May 2, 2019

EnterWorks is a Premier Sponsor of IDEA eBiz 2019 Conference

The Industry Built IDEA. Now Let IDEA Build You

eBiz, considered the only eBusiness forum dedicated to the Electrical Industry; EnterWorks to Present During General Session, Training Sessions and in Exhibit Hall on How to Leverage Electrical Expertise


Arlington, VA – EnterWorks, a leading provider of Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) solutions, announced it is a premier sponsor of the IDEA eBiz 2019 Conference. IDEA, (Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc.), the official technology service provider and eBusiness standards body of the electrical industry, provides manufacturers and distributors with the tools they need to effectively manage daily operations. eBiz 2019, is dedicated to eBusiness in the electrical industry and brings together key electrical supply chain leaders, will take place at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel September 16-18, 2019.

EnterWorks will present during the eBiz 2019 Conference in addition to being an exhibitor. Specifically, EnterWorks will be a part of the Solution Sessions, which focus on providing insights on how maximize value and benefits of investing in IDEA. EnterWorks will discuss the Enable Platform and how it is utilized by IDEA Connector ℠, the value of PIM, and finally the ease and speed of getting up and running with PIM. To register for IDEA eBiz 2019, click here.

“We are pleased to have EnterWorks serve as a premier sponsor of our showcase event,” said BillFerguson, Vice President of Products and Services at IDEA. “Earlier this year, we announced our strategic partnership with EnterWorks and its Multi-Domain MDM platform, which is now an integral component of IDEA’s mission to be the single source of complete, high-quality data that allows businesses to make the best decisions possible. The fruits of our collaboration with EnterWorks are important for the future success of IDEA ,so we welcome their commitment to the eBiz event as we discuss the shared vision and roll out of this next generation of the IDEA information exchange.”

The full partnership announcement is available here. IDEA selected the EnterWorks MDM solution to power the future generation of the IDEA Connector ℠, building from today’s offering that standardizes and manages manufacturer product data in electrical, industrial, retail and consumer-packaged goods. IDEA serves as a premier industry data pool, serving the electrical industry and other sectors for North American manufacturers to securely share accurate and timely product and pricing data with distributors and other wholesale trading partners. Through their partnership, IDEA and EnterWorks have taken the existing platform to another level of secure data exchange by enriching the content in the Connector in terms of depth, breadth, and quality. IDEA is implementing the latest release of EnterWorks’ exceptionally configurable, secure, and scalable MDM solution, taking full advantage of new UX/UI, its robust reporting capabilities for product data quality and compliance, and its Agile Data Fabric™ architecture for the speed of data exchange and extended capabilities.

“We are excited to be a premier sponsor and for this opportunity to exchange ideas and paint the picture of the future state of enabling commerce in the electrical vertical as the EnterWorks Enable-powered platform for IDEA is realized,” said Rick Chavie, GM of EnterWorks. “We are also pleased to offer insights into how companies can best realize the value from this shared investment in data excellence and what the future holds for taking the next steps in technology and best practices as the capabilities enhance IDEA member’s own data and technology portfolios.”

To learn more about this partnership between IDEA and EnterWorks, please contact IDEA at or visit

About IDEA

The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) is the official technology service provider and eBusiness standards body of the electrical industry. Since its founding by the partnership between National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) partnership in 1998, IDEA’s applications provide value to vertical markets such as industrial, retail, and consumer packaged goods. Every year, thousands of manufacturers and distributors find the most cost-effective methods through IDEA’s innovative products and processes. IDEA’s applications help connect the supply chain and make business processes efficient, easy and profitable while maintaining the highest standards of data quality. IDEA is headquartered in Arlington, VA (