Announcement of Ford as Featured Automaker of 2009 SEMA Show Captures Media Attention

SEMA News - September 2009
SEMA News Bureau


As the SEMA Show quickly approaches, news and excitement increases. One announcement that made headlines in hundreds of publications was that Ford Motor Company will be the featured automaker of the 2009 SEMA Show. Ford has long been a partner of the automotive specialty-equipment industry, having supported and participated in vehicle technology sharing initiatives and designing some of the industry’s most accessory-friendly vehicles.

Perhaps that’s why media outlets shared the excitement and reported the news with their readers. Here are just a few examples of what the media had to say about Ford as the featured automaker of the 2009 SEMA Show.


“Ford to be the Featured Automaker of the 2009 SEMA Show” — CarDomain

Editor-in-Chief Rob Einaudi opened by expressing his excitement for the SEMA Show and went on to share the news with CarDomain readers, along with countless photos of Ford vehicles taken from last year’s SEMA Show.



“Ford to Flex Its Muscle at 2009 SEMA Show”
— Edmunds Inside Line

This story in Edmunds Inside Line noted that, along with the announcement of Ford as the featured automaker, the SEMA Show is alive and poised to provide some “much-needed high-powered entertainment as the U.S. begins its slow crawl out of recession.” Keep your eyes and ears open for more news. Announcements about new features and happenings at the SEMA Show will be made as details are confirmed.



“Ford Named Featured
Marquee for 2009 SEMA Show” — Autoblog

Autoblog Editor Damon Lavrinc described the Ford announcement as a faint light glowing during this otherwise dark time. “With automakers scaling back at some of the world’s largest auto expos, the 2009 aftermarket extravaganza is anticipating one of its highest turnouts in years, both from exhibitors and attendees.” 










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