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June 25, 2024


ECIA Executive Conference Names Opening Keynote Speaker 
AmyK Hutchens will present on how to ‘Communicate to Connect’.

Atlanta — ECIA’s 2024 Executive Conference planning committee is pleased to announce the latest keynote speaker. Chair Ken Bellero, Schaffner, and Co-Chair Maryellen Stack, Sager Electronics and the rest of the committee continue to build upon the momentum for the PREMIER event for industry executives, which will take place October 20-22 at the Loew’s Chicago O’Hare hotel.

AmyK Hutchens is an international award-winning speaker with over 2700+ presentations, Amazon #1 bestselling author of two books, The Secrets Leaders Keep and Get It!, and has over twenty-three years’ experience training, coaching and consulting with clients such as Whole Foods, Expedia, Starbucks Canada, UBS and hundreds more. She received her M.S. from Johns Hopkins University, and has been a featured guest on numerous TV, radio & print networks including Bloomberg, Entrepreneur, USA Today, US News & World Report, NBC & ABC.

“Imagine having the ideal set of communication skills to break down barriers, inspire action, heal relationships, solve problems and create real connection,” she explained. “What if you had the confidence and courage to share your ideas, speak with conviction and honor the worth of your own voice? You’d be unstoppable: both brilliant in business and happy in life.”

AmyK’s humor and wisdom shines through as she shares highly practical tools to help you navigate your toughest conversations without saying something you regret or giving your power away. AmyK’s Magical Phrases and communication techniques, used around the globe, have helped close multi-million-dollar deals, save marriages, advance careers, heal family dynamics, and align leaders with their “right” and best lives.

This year’s ECIA Executive Conference theme is ‘Navigating the Tides of Change.’ For more information about the 2024 ECIA Executive Conference, the industry’s premiere event for executives, go to

Registration is now open; early discounts are available to those who can plan ahead.

About ECIA

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their independent 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.