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August 7, 2023


ECIA Executive Conference Adds Breakfast Roundtable
Dennis Reed leads discussion of trends shaping component industry

Atlanta — ECIA’s Executive Conference Committee is pleased to announce Dennis Reed, Edgewater Research will moderate a breakfast roundtable discussion to kick off the Monday schedule at the Conference in Chicago. The dates for the 2023 Executive Conference event are October 22-24 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel. 

In the last few years, the electronics industry has dealt with unprecedented challenges and sharp swings in demand across virtually all markets served by the industry. This roundtable discussion will put what we have experienced into context, exploring how it will affect the future trends shaping the industry. The interactive breakfast session will provide both a top down and bottoms up look at the key markets and trends that are shaping the industry.

Dennis Reed is a Senior Research Analyst in Technology who started covering technology and semiconductors at FTN Midwest Research in 2005. In 2006, he was a founding member of Cleveland Research Company and continued to develop an extensive network of technology industry professionals in the semiconductor, distribution, memory and HDD industries throughout the world. 

“This breakfast roundtable with Dennis Reed is a great way for attendees to prepare to absorb the astounding amount of material scheduled for this conference,” explained Stephanie Tierney, ECIA's Director of Marketing Communications and Member Engagement. “Hearing Dennis’ analysis of the key trends and the implications for the industry will make the conference theme resonate more fully.”

The ECIA Executive Conference is a senior management level conference for the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain. Registration is open now but will fill up fast. Don’t delay! For more information visit

About ECIA

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generate critical business intelligence. For more information, visit or call 678-393-9990.