SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 39, September 29, 2016

SEMA Show Exhibitor Update—33 Days To Go!

By SEMA Editors

  SEMA Show New Products Showcase
The New Products Showcase is the No. 1 destination for buyers and  media and one of the best values offered to exhibitors. To learn more, visit the SEMA Show website.
   

Advance Rate on New Products Showcase Entries Expires SoonSubmit now to save.

While the first new-product submission is always free, the deadline to enter an additional product in the New Products Showcase and receive the advance rate of $75 is Friday, October 7. After the deadline, the fee is $150 for each additional product entered into the Showcase. The New Products Showcase is the No. 1 destination for buyers and media and one of the best values offered to exhibitors. To learn more, visit the SEMA Show website.

Budget Checklist Double check your Show prep.

The budget checklist form allows you to keep track of all your costs and ensure that you are adequately prepared for your experience at the SEMA Show. Check out the video presentation from SEMA’s Tom Gattuso and Brendan Gillespie on Booth Design/Budgeting for additional tips and how to avoid last-minute surprises and unexpected expenses.

Exhibitor Appointed Contractor (EAC) Application – If you are using one, you must submit the EAC form.

EACs must conform to the EAC Rules of the SEMA Show and the Las Vegas Convention Center & Visitors Authority. Further, you must complete the EAC form by Friday, October 16. Third-party contractors subject to the EAC Rules are any companies and/or individuals that provide services to exhibitors, including, but not limited to, an installation and dismantling company, exhibit builder, sound and lighting company, production or promotion company, model or hostess service, florist, computer rental, detailer or any person or company providing direct services other than the official contractors listed in Exhibitor Services on SEMAshow.com.

Upcoming Exhibitor Deadlines – Take advantage of discounts by acting before the deadlines.

The 7 Things Successful SEMA Show Exhibitors Must Do

Tom Gattuso
SEMA Trade Show Director Tom Gattuso's "The 7 Things Successful SEMA Show Exhibitors Must Do" session will provide insight and tips that attendees can turn into immediate action on the Show floor.
 
   

For most companies that exhibit at the SEMA Show, the time their people spend working the booth on the Show floor may very well be the most valuable four days of the year. So, it is essential for exhibitors to ensure that the staff members manning their booths are prepared. That’s why, for the first time ever, SEMA Show Education will offer a session entitled “The 7 Things Successful SEMA Show Exhibitors Must Do.

The one-hour session, open to any company exhibiting at this year’s SEMA Show, will take place Monday, October 31, at 4:00 p.m., the afternoon before the Show opens, in the Westgate Theater. SEMA Trade Show Director Tom Gattuso, with more than 20 years of experience in automotive events, will offer his insights and tips that session attendees can turn into immediate action on the Show floor. This session, on the eve of the Show, promises to motivate, entertain and prepare exhibitors for a productive event. It is open to all booth personnel. Take advantage of this opportunity and make the 50th SEMA Show your best Show yet.

Space is limited. Save your seat today. For complete information on all the 2016 SEMA Show education tracks, visit SEMA Show Education.

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