Record Number of Media and Press Conferences at the 2011 SEMA Show


  The Continental Tire Media Center will house a record number of journalists for the 2011 SEMA Show.

The 2011 SEMA Show is right around the corner where nearly 100,000 exhibitors, buyers and media will flock to the Las Vegas Convention Center, November 1–4, to be a part of the action. In fact, this year's Show will see a record of 71 press conferences—a 42% increase over last year—introducing the latest vehicles and technology to hit the market, as well as 2,516 media (as of September 27, 2011) from across the globe—a 39% increase over last year's Show.

These record numbers present a can't-miss opportunity to get a jump on your competitors and gain worldwide exposure for your products and, this year, SEMA's got you covered.

Access the complete 2011 SEMA Show Press Conference schedule online.

Below is a complete 2011 SEMA Show press conference schedule:

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

8:30 a.m.–9:20 am
  SEMA: SEMA Breakfast Press Conference (LV Hilton, Pavilion 1)
9:30 a.m.–9:50 am
  KIA Motors America Inc.: Kia's Wide World of Sporting Vehicles (Booth 10805)
10:00 a.m.–10:20 am
  Toyota Motor Sales USA: Toyota Press Conference (Booth 30111)
10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.   Hyundai: Hyundai Press Conference (Booth 24387)
11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.
  Ford Motor Co.: Ford Motor Co. Press Conference (Booth 22200)
11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m.
  General Motors: Chevy’s 100th Birthday (Booth 23743)
12:00 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
  OPTIMA Batteries: OPTIMA Batteries New Product Announcement (Booth 22755)
12:30 a.m.–12:50 p.m.
  Source Interlink Media: Source Interlink Media Press Conference (Booth 22743)
1:00 p.m.–1:20 p.m.
  American Honda Motor Co. Inc.: New Accessories for the All-New ’12 Civic and Honda Racing News (Booth 24887)
1:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
  Lexus: Lexus Press Conference (Booth 22699)
2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.
  WD-40 Co.: Chip Foose Introduces the WD-40/SEMA Cares Project Vehicle (Grand Lobby)
*2:30 p.m.–4:10 p.m. Center Hall Schedule:
2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
  B&M Racing & Performance Products Inc.: eGarage/Cotati Speed Shop Street Rod Reveal (Booth 22343)
3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m.
  BASF Corp.: Bill Goldberg Unveils Latest Ringbrothers Masterpiece – Diversion (Booth 21458)
3:25 p.m.–3:45 p.m.   Royal Purple Inc.: Unveiling of Ringbrothers ’65 Fastback Mustang (Booth 23613)
3:50 p.m.–4:10 p.m.
  Auto Meter Products Inc.: Auto Meter's 2011 Winning Ride Winner and 2012 Contest (Booth 22929)
* 2:30 p.m.–4:35 p.m. Lower South Hall Schedule:
2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
  Pirelli Tire North America: Pirelli Tire P Zero Line Extension (Booth 41015)
3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m.
  Hankook Tire America Corp.: Press Conference (Booth 43041)
3:25 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
  Falken Tire Corp.: Event Announcement (Booth 41001)
3:50 p.m.–4:10 p.m.   Continental Tire: Continental’s Dream Giveaway Press Conference (Booth 43013)
4:15 p.m.–4:35 p.m.
  Mickey Thompson: Mickey Thompson’s Challenger 2.5 Attempts 420-mph Record in 2012 (Booth 43113)
* 3:50 p.m.– 4:35 p.m. Upper South Hall Schedule:
3:50 p.m.–4:10 p.m.   American Sand Association: 2011–2012 ASA Raffle Truck and Fundraising Program (Booth 31178)
4:15 p.m.–4:35 p.m.
  Motorcycle & Powersports News: Dealership Superstar Awards Presentation (Booth 38036)
4:40 p.m.–5:00 p.m.   Mopar: More Mopar Firsts! (Booth 43113)

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

8:30 a.m.–9:20 a.m.
  Cooper Standard & Cequent Performance Products Breakfast Press Conference: Brad Keselowski Racing & NASCAR Camping World Series (Continental Tire Media Center)
9:30 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
  Radiator Specialty Co.: Serious Solutions by Gunk and Liquid Wrench (Continental Tire Media Center)
* 10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m. South Hall
10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
* 10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m. Media Center
10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m.
  Shelby Auto Care: Shelby Auto Care's Dazzling New Car Care Products (Continental Tire Media Center)
10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.   Tire Industry Association (TIA): Tire Industry Association Press Conference (Continental Tire Media Center)
11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.
  Local Motors Inc.: Local Forge Allows You To Innovate Products With Your Customers. (Continental Tire Media Center)
11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m.   Circle Kings Networks/El Jefe Entertainment: Jesse James – El Jefe Entertainment, New DVD Releases – With Jesse James (Continental Tire Media Center)
12:00 p.m.–12:20 p.m.   RTM Productions: Powerblock Launches New Digital TV Network (Continental Tire Media Center)
12:30 p.m.–12:50 p.m.
  Formula Drift: Formula Drift to Announce Multi-Platform Content Distribution (Continental Tire Media Center)
1:00 p.m.–1:20 p.m.
  Cari-Mor Truck Bed Extension: Cari-Mor: Revolutionary Truck Bed Extension and Cargo Carrier (Continental Tire Media Center)
1:30 p.m. –1:50 p.m.   Texas Automotive Media Association: Readers Choice Car Awards (Continental Tire Media Center)
2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.
  Sun Innovations Inc.: Transparent Full-Windshield Heads-Up Display (HUD) System With Unlimited Viewing Angles (Continental Tire Media Center)
* 2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Center Hall/Media Center Schedule:
2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.   Coker Tire Co. Inc.: Coker Tire Co. Inc. Press Conference (Booth 22875)
3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m.   Zoops Products Inc.: Zoops & Sprintex Announce the Z-Tex Twin Supercharger for LS Engines (Booth 23581)
3:25 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
  Whiteline Automotive: Whiteline – New Suspension Products and Major Announcement (Booth 20751)
3:50 p.m.–4:10 p.m.   Wanda Refinish: New Wanda Waterbase (Booth 24929)
4:15 p.m.–4:35 p.m.
  Kindig-It Design: Patented Smooth Custom Door Handles (Booth 23479)
4:40 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  Omni United USA Inc.: Ring of Hope (Continental Tire Media Center)
* 2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. South Hall Schedule:
2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
  CargoGlide: New Cargo Trays and Expandable Decks (Booth 31153)
3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m.
  ATC Truck Covers: ATC Truck Covers Unveils Fastest Installing Truck Lid on Market (Booth 32171)
3:25 p.m.–3:45 p.m.   Pulliam Enterprises: PullRite Introduces New Automatic Sliding Fifth-Wheel Hitches for Shortbed Trucks (Booth 38113)
3:50 p.m.–4:10 p.m.
  CU-ICAR (Clemson): New Digital Dashboard (SEMA Vehicle Technology Center, Booth 35185)
4:15 p.m.–4:35 p.m.
  Perfect Equipment: Introducing Perfect Equipment: The Future of Wheel Weights (Booth 40166)
4:40 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  ASA Tire Systems: Arm Your Workforce With Mobile Technology (Booth 40003)

Thursday, November 3, 2011

8:30 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
  Autolyst: Site Launch and Features (Continental Tire Media Center)
9:00 a.m.–9:20 a.m.
  Mag Daddy: New Universal Magnetic Automotive Fasteners (Continental Tire Media Center)
* 9:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Media Center/North Hall Schedule:
9:30 a.m.–9:50 a.m. Sports & Entertainment Inc.: Fix Your Car With a Vehicle Bandage (Media Center)
10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m.   ECS Automotive Concepts LLC: RPM-Revolutionary Product That Keeps Metal Parts Looking New (Continental Tire Media Center)
10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.   Beltronics: ESCORT Presents Revolutionary Next-Generation Drive Smarter Product Opportunities (Continental Tire Media Center)
11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.   Optimum Car Care: A Novel Spray-On Paint Correction System and Replacement Coating (Continental Tire Media Center)
11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m.
  Silver Sails Paints: China's Largest Manufacturer and Exporter of Automotive Paints (Continental Tire Media Center)
12:00 p.m.–12:20 p.m.   Blue Bull Cleaners & Degreasers: New Tar and Bug Remover Bio-Base Green Product Enviro-Friendly Non-Flammable (Booth 12681)
* 9:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m. South/Center Hall Schedule:
9:30 a.m.–9:50 a.m.
  Schrader International: Schrader/Bartec New Product Launch (Booth 40079)
10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m.
  Vee Rubber International Co. Ltd.: New Tire Brand "NIKA" Announced – New Vee Rubber Patterns Introduced (Booth 40125)
10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.
  China Manufacturer’s Alliance: Double Coin Launches New Smartway Superwide Tire (Booth 40089)
11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.   iPad Kiosks – Be in the NOW (Booth 35238)
11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m.
  The Auto Moto: The Auto Moto Unveils New Eco-Friendly Vehicle (Booth 38045)
12:00 p.m.–12:20 p.m.   Hydrolectric Power LLC: HH2 Hydrogen Water Fuel Cell Cleans Up Emissions for Pennies (Booth 20429)
12:30 p.m.–12:50 p.m.
  Brandmotion: Brandmotion Urban Loft FIAT 500 (Booth 11655)
1:00 p.m.–1:20 p.m.
  Gema: GEMA Introduces the Latest in Powdercoating Technology (Booth 11177)
1:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
  Mocar America LLC: Integrate OEM Data (CAN Bus) Info Into Navigation Systems (Booth 11766)
2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.
  PRIMO: Best Quality and Design for LED in a Head Lamp, Rear Lamp and Side Mirror (Booth 13170)
2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
  Advanced Diagnostics USA: Remote Keyless-Entry Equipment (Booth 11574)
3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m.
  GreenFoot Global – Drive Green – Declassified Technology Now Available to the Public (Booth 12448)
3:25 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
  Savi Corp.: DynoValve Saving the Planet, One Vehicle at a Time (Booth 12379)
3:50 p.m.–4:10 p.m.
  Ultimate Air Freshener Inc.: An Air Freshener Scent Intergrated in Your Vehicle (Booth 12964)
4:15 p.m.–4:35 p.m.
  Whitaker Tools Inc.: New 6.4 Injector Puller and Driver (Booth 10579)
4:40 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  Brimtech: World's First Self-Filling Windshield Washer System Ready for Market (Booth 11606)