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  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/27/2022

    Many businessowners dream of leaving the business to their children. The reality, however, is that many family-owned businesses are sold to outside entities.

    Many businessowners dream of leaving the business to their children. The reality, however, is that many family-owned businesses are sold to outside entities. Selling a business can be complicated and because it is an emotional process, owners are vulnerable to mistakes. All businessowners are advised to prepare for a successful exit strategy, whether they plan on transitioning in the next few months or several years. 

    Chuck and Gayle Ross, principal partners and business advisors at Ross Business Solutions, counsel clients and have first-hand experience on how to successful transfer business ownership. They will share their knowledge and expertise with SEMA members and discuss:   

    - The steps involved for a successful transition 

    - Different transfer options Top 7 value drivers  

    - Business attractiveness (what your business looks like to an outsider) 

    - Business readiness (what your business looks like on the inside)   

    Businessowners will also learn how to prepare for when they don’t have a business to go to anymore, and determine how much money is needed to live the lifestyle businessowners are expected to live. Participants of the webinar will be able to begin creating a road map to help reach their personal, lifestyle, and professional wealth goals.

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/19/2022

    Now that 2022 is here, what’s next? In this webinar, the SEMA Market Research team will share details about some of the most important issues and trends facing the industry in 2022 and beyond.

    Now that 2022 is here, what’s next? In this webinar, the SEMA Market Research team will share details about some of the most important issues and trends facing the industry in 2022 and beyond.

    The research team will provide their forecast on the industry's growth in the coming years, discuss the current supply chain disruption and when things will likely resolve, and explore generational shifts within the industry’s consumer base and what they mean for the industry moving forward.

    As the automotive aftermarket continues to navigate the pandemic, this live session will help companies make more informed business decisions and plan for the future. 

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/18/2022

    Automotive engineers, programmers, and product developers will learn how regulated emissions are formed within a gasoline engine, what to consider if you fail and emissions test, and how aftertreatment systems work during this webinar presented by the SEMA Emerging Trends and Technology Network (ETTN).

    Automotive engineers, programmers, and product developers will learn how regulated emissions are formed within a gasoline engine, what to consider if you fail and emissions test, and how aftertreatment systems work during this webinar presented by the SEMA Emerging Trends and Technology Network (ETTN).

    Featuring Robert Prucka, Associate and Kulwicki Professor of Motorsports Engineering at Clemson University, the webinar will discuss common issues associated with the test cycle and provide insight based on Prucka’s technical expertise and real-world experiences – followed by a live Q&A with the audience.  

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/13/2022

    Content creators/social media influencers are a great way for aftermarket brands to increase awareness and reach targeted audiences.

    Content creators/social media influencers are a great way for aftermarket brands to increase awareness and reach targeted audiences. Discover what influencer marketing is, how to get the most out of working with influencers, what influencers to avoid, and pitfalls to be aware of during this live SEMA webinar presented by Derek Drake and Lisa Cabalquinto of Driveshop. 

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/19/2021

    This ARMO General Membership Meeting featured SEMA Government Affairs sharing state trends on emissions requirements and titles for older vehicles, regulations that could impact restoration businesses, and how SEMA can aid businesses in dealing with a legislative issue in their state or local jurisdictions.

    This ARMO General Membership Meeting featured SEMA Government Affairs sharing state trends on emissions requirements and titles for older vehicles, regulations that could impact restoration businesses, and how SEMA can aid businesses in dealing with a legislative issue in their state or local jurisdictions.

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    For a while, hybrids and electric vehicles were found mostly in the sedan and small-wagon segments.

    For a while, hybrids and electric vehicles were found mostly in the sedan and small-wagon segments. Now, trucks and SUVs are what buyers want, but do they want them in EV form? We’ll discuss how EVs are infiltrating the off-road and AWD segments and creating new opportunities for the aftermarket.

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    Trade buyers and the media from Central and South America will discuss their respective markets and the opportunity in this pickup truck and car-crazy region. Learn what’s hot—and what’s not.

    Trade buyers and the media from Central and South America will discuss their respective markets and the opportunity in this pickup truck and car-crazy region. Learn what’s hot—and what’s not. Get insider tips into which vehicles are local customizers’ rides of choice and the top-selling products. Learn more about the opportunities and challenges facing U.S. manufacturers seeking to sell into Latin America--everything from language issues, tariffs and small fragmented markets to how U.S. companies have overcome these challenges.

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    Jeremiah Proffitt of Proffitt’s Resurrection Land Cruisers shares his secret methodology to managing the 20 employees and 30+ concurrent projects in his custom restoration shop.

    Jeremiah Proffitt of Proffitt’s Resurrection Land Cruisers shares his secret methodology to managing the 20 employees and 30+ concurrent projects in his custom restoration shop. Combining elements of Toyota Production System, Agile Methodology and Scrum, find out what his key to success has been and how you can apply it to managing your shop’s production schedule.

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    The pandemic has affected our lifestyle and businesses in many ways, and while there will be some return to normalcy, buying behaviors have been dramatically altered.

    The pandemic has affected our lifestyle and businesses in many ways, and while there will be some return to normalcy, buying behaviors have been dramatically altered. Join our panel of industry leaders as they share the strategies they’ve applied in the shifting landscape, and the role that product data played in their success.

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    MECP Program president Kris Bulla will discuss how skills certification can impact your career, your business, and the customer’s perception of and confidence in both.

    MECP Program president Kris Bulla will discuss how skills certification can impact your career, your business, and the customer’s perception of and confidence in both. Bulla will explore topics like using certification as a competitive advantage, promoting certification to customers, and how to choose certifications that will benefit you most. This session will show how the MECP Program has evolved to help technicians and sales specialists accomplish all these things and provide recommendations on what you should look for in other skills certifications.