DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2017) -- SEMA Show exhibitors have cast their votes and selected the finalists for the SEMA Award, an honor presented to the hottest-trending and most accessory-friendly vehicles on the market. The award will be presented in five categories, including Hottest Coupe, Hottest Sedan, Hottest Truck, Hottest 4x4/SUV and Hottest Hatch, on Tuesday, October 31 – the opening day of the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
SEMA Show News
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2017) – SEMA Ignited, the official after-party of the trade-only SEMA Show, returns for the fourth consecutive year on Friday, November 3, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) Gold Lot.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 20, 2017) -- The 2017 SEMA Show will once again include the Performance Pavilion, one of four expansion areas that accommodates manufacturers of automotive parts and accessories and makes it possible for them to exhibit at the premier automotive trade event taking place Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 19, 2017) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced six regional Young Guns winners who will be awarded a trip to the 2017 SEMA Show and automatic entry into this year’s SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2017) – As a four-day trade show, the SEMA Show has seen a trend in buyers attending the premier automotive event in Las Vegas, NV, for multiple days, with many participating the entire week of the SEMA Show. To accommodate the growing interest of buyers and provide the greatest return on investment, activities and special events are scheduled to take place each day of the 2017 SEMA Show, Oct. 31-Nov. 3.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Sept. 12, 2017) – As the No. 1 destination for attendees at the SEMA Show, the 2017 New Products Showcase will feature expanded operating hours, a Buyer Happy Hour and enhancements to make it easier than ever for buyers and media to visit. Located along the skybridge between Central and South Halls, the SEMA Show New Products Showcase will be open to Showgoers from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day of the event – one hour before opening and one hour after closing – and will include a New Products Happy Hour on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (August 29, 2017) – With industry professionals from more than 130 countries attending the SEMA Show each year, the annual trade show offers valuable resources, activities, and amenities specifically for international visitors. From a Center for International Commerce to translators and an International Happy Hour, the amenities help international buyers connect with exhibitors and find new products at the 2017 SEMA Show, taking place Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, in Las Vegas, NV.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Aug. 2, 2017) – Legendary musicians Jimmie Vaughan, Billy F Gibbons, Jeff Beck and Michael Anthony will be the featured entertainment at the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV. Tickets to the banquet are available exclusively to SEMA Showgoers at www.semashow.com/awards-banquet.
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (July 31, 2017) – Media and exhibitors at the 2017 SEMA Show will get an advance preview of select vehicles during the Cruise In, a new feature that will take place during the SEMA Show Exhibitor Appreciation Reception on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Hot Rod Alley at the SEMA Show includes a mix of street rod, custom car and street-performance products and services pertaining to everything from classic ’30s vehicles to ‘70s musclecars and beyond. This diverse category showed growth for the third consecutive year at the SEMA Show. For 2016, the number of companies exhibiting in the hot rod segment grew 2% and occupied 4% more square footage on the Show floor than in the prior year.