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Attendee and Media Registration Open for the 2012 SEMA Show

Attendee and media registration for the 2012 SEMA Show is now open at The annual trade-only event takes place Tuesday–Friday, October 30–November 2, 2012, in Las Vegas.

Buyers registering at before the early registration deadline pay just $25. They will also be sent their badges in the mail in advance of the event, allowing them to hit the Show floor immediately when the SEMA Show opens October 30.

The 2012–2015 SEMA Board of Directors Candidates

Eleven industry professionals are vying for positions on the 2012–2015 SEMA Board of Directors.

The SEMA Board provides strategic direction to the association and plays
a critical role in shaping the future of the automotive
specialty-equipment industry. On May 8, election materials were mailed
to the primary contacts at eligible SEMA-member companies.

The voting process is entirely electronic this year and will be ongoing
from May 14, until voting closes on June 12. Election results will be
published in an upcoming issue of SEMA News.

Fast Facts

McLeod Racing LLC, Source Interlink Media, Automotive Accessories Management USA, Quarter Mile Foundation, Atlas Copco Compressors, Classic Industries, Royal Purple, King Engine Bearings, and more.

PRI Announces Transition and Sale to SEMA

Performance Racing Industry (PRI), producers of the PRI trade show and Performance Racing Industry business magazine, finalized plans to be purchased by SEMA. With 20-plus years of publishing and management experience at PRI, John Kilroy will serve as vice president/general manager of PRI and assume day-to-day operations for the group. All of the operations, employees and offices will remain intact at PRI’s current location in Laguna Beach, California.

2012 SEMA Show Exhibitor Applications Available

While submissions are accepted any time before the Show (October 30–November 2), manufacturers that return their ESRAs with deposits by April 27 will have greater opportunities to collaborate with Show organizers and participate in the Priority Booth Selection Process. The selection process is the first opportunity exhibitors have to select the actual location of their SEMA Show booths.


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