March 16, 2022 ECIA Newsletter

ECIA Executive Conference Planning Committee Roster Announced 

ECIA is pleased to announce the complete roster of the Executive Conference Planning Committee members who will finalize the topics and speakers for the in-person event scheduled for this fall.

The ECIA Executive Conference is a senior management level conference for the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain. The dates for the 2022 Executive Conference event are October 23-25 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel.

Read the full press release.

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How to Engage Young Engineers - Lectrix and ECIA Round Table Follow Up

Thursday | March 17 | 2 pm ET | Register Now 

This topic is back by popular demand! With the high attendance and engagement of the webinar on “How to Engage Young Engineers: Survey Results & Actionable Insights” we are following up with a virtual round table discussion!

Turn your cameras on and join the discussion on March 17 at 2 pm ET. Bring your questions and comments ... and don’t be shy! We are looking forward to lively a conversation. 

The U.S. Manufacturing Implications of a World Shocked by Crisis.

Tuesday | March 22 | 2 pm ET | Register Now

Join us for a webinar with New World Economics CEO, Cliff Waldman. U.S. manufacturers are confronting a waning but still uncertain pandemic, escalating inflation and a dangerous, globally disruptive war in Ukraine. Cliff will discuss the implications of all of these for input costs, supply chains, labor markets and the global economic picture in order to offer perspective on the current outlook for U.S. economic and manufacturing growth. 

ECIA Research and Analysis

ECIA offers its members insight into the industry and a variety of market trends information. Members can log into the website and visit the Stats & Insights page to access an increasing number of statistical reports. Some are available to the public, some to members and others are only accessible to those who participate in the survey.

New Reports Available:

  • Component Lead Time Report – February 2022
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week
  • Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports.
Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports.

Be sure to take the 2022 ECIA North American Electronic Component Sales Trends Survey before March 22!


ECIA and Flip Electronics Host Trust Bridge Cybersecurity Workshops 

ECIA is pleased to present a series of in-person workshops April 22nd & 28th, on Cyber Data Breaches: How to manage them and mitigate risk. TrustBridge, a renowned Cyber and Data privacy company, has teamed up with Womble Bond Dickinson to offer practical workshops that allow CEOs/CTOs and other senior managers to evaluate their cyber risk and approach. These workshops provide practical steps toward data protection, regulation alignment at a time when various US states are introducing new data protection and privacy regulations. 

For more information, download the workshop brochure and register for the events in Atlanta or Fairfax.

Where will you be in 7 weeks? We hope to see you at EDS!  

EDS 2022 |MAY 10–MAY 13, 2022 | Mirage Las Vegas

The discounted room rate at the Mirage ends on April 4, 2022 and early registration for EDS 2022 closes on April 8, 2022, at which time the price for Non Member Attendees goes up from $199 to $250, so register soon! If you are already registered, please make sure you have ordered a badge for yourself – badges can be picked up in the Registration area outside the Grand Ballrooms and are required for entry to all EDS venues and events. If you are a Rep or Distributor and you used the online registration system – you are all set. If you are a Manufacturer, Service Provider, Authorized Provider, Press or Affiliate, please check your company’s record to confirm that all attending staff are listed. Instructions for accessing your company record are in your confirmation email. Please remember that badges will not be mailed out this year and lost badges will incur a $50 reprint fee.

Member of the Week 

We are pleased to honor Bourns, Inc. as ECIA’s Member of the Week. 

Marlan and Rosemary Bourns founded the company around a simple philosophy: provide top-quality products, responsive service and high value for its customers. These ideals are still the benchmarks of Bourns, Inc. Today Gordon Bourns is CEO of Bourns. 

Celebrating 75 years in business this year, Bourns continues to grow because of the company's continued commitment to providing value for our customers. Bourns invests in innovative new products through development within Bourns and through strategic acquisition of companies or product lines. 

The goal at Bourns is to satisfy customers on a global basis while achieving sound growth with technological products of innovative design, superior quality and exceptional value.  

ECIA thanks the Bourns team for their continued support and 36 years of membership!


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