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Executive Conference
Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5300 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
United States
(847) 544-5300

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Sunday, October 20, 2019, 5:00 PM to Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Executive Conference

2019 Conference Recap

The one essential qualification for all great leaders is a clear and compelling vision of the future. As we set our sights on the next decade, the 2019 ECIA Executive Conference program illuminated industry challenges and enabled leaders to successfully guide their organizations into the 2020’s.

Vision 2020: Leading with Clarity – Conference Summary

As the industry turns the corner on what is forecasted to be a turbulent new decade, it can be argued that leadership has never been more important. This year’s ECIA Conference, with the theme of Vision 2020, Leading with Clarity, gave these executives the tools and insights required for visionary leadership into the 2020s.  Click here to read the complete summary. 

Conference Details

Registration Policy

Registration fees include all official program sessions, materials, social events and meal functions outlined in the conference schedule. After ECIA receives your registration, you will receive a confirmation. Please review and call ECIA if any corrections need to be made to your information: 678-393-9990.

Refunds are granted less $100 per person administrative fee through the early registration period, typically through late September. Substitutions are encouraged, no refunds will be granted after the early registration period ends.

Executive Conference 2019 Preview

What to Expect at the Conference

The schedule is packed during the 1½ day conference. From hosted receptions to networking breaks, the conference provides ample time to connect with old friends and make new acquaintances. An event mobile app connects participants and speakers while delivering presentation materials. Hear top-rated presentations from accomplished experts and leave with broadened perspectives on industry advances and opportunities.

Sunday Evening

Registration opens at 5:00 p.m. The opening reception starts at 6:00 PM and is the ideal place to greet friends and enjoy some light refreshments. The hotel features a wonderful selection of dining and entertainment options for later – the Ashburn, located off the hotel lobby, and two of Chicago’s favorites right outside the front door: The Capital Grille and McCormick & Schmick’s.


Sessions start promptly and run on time so fuel up with the complimentary breakfast.  

Morning and afternoon breaks and a delicious luncheon buffet offer time to refuel and network - and a chance to return calls and emails. At the end of the day, unwind at the cocktail reception.  All meals and breaks are included in the registration fee.  A cocktail reception immediately follows at the end of the day's sessions at 5:30 PM. 


Power up early at the complimentary breakfast. The conference runs till Noon, allowing time to catch afternoon flights. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to O’Hare and the proximity of the hotel to the airport is ideal. 

An optional All Industry Luncheon hosted by Women in Electronics will be held from 12:30-2:30.  Sign up when you register for the conference.