SEMA releases official press conference schedule

Press conferences are open to credentialed media attendees.

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)
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