SEMA releases official press conference schedule

The Official SEMA Show Press Conference Schedule makes it easy for credentialed media to obtain news and announcements during the event taking place November 5-8, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nev. The official schedule, which can also be found at, is as follows:

Monday, November 4

  • 1:00-1:20pm/AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings: Sustainability Education Challenge Grant (N231-233)

Tuesday, November 5

  • 7:30-8:45am/SEMA: New Products Breakfast, featuring the SEMA Award Press Conference (LVH Ballroom A) 
  • 9:00-9:20am/KIA Motors America Inc.: Kia Press Conference (Booth 10809)
  • 9:30-9:50am/American Honda Motor Co. Inc.: World Debut and Big Performance Parts News From Honda (Booth 24987)
  • 10:00-10:20am/Toyota Motor Sales USA: Toyota Dream Build Challenge (Booth 24801)
  • 10:30-10:50am/Hyundai Motor America: A Showcase of Hyundai's SEMA Vehicles (Booth 24387)
  • 11:00-11:20am/Ford Motor Company: Ford Press Conference (Booth 22200)
  • 11:30-11:50am/General Motors LLC: Performance, Corvettes and Trucks (Booth 23743)
  • 12:00-1:00pm/WD-40 Co.: Introducing the WD-40/SEMA Cares Project Vehicle (Lunch Press Conference, Grand Lobby- Adjacent to SEMA Association Center)
  • 1:00-1:20pm/Coker Tires: Corky Coker has a new show debuting on Travel Channel (Media Center, N110) 
  • 1:30-1:50pm/West Coast Customs: TBD (Booth 11293)
  • 2:00-2:20pm/Lexus: Lexus Press Conference (Booth 21601)
  • 2:30-2:50pm/BASF Corp.: Ryan Friedlinghaus from West Coast Customs Unveils Custom Scion FR-S (Booth 21441)
  • 3:00-3:20pm/MagnaFlow Exhaust Products: Magnaflow enters the motorcycle market and announces a new partnership with Arlen Ness Motorcycles (Booth 23543) 
  • 3:30-3:50pm/Banks Power/Gale Banks Engineering: Mike Ryan's Banks Super-Turbo Pikes Peak Freightliner (Booth 61199)
  • 4:00-4:20pm/Royal Purple Inc.: Ring Brothers Feature Vehicle Unveiling Presented By Royal Purple (Booth 23713)
  • 4:40-5:40pm/Chrysler Group LLC: Mopar on the Move! (Booth 43141)

Wednesday, November 6

  • 8:00-8:50am/Gentex Corporation: Gentex OEM Accessories Press Conference (Breakfast Press Conference, Booth 11855) 
  • 9:00-9:20am/HRE Performance Wheels: PureVision Unveils TT '72 Camaro at HRE Wheels (Booth 22359)
  • 9:30-9:50am/MSD Performance: We Need To Talk: A Revealing Conversation With Your Vehicle (Booth 23127)
  • 10:00-10:20am/CU-ICAR: CU-ICAR Deep Orange 4: Palmetto VT(Vehicle Technology Center/Grand Lobby) 
  • 10:30-10:50am/Real Deal Steel LLC: How do new steel bodies affect the restoration industry? (Media Center, N110)
  • 11:00-11:20am/Tire Industry Association (TIA): Tire Industry Association Update (Media Center, N110)
  • 11:30-11:50am/Torklift International: Torklift International announces sponsorship of drag racer Holly Clarke (Media Center, N110)
  • 12:00-12:50pm/Velocity: Velocity Talent Showcase (LVH Ballroom A)
  • 1:00-1:20pm/Formula Drift: New Decade of Formula Drift (Media Center, N110)
  • 1:30-1:50pm/Bilstein: BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers: BMW Giveaway & All-New iRideControl (iRC) Product Launch (Featured Vehicle Area, TBD) 
  • 2:00-2:20pm/OPTIMA Batteries: OPTIMA Batteries: Integrated Marketing Campaign Launch (Booth 22755)
  • 2:30-2:50pm/Lingenfelter: Lingenfelter Truck Announcement (Booth 25053)
  • 3:00-3:20pm/Hankook Tire America Corp.: Hankook Tire Company Update and New Products (Booth 43101)
  • 3:30-3:50pm/Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels: Introduction of "Deegan 38" Tire Brand (Booth 43035)
  • 4:00-4:20pm/LINE-X Spray-on Truck Bedliners: Duck Dynasty "Commander Series" Truck to Feature All-New "Truck Gear by LINE-X" Accessory Line (Booth 34123)
  • 4:30-5:30pm/Bulldog Lighting: Teenage Entrepreneurs Journey to Bring Manufacturing Back to the USA (Booth 37145)

Thursday, November 7

  • 8:00-8:50am/Clutch Industries: Mantic Engineering - Developing Clutch For the Future (Breakfast Press Conference, Booth 20018)
  • 9:00-9:20am/MagnaFlow Exhaust Products: Mangaflow Announces Header Line (Booth 23543)
  • 9:30-9:50am/Specialty Auto Parts USA Inc.: Proform's New Bling'd Engine For Charity! (Booth 23667)
  • 10:00-10:20am/Prestolite Performance: Unveiling of the Roadster Shop 1966 Suburban & Executive Comments (Booth 22531)
  • 10:30-10:50am/Coker Tires: New Tires (Booth 22775)
  • 11:30-11:50am/Beltronics: ESCORT Presents World's First High Definition Radar Performance (Media Center, N110)
  • 12:00-12:50pm/TORC: The Off Road Championship: The Future Is Now: Hear the News, Get Involved (Lunch Press Conference, Media Center, N110)
  • 1:00-1:20pm/Garagesocial: Introducing Connecting the Automotive World (Media Center, N110) 
  • 2:00-2:20pm/ASA Automotive Systems: The Future is Now: Introducing the Next Generation of POS Software (Booth 40013)
  • 2:30-2:50pm/RightPSI: Award Winning Tire Pressure Indicator – Improving Safety, Helping the Environment and Saving Money! (Booth 40084) 
  • 4:30-5:30pm/Addictive Desert Designs: Addictive Desert Designs Pulls Out All the Stops for SEMA (Cocktails Press Conference, Booth 34155)

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