Welcome to the 2023 SEMA Show


Tom Gattuso - SEMA Vice President of Events

Momentum is building for the 2023 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, October 31–November 3. Come Show time, we expect more than 2,200 exhibitors representing thousands of brands from the U.S. and international markets, including more than 400 first-time exhibitors—all eager to share their latest products, services and innovations with a projected 160,000 industry professionals.

We are fortunate to serve a passionate community that understands the value of gathering each year—helping the SEMA Show consistently rank among the nation’s top trade shows to serve as the premier global automotive trade gathering for our industry. It’s a can’t-miss event for growing your business, discovering new products and emerging technologies, making new contacts, strengthening existing ones, and taking your professional career from good to great.

At this year’s event, you’ll encounter a changing Show mirroring a rapidly evolving industry. These are transformational times for our sector, and this Show is designed to help you grasp the future and and leverage the trends and innovations that are reshaping it.

You’ll learn about emerging opportunities in alternative vehicle propulsion, advancements in internal-combustion design and performance, alternative fuels, and even modifying vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), to name but a few. You’ll also see new, updated or expanded exhibits focusing on trends in racing and performance, overlanding, repair and restyling, and other aftermarket categories.

Our Show education program is also enhanced, with more than 99 sessions on a crucial range of business, career and industry topics, including a special keynote by star athlete and car enthusiast Tim Tebow.

Perhaps most importantly, you’ll network and exchange ideas with professionals from more than 140 countries and regions all over the world. The Show is a unique venue for meeting with senior management of the brands that you work with, sharing insights regarding your businesses and their direction, and discussing your perspectives and needs as a customer. This face-to-face interaction just doesn’t happen anywhere else.

Plus, we can’t forget the debut of SEMA Fest, a brand-new, consumer-facing celebration of car culture, music and lifestyle at the nearby Las Vegas Festival Grounds. The event, slated for November 3–4, will include a car show, world-class musical entertainment, drifting, freestyle motorcycling and other thrilling activities for everyone with an automotive passion. Separate from the Show, it’s designed to energize enthusiasts for our industry. (Ed. note: Get your tickets here.)

We hope you find SEMA Week thrilling, rewarding and a great return on investment.

See you in Las Vegas!

Tom Gattuso

SEMA Vice President of Events