Specialty Equipment Market Association


Specialty Equipment Market Association

Formerly (1966) Speed Equipment Manufacturers Association, and (1979) Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association, SEMA works to help its members' businesses succeed and prosper. Members are the producers and marketers of specialty equipment products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Membership: $350-2,000 (Category 1); $100- 1,000 (Category 2); $200-300 (Category 3); $150 (Category 4).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
SEMA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Advertising And Marketing, Manufacturers, Transportation, Automobiles See Also Motor Vehicles, Automotive Industry, Marketing
Year Founded:
1963
Address:
1575 S. Valley Vista Dr.
P.O. Box 4910 Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
175
Volunteers:
12
Members:
7,500+ member companies


Other Addresses

Address:
1317 F St. NW
Suite 500, Washington DC 20004
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $46,664,711


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
9.43%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Investment income
 
Sales of non-inventory assets
 
Other

Total expenses: $37,418,878


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
6.03%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Other expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
 
Other

Total assets: $147,338,167


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
12.70%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Investments in other securities
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $35,349,552


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
9.71%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 42,916,508
Investment income 2,024,958
Sales of non-inventory assets 1,569,586
Miscellaneous revenue 153,659
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Royalties 0
Total contributions 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$46,664,711

1-yr growth
9.43%
Program service revenue
Investment income
Sales of non-inventory assets
Miscellaneous revenue

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Other expenses 13,534,126
Compensation for non-officers/directors 10,200,687
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 1,870,988
Office expenses 1,352,136
Travel 1,296,289
Advertising and promotion 1,093,428
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 1,088,034
Other employee benefits 951,430
Legal fees 924,780
Information technology 866,314
Payroll taxes 822,887
Pension plan contributions 765,056
Conferences, conventions, meetings 661,710
Occupancy 488,402
Investment management fees 478,400
Insurance 335,664
Other fees 219,121
Lobbying fees 211,235
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 147,600
Accounting fees 110,591
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Royalties 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Total Expenses:

$37,418,878

1-yr growth
6.03%
Other expenses
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Office expenses
Travel
Advertising and promotion
Depreciation, depletion, amortization
Other employee benefits
Legal fees
Information technology
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 89,900,404
Cash -- non-interest bearing 12,119,195
Investments in other securities 10,379,592
Other assets 9,563,829
Intangible assets 8,154,678
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 7,760,837
Accounts receivable 6,446,265
Savings and temporary cash investments 2,060,070
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 952,297
Program-related investments 1,000
Inventories for sale or use 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Total Assets:

$147,338,167

1-yr growth
12.70%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Investments in other securities
Other assets
Intangible assets
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 31,263,454
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 4,086,098
Other liabilities 0
Grants payable 0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$35,349,552

1-yr growth
9.71%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 111,988,615
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$111,988,615

1-yr growth
13.68%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Adrianna Johnson Manager, Accounting Services Finance ...X
Alan Josse Director, Industry Sales Marketing ...X
Albert Somlith Senior Manager, Digital Marketing Marketing ...X
Alise Miner Vice President, Internal Systems and Project Teams Computer/Information Technology, Senior Executive ...X
Allan Keefe Senior Manager, Councils Senior Executive ...X
Amanda Gubbins Managing Editor Publications ...X
Andrea Carney Senior Manager, Education Services Education, Membership ...X
Anthony Lytle Manager, IT Project Computer/Information Technology, Senior Executive ...X
Arturo Herrera Technician, Emissions Lab Research ...X
Ashley Ailsworth Corporate Counsel Legal ...X
Becca Butler Specialist, Industry Sales Communications/Public Relations, Marketing ...X
Brendan Gillespie Manager, Operations Operations ...X
Brian Paik Director, Industry Sales Marketing ...X
Bryan Harrison Director, Networks Computer/Information Technology ...X
Byron Bergmann Coordinator, Education Education ...X
Carlos Gutierrez Programmer and Data Base Administrator Computer/Information Technology ...X
Carr Winn Video Specialist Computer/Information Technology ...X
Chad Simon News Editor Publications ...X
Christian Robinson Director, State Government Affairs and SEMA PAC Director of Government Relations, Government Relations, PAC Contact ...X
Christopher J. Kersting CAE President and Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director ...X
Clint Simone Staff Editor Publications ...X
Colby Martin Director, SEMA Action Network Government Relations ...X
Courtney Fik Coordinator, Special Events Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Dan Hobgood Senior Director, Marketing Marketing ...X
Dana Palmer Office Administrator Administration ...X
Daniel Ogden Managing Director, Government and Legal Affairs Government Relations, Legal, Research ...X
Darin Mraz Senior Director, Information Technology Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Darryl Dennis Manager, Graphic Design Computer/Information Technology ...X
David Block Coordinator, Advertising Marketing ...X
David Puentes Specialist, Data Entry and Inventory Computer/Information Technology ...X
Della Domingo Director , Public Relations Communications/Public Relations ...X
Denise Rubin Exhibitor Bookkeeper Finance, Publications ...X
Doug Evans Secretary Administration, Board Member ...X
Elizabeth Munoz Coordinator, Membership Data Membership ...X
Eric Snyder Director, Congressional Affairs Government Relations ...X
Erika Beltran Coordinator, Operations and Specialist, Customer Service Consumer Affairs, Membership, Operations ...X
Frank Escalle Coordinator, Compliance Center Project Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Gary Pis Manager, Vehicle Product Data Computer/Information Technology ...X
Gary Vigil Director, Membership Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
Gavin Knapp Director, Market Research Marketing ...X
George Afremow Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Finance ...X
Gina Ledesma Coordinator , Show Operations and Assistant to Trade Show Director Conventions/Meetings, Operations ...X
Gordon Madison Front-End Developer Computer/Information Technology ...X
Graciela Sanchez Manager, Group Operations Operations ...X
Helen Ton Member Bookkeeper Finance ...X
Henry Flores Manager, Information Technology Operations Computer/Information Technology ...X
Ira Gabriel Vice President, Marketing Marketing ...X
Jamie Eriksen Director, Special Events Conventions/Meetings, Education ...X
Janet Lee Manager, Group Operations Operations ...X
Jason Catullo Senior Editor Publications ...X
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Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20192019 SEMA Show Las Vegas , NV , United States Las Vegas Convention Center November 5 November 8   Convention Center...X
20182018 SEMA Show Las Vegas , NV , United States Las Vegas Convention Center October 30 November 2   Convention Center...X
20172017 SEMA Show Las Vegas , NV , United States Las Vegas Convention Center October 31 November 3   Convention Center...X
20162016 SEMA Show Las Vegas , NV , United States Las Vegas Convention Center November 1 November 4  over 100 exhibitorsConvention Center...X
20152015 SEMA Show Las Vegas , NV , United States Las Vegas Convention Center November 3 November 6 60000 attendeesover 100 exhibitorsConvention Center...X
20142014 SEMA Show Las Vegas , NV , United States Las Vegas Convention Center November 4 November 7 60000 attendeesover 100 exhibitorsConvention Center...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
SEMA e-NewsweeklyNo...X
SEMA Membership DirectoryannuallyYes...X
SEMA NewsmonthlyYes...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2018 Q4: $365,000
2018 Q3: $360,000
2018 Q2: $300,000
2018 Q1: $280,000
2017: $740,000


PAC Details

Name: Specialty Equipment Market Association PAC SEMAPAC



FEC ID: C00389403



Last updated: 4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2017-2018)

Contributions

 Republicans  Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Allen D. Freemyer, Esq. PCRegistration 06/01/2018 ...X
Barnes & Thornburg LLPRegistration 08/15/2017 ...X
Webster, Chamberlain & BeanRegistration 11/01/2017 ...X
Wexler & Walker Public Policy AssociatesTermination 12/31/2018 ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Allen D. Freemyer, Esq. PC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $60,000 ...X
Barnes & Thornburg LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $80,000 ...X
Webster, Chamberlain & Bean Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $40,000 ...X
Allen D. Freemyer, Esq. PC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $60,000 ...X
Barnes & Thornburg LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $160,000 ...X
Webster, Chamberlain & Bean Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $80,000 ...X
Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $120,000 ...X
Barnes & Thornburg LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $50,000 ...X
BRENTWOOD COMMUNICATIONS INT'L TELEVISION & FILM STUDIO SERVICES2017 $279,800 ...X
Compusystems Trade Show Registration Services2017 $190,314 ...X
PRODUCTION RESOURCE GROUP Event AV Services2017 $465,140 ...X
SUBJECT MATTER PR Consulting Services2017 $192,974 ...X
TRAINUM SNOWDON & DEAN Legal SERVICES2017 $427,454 ...X
Webster, Chamberlain & Bean Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $20,000 ...X
Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $90,000 ...X
AETNA HEALTH OF CALIFORNIA, INC. Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
AETNA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. Benefits Provider2016 $7,630 ...X
BRENTWOOD COMMUNICATIONS INT'L TELEVISION & FILM STUDIO SERVICES2016 $286,202 ...X
FCE LLC Temporary Structure Services2016 $574,610 ...X
Freeman Las Vegas Event Decoration Services2016 $484,521 ...X
MAGELLAN BEHAVORIAL HEALTH Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
MORGAN STANLEY Benefits Provider2016 - ...X
MORGAN STANLEY INSURANCE & ANNUITY Financial Management2016 $31,539 ...X
Mutual of Omaha Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
NATIONAL BENEFITS SERVICES, LLC Benefits Provider2016 $347 ...X
PENSION ASSURANCE, LLP Financial Management2016 $6,500 ...X
Stormtek Computing IT Service Provider2016 $192,100 ...X
TRAINUM SNOWDON & DEAN Legal SERVICES2016 $309,237 ...X
UNITY SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
VOYA Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $110,000 ...X
BRENTWOOD COMMUNICATIONS INT'L TOTAL TELEVISION & FILM STUDIO SERVICES2015 $382,500 ...X
CONVEXX SEMA SHOW MANAGEMENT2015 $601,434 ...X
PRODUCTION RESOURCES GROUP LLC EVENT AUDIO VISUAL2015 $795,162 ...X
RANKIN CONSTRUCTION CO TOTAL CONSTRUCTION SERIVCES2015 $395,447 ...X
TRAINUM SNOWDON & DEAN LEGAL SERVICES2015 $318,920 ...X
Wexler & Walker Public Policy Associates Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $30,000 ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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