Home Page About Us Contribute




Escort, Inc.





Tweets by @CrittendenAuto






By accessing/using The Crittenden Automotive Library/CarsAndRacingStuff.com, you signify your agreement with the Terms of Use on our Legal Information page. Our Privacy Policy is also available there.

Specialty Equipment Manufacturers' Association
SEMA

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Specialty Equipment Manufacturers' Association (SEMA)
Organization

Topic Navigation
Official Site: sema.org
Wikipedia: SEMA

Subtopics
SEMA Show

Page Sections
History
Article Index
Merchandise
Documents
Images


History

The following section is an excerpt from Wikipedia's SEMA page on 18 June 2019, text available via the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) of the automobile aftermarket was formed in 1963 by Roy Richter,Els Lohn, Willie Garner, Bob Hedman, Robert E. Wyman, John Bartlett, Phil Weiand Jr, Al Segal, Dean Moon, and Vic Edelbrock, Jr. and now consists of 6,383 companies worldwide, bringing together aftermarket manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), media, car dealers, specialty equipment distributors, installers, retailers and restoration specialists.

SEMA provides services for employees of its member companies that include education and professional development, market research, legislative and regulatory advocacy, industry publications, international business development and business-to-business events.

The largest of the SEMA events held annually during the first week of November is the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada in conjunction with the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week. As part of this event, SEMA and other automotive aftermarket trade groups make-up one of the single largest events on the Las Vegas calendar. This auto show is not open to the public. Registration as media, manufacturer, buyer or exhibitor is required.


Article Index

DateArticleAuthor/Source
1 January 2004SEMA Action Network: Slammin' VirginiaSEMA Action Network
26 August 2009SEMA Action Network UpdateSEMA Action Network
23 September 2009Attend the SEMA Show - SEMA Enthusiast Research ProjectSEMA Action Network
11 May 2010SEMA SECURES U.S. SENATE RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JULY 9th AS “COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY”SEMA Action Network
18 June 2010Where are you Cruisin' on Collector Car Appreciation Day?SEMA Action Network
6 July 2010Last Chance to Have Your Event Listed for Collector Car Appreciation DaySEMA Action Network
7 July 2010Send Us Your Collector Car Appreciation Day PhotosSEMA Action Network
12 July 2010Help Us Remember the First Ever Collector Car Appreciation DaySEMA Action Network
15 September 2010URGENT REGULATORY ALERT: EPA Threatens to Raise Ethanol Content in GasolineSEMA Action Network
22 September 2010SEMA Show - Opinion Leaders ProgramSEMA Action Network
11 October 2010REGULATORY ALERT (UPDATE): SAN Members Say “No” to More Ethanol in GasolineSEMA Action Network
12 October 2010SEMA Show - Opinion Leaders ProgramSEMA Action Network
14 October 2010URGENT REGULATORY ALERT (UPDATE): EPA Denies E15 Waiver for Pre-2001 Cars, Permits Use in Newer CarsSEMA Action Network
10 November 2010Greetings from the New SAN DirectorSEMA Action Network
10 January 2011REGULATORY ALERT (UPDATE): SAN Leads the Way in Opposing E15 Waiver and Proposed Rule to Prevent MisfuelingSEMA Action Network
13 January 2011SAN Compiles State Laws and Regulations Impacting Specialty VehiclesSEMA Action Network
20 January 2011SEMA Sets July 8th as “Collector Car Appreciation Day”SEMA Action Network
21 January 2011SAN Opposes EPA Expansion of E15 Waiver to MY 2001 and Newer CarsSEMA Action Network
31 January 2011SAN Keeps You Current on Legislative Action in the StatesSEMA Action Network
15 February 2011WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO THE 2011 SEMA SHOW IN LAS VEGAS TAKE PART IN THE SAN CHALLENGE!SEMA Action Network
16 February 2011URGENT FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: SAN Again Leads the Way in Preventing EPA from Increasing Ethanol Content in GasolineSEMA Action Network
19 February 2011URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: House Approves SAN Supported Measure to Suspend EPA E15 Program; Senate Action NextSEMA Action Network
2 March 2011SAN Members Powering Off the Starting Line in the Race to 2011 SEMA Show!SEMA Action Network
16 March 2011URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Illinois Bill to Expand Use of Antique Vehicles Approved by House Transportation Committee; Moves to full HouseSEMA Action Network
23 March 2011SECOND ANNUAL COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY SLATED FOR JULY 8 - HOW WILL YOU CELEBRATE?SEMA Action Network
31 March 2011Resolution Designating July 8, 2011 as “Collector Car Appreciation Day” Introduced in U.S. SenateSEMA Action Network
4 April 2011Message From SEMA Action Network Regarding Collector Car Tax HoaxSEMA Action Network
28 April 2011URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Illinois Bill to Expand Use of Antique Vehicles Approved by House; Moves to Senate Transportation CommitteeSEMA Action Network
11 May 2011URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Illinois Bill to Expand Use of Antique Vehicles Approved by Senate Transportation Committee; Moves to Full SenateSEMA Action Network
23 May 2011URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT (UPDATE): Senate Passes Illinois Bill to Expand Use of Antique Vehicles; Sent to Governor for ApprovalSEMA Action Network
13 July 2011SAN Challenge Update: September 1 Deadline Rapidly Approaching!SEMA Action Network
22 July 2011URGENT SEMA ACTION NETWORK ALERT: The Bonneville Salt Flats Are Being Destroyed – Help Save the Salt!SEMA Action Network
17 August 2011URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Illinois Bill to Expand Use of Antique Vehicles Signed Into LawSEMA Action Network
1 July 2011Collector Car Appreciation Day - Don't forget to take photos!SEMA Action Network
30 September 2011URGENT REGULATORY ALERT: Federal Government Proposes Mandatory Salt Replenishment Program for Bonneville Salt FlatsSEMA Action Network
26 October 2011SEMA Action Network Streamlines Website to Help You Protect Your PassionSEMA Action Network
15 November 2011Colby Martin Introduced as New SEMA Action Network DirectorSEMA Action Network
4 January 2012Champion Racing Oil Invited to Attend SEMA Motorsports Council at January Media Trade ConferenceChampion Brands, LLC
4 January 2012URGENT SAN ALERT: SAN SETS JULY 13th AS “COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY”SEMA Action Network
7 February 2012U.S. House Committee Passes Bill Requiring Independent Scientific Analysis of E15 GasolineSEMA Action Network
13 February 2012URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Rules Committee Approves Washington State Pro-Hobbyist Inoperable Vehicle Bill; Moves Next to Senate FloorSEMA Action Network
21 February 2012URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Illinois Bill Seeks to Encourage E15 SalesSEMA Action Network
28 February 2012URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Illinois Bill to Encourage E15 Sales to be Considered by House Committee on Mar. 1SEMA Action Network
2 March 2012“COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY” IS ON JULY 13, 2012SEMA Action Network
23 March 2012What’s Happening in Your State?SEMA Action Network
23 April 2012Get In On the Celebration of “Collector Car Appreciation Day!”SEMA Action Network
10 May 2012SAN SECURES U.S. SENATE RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JULY 13th AS “COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY”SEMA Action Network
10 May 2012URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Connecticut Bill to Restrict Access to Antique Vehicle Registration and Increase Fees Again Dies as Session Ends SEMA Action Network
15 June 2012How Has the SEMA Action Network Served the Auto Hobby?SEMA Action Network
13 July 2012Collector Car Appreciation Day Is Finally Here!SEMA Action Network
27 July 2012Thousands Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation DaySEMA Action Network
7 August 2012URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: 29 Palms Base Expansion Threatens OHV Access to Johnson Valley, CASEMA Action Network
20 August 2012URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Court’s Ethanol Decision Jeopardizes Historic Vehicles, Specialty PartsSEMA Action Network
30 August 2012SAN Announces Winner of Hot Rod Magazine ContestSEMA Action Network
12 September 2012SEMA ACTION NETWORK ALERT: 2012 Election Enters Home StretchSEMA Action Network
27 November 2012URGENT SAN ALERT: 4th Annual Collector Car Appreciation Day to Be Celebrated July 12, 2013SEMA Action Network
6 December 2012SEMA Action Network to Sponsor Racers Against Street RacingSEMA Action Network
20 December 2012URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: California’s Johnson Valley OHV Area Guaranteed Temporary Protection from Marine Base ExpansionSEMA Action Network
11 January 20134 Wheel Parts Debuts Pro Comp XTreme MT2 Tire at SEMATransamerican Auto Parts, LLC
17 January 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Help Save California’s Johnson Valley OHV Recreation AreaSEMA Action Network
25 January 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: 5,000 Signatures Needed for White House Petition to Save Johnson Valley OHV AreaSEMA Action Network
29 January 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: SAN Members Crucial in Gathering 25,000 Petition Signatures to Save Johnson Valley OHV AreaSEMA Action Network
19 February 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate to Prevent Sale of E15 GasolineSEMA Action Network
8 March 2013“COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY” IS ON JULY 12, 2013SEMA Action Network
12 March 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Illinois Bill Seeks to Encourage E15 SalesSEMA Action Network
14 March 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Bill in U.S. Congress Would Reopen OHV Access to North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras National SeashoreSEMA Action Network
27 March 2013Province of Nova Scotia Proclaims July 2013 as “AUTOMOTIVE HERITAGE MONTH”SEMA Action Network
17 April 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Congress Introduces Bill to Help Prevent Road Closures, Ensure Public Participation When Designating National MonumentsSEMA Action Network
7 June 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Provision to Save California’s Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area Moves Closer to Becoming LawSEMA Action Network
14 June 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Provision to Save California’s Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area Approved by House; Will Now be Considered by SenateSEMA Action Network
19 June 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: U.S. Senate Committee Amends Bill to Reopen OHV Access to North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras National SeashoreSEMA Action Network
27 June 2013Spike TV’s Powerblock Host Encourages You to Celebrate the Automotive HobbySEMA Action Network
12 July 2013Collector Car Appreciation Day Is Finally Here!SEMA Action Network
22 July 2013Thousands Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation DaySEMA Action Network
13 December 2013URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: SAN Praises Congressional Action to Save Johnson Valley OHV Recreation AreaSEMA Action Network
2 January 2014Champion Racing Oil to Attend Annual Motorsports Manufacturers Council at January Media Trade ConferenceChampion Brands, LLC
6 January 2014Champion Oil to Participate at SEMA MPMC Trade ConferenceChampion Brands, LLC
30 June 2014SAN SECURES U.S. SENATE RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JULY 11th AS “COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY”SEMA Action Network
1 July 2014URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Update: Illinois Bill to Encourage E15 Sales Dies as Legislature AdjournsSEMA Action Network
1 July 2014URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Update: Illinois Bill to Provide Single License Plate for Antique Vehicles Dies as Legislature AdjournsSEMA Action Network
24 February 2015URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Federal Legislation Would Require Study of Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle RuleSEMA Action Network
25 February 2015URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Legislation Would Limit President’s Power to Designate National MonumentsSEMA Action Network
3 June 2015URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: U.S. Congress Introduces Bill to Reform Ethanol MandateSEMA Action Network
18 June 2015URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Congressional Legislation Would Allow Hobbyists to Purchase Turn-Key Replica CarsSEMA Action Network
19 June 2015SAN SECURES U.S. SENATE RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JULY 10th AS “COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY”SEMA Action Network
17 August 2015URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Congressional Legislation Would Allow Hobbyists to Buy Turn-Key Replica CarsSEMA Action Network
7 December 2015URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT:New Law Enables Hobbyists to Purchase Turn-Key Replica CarsSEMA Action Network
8 March 2016Urgent: Support Legislation to Overturn EPA Racecar Regulation!SEMA Action Network
10 March 2016UPDATE: U.S. Senate Introduces Counterpart to House RPM ActSEMA Action Network
14 March 2016Urgent: IL Bill (S.B. 3279) Requires Your Opposition!SEMA Action Network
29 September 2016Dallas Speed Shop and Dallas Dodge Release 775hp Hellcat Ram for SEMA 2016Dallas Speed Shop
7 October 2016Expedition SEMA: The Garage Shop Tackles the Trans-America TrailRacingJunk
22 October 2018URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: UPDATE: Tell the Federal Government to Quit Stalling Replica Vehicle ProductionSEMA Action Network
25 March 2019URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Proposes to Expand the Sale of E-15 GasolineSEMA Action Network
17 October 2019SEMA Sues U.S. Department of Transportation for Failing to Implement Replica Car LawSEMA Action Network


Merchandise

Type & Item #NameDetails
Model Kit AMT 386662007 SEMA Special Edition 1967 Mustang Fastback


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
10 July 2015Collector Car Appreciation Day
SEMA Action Network

PDF
- 2.1MB - 1 page


Images

Happy Holidays from SEMA Action Network! December 12, 2012
View Happy Holidays from SEMA Action Network! - 73KB
Happy Thanksgiving from SEMA Action Network! November 27, 2013
View Happy Thanksgiving from SEMA Action Network! - 73KB
Collector Car Appreciation Day from SEMA Action Network! July 10, 2014
View Collector Car Appreciation Day - SEMA Action Network! - 390KB


Connect with The Crittenden Automotive Library

The Crittenden Automotive Library on Facebook The Crittenden Automotive Library on Instagram The Crittenden Automotive Library at The Internet Archive The Crittenden Automotive Library on Pinterest The Crittenden Automotive Library on Twitter The Crittenden Automotive Library on Tumblr


The Crittenden Automotive Library

Home Page    About Us    Contribute