DIAMOND BAR, CA (October 10, 2016) – Featuring top vehicle builders who have proven their talents and craftsmanship by having a car or truck displayed at the 2016 SEMA Show, the third annual SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition includes 250 applications, including builds from 98 up-and-coming “Young Guns.” As the basis for a nationwide television special, the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition honors SEMA Show vehicle builders, their vehicles and the products on those vehicles.
Current Press Releases
DIAMOND BAR, CA (October 5, 2016) – SEMA Show exhibitors have cast their votes and selected the finalists for the SEMA Award, an honor presented to the hottest trending and most accessory-friendly vehicles on the market. The winners will be revealed on Tuesday, November 1, the opening day of the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Diamond Bar, CA (September 20, 2016) - SEMA Showgoers can now begin planning and creating personalized schedules for the 2016 event using the official SEMA Show mobile app available at www.semashow.com/app. Available for download at no cost, the SEMA Show mobile app includes a comprehensive list of 2,400 exhibiting companies, schedule of events, seminar details, celebrity listings and more.
Diamond Bar, CA (September 16, 2016) – The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announces the official press conference schedule for this year’s SEMA Show taking place November 1-4, 2016, in Las Vegas.
Diamond Bar, CA (August 30, 2016) - The Hottest New Vehicles of 2016 will be revealed Tuesday, November 1, on the opening day of the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Diamond Bar, CA (August 24, 2016) - The hottest trends in Virtual Reality (VR) video and Augmented Reality (AR) video will take center stage at the 2016 SEMA Show, where Showgoers can view a series of automotive-themed experiential demonstrations and learn how the technology can be applied to all areas of automotive aftermarket product sales, marketing and development. Featuring live VR broadcasting, 360-degree video, and fully immersive VR and AR experiences, the SEMA VR Experience will be located in SEMA Central, one of the top locations of the SEMA Show found in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Diamond Bar, CA (August 23, 2016) – Builders of SEMA Show vehicles will take center stage in the third annual SEMA Battle of the Builders competition. Introduced in 2014 to recognize and celebrate proven vehicle builders in all market segments, including hot rod, offroad and sport compact, the SEMA Battle of the Builders is considered to be the ultimate builder competition and is open at www.semashow.com/botb.
Diamond Bar, CA (August 17, 2016) – New, improved tools are now available to suppliers in the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC), the automotive aftermarket’s premiere data management repository. The new tools, which simplify the data loading process while supporting the SDC’s top-rated score carding process, allow suppliers to submit data in all the popular formats, convert and validate the data to industry standards, and store it in an ACES- and PIES-compliant repository with little or no manual intervention.
Diamond Bar, CA (August 8, 2016) - Comedian Larry the Cable Guy is bringing his stand-up comedy routine to the 2016 SEMA Show as the featured entertainer at the SEMA Industry Awards Banquet. Tickets to the banquet are available exclusively to SEMA Showgoers at www.semashow.com/awards-banquet.
Diamond Bar, CA (August 3, 2016) -- The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $168,000 to 61 individuals this year. This includes 50 SEMA scholarships presented to current students, and 11 loan-forgiveness awards presented to employees of SEMA-member companies.