By Linda Spencer
Join SEMA Monday, November 4, for one or more roundtables designed to help attendees network with stakeholders in key markets even before the Show doors open.
Join SEMA Monday, November 4, for one or more roundtables designed to help attendees network with stakeholders in key markets even before the SEMA Show doors open. All three sessions will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center Upper North Hall, Room N259.
Middle East: Opportunities to Connect With Middle East Buyers
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Meet with buyers from throughout the region who can let you know what their customers want! Learn how to cash in on this lucrative region with passionate consumers with disposable income. The United Arab Emirates and surrounding countries provide some of the best opportunities for U.S. specialty-parts manufacturers. Off-roading, classic-car collecting and motorsports are all strong markets throughout the region. Attendees will also learn about the details of the 2020 SEMA Middle East Business Development Conference. Register now!
Australia/New Zealand: Opportunities to Connect With Australian Buyers
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Meet for lunch and conversation with top buyers from Down Under. Learn the latest trends from distributors of off-road, styling, restoration and performance products and the opportunities in these countries of pickup (utes) and SUV customizing fanatics, V8 lovers and diehard hot-rod enthusiasts. Learn the challenges (such as the late arrival of the JL Wrangler and ’19 Mustang and, not to mention, it’s a right-hand-drive market). Find out how U.S. manufacturers and their Australian partners have overcome these hurdles and are getting product to their Australian and New Zealand customers. Register now!
Latin America: Opportunities to Connect With Buyers From Latin America
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Due to popular demand, this session is back for a second year! Trade buyers and media from Central and South America will discuss their respective markets and opportunities in this pickup and car-crazy region. Learn what’s hot and what’s not. Get insider tips into which vehicles are local customizers’ rides of choice and the top-selling products. Learn more about the opportunities and challenges U.S. manufacturers seeking to sell in Latin America face—from language issues, tariffs and small fragmented markets—and how they have overcome these challenges. Register now!