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Oct 26, 11:44am - #310246 
Who's going to SEMA?

I've been giving some serious consideration in going to SEMA this year. I was just wondering who else might be going?


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Oct 26, 11:48am - #310247 
wth is SEMA? spineyes


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Oct 26, 11:49am - #310248 
im goin!..well mayb...but i want to go!..road trip to vegas.i think?

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Oct 26, 11:59am - #310250 
That would be it Iggy


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Oct 26, 12:01pm - #310251 
wave see you there


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Oct 26, 12:07pm - #310252 
Im considering fling out for the day and comin back the next. I really want to go


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Oct 26, 1:40pm - #310253 
Isn't it closed to the general public. Don't you have to be industry?

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Oct 26, 1:44pm - #310254 
Ahh all the way in Vegas frown

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Oct 26, 3:56pm - #310255 
IM GOING! wooo hoooo!


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Oct 26, 4:20pm - #310256 
Originally Posted by celi4me
Isn't it closed to the general public. Don't you have to be industry?


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Oct 26, 6:17pm - #310257 
you have to be industry associated. I got in last year with a business card of a local tuner shop in Vegas. I put down I was part of a race team that was sponsored by that shop. I got in no problem, and had a grand time I might add. grin

Maybe Isaac will make you guys everythingcelica.com business cards.

But seriously, any automotive industry related business card will do.


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Oct 26, 6:18pm - #310258 
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Oct 26, 6:19pm - #310259 
SEMA is not open to the general public. You must be associated to the auto industy in order to gain access. I'm going because my brother-in-law has a business in the industry. I'll take a lot of pics & will post when I get back on November 8th. Over 2 million square feet of vendors from over 100 countries(lasts 4 days).

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Oct 26, 7:27pm - #310260 
yes please smilepost many many many pics

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Oct 26, 7:42pm - #310261 
Originally Posted by SunburstCelica
SEMA is not open to the general public. You must be associated to the auto industy in order to gain access. I'm going because my brother-in-law has a business in the industry. I'll take a lot of pics & will post when I get back on November 8th. Over 2 million square feet of vendors from over 100 countries(lasts 4 days).


while mostly everyone owns a car in the general public, not everyone is an automotive freak or enthusiast. All of the members of this site contribute to the development and growth of the automotive industry especially the Celica. Many members either have spent thousands or will spend thousands on industry products, while at the same time promoting these products to Celica members and to owners of other vehicles. Associated is a very loose term, and IMO ecelica members are more than qualified.
But even people much less qualified than ecelica members got in simply because they went along with someone who owned a business or ran a race team (anyone can run a race team if you "make purchase decisions").
So yes I agree, SEMA is not open to the general public, meaning not everyone can just walk into it like a casino. You just need a reason.


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Oct 26, 8:05pm - #310262 
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Oct 26, 9:14pm - #310263 
ok now that we have that starightened out how many hours will you physically be at SEMA instead of at the AVN convention? HAHAHAHAHA if I do end up going (need to find a ride) i'm gonna probably be in and out of that place so it'll be 50% at SEMA 50% at AVN oh and definately some time at the Hard rock since thats where all the starlets usually hang out at.


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Oct 26, 9:20pm - #310264 
went to AVN a few times... its not as exciting as you may think it would be...

you live here in San Fernando Valley just like i do - i'm sure on an average day out running errands, you have a 50/50 chance of meeting your fav actor or actress wave

you'll prolly be at the main SEMA building for the whole day and then catch the retailer's building the second day for about half of that... grin

$20 to enter a small ball room of AVN... filled with pron movies for purchase, sexual toys in packages and quiet men is wtf


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Oct 26, 9:23pm - #310265 
Im just gonna catch the show on SPEED. grin

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Oct 26, 9:28pm - #310266 
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Oct 26, 11:04pm - #310267 
Originally Posted by isaac
went to AVN a few times... its not as exciting as you may think it would be...

you live here in San Fernando Valley just like i do - i'm sure on an average day out running errands, you have a 50/50 chance of meeting your fav actor or actress wave

you'll prolly be at the main SEMA building for the whole day and then catch the retailer's building the second day for about half of that... grin

$20 to enter a small ball room of AVN... filled with pron movies for purchase, sexual toys in packages and quiet men is wtf


True then again SEMA is all about the after parties also


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Oct 26, 11:10pm - #310268 
Originally Posted by celi4me
Isn't it closed to the general public. Don't you have to be industry?


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Oct 27, 12:07am - #310269 
I'm going to SEMA... after all, I am living here in Vegas tongue I have been going to SEMA for the past 5 years... I actually work there for the first 4 years, and last year just went there to check out some stuffs... so whoever is going, I'll see you there

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