By Becca Butler
Exhibitors who have significant news that appeals to a large variety of media outlets may want to consider hosting a press conference.
Press conferences are just one of many ways for exhibitors to connect with media at the SEMA Show. Posting a press release in the Online Media Center, distributing press kits on-site and participating in social media are simple actions that can yield great results.
Those who have significant news that appeals to a large variety of media outlets may want to consider hosting a press conference. Press conferences require a great deal of time and effort to plan, and there is a risk that media attendance or interest may be low. Exhibitors who are interested should review this video on How to Host a Successful Press Conference.
To apply for an official SEMA Show Press Conference slot, fill out the online application. Upon submitting an application, an automatic message will be e-mailed to confirm it was received. Please know that submitting an application does not guarantee placement and press conferences will be scheduled at the sole discretion of SEMA Show management.
The deadline to apply is July 31, and exhibitors will be notified of their application status by mid-August. Those who do not receive the automatic email or who have questions can contact Becca Butler or call 909-978-6669 for details.