SEMA eNews Vol. 18, No. 31, July 30, 2015

Publicize Your SEMA Show Celebrity Appearance

  Jeff Gordon
NASCAR's Jeff Gordon addresses the crowd at the 2014 SEMA Show as a celebrity guest of Axalta Coating Systems.
   

By Gina Ledesma

SEMA Show exhibitors who will host an industry icon, TV personality, celebrity or famous vehicle in their booth can gain additional exposure for their special attraction at the Show.

Let SEMA know about your famous guest by submitting the Celebrity Appearance Notification form by Friday, September 4.

Use the notification to have your special appearance publicized. Simply include your company name, booth number, the date and time that the special personality or attraction will be available to Showgoers. The information will be provided to attendees and media during the Show.



A common reason that companies host a celebrity is drive booth traffic by providing buyers with a identifiable, visual connection of the company's target market. However, celebrities are not the only tactic that draws buyer attention.

SEMA Show research identifies giveaways as one of the most effective methods to attract buyers. In fact, 2014 SEMA Show buyers cited freebies among the top five leading reasons for them to visit an exhibitor’s booth, along with product or vehicle displays, product demonstrations and a unique booth layout/design. 

Questions? Contact Gina Ledesma at ginal@sema.org or 909-978-6668.

Exhibitors can learn how to get the most out of their 2015 SEMA Show, as well as additional options to reach buyers, by contacting an account rep at sales@sema.org or 909-396-0289.  

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