SEMA Council & Networks

Trends and Challenges for 2017

Council LeadersSEMA News spoke with SEMA’s council and network leaders to find out what’s in the pipeline for the coming year and to get their thoughts about the emerging trends and the challenges they can expect to face based on what their organizations are seeing in their respective marketplaces. Not surprisingly, many council and network chairs viewed the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports (RPM) Act as essential to the continued viability of the automotive aftermarket industry.

SEMA Town Hall Meetings

Member News LogoSEMA held two successful Town Hall meetings in 2015, giving members and prospective members a chance to catch up with each other and the state of the association. The first SEMA Town Hall was held in 2011, in an effort to keep an ear to the ground for feedback and challenges in the industry. Since then, the association has held 14 of these meetings at various locations around the country, finding it an effective way to listen and respond face-to-face.

SEMA Is Requesting Your Attention!

The last chance to nominate individuals and companies for SEMA’s Council & Network Awards is this Friday, August 7. For award criteria, additional information and nomination forms, visit The awards, for presentation at the 2015 SEMA Show, honor the individuals, companies and products that have proven themselves leaders in their business segments. Any employee of a council-member company and all network members can nominate those who deserve recognition for their outstanding dedication and service to the industry.

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