The SEMA Show is held each year in Las Vegas during the first week of November.
Specialty Equipment Market Association
“A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams…”
SEMA Show News – Autoweek
“SEMA, short for Specialty Equipment Marketing Association, is the biggest aftermarket auto event in the world, held in Las Vegas each fall. The show fills multiple convention halls and shows off everything from high-performance OEM specials to custom wheels and graphics from local shops. Here’s what …”
I would like to attend the this show, but I cannot afford the expenses related to travel, or the time off work.
2011 SEMA: The Best of the Rest
“Throughout the week we’ve brought you the best that Chevrolet, Ford, Mopar, Subaru, Hyundai, Kia, Toyota, Mazda, and Honda had to offer at this year’s SEMA show. But what about everything else? Glad you asked. There are hundreds of other cars there brought by aftermarket vendors as showcases of …”
The show also gave the following award:
SEMA Anoints the Hottest Car, and in an Upset, It’s an Italian
“The Fiat 500 was named the hottest sport-compact at the show, stealing some thunder from the Japanese brands that typically dominate the convention floor.”
Japanese brands were well represented, yes.
Toyota Prepares Handful of Tacomas, Tundra for SEMA – Auto News – Truck Trend
“It will be trucks galore at the Toyota stand at this year’s Las Vegas show, with primped out Tacomas and a Tundra that are sure to garner some oohs and aahs. Check out these trucks that are equipped with a water high-pressure washer, barbeque grille, and an overhead shower below. Read this full auto…”
2011 SEMA Show Preview: 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport Highlights Lexus Lineup
Video: SEMA-bound “Decepticon” 2010 Camaro SS
“Meet Dustin Johnson. His Decepticon-themed 2010 Camaro SS named ‘Hornet: The Evil Bumblebee’ was recently selected as a SEMA Customer Award winner, and will be headed to the SEMA show next week in Las Vegas, where it will be displayed alongside the finest modified vehicles the industry has to offer.”
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