Scaling Up SEMA: Registration for SEMA 2022 now open

Las Vegas, Nevada — With aims to build on the momentum generated by last year’s return to the live stage, the organizers of SEMA have announced that registration for this year’s show is officially open. “The SEMA Show is where industry professionals go to grow existing relationships, create new ones, and push their businesses forward,” […]

Prior Engagements: Ford and Honda won’t be at SEMA 2022, organizers say

Las Vegas, Nevada — In a surprise to much of the automotive community, international automakers Ford and Honda have announced that they will not be showing up to this year’s SEMA trade show, set for November in Las Vegas, Nev. Normally high-profile fixtures at the annual auto show, Ford and Honda were named in a recent […]

Focus Features: Mitsubishi debuts driver alertness technology at CES 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada — Mitsubishi unveiled a new piece of ADAS technology at CES 2022 this week that is sure to grab drivers’ attention—because that’s exactly what it’s designed to do. The OEM says its new DMS (Driver Monitoring System)  will be able to sense a driver’s heart rate and responsiveness and an alarm if alertness […]

Back in Business: SEMA 2021 draws more than 100,000 attendees

Las Vegas, Nevada — It appears the auto industry is more than ready to get back into the swing of massive trade shows once more as SEMA organizers report that this year’s event drew more than 100,000 attendees. SEMA president and CEO Chris Kersting said “the industry was clearly excited to be back in-person at […]

Stuck on Success: Keco Glue Pull Repair System claims Best New Product Award

Las Vegas, Nevada — Something about Keco has stuck with judges at SEMA, as the glue-pull repair company was presented with a New Product Award on the show’s opening day. President of Keco Body Repair Products Chris White accepted the award at the SEMA Show Kickoff event on Tuesday morning.  “Wow! What a culmination of […]

Mojave Mayhem: Come see Collision Repair mag at the SEMA Show

Las Vegas, Nevada ⁠— The 2021 SEMA Show kicks off today, November 2⁠—and Collision Repair mag will be there all week covering the action! Come visit Collision Repair mag at Booth #34233 in the Collision Repair and Refinish Hall today through November 5, where magazine publisher Darryl Simmons will be greeting all your friendly faces […]

See Ya at SEMA: SEMA 2021 to kick off Tuesday, featuring Canadian Young Gun builder

Las Vegas, Nevada — Faster than you can say “specialty equipment market association”, the SEMA show is back again, following a reduced online event last year, and ready to deliver four full days of the latest aftermarket insights. Eager to return to the bustle and excitement of the trade show experience, more than 1,300 exhibitors […]

Akzo Amenities: Dave Kindig to appear at AkzoNobel SEMA booth, Carbeat demonstrations

Las Vegas, Nevada — AkzoNobel plans on bringing some star power to the SEMA show this year as the automotive paint giant announced that Dave Kindig of Kindig-it Design and MotorTrend Network’s Bitchin’ Rides will be hanging around the booth again this year. As well as appearances from Kindig, visitors to Akzo’s booth #20060 will […]