SEMA Show Embraces Collision Repair & Refinish Market


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--  More than 110 Exhibitors Confirmed for Collision Repair &
Refinish Floor Section --

(May 17, 2011)
The growing collision repair section of the 2011 SEMA Show is now branded
"Collision Repair and Refinish." The area will be one of 12 floor
sections featured at the 2011 SEMA Show, Tuesday - Friday, November 1-4, 2011,
in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"The number of
exhibitors and educational seminars for the collision repair and refinish
market increases year after year," said Peter MacGillivray, SEMA VP of
events and communications. "The new name, Collision Repair & Refinish,
is just one way that the SEMA Show is evolving to better and more accurately
reflect the growing presence of this market."

Drawing more than 100,000
industry professionals each year, the SEMA Show is a comprehensive trade show
that features automotive parts and accessories in markets such as performance,
off-road, racing, restyling, light truck, powersports, collision repair &
refinish, mobile electronics and more. Buyers come from more than 100 countries
to meet with leading manufacturers and discover new markets and trends.

"Buyers are constantly
seeking opportunities to expand and grow," said MacGillivray. "At the
SEMA Show, buyers can easily discover the most relevant cross marketing
opportunities and see what the hot trends are. The floor sections make it easy
for buyers to home in on the products most relevant to their businesses, and
make the best use of their time at the SEMA Show."

In addition to the more
than 110 companies already committed to exhibiting in the new Collision Repair
& Refinish section, the SEMA Show features 11 other floor sections that
will include manufacturers of products such as cleaners, waxes, polishes,
wheels, apparel, interior and exterior products and tools and equipment.
Professionals in the collision repair industry will have opportunities to learn
more about the industry and network with peers at special activities from the
Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) and I-CAR.

Details about the SEMA
Show, including information on how to exhibit and attend, are available at

About SEMA and the

The SEMA Show is a
trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a
nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted
in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together
manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry.
Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling,
functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional
details are available at


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