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SEMA Members: Get VIP Access to Preview the North American International Auto Show

By SEMA Editors

SEMA members have an opportunity to attend the 2017 North American International Auto Show Industry Preview Days, January 11–12, in Detroit.

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and SEMA leadership present a special opportunity for SEMA members to attend the 2017 NAIAS Industry Preview Days, January 11–12, in Detroit, to review and measure 50+ new vehicles (and more than 700 total vehicles) all while gaining credentialed access to a private networking lounge provided for large groups. Portable scanners will be allowed in the door, but can only be used at the discretion of each individual automaker in their specific booths.

Also, new for 2017, AutoMobili-D—a 120,000-sq.-ft. exposition within NAIAS—will showcase more than 120 companies, ranging from automakers to suppliers to tech startups. These industry-leading companies will demonstrate the latest vehicle technologies and innovations focused on future mobility and transportation platforms. Thought leaders and executives from participating companies will present symposiums on the main atrium stage and adjoining Planet M hall during the Industry Preview.

VIP group ticket packages for interested SEMA members include the following benefits:

  • Access to the exclusive Atwater Networking Lounge, Cobo Center.
  • Coat check, light lunch, refreshments and cash bar.
  • Complimentary NAIAS program.
  • Exclusive work and hospitality area.
  • Early access to the show floor on January 11.

This is an excellent opportunity to preview NAIAS and get up close with new vehicles and advanced technologies that will impact product development plans and create new business and networking opportunities.

For individual industry preview tickets, visit the NAIAS website. For any size group orders, contact Cyndy Doherty at

For more information, contact SEMA’s Vice President of Vehicle Technology John Waraniak at