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33 Days Out! SEMA Show Exhibitor Tips, Updates and Deadlines

 2014 SEMA Show Out Front
The SEMA Show Budget Checklist helps exhibitors track costs and properly prepare for the 2015 SEMA Show. Access the SEMA Show Bugdet Checklist at www.SEMAShow.com/budget-checklist.

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Access the ESM—Step 1 for All Exhibitors

The Exhibitor Services Manual (ESM) contains information about virtually every item any exhibitor needs in order to set a budget, acquire booth space, set up and coordinate displays and garner sales leads. The ESM is available online at www.SEMAShow.com/esm.

Advance Rate on New Products Showcase Entries Expires Next Week!Submit now to save.

While the first new-product submission is always free, the deadline to enter an additional product in the New Products Showcase and receive the advance rate of $75 is Friday, October 9. After the deadline, the fee is $150 for each additional product entered into the Showcase. To learn more about the showcase and its value for exhibitors, visit the SEMA Show website.

Budget Checklist Double check your Show prep.

The budget checklist form allows you to keep track of all your costs and ensure that you are adequately prepared for your experience at the SEMA Show. Check out the video presentation from SEMA’s Tom Gattuso and Brendan Gillespie on Booth Design/Budgeting for additional tips and how to avoid last-minute surprises and unexpected expenses.

Upcoming Exhibitor Deadlines – Take advantage of discounts by acting before the deadlines.

October 2: Booth Catering Service (Advance Rate) – ARAMARK
October 2: Fabric Solutions – Freeman
October 2: Target Date Changes – Freeman
October 5: Rental Exhibit Order (Advance Rate) – Carpet, Furnishings & Booth Rentals – Freeman
October 8: Additional New Products Entry Advance Rate Discount
October 9: Booth Security Guard Service (Advance Rate)
October 9: Cable Order (Advance Rate) – Smart City
October 9: Exhibitor Booth Insurance (If purchased from John Buttine Inc.)
October 9: Internet/Telephone Order (Advance Rate) – Cox Business (LVCC)
October 9: New Products Entry (Advance Rate)
October 9: Project Vehicle Builders
October 12: Internet/Telephone Order (Advance Rate) – Encore (Westgate)
October 16: Exhibitor-Appointed Contractor (EAC) Application

10 Myths of the SEMA Show

In the video below, SEMA Show Trade Show Director Tom Gattuso shares the 10 Most Common Myths that his team hears while working with exhibitors. Find out what’s true and what’s false, and how the right information can help you best prepare for the SEMA Show.

Mothers Offers Free Vehicle Wipe-Down Service

Mothers Polishes-Waxes-Cleaners will sponsor a free vehicle wipe-down program for 2015 SEMA Show exhibitors. The service is limited to the first 200 exhibitors, with applications due October 2. One booth or feature vehicle per exhibitor is eligible and will receive a wipe-down each day of the Show.

For complete guidelines and to apply, select the “Vehicle Wipedown Application” within the Exhibitor Manual at www.SEMAShow.com.

Questions can be directed to the SEMA Show customer service team, 909-396-0289, or email wipedown@sema.org.

Get In and Out Quickly With the Las Vegas Monorail

 Las Vegas Monorail
Showgoers using the Las Vegas Monorail will benefit from the low-cost convenience of multiple-day passes, as well as flexible pricing options to accommodate any length of stay.

Regardless of how much traffic is on Las Vegas streets, the Monorail keeps moving and connecting riders with many Las Vegas destinations. Aside from avoiding street traffic, Showgoers using the Las Vegas Monorail will benefit from the low-cost convenience of multiple-day passes, as well as flexible pricing options to accommodate any length of stay.

The Monorail's seven stations are located at:

  • MGM Grand
  • Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas 
  • Flamingo/Caesars Palace  
  • Harrah’s/The LINQ
  • Las Vegas Convention Center  
  • Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 
  • SLS Las Vegas

Visit www.SEMAShow.com for the complete information about the 2015 SEMA Show. 

Official Registration Partner – CompuSystems
CompuSystems provides registration and lead retrieval services for the SEMA Show, including TrafficMax, a 24/7 online targeting tool designed to increase your domestic and international SEMA Show buyer outreach.

Official Caterer – ARAMARK
ARAMARK provides dining solutions at the SEMA Show and can have food delivered to your booth so you can concentrate on business.

SEMA Show management takes great care to ensure that official partners offer the best value and customer service. Don’t hesitate to contact Show management to have your Show-related questions answered.