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Las Vegas Moves Toward 100% Reopening by June 1

By Della Domingo

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The Las Vegas Convention Center’s new West Hall.

The city of Las Vegas continues to move toward reopening, with Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak recently announcing plans for the city to be at 100% capacity by June 1. In a recent article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Sisolak announced that the state is on track to meet the goal of reopening “at 100% capacity across Nevada by June 1."

The news comes on the heels of several other milestones signaling the imminent reopening of the city. Earlier this week, The Boring Company gave media an exclusive first look at its $52.5 million people-mover system that will transport Las Vegas Convention Center visitors between South, Central and West Halls. The World Market Center in downtown Las Vegas celebrated the grand re-opening of a new convention center by hosting about 10,000 individuals for a five-day trade show for the home and gift industry.

Closer to the SEMA Show, the World of Concrete will host tens of thousands of individuals in June at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s new West Hall.

“Great news continues to come out of Las Vegas,” said Tom Gattuso, SEMA vice president of events. “This November, Las Vegas is going to be ultimate gathering for the automotive industry. After being separated for nearly two years, businesses are eager to reconnect at the Show and preparing to feature the innovations they’ve been working on.”

More than 1,200 manufacturers have already confirmed their participation at the 2021 SEMA Show, with many companies planning break-out exhibits and securing larger booths than the previous Show. With the opening of the Las Vegas Convention Center’s new 1.4 million square feet West Hall, the entire SEMA Show floor will also be optimized to allow for more new features and attractions throughout the event.

“There are a lot of exciting plans coming together for this year’s event,” said Gattuso. “The 2021 SEMA Show is going to be the best in our 50-plus year history, and we can’t wait to see everyone in November.”

Key SEMA Show Dates
  • The Exhibitor Services Manual (ESM) will be live in May. The ESM contains all of the forms and applications required to prepare for the Show: feature vehicles, new products, booth vehicles, celebrity appearances, etc.
  • Deadline to submit Exhibit Space Rental Application and deposit is May 7.
  • SEMA Show Space Selection: June 7–June 23.

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For complete information about the 2021 SEMA Show, visit