Registration for the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show is now open at www.semashow.com/register. The annual trade show for the automotive aftermarket is set for Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2018, in Las Vegas.
"The SEMA Show is the world's leading automotive trade event and where the $41.2 billion specialty aftermarket industry gathers every year to conduct business," says SEMA Vice President of Communications & Events Peter MacGillivray. "Registering early for this year's SEMA Show will expedite the registration process and can save applicants money and keep them up-to-date on show news and developments."
Distributors, retailers, installers, buyers, and those in public relations and marketing should register using the "Attendee" link. Applicants may be required to submit proof of employment in the industry. Additionally, approved domestic attendees who register and choose the "Click To Confirm" link in the emailed confirmation before Oct. 12 will receive their badges in the mail. Approved international attendees who register before Sept. 14 will receive their badge at the international address provided in their application.
Attendees may sign up for special events and seminars during the application process or by using the "Special Events Tickets Only" link at www.semashow.com/register.
Among the special events are those offered by the Society of Collision & Repair Specialists (SCRS), Tire Industry Association (TIA), Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR), and the SEMA Show Education program, adding up to over 100 sessions addressing all aspects of small business, industry trends and opportunities, collision repair, professional development training, Advanced Vehicle Technology, and more.