By SEMA Editors
The annual Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council’s (MPMC) Media Trade Conference (MTC) will be held January 23–26, giving manufacturers the opportunity of private one-on-one meetings with media to showcase their new, innovative products. In addition to full days of scheduled meetings, the council is hosting evening events for further networking opportunities.
MPMC Open Meeting
On January 23, MPMC invites you to an open meeting for select committee introductions, to hear about the council’s initiatives for 2017 and network with fellow motorsports parts manufacturers. The event will take place at the Embassy Suites Orange County Airport North at 2:00 p.m. You do not have to attend the Media Trade Conference to come to this meeting. Be sure to stick around for the ETTN Motorsports Tech Roundtable event taking place directly after the meeting.
The Media Trade Conference reception provides an added opportunity for exhibitors and media to mingle and network. Register here.
MPMC Media Appreciation Reception
The MPMC Awards Reception will be held Tuesday evening, January 24. The reception provides an added opportunity for exhibitors and media to mingle and network over drinks and hot hors d’oeuvres. One influential individual from the media will be honored and awarded with the Robert E. Petersen award for his/her outstanding contribution to the motorsports industry and MPMC throughout the year of 2016.
SEMA Battle of the Builders Advanced Preview Screening
RSVP for the advance screening of the SEMA Battle of the Builders® TV special by Friday, January 13.
An exclusive, advanced screening of the SEMA Battle of the Builders TV special, premiering on the Velocity Network in February, will take place Thursday, January 26, from 6:00 p.m–7:30 p.m, at the Embassy Suites in Santa Ana, California. Please join us as we preview the one-hour program that takes viewers behind the scenes of the 2016 SEMA Show and the Battle of the Builders competition. The television show is hosted by industry celebrities Chris Jacobs and Adrienne “AJ” Janic.
ETTN Motorsports Tech Roundtable
The Emerging Trends & Technology Network (ETTN) Motorsports Tech Roundtable is the must-attend event for staying current with motorsports technology through five small roundtable discussions with industry experts.
- The Fundamental Principles of Intake Manifold Design
- Emissions Compliance for Street Performance Products
- Advancements in Product Design, From Idea to Prototype
- Current Technology Transfer Trends from Track to Street
- Obtaining Patents to Protect Motorsports Technology
When: Monday, January 23, from 2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Where: Embassy Suites Orange County Airport North