MPMC Member News

Rob Fisher Takes the Helm and Charts a Forward Path

In today’s ever-evolving market, it’s critical that SEMA members have a chance to weigh in on issues that influence and impact the specialty-equipment market, and one of the most effective ways to have a voice is through participation in a SEMA council. For companies engaged in the motorsports segment, the Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) provides that opportunity, but the success of any SEMA council or network is reliant on volunteers—industry pros who raise their hands and express their willingness to become actively involved.

First Look at What’s New

Each year at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, the Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) puts together an entire week of activities that includes a general membership meeting, two seminars, and a Friday evening reception featuring the induction of new MPMC Hall of Fame members.

MPMC Events at PRI Trade Show

The Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) members have a busy winter season ahead. Just weeks after the SEMA Show, MPMC members will be packing their bags for Indianapolis for a week full of exhibiting, customer meetings, networking and MPMC-sponsored educational seminars at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Indianapolis, December 7–9, 2017.

MPMC Welcomes Jason Bruce as Incoming Chair

The Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) welcomes a new chair and chair-elect on July 1. Jason Bruce of Holley Performance Products becomes the group’s new chairman, and Sean Crawford of JE Pistons was elected as the new chair-elect. The MPMC represents companies that manufacture motorsports parts, providing education, resources and programs aimed to better the motorsports industry.

MPMC Hall of Fame

The Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) Hall of Fame immortalizes those who have made a significant contribution to the MPMC or to the motorsports parts manufacturing segment as a whole. Three MPMC Hall of Fame inductees were honored during an evening reception at the Performance Racing Industry Show in the Indiana Convention Center.

MPMC at PRI Features Hall of Fame Inductions

Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) - SEMA CouncilThe Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) pursued a wide-ranging agenda at the 2014 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show held December 11–13 in Indianapolis. The first-ever MPMC open meeting was held on the Wednesday before the show and featured SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) Membership Director Jim Graven, who shared how manufacturers can benefit from organizing their product data through the SDC.

Tips for Media Trade Conference Success

Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) - SEMA CouncilThe Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council (MPMC) holds its Media Trade Conference each January. The event is designed to bring together editorial staffs with racing and high-performance parts manufacturers for three days of face-to-face, 30-minute meetings. Rich Barsamian, MPMC chair, has exhibited at the event seven times and explained that the council’s goal in offering the conference is to help council members gain exposure.

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