SEMA Show 2016

 

Each year on the first week of November, hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world travel to the Las Vegas Convention Center in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada for one of Vegas’ biggest conventions: the SEMA Show. SEMA, which stands for Specialty Equipment Marketing Association, is the biggest aftermarket auto trade event in the world. You’ll find a mix of aftermarket manufactures, OEMs, restoration specialists, specialty equipment distributors, installers, builders, retailers, racers, racing organizations, media and more packing the Vegas Convention halls from end to end and all around the outside with everything from the hottest products in the industry to the sickest vehicle builds and restorations. Furthermore, the show provides a number of educational seminars, networking opportunities, product demonstrations and special events for attendees.

 

Arctic Cat SEMA Show 2016

 

2016 marks the 50th anniversary for the SEMA Show and we are psyched to have had the opportunity to attend. The SEMA Show is not open to the general public, this is an industry only trade show lasting four days. The show is so big that in four days there’s a pretty good chance you won’t see everting, we did our best to cover the event; at least the UTV segment. OEMs like Arctic Cat and Hisun were in attendance exhibiting their latest side by sides as well as a number of aftermarket UTV product companies showing their latest products and UTV builds.

 

Line X Polaris General SEMA Show 2016

 

Several companies that aren’t UTV related have definitely acknowledged the rise of the popularity of the UTV industry, many companies, like Line-X, decked out side by sides and incorporated them into their display.

Ronald Lee Ermey SEMA Show 2016

 

Many pro racers and celebrities were in present to meet and greet with attendees and rep for their companies and sponsored brands, some were even there just to attend the show. We ran into few of our favorite celebrities like, Pro UTV Racer and Playboy Playmate for June 2010, Katie Vernola as well as 11 year Marine Corp veteran and talented actor Ronald Lee Ermey.

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SEMA Show 2016

 

There’s no doubt that SEMA draws in the automotive industry’s brightest minds and hottest products in to one place, for guys like us in the industry, it’s a great place to discover new products, respect some of the best builders in the world and lust over the sickest vehicles and machines. We definitely had a blast at the SEMA Show as well as our stay in Vegas, if you’re in the industry it’s worth checking out, for more information on the SEMA Show visit www.semashow.com.

 

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