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The SEMA Show, which takes place the first week of November every year, is a trade show where corporate buyers do deals with the parts sellers, from running boards, crate engines and shop lifts, to turbochargers, electronics and vinyl-wrap systems.
The show is not open to the public, but it is still enormous. The 2017 SEMA show logged more than 70,000 buyers (25 percent of whom came from outside the United States) who flocked to the Las Vegas Convention Center to see new products and trends, and attend educational seminars.