April 12, 2023, ECIA Newsletter 


Executive Conference Sponsorships Now Available

October 22-24 | Registration | Sponsorships

The Executive Conference is an opportunity for senior management teams from the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain - to gather and address cross-enterprise challenges. Gain access to industry experts and knowledge, forge relationships that can make a real difference, and learn how to remove roadblocks to success. 

There are still a number of key sponsorship opportunities available to spotlight your company at the conference!  

Many thanks to our growing list of sponsors!

View the conference sponsorship brochure.

The Executive Conference runs October 22-24, 2023, at the Loews Chicago O'Hare. Hotel rooms are booking quickly! Secure yours before it is sold out!

Webinars this Month

Member Webinar: Website, Training, Benefits and more!

Thursday | April 27 | 1:00 PM Eastern | Register Today 

As a valued member of ECIA, you are invited to join us for an ECIA member update webinar! Learn about maximizing the benefits of your membership, members only data and becoming more engaged with the Association.  

During this webinar, ECIA will cover an association update, website walkthrough, education and training, how to get involved and more. 

Macroeconomics I – Inflation and Interest Rates
April 13 | 2:00 PM Eastern | Register Today 

In a partnership with the Association Education Alliance (AEA), ECIA is pleased to bring you this webinar series. Part 1 of 3 will focus on inflation and interest rates.

What is the outlook for both pricing pressures and interest rates as we look toward the remainder of 2023? Alex Chausovsky, the Vice President of Analytics and Consulting at the Miller Resource Group, will leverage more than 20 years of expertise to tackle these difficult questions to help distribution leaders get a solid footing on macroeconomic issues. The first episode will aim to provide practical and actionable advice to distributors to help them stay ahead of the curve on inflation and interest rates.

PACE Phase II Coming Soon!

PACE (Paul Andrews Continuous Education) is a MEMBERS only training program for anyone new to the electronic components industry.

PACE Phase II is coming soon! Be sure to have your team members complete the 5 courses in Phase I so they can move on to the next courses very soon!

  • There are 900 members that have PACED themselves through training!
  • ECIA members with profiles on the ECIA website must log in to gain access to the courses.
  • For others, create a profile on the ECIA website first, then access.

For more information, please visit www.ecianow.org/PACE.

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. 

Reports include: 

  • Semiconductor Sales by Region & World Total (WSTS Bluebook) – February 2023
  • World and Regional Semiconductor Data by Product Categories (WSTS Bluebook) – February 2023
  • World Resistor Trade Statistics with OEM/Distributor Splits – Q4 2022 Full Report and Executive Summary
  • World Capacitor Trade Statistics with OEM/Distributor Splits – Q4 2022 Full Report and Executive Summary
  • Semiconductor & Passive Comparisons Full Reports – Q4 2022
  • Semiconductor & Passive Trends - Executive Summary – Q4 2022
  • North America Monthly IP&E Components Index – March 2023
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 13

Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports.  

EDS is Five Weeks Away

EDS 2023 | May 16-19, 2023 | Mirage Las Vegas

First time at EDS? Check out the First Time at EDS page of the EDS website for essential information about this unique event. EDS is not a traditional tradeshow and pre-planning is an essential part of making the most of your time. 

Appointments and social activities should be scheduled well in advance of the event, while still leaving time for unscheduled meet ups in the Connections Café.

Member of the Week

ECIA is pleased to announce Spirit Electronics as our Member of the Week. 

Spirit Electronics is a certified veteran-owned, woman-owned value-added distributor of electronic components.

Their product lines and value-added services offer power, memory, FPGAs, ASICs–everything you need to build out a high-reliability board that can perform in even the harshest environments.

Their facility in Phoenix, AZ, includes 2,000 sq ft of warehouse space to house inventory. They recently added a fully equipped test and qualification lab and a partner facility dedicated to contract manufacturing. 

Spirit Electronics has been an ECIA member for more than 30 years. ECIA thanks the Spirit Electronics team for the years of support. 

 Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association

310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009