Executive Conference


The 2018 ECIA Executive Conference convenes October 21-23 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare.

Conference Overview:

The ECIA Executive Conference is the only conference where senior management teams from the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain - gather to understand and address cross-enterprise challenges. Here's where you can gain access to industry experts and knowledge, forge the relationships that can make a real difference, and learn how to remove roadblocks to success. This key conference comes just in time for 2019 strategic planning, offering macro and micro economic forecast data and an industry-specific, results-oriented program. It's the one conference you can't afford to miss.

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What to Expect at the Conference

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 participants 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 opening reception starts at 6:00 and 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.

All Day Monday

Sessions start promptly and run on time so fuel up with the breakfast.  Morning and afternoon breaks and delicious luncheon buffet offer a time to refuel and network - and a chance to return calls and emails. At the end of the day, unwind at the cocktail reception.  All meals and breaks are included in the registration fee.

Tuesday Morning

Power up early at breakfast and enjoy a mid-morning break. 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.