What's happening at the SEMA Show

What's happening at the SEMA Show


What's happening at the SEMA Show


The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. (Note: the show is is a trade-only event and not open to the general public.)

A list of all exhibitors and where to find them can be found by clicking here, while you can find a list of scheduled celebrity appearances at the show by clicking here. Here are some highlights to be sure to watch out for:

West Coast Customs

The world-famous West Coast Customs (WCC), renowned vehicle customizers and producers of the hit vehicle-build reality TV show West Coast Customs, on FOX Sports Networks (FSN) is taking on SEMA with the return of the West Coast Customs Experience booth #11293 located behind North Hall near registration. The West Coast Customs booth will be over the top with famous rides from the TV show, celebrity builds and the return of the West Coast Customs Experience where SEMA show attendees get a chance to build vehicles during the show with the West Coast Customs crew.

?The West Coast Customs booth will be larger and more extreme than previous SEMA shows,? said Ryan Friedlinghaus, CEO of West Coast Customs. ?We promised our fans that we would return to SEMA in a big way and well the booth and the builds speak for themselves. My crew has been working hard all year to bring these vehicles from rendering to reality and now SEMA show attendees can see first-hand the West Coast Customs gallery of vehicle art.?

This must-see booth will not only bring the West Coast Customs lifestyle to life but it also features some of our most prized works of vehicle art. This year we partnered with Chrysler as part of our continued relationship to showcase a one-of-a-kind 2013 Chrysler 300 decked out in all black chrome as well as the 2012 Chrysler 300s which will be given away by eBay Motors. Some of our infamous celebrity rides will be on display including vehicles from Justin Bieber, Will.I.AM, rapper Tyga and Guns and Roses lead guitarist Dj ASHBA. To top off the booth we are featuring Cracker Jack’d distinctive RV complete with water-filled dunk tank.

The WCC team will also be on hand building out Chryslers in the booth as part of the West Coast Customs Experience. SEMA show attendees will have the opportunity to build live during the show customs vehicles with our top vehicle modifier master minds Kenny Pfitzer and Ish. Ryan will also be unveiling in the BASF booth Nov. 5 at 2:30 p.m. his latest build which was built for his son Lil Ryan. Lil Ryan’s turning 16 years old and the latest creation from WCC featuring a new custom paint color WCC Whitegold. This BASF exclusive will be setting the trend for new paint styling. In addition to the exciting West Coast Customs booth experience SEMA show attendees can have a chance to meet Ryan and receive sponsor exclusive autograph signing cards at the following booths:

Tuesday 1pm ” Red Kap booth Autograph Signing
Tuesday 2:30pm ” BASF ” Press Conference and Autograph Signing
Wednesday 2 pm Evercoat booth Autograph Signing
Thursday 1 pm Continental Tire booth Autograph Signing

Brian Deegan, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood Make Appearances at the ODYSSEY Battery by EnerSys Booth
SEMA Show, Booth No. 24863, Central Hall

ODYSSEY Battery by EnerSys will host celebrities Brian Deegan (freestyle motocross legend, founder of Metal Mulisha and motorsports icon), and Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood (as seen on History Channel’s Top Gear) at ODYSSEY Battery booth no. 24863 in Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center at the 2013 SEMA Show.

Deegan, a four-time LOORRS Champion, 2011 X Games Rallycross gold medalist, two-time Lucas Oil Off Road driver of the year and ranked top-three off-road driver worldwide, will appear at the booth on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 9:45-10:45 a.m. He is also known as one of the stars of Ford Racing’s Octane Academy, along with Foust.

Also on Tuesday, Nov. 5, Foust and Wood will appear at the booth from 3-4:30 p.m. Many know Foust for his accomplishments as a two-time Global Rallycross champion, four-time X Games gold medalist and two-time Formula Drift champion. He is also a co-host of History Channel’s Top Gear along with Wood and Adam Ferrara (who will not be present at the booth). Wood also covers NASCAR for FoxSports 1 and is known as the winner of the 2013 Toyota Pro Celebrity Race.

?Brian Deegan, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood know first-hand, whether testing super-cars on TV or in a racing situation, that high-performance vehicles need the extreme power and performance ODYSSEY batteries provide,? said Dave McMullen, director of commercial marketing for specialty and UPS markets at EnerSys. ?It’s going to be a lot of fun having them at the booth, and we’re very excited to have all three talents supporting ODYSSEY Battery products at the show.?

ODYSSEY Battery is currently an official sponsor of Deegan and Foust. For more information about ODYSSEY batteries, visit www.odysseybattery.com.