Visitor FAQ

General questions

Program Events: July 11–14, 2016

Exhibits: July 12 – 14, 2016

Exhibit Hours:


July 12

10:00 am–5:00 pm


July 13

10:00 am–5:00 pm


July 14

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Moscone Center
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-3181

SEMI staff and members of the SEMICON West Team are here to answer your questions and assist you in ensuring a successful experience at SEMICON West.  

Visit the Contact Us page for more information.


The show dates for SEMICON West 2017 are July 11-13, 2017. 

Planning your visit

SEMICON West attracts more than 26,000 professionals who represent the leading global technology companies. You'll connect with IDMs, foundries, fabless, contract packaging and test houses, OEMs, materials manufacturers, components and sub-systems companies, and many others. Visitors come to see the latest products and technologies, meet with and learn from thought leaders and technical experts, and source solutions that enable them to advance their own product development. 

It's Definitely Not Business As Usual at SEMICON West 2016. The newly reimagined SEMICON West has redesigned it's programming to bring the extended supply chain together for collaboration. View the Schedule at a Glance and plan to connect with your customers and customers' customers! 

Each visitor is expected to conduct himself or herself in a courteous manner and respect the rights of SEMICON West exhibitors and other show attendees. Badges must be worn on the show floor and at SEMICON events, programs, and meetings. Smoking is not allowed inside the Moscone Convention Center at any time. Photography is not permitted of ANY exhibit. This includes the use of, but is not limited to, cell phones, digital, film, and video cameras. Children 12-17 years old are allowed on the exhibit floor only during show hours, provided they are accompanied by an adult. Children under 12 are not allowed on the show floor at any time.

Learn more about the General Policies of SEMICON West. 


Hotel and Travel

If you are an international traveler and need assistance in obtaining your visa, you can request a Letter of Invitation during the Registration Process.  If you need assistance, please contact Customer Service at 1-508-743-8532  or email semiconwest@xpressreg.net

SEMI will announce all partnerships and discounts in April 2016.

SEMI will announce all partnerships and discounts in April 2016.

SEMI and our official housing partner, CMR, have worked with 48 local hotels to provide the guaranteed lowest rates for our SEMICON West visitors and exhibitors who book through the official housing block. Booking within the official SEMICON West 2016 housing block assists SEMI in maintaining competitive hotel rates for future Shows. Visit Hotel Reservations to reserve your room today.


SEMI offers a convenient 'park-and-ride' shuttle service from the SEMI HQ offices to the Moscone Center. The service is complimentary and the loop runs daily during the show, July 12-14, 2016. Arrive early and have your badge printed before boarding the bus!  Click for the Silicon Valley Shuttle Schedule.


Visitor Registration will open March 15, 2016.

Badges will be available at the Registration Counters in North Hall Lobby beginning 8:00am PST on Tuesday July 12, 2016. Badges will not be mailed in advanced. Bring your registration bar code to scan and print.

Program Registration will open on March 15, 2016.  Not ready to plan your week?  Programs can be added to your registration at any time after you have registered, through your personal Registration Resource Center.

Alumni/Complimentary Registration Period: March 15–May 6, 2016
$50 Period: May 7–June 3, 2016
$100 Period: June 4–July 8, 2016
$150 Period: July 9–July 14, 2016  

You may invite your colleagues directly through the registration process beginning March 15, 2016. It's even easier to invite your colleagues in 2016!  You can select your colleagues directly from within your preferreed social media circles.  

Children (12-17 years) are allowed in the exhibit halls only during exposition hours and must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees must be registered and badged at all times. For safety precautions, children (12-17 years) are not allowed in the exhibit halls during the set-up period. Children under 12 years of age ARE NOT allowed in the exhibit halls at any time. Please share this policy with your employees to avoid uncomfortable situations on-site.

Event Directory

Use the Online Event Directory to research the 600+ companies exhibiting at SEMICON West. Use the online search tools to discover exhibitors showcasing new products and hosting demonstrations in their booths.

Search Exhibitors and Product Gallery

The SEMICON West Mobile App will be available beginning June 2016.


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