Sema Show 2018

Specialty Equipment Market Association Trade Show

30 Oct 2018 - 02 Nov 2018
73 days to go

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas / Nevada / United States of America

Specialty Equipment Market Association Trade Show (Sema Show) is world's premier automotive specialty products trade event, where all the latest specialty automotive products are introduced, drawing the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place. This 4 days automotive trade show is being organized by Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). The venue of this event is Las Vegas Convention Center which is located in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. The event will be held from 30 October 2018, Tuesday to 02 November 2018, Friday. Sema Show 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to automotive sector from the leading exhibitors such as software, hardware, financial & accounting, logistics, on-line sellers, human resources and related publications, collision repair, paint equipment, tools, paint, booths, accessories, software and management programs, tires for passenger cars, trucks, and off-the-road (OTR), street-rod, hot-rods and, early production vehicles, audio, video, satellite radio, GPS, cameras, security, radar detection, mobile applications and vehicle technology, motorcycles, mini-bikes, ATVs, UTVs, side-x-sides and scooters, racing & performance products, services and equipment, engine building, racing, car haulers, products and services for the restoration of muscle cars and classic cars 20 years or older, Interior and exterior appearance and styling enhancements, car care maintenance, replacement parts and general accessories, shop tools and equipment, uniforms and supplies, products for truck beds, cabs, bodies, off-road accessories, trRead Moreuck toolboxes, off-road lighting, truck suspension, trailer & towing accessories, wheels & accessories for cars, trucks and racing. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 2,300. The event will accommodate approximately 1 million square feet of exhibit space. Over 160,000 visitors are expected at this automotive trade show. The frequency of Sema Show is annual. This automotive trade show has been running since 1967.


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  Address : 3150 Paradise Road

  City : Las Vegas, NV

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 702-892-0711

  Website : Click here for venue website

Las Vegas Convention Center

Operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), Las Vegas Convention Center is one of the most modern and functional meeting facilities in the world which encompasses approximately 3.2 million square feet with exhibit space of 2 million square feet and meeting space of nearly 250.000 square feet located within a short distance of more than 100,000 guest rooms. Las Vegas Convention Center is well-known among industry professionals for its versatility.


30 Oct 2018 - 02 Nov 2018
No, Sema Show is not open to the public. This is a trade-only event and only qualified individuals employed within the automotive aftermarket industry are approved to receive a badge to enter the exhibit hall.
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Organized by

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)

Based in Diamond Bar, CA and formed in 1963, Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more, providing services for employees of its member companies that include education and professional development, market research, legislative and regulatory advocacy, industry publications, international business development and business to business events.

Address: 1575 S. Valley Vista Drive

City: Diamond Bar, CA

Country: United States of America

Phone: +(1)-909-610-2030

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Tuesday : 9:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday : 9:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Thursday : 9:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Friday : 9:00 am — 4:00 pm


  • Onsite Attendee Registration : $90 USD per person
  • Non-Exhibiting Company Registration : $200 per person

Getting There

  • Complimentary Hotel Shuttle Service : Available each morning and afternoon of the Show, a complimentary shuttle service runs every 20 minutes from select partner hotels. This service is an easy, affordable alternative to taking a taxi or the Monorail, and offers three convenient stops throughout the convention center.
  • Monorail : The Las Vegas Monorail stops right in front of the LVCC and operates during the SEMA Show, Tuesday-Friday from 7am-2am. Trains arrive every 7 minutes and stop at 8 locations along the strip.
  • Taxis : With two taxi pick-up and drop-off locations at the SEMA Show, taking a taxi cab is a convenient option. Ideal for those looking for a direct ride from or to a specific location, taxis can be accessed at the East end of the Performance Pavilion, or in the Blue Lot on the East end of the Grand Lobby, adjacent to Central Hall.
  • Airport Shuttle : Affordable shuttle service to McCarran International Airport will be available Thurs., 7am-6:30pm and Fri. 7am-5pm. Airport shuttles pick up at North Hall Door 10 and the East end of the Performance Pavilion. One-way trip cost is $10/pp, cash only.

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Trade Show
  Start Date 30 October 2018, Tuesday
  End Date 02 November 2018, Friday
  Countdown 73 days to go
  Category Automotive & Auto Parts
  Venue Las Vegas Convention Center
  City Las Vegas, NV
  State Nevada
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1967
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 160,000+
  Exhibitors 2,300+
  Space 1 million square feet
  Open to Trade visitors
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly canceled without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more information before making arrangements.

Past Editions

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  • 01 Nov 2016 - 04 Nov 2016
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  • 03 Nov 2015 - 06 Nov 2015
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  • 04 Nov 2014 - 07 Nov 2014
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