Executive Conference

The 2017 ECIA Executive Conference will be October 22-24 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare. More information to follow in May.

Conference Overview:

Join the senior management teams of leading edge electronics companies for an informative, results-oriented conference. There is no other industry conference that offers an in-depth look at the industry and is geared towards education and fostering relationships throughout the supply chain network. The meeting offers personal access to industry experts, ample time to discuss important issues and critical networking opportunities.

What to Expect

The schedule is packed during the 1 ½ day conference. From hosted receptions to ample networking breaks, the conference provides ample time to connect with old friends and make new acquaintances. An event mobile app connects attendees and speakers while delivering presentation materials. Hear top-rated presentations from accomplished experts and leave with broadened perspectives on industry advances and opportunities.

Sunday Evening

Registration opens at 5:00 p.m. The hosted opening reception at 6:00 is the ideal place to greet friends and enjoy some light refreshments. The hotel features a wonderful selection of dining and entertainment options for later – the Ashburn, located off the hotel lobby, and 2 of Chicago’s favorites right outside the front door: The Capital Grille and McCormick & Schmick’s.


Sessions start promptly and run on time so fuel up with breakfast. Breaks and the luncheon offer networking opportunities and a chance to return calls and emails. At the end of the day, unwind at the cocktail reception. All meals and breaks are include in the registration fee.


Power up early at the hosted breakfast. The conference runs till Noon which allows time to catch afternoon flights. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to O’Hare and the proximity of the hotel to the airport is ideal.