SEMA Member Buyers to Receive Exclusive Benefits at the 2013 SEMA Show


September 17, 2013

Contact: Della Domingo



DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (September 17, 2013) -- A new SEMA member benefit makes it easier for qualified buyers to navigate and do business while at the 2013 SEMA Show, taking place Tuesday-Friday, Nov. 5-8, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Referred to as Member Buyer Rewards (MBR), the program gives buyers who are at the Show, and who are also new or current SEMA members, access to a priority taxi line, a complimentary one-way ticket for the Las Vegas Monorail, reserved seating at a number of special events, and entry into an exclusive lounge area that includes complimentary coffee, water and snacks.

"As a trade association, SEMA is committed to supporting its members and helping them be more successful at their businesses," said Gary Vigil, SEMA Director of Membership. "The SEMA Show is a significant event for buyers and those at the SEMA Show have invested a great deal to attend. The Member Buyer Rewards program is a way for us to thank and support our member buyers who are at the SEMA Show."

The MBR program includes:

  • MBR Lounge (located in the SEMA Members Lounge in the North Hall, Room N251): Complimentary coffee, water and snacks; Tuesday-Friday during Show hours. Access to Happy Hour in the Lounge 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on Friday.
  • Dedicated MBR Taxi Line: Expedited service, available in front of Central and South Halls from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on Friday.
  • Monorail: One comp one-way monorail ticket for each of the first 500 member buyers. Tickets are available at the MBR Lounge.
  • Reserved Seating: Best seats for SEMA New Product Awards Breakfast (Tuesday) and the NHRA Breakfast (Wednesday). Tickets are required and space is limited. Plan to arrive early!

MBR cards will be mailed to pre-registered member buyers in mid-October. Those who have not received their badges will be able to pick them up in the MBR Lounge during Show hours. Additional details are available from the SEMA Membership Dept. at 909-610-2030, or onsite at the SEMA Show in the Association Center (Grand Lobby).

About SEMA and the SEMA Show
The SEMA Show is a trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry. Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling, functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional details are available at or, 909/396-0289.

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