Maximize Productivity and Growth at SEMA With Business-Building Member Benefits

By Ashley Reyes

SEMA business members can access a variety of benefits that will help themMembers Lounge increase their productivity and business growth while at the 2023 SEMA Show, taking place October 31-November 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Member Lounges

SEMA business members can relax, refuel and recharge while at the SEMA Show by visiting any of the following three member lounges: 

  • Members Lounge - North - N251
  • Members Lounge - South, Driven by WTC - Booth 34000
  • Members Lounge - West, Fueled by TORA - Booth 58051

Open exclusively to business members during Show hours, the lounges offer complimentary business services, internet access, charging stations and timesaving Grab 'N' Go lunches for purchase. 

Complimentary meeting space can also be reserved by SEMA, Tire Industry Association (TIA) and Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) members (with the exception of non-exhibiting manufacturers or companies otherwise qualified to exhibit at the SEMA Show). Rooms can be reserved ahead of time and can accommodate up to 10 people for a maximum of one hour at a time. Reserve your meeting room here.

Member Central 

Member Central is the ultimate hub exclusively crafted for SEMA members. It offers potential members a preview of the benefits available through SEMA business and individual memberships, while current members can fully enhance their SEMA journey here. It's your prime destination to explore the wide range of year-round benefits and services, and a dedicated space for members to connect, learn and access valuable resources during the Show.

Educational Opportunities 

SEMA members can take advantage of SEMA Show Education to evaluate and strengthen their business. There is something for everyone, with a wide array of content delivered among six education tracks and 99 total sessions. Attendees will hear and learn from top industry experts, entrepreneurs, innovators, and world-renowned leaders as they delve into the most relevant, top-of-mind business issues and ideas impacting the automotive aftermarket industry. 

This year's featured programs include Digital Marketing Bootcamp, SEMA Women in Automotive Symposium, and the SEMA Main Stage Experience. Members will also not want to miss the SEMA Market Research session "State of the Specialty-Equipment Industry: Trends and Directions" to gain insight into how the industry fared in 2023 and how they can prepare their business for success going into 2024. Learn more and register for sessions here

Networking Opportunities

SEMA council and network events serve as your premier destination to forge meaningful connections with industry peers and leaders in your specialized market segment. Connect with fellow members who share common interests or challenges across nine distinct automotive communities. Additionally, gain insights into the wealth of programs and resources tailored to support the growth and prosperity of your specific segment. Explore our event lineup and RSVP here.

General Membership Meeting

SEMA's General Membership Meeting at the SEMA Show, scheduled for Thursday, November 2, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. in the Members Lounge North (Room N251), promises an informative start to your day. Join SEMA President and CEO Mike Spagnola and Chairman of the Board Kyle Fickler as they share new and exciting updates on SEMA business member benefits and services, year-round business solutions, and the latest SEMA initiatives. Members will be able to enjoy complimentary refreshments. Secure your spot by registering for the meeting today here.

You must be an active SEMA business member to attend the General Membership Meeting. Registration for the meeting will not grant you access to the SEMA Show without a SEMA Show badge. If you still need to register, visit

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