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233 First-Time Exhibitors Bring Fresh Opportunities and Parts to the 2011 SEMA Show

To date, the number of first-time exhibitors signed up to attend the 2011 SEMA Show—to be held November 1–4 in Las Vegas—has grown to 233. Each year, the association welcomes hundreds of new exhibitors to the Show and this year is no exception.

Photo Gallery—Luxury and Exotics on Display at the 2010 SEMA Show

Aston-Martin, Bentley, Lamborghini. These exotic vehicle makes are not what first comes to mind when thinking about SEMA Show vehicles. While not as common as the Camaro or F-150, these extreme examples of precious metal make the trip to the SEMA Show annually to demonstrate that even vehicles that seemingly have it all, can offer even more with the help of the specialty-equipment industry.

Want to Build a Chevrolet Sonic Project for the SEMA Show? Click Here

Chevrolet will add a special program to its 2011 SEMA Show strategy. This program will highlight its new small-car entry—the Sonic—seeking accessory-based projects from the specialty-equipment market.

Student Resources

The SEMA Education Institute is dedicated to fostering the industry's next generation of industry leaders and innovators. Our goal is to expand awareness of the specialty equipment aftermarket, engage the next generation, provide scholarships and loan forgiveness awards to the best and brightest students and give groups from colleges and universities the opportunity to attend the SEMA Show.

Photo Gallery—Classics From Plymouth at the 2010 SEMA Show

Check out these Plymouth classics that made the trip to Vegas for the 2010 SEMA Show. The photos are a part of the vehicle gallery on

More than 2,000 vehicles on display at the 2010 SEMA Show are featured in the gallery, which is searchable by keywords, such as vehicle model, vehicle year and exhibiting company's name.

Great Hotel Deals for the SEMA Show Available Now!

Booking your hotel rooms through Travel Planners, the official SEMA Show Housing Bureau, will ensure you the best rates possible, and booking early is more important than ever with many hotels offering special “early-bird” rates to SEMA exhibitors and attendees.

SEMA Show Photo Gallery—911, Cayenne, Panamera and More From Porsche

Each week, SEMA eNews highlights various display vehicles from the 2010 SEMA Show. Highlighted this week are several rides from Porsche.

The vehicle photo gallery on includes more than 2,000 display vehicle images that are available to download. The collection of photos is searchable by vehicle make, exhibiting company's name, vehicle year and more.  

GM Project-Vehicle Proposals Due Next Week

Companies interested in developing a GM-based project vehicle are required to submit proposals no later than Wednesday, May 11, 2011. GM's strategy for the 2011 SEMA Show focuses on passenger-car performance accessories and some pickups with full accessory programs from the accessories market. 

Last Chance to Participate in Priority Booth Selection

Companies have until tomorrow (Friday, April 29) to participate in the priority booth selection process. Begin the process of exhibiting at the 2011 SEMA Show by visiting

2011 SEMA Show: More Than 1,000 Exhibitors Confirmed

Every category of the 2011 SEMA Show has experienced an increase in booth sales. Show management has reported that there are currently more than 1,000 exhibitors committed to the Show taking place November 1–4, in Las Vegas. That is an 11% increase over the same time period last year for the 2010 Show.
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