May 10, 2021

IDEA Announces In-Person eBiz Conference, March 7-9, 2022 in Chantilly, VA

Registration to Open This Summer for Popular IDEA User Meeting


Arlington, VA. – The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) is pleased to announce that its eBiz Conference will return as an in-person event on March 7-9, 2022, at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, Va. eBiz is the only eBusiness forum dedicated to the electrical industry and provides networking and education for IDEA Connector and Exchange users.

eBiz 2022 will give attendees an exclusive inside scoop on IDEA products and industry trends, as well as the networking opportunities and educational sessions. Attendees will have access to one-on-one sessions with the IDEA client solutions team, hands-on learning sessions, and companies across the industry showcasing and presenting at the conference.

IDEA recommends that all customers send at least one representative to participate in user group activities, although many customers send several key team members in eBusiness, IT, operations, and marketing.

“We’re thrilled to return to our in-person eBiz meeting and look forward to seeing many new and returning faces,” said Mike Wentz, VP of Sales & Marketing. “For IDEA customers, this event is a must-attend for invaluable learning and networking opportunities with top-performing companies. It is our goal to provide best practices and education to improve our customers’ operations and digital transformation efforts.”

IDEA will be reviewing the guidelines for coronavirus safety measures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in addition to state and local guidelines, sharing updates and plans accordingly.

To view the 2020 eBiz Sneak Peek Series: State of IDEA, go to:

Registration will open this summer. More details on the programming will be available soon.

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About IDEA

The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) is the official technology service provider and eBusiness standards body of the electrical industry. IDEA helps hundreds of manufacturers and distributors effectively and efficiently exchange transactional and eCommerce content on a day-to-day basis. IDEA was founded in 1998 through a partnership formed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED). Their applications also bring value to vertical markets such as industrial, retail, and consumer-packaged goods. IDEA is headquartered in Arlington, VA (