 1, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) today announced the Top 12 finalists in the fourth annual SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition – the event that determines the builder the aftermarket community considers best.
LAS VEGAS (October 31, 2017) – The top trending vehicle models in five categories were announced today at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. Selected by manufacturing exhibitors of the world’s premier automotive trade show, the SEMA Award winners are:
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2017) -- The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) is launching the first system upgrade to its dashboard since the program unveiled in 2012, giving users greater flexibility and ownership in the management and distribution of their data than ever before. The new dashboard will debut at the 2017 SEMA Show on Tuesday, October 31, where industry professional at the annual trade show will have the first opportunity to experience how the PIMS 2.0 system helps manage data and contributes to increased sales.
DIAMOND BAR, CA (October 17, 2017) – The Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced today that Carl Robinson and George Finch will be inducted into the WTC Hall of Fame during the annual SEMA Show Oct. 31 – Nov. 3 in Las Vegas.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2017) -- The aftermarket industry for safety features known as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is currently valued at just under $1 billion, and is expected to grow to more than $1.5 billion by 2021, according to a SEMA-commissioned study conducted by Ducker Worldwide and the Center for Automotive Research.