SEMA Show International Resources Welcome Buyers from Overseas; Designed to Increase Exhibitors’ Export Business

Aug. 29, 2017

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SEMA Show International Resources Welcome Buyers from Overseas; Designed to Increase Exhibitors’ Export Business

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (August 29, 2017) – With industry professionals from more than 130 countries attending the SEMA Show each year, the annual trade show offers valuable resources, activities, and amenities specifically for international visitors. From a Center for International Commerce to translators and an International Happy Hour, the amenities help international buyers connect with exhibitors and find new products at the 2017 SEMA Show, taking place Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, in Las Vegas, NV.

"The SEMA Show is the best place for exhibitors to meet with international buyers and grow their export business," said Linda Spencer, SEMA senior director of international and government affairs. "Automotive customization is growing worldwide, and buyers look to the SEMA Show to find new products and see what the hot trends are."

Among the SEMA Show international resources are:

  • International Registration: Applications for SEMA Show credentials are available at in multiple languages and include an easy option to request a visa letter if necessary.
  • Center for International Commerce: The Center for International Commerce (CIC) serves as home base for visitors from outside the United States during the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Among the resources available in the CIC are translators, private meeting rooms, a lounge area, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • International Happy Hour: The evening mixer is a chance for international buyers to connect with strategic exhibitors, the Department of Commerce, and more.
  • International Roundtables: On Monday, October 30, attendees will hear from and learn about the automotive market in key countries that have growing vehicle markets.

The SEMA Show international activities are part of a year-round program that includes trips to pre-identified countries, ongoing legislative advocacy, buyer relations activities, and more. To learn more about the international program, contact Linda Spencer at

About SEMA
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association founded in 1963, represents the $39.2 billion specialty automotive industry. The industry provides appearance, performance, comfort, convenience and technology products for passenger and recreational vehicles. Association resources include market research, legislative advocacy, training and product development support, as well as leading trade shows such as the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV, and the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show in Indianapolis, IN. For more information, visit, or  


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