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August 24, 2023


ECIA Executive Conference Opening Reception Reflects Beach Wave Theme
'Making Waves – the Power of You’ sets a different tone this year.

Atlanta — Members of the planning committee for ECIA’s Executive Conference, scheduled for October 22-24 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel are inviting attendees to leave their worries about the future at home and come to Chicago ready to network, learn and have some fun at the same time. The opening reception on Sunday October 22nd, will be beach themed, including some fun decor, not to mention a blue wave signature cocktail.

The planning committee agreed that after the last few years, it was time to set a different tone for the 2023 Executive Conference. They wanted to help attendees unwind and celebrate the powerful message of the conference.

“The welcome reception always sets the tone for the conference, and this year we are very excited to feature a beach themed greeting for attendees! Let’s have some fun while Making Waves: The Power of You gets started! Wear your tropical shirts, bring out the leis, have a signature ‘wave’ cocktail, and help us kick off the event while we network and catch up with our industry peers. We are looking forward to seeing you all!”

“Attendance is up, sponsorships are up, and it’s looking to be a record-setting conference this year,” observed Stephanie Tierney, Director of Member Engagement. “The planning committee has put together a very well-thought-out conference program that is packed with data and actionable strategies for dealing with whatever the future throws at the industry. This fun opening reception will help get attendees in a positive frame of mind to gain the maximum benefits.”

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.