Why Join ?

We are the voice of the industry. ECIA is the only association representing all the key constituents of the electronic components industry and your opportunity to:

Connect. Influence. Optimize.SM

Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor or manufacturer's representative, we all face similar challenges in business. ECIA serves as the platform to influence policies that directly impact the efficiency of the supply chain and the future of electronics.

Connect with potential customers, peers and competitors in a collaborative dialog that sparks opportunity and innovation.

  • Participate in industry councils and committees where you can influence issues like supply chain integrity

  • Attend meetings and conferences to connect with the key decision makers in the industry, including member discounts

  • Guide the conversation around adoption of industry best practices like 2D-barcode, design registration, logistics and packaging standards and guidelines

  • Engage with nationally recognized programs through the ECIA Foundation’s collaboration with Hiring Our Heroes, and our support of STEM education through FIRST® Robotics

Influence policies and best practices that directly impact the efficiency of the supply chain and the future of the electronics industry.

  • Shape opinion and strategy by participating on councils and committees that design, develop and publish industry guidelines

  • Participate in creating globally recognized, ANSI accredited, EIA standards

  • Amplify and influence issues like counterfeiting, DFAR’s, conflict minerals by taking advantage of ECIA’s advocacy

  • Promote the value of the industry through the ECIA Foundation that develops, leverages and deploys education and awareness initiatives

  • Drive industry conversation concerning important topics such as sustainability, trade, quality, and business processes

Optimize operational strategies to increase profitability through exclusive access to tools, market intelligence and standards.

  • Make it easy for your customers to buy genuine electronic components for only authorized sources at TrustedParts.com.

  • Leverage market research containing the most current and relevant statistics, trends, surveys and reports, for better decision making

  • Point your customers to ecianow.org for unique informational tools like industry lead time indicators, environmental regulation updates and disaster recovery processes

  • Expand your business with NPI promotional support, product sales and customer statistics

Membership application and dues information are available here

Additional Benefits for Manufacturers include:

  • The Manufacturer Council provides a forum for the exchange of relevant business ideas with industry peers.

  • Standards & Guidelines (ISO, IEC, REACH, ROHS, ITARS, product & process technical standards, joint standards development with JEDEC, IPC, DOD, & iNEMI, etc.  Need help, call us!)

  • Sales via TrustedParts.com, the Associations inventory aggregation website. Allow customers to search the authorized channel for your products on your website using the TrustedParts.com Distributor Stock Search (DSS) widget or API.  (Onboarding fees will apply to add distributors that are not already participating on TrustedParts.com.)

  • Access to the Channel Inventory Profile tool to gain visibility into your distributors' price and availability information for your products

  • Anti-counterfeiting advocacy alerts to help you protect your brand, your reputation, and your IP.

Additional Benefits for Distributors include:

  • The Distributor Council provides a forum for the exchange of relevant business ideas with industry peers.

  • Increased sales when you participate and post your authorized inventory on TrustedParts.com, ECIA's inventory aggregation website,. On TrustedParts.com customers can access price and availability information from only authorized sources. creating a level playing field for you to compete on. Our site is global, the distributors' inventory vetted to only be franchised products and the data displayed comes directly from the participating distributors, not scraped by bots.

  • Authorized supply chain advocacy ECIA presents the industry’s position of strongly promoting the use of authorized sources.  ECIA remains the “go to” authority by mil, aero, and automotive groups wishing to identify causes and remedies for counterfeiting.

Additional Benefits for Manufacturers' Representatives include:

  • The Manufacturers’ Representative Council provides a forum for the exchange of relevant business ideas with industry peers.

  • Promoting the Independent Manufacturer’s Representative sales model and providing exposure opportunities with leading suppliers and distributors.

  • Sales via TrustedParts.com, ECIA's inventory aggregation website. Allow customers to search the authorized channel for your principals' products on your website via the TrustedParts.com Distributor Stock Search (DSS) widget. It is simple to install.