Innovation Direct™ Set To Finish Off 2013 Trade Show Itinerary With Dynamic SEMA and AAPEX Events…
Hello, Juan C. Blanco, Innovation Direct™’s Director of Product Licensing, checking with an update on the final stops on our 2013 trade show schedule, the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association) and AAPEX (Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo) shows. The two events are considered the preeminent exhibits in the multi-billion dollar automotive manufacturing and accessories industries and will take place November 5th-8th in Las Vegas. The AAPEX Show, three days in duration, will be held November 5th-7th at the Sands Exhibition Center while the SEMA Show, which unfolds over the aforementioned 4 day period, will once again be housed at its customary venue, the expansive Las Vegas Convention Center.
As explained on their official website, the SEMA Show is considered the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. The show typically attracts all of the world’s major automotive manufacturers, along with thousands of companies involved in the automotive products trade in some capacity. The SEMA Show also offers attendees and exhibitors a wide variety of seminars and educational events throughout its 4 days of operation. As per the show organizer’s official statistics, the SEMA Show 2012 drew more than 60,000 domestic and international buyers that descended over the event’s 12 distinct sections, while the exhibit’s New Products Showcase featured nearly 2,000 newly introduced parts, tools and components.
The AAPEX Show meanwhile, specializes in featuring the leading companies in the extensive automotive aftermarket accessories industry. The AAPEX Show is known for a true global presence among exhibitors, with a considerable number of countries represented each year on the show floor. As per the official show website, the global motor vehicle aftermarket is currently valued at approximately $395 billion, making it a natural draw for the thousands of industry professionals and exhibitors that are expected to be a part of the 2013 edition.
Stay tuned to the Innovation Direct™ Blog for all future updates pertaining to the 2013 SEMA and AAPEX Shows!