May 21–May 24, 2024

Resorts World ◦ Las Vegas

Back to the Sum­mit: EDS returns May 10 – 132022.

It’s been two years. And that’s way too long. With the elec­tron­ics com­po­nents indus­try fac­ing an uncer­tain busi­ness cli­mate and sup­ply-chain chal­lenges, this EDS Sum­mit – the first since 2019 – is more impor­tant than ever. If you’re a man­u­fac­tur­er, dis­trib­u­tor, or sales rep­re­sen­ta­tive, you need to be here for this elite event on May 10 – 13 at the Mirage Resort in Las Vegas.

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There’s Noth­ing Like the EDS Lead­er­ship Summit.

With a lega­cy dat­ing back decades, the annu­al EDS Lead­er­ship Sum­mit is a pre­mier annu­al event for the elec­tron­ic com­po­nents indus­try. EDS is absolute­ly unique in the con­fer­ence and trade show busi­ness because it func­tions as both a high-lev­el, meet­ing-based event and a vibrant mar­ket­place of ideas. 

Bring­ing Togeth­er the Industry’s Top Talent.

It’s called a lead­er­ship sum­mit,” because, for four pro­duc­tive days, EDS brings togeth­er indus­try experts and deci­sion-mak­ers from the world’s top man­u­fac­tur­ers, dis­trib­u­tors and sales rep­re­sen­ta­tives to share insights, focus resources, make plans and build new busi­ness. At the heart of EDS is an idea exchange, which takes place at strate­gic meet­ings, event func­tions and infor­mal gath­er­ings through­out the Summit. 

Spon­sored by the ECIA, ERA and GEDA

EDS is a com­bined effort and strong­ly sup­port­ed by three of the industry’s lead­ing mem­ber orga­ni­za­tions — the Elec­tron­ic Com­po­nents Indus­try Asso­ci­a­tion (ECIA), the Elec­tron­ics Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Asso­ci­a­tion Inter­na­tion­al (ERA) and the Glob­al Elec­tron­ics Dis­trib­u­tors Asso­ci­a­tion (GEDA).

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SPARK: Devel­op­ing the Next Gen­er­a­tion of Leaders

Because of the out­stand­ing suc­cess of the vir­tu­al­ pro­grams in 2020 and 2021, the SPARK 1.0 Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Pro­gram will return as a vir­tu­al pro­gram after EDS this year. This week­ly SPARK pro­gram intro­duces your most tal­ent­ed peo­ple into EDS and gives them new com­pe­ten­cies to grow their careers. The vir­tu­al pro­gram will begin on May 18th this year. 

Safe­ty Is Our First Priority

Noth­ing is more impor­tant to us than your health and well-being. We’re work­ing close­ly with MGM Resorts and their pub­lic-health experts to keep our Sum­mit both secure and as close to nor­mal as possible.

Want a Stronger Sup­ply Chain? Get Per­son­al at EDS.

Ensur­ing a more resilient sup­ply chain is not just tech­no­log­i­cal or data-based. It’s per­son­al: per­son-to-per­son busi­ness rela­tion­ships based on mutu­al­ly aligned goals. In today’s glob­al­ized busi­ness envi­ron­ments, col­lab­o­ra­tion is the glue’ that holds sup­ply chains togeth­er. And col­lab­o­ra­tion is what we fos­ter at EDS – because we believe that con­ver­sa­tion and con­fer­ence lead to commerce.”

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Get­ting the Most Out of EDS

Tak­ing advan­tage of all EDS has to offer requires plan­ning. To make effec­tive use of your time, plan on con­tact­ing peo­ple you want to see well in advance. Every meet­ing is an oppor­tu­ni­ty to build your company’s brand, so be pur­pose­ful, deliv­er a clear mes­sage, and always – fol­low up. 

EDS Resources

The resources on EDSSum​mit​.com are designed to make par­tic­i­pa­tion as easy and pro­duc­tive as pos­si­ble. They include: Best Prac­tice Guide­lines, a Prepa­ra­tion Check­list, and a Man­u­al for Logis­tics and Sup­port Ser­vices. You’ll also have access to advice from EDS board mem­bers, staff and our three sup­port­ing asso­ci­a­tions: ECIA, ERA and GEDA. Dur­ing the Sum­mit, atten­dees can vis­it the Asso­ci­a­tion Cen­ter to access fur­ther valu­able resources. 

EDS LinkedIn: A Grow­ing Resource

With over 2,000 mem­bers, the EDS Sum­mit LinkedIn group pro­vides a forum where all EDS chan­nel part­ners can meet and net­work. Join the dis­cus­sion by typ­ing EDS Sum­mit” into the LinkedIn search box. 

Reg­is­tra­tion Is Open

Find atten­dance options here. And sign up to receive EDS email updates.

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