SEMA eNews Vol. 15, No. 37, September 13, 2012

Pitch Your Products Now for a Chance to Reach the Canadian Market

The Canadian Tire Combustion Chamber is offering automotive specialty-parts industry professionals a chance to pitch their latest, most innovative products and programs geared towards automotive enthusiasts to Canada’s automotive authority. Selected companies will have an opportunity to get their products in the hands of Canadian consumers across the country at Canadian Tire's 570 national retail outlets (Canadian Tire, Gas+ and PartSource) during the 2013 gifting seasons. They will also be given the opportunity to have their products showcased in the Canadian Tire flyer and on

Selected candidates will receive an invitation the week of October 1, 2012, to pitch their ideas before a live panel Sunday, October 28, 2012, or Monday, October 29, in Las Vegas. A product sample is required.

Register by September 19, 2012. If you have any questions about the program, send your questions to

Below is a list of categories that are currently sourced; however, new categories that are not listed may be considered:

All Season Tires   Car Communications     CV Shaft and Components     Motorcycle Parts/Maintenance   
Touring Tires   In Car Video     Transmission Components   Powersport Helmets      
Auto 12V and Accessories   Invertors   Distributor Caps and Rotors    Powersports Special Order   
Auto Exterior Accessories   Navigation    Ignition Wires     Snowmobile Accessories   
Auto Interior Accessories    Satellite Radio   Performance Parts    Snowmobile Parts/Maintenance   
Auto Memorabilia   Starters and Alarms   Sparkplugs   Pressure Washer Accessories  
Auto Mirrors   Air Filters    Emissions Control    Pressure Washers   
Automotive Mats   Oil Filters   Exhaust Pipes        Chainsaw Oil/Lube  
Car Organization    Other Filters   Exhaust Repair         Grease and Lubricants  
Car Safety and Security   Auto Maintenance Repair Adhesives        Mufflers   Marine Oil/Lube    
Automotive Batteries    Auto Parts Cleaners and Degreasers   Engine Repair   Powersports Oil and Lubricants   
Other-Motive Batteries   Brake Fluid & Cleaners     Fuel Systems   Transmission and Application Specific Oil  
Battery Charging and Boosting   Coolant and Accessories   Ignition   Alternator and Starter Parts   
Battery Maintenance and Repair   Engine Oil Treatments     Pigtails, Sockets and Switches    Alternators   
Auto Body Repair and Fillers    Hand Cleaning    Auto Electrical Repair     Starters  
Auto Paint    Multi-Purpose Lube and Penetrants   Auto Mirror Replacement     Entry Chassis  
Auto Protectant     Power Steering Fluids and Winter Chemicals   Auto Repair    Power Steering  
Auto Surface Prep     Speciality Chemicals     General Auto Repair    Premium Chassis  
Auto Tools and Accessories   Windshield Washer Fluid    Light Truck Tires     Shocks and Struts   
Auto Weather Stripping      Cabin Temperature Control      Commercial Bulk Oil   Shocks and Struts Accessories   
Auto Interior and Exterior Detailing      Drive Belts     Conventional Oil    Tarps and Cords  
Auto Wash and Dry   Engine Cooling       Diesel Oil and Lubricants   Truck Accessories  
Auto Wax and Polish   Auto Coverings and Winter Accessories       High Mileage Oil    Automotive OEM Wheels   
Wheel and Tire Care    Portable Garages     Oil Change Accessories   Automotive Tire Service Needs    
Auto Child Safety and Accessories   General Auto Repair, Tire Tools and Access   Synthetic Oil    Wheel Accessories    
Car Air Fresheners   Auto Carriers And Accessories      Performance Tires    Winter Tires  
Car Heating     General Towing Accessories    Powersport Vehicles   Accessory Lighting  
Comfortable Car    Brake Fiction   ATV Accessories   Halogen Capsules   
Seat Covers   Brake Friction (Ps)      ATV Parts/Maintenance   Mini Bulbs   
Auto Safety Electronics    Brake Repair     Auto Recreational Vehicle Products   Wiper Blades and Accessories  
Car Audio     Brake Rotors and Drums      Motorcycle Accessories        
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