Registration For 2009 SEMA Show Opens

April 8, 2009

Media Contact: Della Domingo
909/396-0289, ext. 130

Industry Prepares For Increased Consumer Spending

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (April 8, 2009) – Registration for the 2009 SEMA Show, the world’s premier automotive accessories trade show taking place Tuesday-Friday, November 3-6, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, is now open at

Buyers, installers, retailers, dealers and media from all over the world attend the SEMA Show to discover new products, trends and profit opportunities. The annual event has evolved over its 40-plus year history and today offers a number of services to help attendees navigate more than 1-million square-feet of exhibit space, and to hone in on the products, people and information that are most relevant to their businesses. 2009 SEMA Show attendees will enjoy a dedicated new-products showcase area, a sectionalized floorplan, personalized matchmaking programs and electronic scanning devices that deliver product details directly to one’s e-mailbox.

 “The SEMA Show provides attendees with everything they need to strengthen and build their core business – particularly for when the economy turns around,” said Peter MacGillivray, SEMA vice president of events and communications.

Improved technology is also being used to make it easier for buyers and manufacturers to connect with one another – not just at the Show, but before and after as well. MacGillivray emphasizes the idea of connecting buyers and sellers. That’s because the SEMA Show gives the industry an opportunity to connect with thousands of businesses face-to-face, all in one single location.

Last year’s event featured more than 2,000 exhibitors, all showcasing products that help improve and personalize a vehicle’s appearance, safety, comfort, performance and convenience. The event also includes educational seminars, networking receptions and events targeted to segmented niches. For more information about the SEMA Show or to register for the 2009 event, visit

About SEMA
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association founded in 1963, represents the $38.1 billion specialty automotive industry of 7,358 member-companies. It is the authoritative source for research, data, trends and market growth information for the specialty auto parts industry. The industry provides appearance, performance, comfort, convenience and technology products for passenger and recreational vehicles. For more information, contact SEMA at 1575 S. Valley Vista Dr., Diamond Bar, CA 91765, tel: 909/396-0289, or visit and

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