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February 29, 2024



ECIA Executive Conference Planning Subcommittees Finalized
2024 event will build off momentum from 2023.

Atlanta — ECIA is pleased to announce the 2024 Executive Conference planning sub- committee. Previously announced Chair Ken Bellero, Schaffner, and Co-Chair Maryellen Stack, Sager Electronics have finalized the sub-committees of returning and new members who already have hit the ground running for the best conference yet. 

The ECIA Executive Conference is a senior management level conference for the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain. The date for the 2024 Executive Conference is October 20-22 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel. 

Many thanks to our subcommittee members! More to come as they finalize content and sponsorships.

Speaker Vetting Subcommittee Members:
Robert Derringer (Co-Chair) Crouzet; Pam Berigan (Co-Chair), Sager Electronics; Teri Abelairas, TME; Karen Collins, Waldom Electronics; Regina Denbow, Mouser Electronics; Joel Zaens, TDK Electronics; Michael McCaig, Luscombe Engineering; Joe Norton, Sager Electronics; Dorrell Vernon, TDK.

Sponsorship Subcommittee Members:
Bob Garcia (Co-Chair), Ferrari Technical Sales; Heather Fulara, DigiKey (Co-Chair); Mark Adams, SL Power Electronics; Julie Bell, Waldom Electronics; Andy Coyle, ebm papst; John Eckart, FHS; Doug Gilbey, Symmetry Electronics; Neil Hutchinson, Murata; Randy Lauman, Nexperia; Dave Norris, Norris Associates; Rick Rejnert, Waldom Electronics; Jason Schouten, Spectrum Marketing; Sean Sorteberg, Digikey; Paul Spain, PUI Audi; Mike Swenson, Mel Foster Group.

“I am really looking forward to working with this talented group of people,” commented Stephanie Tierney, ECIA’s Director of Marketing Communications and Member Engagement. “2023 was a record-breaking conference on many levels: sponsorships, attendance, survey responses and more were all ahead of the year before. This group has already vowed to surpass those records, and it will be fun working with them to meet the ambitious goals they have set for the 2024 Conference,” she continued.

For more information, visit the conference webpageRegistration is now open.

Sponsorships are filling up fast! Thanks to our growing list of sponsors.

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.