Visit this page for the latest news briefs on the SEMA Data Co-op!November 21, 2013 – BREAKING NEWS!!! The SEMA Data Co-op is now offering FREE unlimited data exports to Receivers who are members of SEMA! This change saves Receivers up to $1200 per year in SDC fees and provides a compelling reason for resellers to join SEMA and enjoy all the other benefits of membership in the Association, for as little as $100 per year. Click here to contact us for more information about the industry’s lowest cost, fastest growing data repository and our exclusive online data management tools! To learn more about SEMA membership, just send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 909-610-2030. October 3, 2013 – Another milestone for the SDC achieved! Our 200th receiver signed up at the PWA Conferences last week, and total membership is now approaching 450 companies. Click here to contact us for more information about the industry’s lowest cost, fastest growing data repository and our exclusive online data management tools! September 28, 2013 – We are back from another very successful PWA Conference in Phoenix, where 9 more members signed up on the spot and others are getting close! If you haven’t yet discovered the only industry owned and operated product data management solution, Click here! June 28, 2013 – The SDC continues to gain momentum as more and more participants utilize our web based tools. Over 350 companies are now managing or receiving data through the system, and hundreds of data exports per week are being processed. Need help getting started? Contact us today! May 23, 2013 – With the final launch of our ACES and PIES mapping tools, the SEMA Data Co-op Product Information Management System (PIMS) is up and running, and over 230 participants are now managing or receiving data through the system. Don’t waste another minute… Contact us today! April 24, 2013 – The NCMA Conference in St. Louis was a rousing success with a number of valuable new contacts made! SEMA Data Co-op CEO Jon Wyly participated in a “Compare & Contrast” panel discussion that proved to be quite informative and produces great results at the trade show that afternoon. See what the buzz is all about… contact us today to get started! April 1, 2013 – System migration complete! This is no April Fool’s joke…beta participants have now been migrated into the production system and we are fully functional for all PIES operations. ACES tools are being developed now for a targeted release the first week of May. Contact us today to get started! February 22, 2013 – System launch! The much anticipated SEMA Data Co-op production system has now been launched and we are now moving beta participants into the new system. There has never been a better time to get started down the path of data independence!, contact us today to get started! January 29, 2013 – We’re going live! The much anticipated SEMA Data Co-op production system is going live over the next few days, and we will begin moving beta participants into the new system very soon! With over 170 suppliers and over 120 receivers staged to go live with us, the SDC is gaining momentum fast! Join the solution, click here! September 24, 2012 – The SEMA Data Co-op just turned 100!! Suppliers, that is. After an awesome PWA Conference schedule the SDC just signed it’s 100th participating supplier into the beta phase. Zero to 100 in less than 6 months shows just how much sense the SEMA Data Co-op makes for suppliers of any size and market segment! Join the solution, click here! August 27, 2012 – Join the beta phase before the SEMA Show and become a “founding member” of the SDC with these special perks: • Special Founders logo • Company listing in monthly SEMA News SDC ads • Special promotional meter panels at the SEMA Show • Ceiling banner above Founder exhibits • Company mention in banquet and hotel video loop August 17, 2012 – The SEMA Data Co-op beta phase now has 75 suppliers and 35 receivers participating! Join the solution, click here! August 2, 2012 – Stop by and see us in Suite # S344 at The Performance Warehouse Association 38th Annual Industry Conference in Phoenix AZ on September 10-12. July 11, 2012 – The Data Co-op continues to grow with 66 suppliers and 26 receivers now participating in the beta phase. 27 suppliers have completed data validation, covering over 200,000 sku’s. Receiver studies are producing “want lists” of brands that we will be contacting to join the growing list of supplier participants. Contact us today and learn how to declare your Data Independence! June 21, 2012 – Industry veteran Bob Castle joins the SEMA Data Co-op as VP of eBusiness and IT. Well known to the industry and especially to the network of volunteers and association staff that create, manage and implement the industry data standards, Bob brings an expert level of experience in all things related to eCommerce, data warehousing and ACES/PIES standards. Please welcome Bob to the team! June 15, 2012 – With re-opening of beta phase to more participants, the SDC quickly broke the 60 supplier and 25 receiver mark! See for yourself why the SDC is your best resource for taking control of your product data, contact us today! ***BREAKING NEWS*** June 7, 2012 – The SEMA Data Co-op free Beta phase (running through September 2012) is expanding! We have doubled our capacity from the original 50 supplier spots which filled in less than 3 weeks, so contact us today to get a head start making your data available through the SDC. Services include free help desk support, data validation, secure storage and permissions-based exports to participating trading partners. June 4, 2012 – check out our top 10 reasons for a supplier to join the SEMA Data Co-op! May 29, 2012 – The beta phase is now in full swing, with 58 suppliers and 22 receivers confirmed as participants. 63% of suppliers have committed to provide initial PIES files by the end of May, and that a number of receiver studies have already been completed and returned. Participant feedback is very positive, with lots of comments regarding the quality and professionalism of the process so far. May 11, 2012 – Goal of 50 suppliers and 20 receivers for the beta phase has been reached, and SDC help desk and service provider DATAgility is moving aggressively to contact and begin working with the participants. April 20, 2012 – The beta phase is officially under way, with first 25 suppliers and 10 receivers contacted with welcome materials and instructions on how to begin.
See Us at These Events!• PRI Show, December 12-14 now back in Indianapolis. Contact Jim Graven at JimG@SemaDataCoop.org to make an appointment!
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