SEMA Frequently Asked Questions




SEMA Membership FAQs


Tech Transfer FAQs


How do I login into MySEMA?

If you did not receive an e-mail with password/ login instructions (i.e. click on "Forgot Password" on the login screen), please try logging in by using your primary e-mail address as both the username and password. If you are still having difficulties, please call our customer service team at 909-610-2030 or e-mail at

Why am I not getting discounts on MySEMA when I am logged in?

This could happen if you are not connected to the correct member company in MySEMA. For help with this issue please call our customer service team at 909-610-2030 to update your profile information or e-mail

How do I update company information as the Primary Contact on MySEMA?

Please send the updated contact information to Include first and last name, email and title. SEMA's Membership department will make the update and send you an email confirmation.

How do I update my e-mail address on my profile?

SEMA's Membership department will need to update your e-mail address in our member database and MySEMA to keep your record current, please contact Elizabeth Munoz at or 909-978-6725 to update.


SEMA Membership FAQs

Who can be a SEMA Member?

SEMA Membership is open to all automotive aftermarket companies who want to get more involved in their industry and grow their businesses. To learn more about the cost-saving benefits please visit the SEMA Membership Benefits page.

Currently, SEMA does not offer individual-based memberships. However, if you are an individual that would like to get more involved please visit or contact Colby Martin at 909-978-6721.

I want to attend the SEMA Show, do I need to become a SEMA Member?

No, you do not need to be a SEMA Member to attend the SEMA Show. Please note, SEMA Members do not gain automatic or free access to the SEMA Show nor is the show open to the general public. The SEMA Show is a trade-only event and only qualified and approved individuals employed within the automotive aftermarket industry are permitted to enter the convention center. However, SEMA Members do have certain privileges and benefits while attending the SEMA Show. For questions regarding attending the show, please or call 909-396-0289.

How much is SEMA Membership?

SEMA membership dues are based on a company's annual sales and business category, membership dues range from $100 to $2000 per year. If you have further questions regarding membership dues, please contact SEMA Customer Service at or 909-610-2030.

What membership category does my company fall into?

We understand many companies fall into a variety of categories. However, we want to make sure you are getting the maximum exposure possible by registering your company in the correct category. We recommend you choose the category from which 51% of your sales or services are generated. Please note if you manufacture a product, but manufacturing doesn’t represent 51% of your business, please still join as a manufacturer as there are special resources specifically for manufacturers. If you have any questions, please contact SEMA Customer Service at or 909-610-2030.

How can I request an invoice/ receipt?

To request a copy of an invoice/payment receipt contact SEMA Customer Service at or 909-610-2030.

How does my company join SEMA?

Please fill out the SEMA Membership online application and start using your SEMA benefits today!



I'd like to exhibit at the SEMA Show.

If your company is qualified to exhibit at the SEMA Show, please log onto and click on "Buy a Booth." For questions, please contact SEMA Show Management at 909-396-0289 or

How do I register to attend the SEMA Show?

The SEMA Show is a trade-only industry event; it is not open to the general public. However, if you are employed by a company that is qualified to attend the Show, please log onto and click on "Attend Show." For questions, please contact SEMA Show Management at 909-396-0289 or

Where can I locate The Exhibitor Manual to order my Show material (i.e.: drape, chairs, carpet) and find out the move-in dates?

The Exhibitor Manual is available online at If you require assistance or need more information, contact SEMA Show Management at 909-396-0289 or

Now that I registered for the SEMA Show, where are my attendee badges?

Please visit and click on "Attend Show." This will take you to a screen where you can enter the same e-mail address used to buy your badges and will show you where your badges stand in the process. You can also contact CompuSystems at 1-866-229-3687 and the customer service representative will be able to assist you.

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Tech Transfer FAQs

Why can't I login into the Tech Transfer area?

Please call Gary Pis at 909-978-6732 to get program guidelines and login instructions or e-mail at

Is there an additional cost to Tech Transfer?

Yes, there is a $360 Subscription Fee in addition to your SEMA Membership. Please contact Gary Pis at or 909-978-6732 to begin the Tech Transfer approval process.

Does the Tech Transfer offer Rapid Prototype Services?

Yes. The Rapid Prototype Services are available to all SEMA Members. Contact Luis Morales at or 909-978-4856.

Does the Tech Transfer Program have other programs?

Measuring sessions provide hands-on access to new vehicles in order to gather surface data in preparation for designing, developing and manufacturing aftermarket parts and accessories. This is also an opportunity to speak directly with the automaker's engineers and technical staff during an OEM measuring session which are generally held at the OEM's location. Register for measuring sessions here.


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