Get Ready for SEMICON West 2011!


The countdown is on and the doors are almost ready to open on SEMICON West 2011!  To help you make the most of your week and time at the show, here are some helpful hints and information to guide you:

Badge Holder Pick-up/Registration
If you received your visitor badge in the mail, you only need to check in at one of the badge holder pick-up stations located in North, South, or West Halls.

Badge Holder Pick-up/Registration Hours

Monday, July 11    8:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday, July 12 
8:00am-6:00pm (SEMICON West show hours 10:00am-5:00pm)
Wednesday, July 13    8:00am-6:00pm (SEMICON West show hours 10:00am-5:00pm)
Thursday, July 14    8:00am-4:00pm (SEMICON West show hours 10:00am-4:00pm)

If you did not receive your badge in the mail, please proceed to the "Pre-Registered" counters at Visitor Registration areas in main lobby of either North or West Hall at Moscone Center. Either bring a printed copy of your email confirmation or, if you have a web-enabled smartphone, you can scan the barcode image located in your email confirmation. "Line-buster" assistants will be available during peak times to help scan barcodes and speed you on your way.

Pre-Show Events: PV Fab Managers Forum, VIP Reception, SEMI/Gartner Market Symposium
Exhibits open on Tuesday, July 12, but don't miss these programs on Monday, July 11!

  2nd North American PV Fab Managers Forum
Monday, July 11, 9:00am-6:00pm, InterContinental San Francisco
  SEMI/Gartner Market Symposium
Monday, July 11, 1:00pm-5:30pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis
  SEMICON West VIP Reception
Monday, July 11, 6:00pm-7:30pm, San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Free Tech Stage Seating: First-come, First-served
If you're planning to attend any of the presentations at the Keynote Stage or TechXPOT stages, please note that all seating is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration for sessions at these stages does not guarantee seating, so please be sure to come early to secure a seat.

SEMI is pleased to offer free shuttle service during exhibit days, including our Silicon Valley Park and Ride Shuttle from the SEMI headquarters building in San Jose (3081 Zanker Road at Montague Expressway).

Silicon Valley Shuttle Service Hours


Inbound to Moscone Center

Every 30 Minutes 

Return to San Jose
Every 30 Minutes
Tuesday, July 12 7:30am–11:00am 3:00pm–7::00pm
Wednesday, July 13
7:30am–11:00am 3:00pm–7:00pm
Thursday, July 14
7:30am–10:30am 2:00pm–5:00pm

For a complete guide to shuttle services, please visit the Shuttle Services page.

'Show Your Badge' and American Express Exclusive Offers
Your badge gives you access to exclusive discounts and programs at select San Francisco establishments. From retail stores to restaurants, entertainment to travel, these San Francisco merchants have special deals just for you. Show Your Badge

American Express® cardholders can access additional exclusive offers while in San Francisco, from complimentary desserts, appetizers, and free wine tasting to 15% off San Francisco tours and event tickets. Check out these offers at American Express Exclusive Offers - Only in San Francisco

Reservation and Concierge Assistance
Reservations Tonight can assist any SEMICON West attendee with restaurant reservations, party arrangements, tours and business entertaining. Visit, or call +1.800.392.DINE (U.S. toll free) or +1.707.795.4885. Onsite, look for the Reservations Tonight booths in the North Hall concourse and in the lobby of West Hall for last-minute help with reservations, individual tour bookings, attractions brochures and lots of friendly advice.

Only in San Francisco
Whether you are local or traveling from afar, there’s a lot to see and do in San Francisco when you are not at the show. Check out what's on, Only in San Francisco.

Buyers Action Pack Specials
Check out specials and promotions from select SEMICON West 2011 exhibitors online:

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