June 7, 2023, ECIA Newsletter 

Executive Conference Updates 

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The conference is around the corner! Last year, it was a near sold out event. Don't miss out on your opportunity to attend in 2023! 

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 2023 Executive Conference event are October 22-24 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel. This year's lineup of speakers and schedule is exceptional!

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ECIA 2023 Executive Conference Committee Announces Third Keynote Speaker

Leadership speaker and former NFL quarterback Tom Flick connects with listeners’ hearts and minds.


The ECIA Executive committee is pleased to name Tom Flick as the third keynote for the ECIA Executive Conference to be held October 22-24 at the Loews Chicago O’Hare. Tom is one of the most sought-after leadership speakers today. With passion, authority, and authenticity, he delivers keynotes aimed at the heart—where real change occurs. For the past 25 years, Tom has worked with the world’s most innovative and dynamic organizations such as NASA, Starbucks, Mercedes Benz, Amazon, American Express, Google, and the Pentagon to lead and navigate through change in a rapidly fluctuating and highly competitive world.

Read the full press release.

Webinar: Macroeconomics III: B2B Capex, Inventories, and Investment Considerations

Wednesday | June 14 | 2:00 PM Eastern | Register Today

This webinar is brought to ECIA members in a partnership with the AEA, Association Education Alliance.

A slowing macro economy is a headwind for investment, affecting everything from capacity planning to capital expenditures and inventory levels. The pandemic-era swings in both supply and demand are calming, but persistent uncertainties - the war in Ukraine, the Fed’s interest rate policy, and the severity and longevity of the economic downturn – all cloud the decision-making process. What does it all mean to the distribution community? In this episode Alex Chausovsky will delve deep into these critical topics. He will discuss the current Capex and inventory landscape, explore what is likely to occur down the road, and provide some sage advice to distributors looking for new insights and ideas to help deal with the uncertainty head on.


Webinar: Recruiting Best Practices with LinkedIn

Monday | June 19 | 1:00 PM Eastern | Register Today

Join us on June 19 with guest speaker Andrew Pickens of LinkedIn Solutions. 

This webinar will bring awareness on how companies can optimize LinkedIn for targeting talent & branding. 

The webinar will cover:

  • LinkedIn fundamentals
  • Best practices with your LinkedIn profile – Rock Your Profile! 
  • Why do companies in the manufacturing/electronics space use LI?
  • What teams can do on LinkedIn for free / best practices around company pages
  • A demonstration of LinkedIn corporate talent solutions – branding, jobs & recruiting

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:

  • North American Electronic Component Quarterly Sales Trends (ECST-QTLY – Q2 2023
  • North American Electronic Component Monthly Sales Trends (ECST-MNTH) Report– May 2023 (and Executive Summary)
  • North America Monthly IP&E Components Index – May 2023
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 20

Visit the stats and insights drop down menu on our website for more information.

Member of the Week


We are pleased to honor ebm-papst Inc. for our Member of the Week. 

As the leading supplier of ventilation and drive technology, ebm‑papst is a highly respected engineering partner in many industries. With around 20,000 different products, they provide the right solution for just about any requirement. And they have always worked to the highest economic and ecological standards.

As part of the logical next stage in the development of high-efficiency GreenTech EC technology, they believe that industrial digitization offers the greatest prospects for customers going forward. With GreenIntelligence, ebm‑papst already offers intelligently interconnected complete solutions that are second to none around the world and ensure that customers always stay that decisive step ahead.

Ebm-papst has been an ECIA member for 31 years. ECIA thanks Mark Shiring (serving as chair) and Jeannine Zenobi for their service on ECIA’s councils and committees. 

Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association

310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009