SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 31, August 4, 2016

Exhibitor Deadline Checklist for August

By Jason Catullo

  SEMA Show Floor 2015
The 2016 SEMA Show’s Deadline Checklist is a quick reference for due dates and deadlines, several of which offer money-saving advanced rates for confirming prior to the deadline.

To stay ahead of Show planning and take advantage of discounts, SEMA Show exhibitors are encouraged to use the 2016 SEMA Show’s Deadline Checklist located in the Exhibitor Services Manual (ESM). The checklist is a quick reference for the Show's due dates and deadlines, several of which offer money-saving advanced rates for confirming prior to the deadline.

Below is a list of exhibitor deadlines for August. To access the ESM, visit Access the complete Deadline Checklist in PDF form.

August 14    
Exhibitor Product Training Session Application: Promote and demonstrate the technical applications of your products by conducting a Product Training Session. All topics must be technical in nature, and the sessions will be conducted in the New Products section of the Show. Applications must be received by August 14 to be included in the Show’s printed material.

August 23
Show Directory Advertising Space Reservations: There are a wide range of sponsorship, advertising and marketing opportunities available to 2016 SEMA Show exhibitors. Access the SEMA Show Sponsorship Brochure to learn more.

August 26
Show Directory Listing Information Due: The SEMA Show Directory is the main tool that buyers and media use to learn about companies and locate them at the Show. SEMA Show management encourages exhibitors to ensure that company information, such as city and state, is up to date, and that the product categories selected correctly identify the company’s main business. Only an exhibitor’s product category will be included in the printed 2016 SEMA Show Directory. Additional Show Directory Update instructions are available at

August 29
Hot Works Permit Applications Due to Clark County: Clark County Fire Department (CCFD) requires a “Hot Works Permit” if an exhibitor plans any welding, cutting, open torches, open flames, brazing, soldering, thermal spraying, grinding, and/or any other similar activity in an exhibitor’s booth or anywhere on the property.

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