There are a lot of events from which to choose while at the SEMA show. Few activities rise to the top, but here are four that many Showgoers recommend.
New Products Showcase, Upper South Hall, Booth #31307
With thousands of the hottest and newest products displayed in a single location, the New Products Showcase is the most efficient place to see what's new. Products are organized by market segments and include details to make it easy to identify exhibitors you want to visit during the week.
SEMA Overland Experience, West Hall, Booth #62236
The SEMA Show Overland Experience has showcased the growing popularity of adventure travel. Over the past few years, the dedicated area has introduced the opportunities available to the specialty equipment industry. As interest continues to grow in overlanding, the SEMA Overland Experience at the SEMA Show will showcase new opportunities for even more growth. Check out what's new at this year's feature.
SEMA Battle of The Builders, North Hall, Booth #10139
Get to know the builders behind the amazing vehicles at the SEMA Show, and watch as the top builders are recognized as the competition unfolds during the week. Starting with 200 applicants, the best of the best are announced through Friday, Nov. 4, when the ultimate builder is crowned. The announcements take place:
11/1 - 1:30 p.m. | Top 40 Finalists Announced (North Hall, Booth 10139)
11/2 – 1:30 p.m. | Top 12 Finalists Announced (North Hall, Booth 10139)
11/3 - 10:00 a.m. | SEMA: Battle of the Builders Top 12 Finalists Judging LIVE (North Hall, Booth 10139)
11/3 - 3:00 p.m. | SEMA: Battle of the Builders Top 4 Finalists Announced (North Hall, Booth 10139)
11/4 - 3:30 p.m. | SEMA: Battle of the Builders Winner Announced (Silver Drive)
SEMA Industry Awards Banquet, Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m., Westgate Paradise Event Center (Reception will start at 6:00 p.m. in the Westgate Palm Court)
The SEMA Show Industry Awards Banquet is the annual celebration of the specialty-equipment industry and is highlighted by top-flight entertainment. As winners are announced for the SEMA Person of the Year, SEMA Gen-III Innovator of the Year and brand-new, first-ever Automotive Influencer of the Year, the banquet serves as the industry's ultimate celebration for excellence and innovation. Get your tickets here.