Known as the biggest industry event of the year for manufacturers and sellers of off-road, aftermarket, and auto customization parts and accessories, the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association or SEMA show is being held October 30 thru November 2 at the Convention Center in Las Vegas Nevada.
This trade-only 2018 week-long event begins on Tuesday October 30 and closes on Friday November 2.
It is the event of the year for dealers of off-road performance and specialty parts as well as manufacturers of parts such as steel truck bumpers, both displaying new products they have for sale.
The SEMA show is not open to only open to those who are members
SEMA - Beginnings in 1963
A regular Who’s Who of businesses that are connected with car and truck customization, the SEMA show has been a regular occurrence since 1963.
It is an trade-only show open to parts manufacturers, distributors, resellers, and industry promoters.
The represented products on display are related to a vehicle's styling, convenience, performance, safety or comfort.
The show provides member businesses with the opportunity to show off their latest developments and products, then connect with those interested in buying custom parts and accessories.
SEMA - Draws Record Audiences
Each year, SEMA draws a large audience of manufacturers and buyers from all corners of the globe.
It regularly features over 2,400 exhibits from various manufacturers, is attended by more than 160,000 people, 3,500 media reps reporting on the event.
Of the professional attendees, 25% of them come from somewhere other than the U.S.
The SEMA show offers many educational sessions, product demonstrations, and workshops of various types to promote SEMA's emphasis on trade education.
SEMA Participant - Fab Fours
Fab Fours has proudly taken part in the SEMA show for many years since it was started in 2005, each time attracting huge crowds as we display our innovative aftermarket off-roading parts collections, including our steel truck bumpers.
We have participated with numerous project vehicles equipped with our durable, functional, and unique-looking parts.
At the 2017 SEMA show, Fab Fours won a Show Stopper award from Diesel Tech for the innovative design of our popular Grumper.
The grille and bumper combo is now available for Ford, Chevy, and Dodge trucks, the Jeep JK Wrangler, and the 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler.
If you are not a part of SEMA or automotive specialty product manufacturers, the trade-only show is immediately followed by SEMA Ignited, an annual car and dealer show that is open to the public until 10 PM on Friday.
EVENT: The 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Trade Show
DATES: Tuesday, October 30 - Friday, November 2, 2018
LOCATION: Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109