series of new workshops to help SEMA member businesses survive the
severe economic crisis is scheduled to begin later this month.
The “2009 SEMA Recession Survival Series” recognizes that for many,
corporate lay-offs, budget-cuts and careful management have become
unfortunate business realities. Topics in the workshop series will
address today’s urgent issues, including managing cash flow, retaining
the best employees, managing inventory and leading a business through
2009 and into 2010.
“In this difficult economy, it’s clear that SEMA members need ideas and
concepts they can apply immediately,” said SEMA President and CEO Chris
Kersting. “This series of web-based seminars gets to the heart of the
matter and will address the topics and issues that are of urgent
The online seminars, most of which are half-hour presentations followed
by a question-and-answer period, span six weeks. The first workshop
takes place Feb.26, and is designed to help business owners and
senior-level executives with problems that are likely to result in
closing the company.
Participation is free of charge to SEMA members. For complete details, visit www.sema.org/survivalseries, or call 909/396-0289.