August 1, 2018

IDEA ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SPONSORS, SPEAKERS AND EDUCATION SESSIONS FOR EBIZ FORUM

This year’s eBiz reports strong registration and sponsorship with record attendees and sponsorships signing on. Attendees will have unprecedented opportunities to network with industry leaders and get a close look at the coming changes at IDEA in 2019.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Arlington, VA—IDEA has announced new educational sessions and additional speakers for eBiz 2018 conference, from September 24-26th 2018. The conference will be held in Tysons, VA at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The following sponsors are:

  • Affiliated Distributors
  • Atkore
  • Conexiom
  • DATAgility
  • DDS
  • Eaton
  • Epicor Software
  • Faxinating Solutions
  • ILSCO Corporation
  • Insite Software
  • KYKLO
  • Legrand
  • Liaison Technologies
  • Moblico
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Siemens Industry
  • Stibo Systems
  • Thomas
  • TPI
  • Unilog Content Solutions
  • WESCO Distribution
  • XO Logic

The following speakers were added to the eBiz schedule:

  • Jonathan Bein, Real Results Marketing
  • Pierre Barbeau, Moblico
  • Howie Hsu, Siemens
  • Remi Ducrocq, KYKLO

The following educational sessions are now available:

  • Unifying the B2B experience
  • Leveraging the Digital Revolution
  • Omni-Channel at Scale and the Economic Impact of E-Business
  • A Surefire Way to Cure the “Buzzword-Bomb” Blues

“This is shaping up to be our best forum yet,” said Mike Wentz, Executive Vice President of IDEA. “It’s rare that we have these many registrations so far ahead of the deadline, and so many great speakers and sponsors are attaching themselves to the conference. That says to me that there is plenty to talk about in the electrical industry this year, and IDEA is going to be the front and center of new trends going into 2019.”

IDEA broke its Early Bird registration record this May, and continues to attract strong registration numbers from both longtime and first-time attendees. In addition to strong breakout sessions, eBiz will feature an innovation hub, a night out, and a keynote address.

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 (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 (idea4industry.com)