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August 15, 2023




ECIA Announces New Session at 2023 Executive Conference on Recruiting Talent
‘Recruiting Talent to the Electronic Components Industry’ will be moderated by Jake Hall

Atlanta — Winning the race for talent has never been more critical as the entire tech industry faces alarming shortages of skilled workers. Attendees at the 2023 Executive Conference will hear from Mike Del Priore of Crouzet; Denisse Sullivan of Sager Electronics and Estefania "Stefy" Corona of Knowles, about what attracts people to this industry. These participants in ECIA’s recent focus group research share insights into what motivates individuals to enter the electronic components industry and how to attract and retain talent. Learn what they find crucial when choosing and keeping a position in our industry.

This must-see session will be moderated by Jake Hall, who also will speak about ‘Digital Marketing: Technology and the Workforce’. Jake Hall, known as the Manufacturing Millennial. is an advocate for manufacturing, automation, and skilled trades by helping revolutionize the way people and companies present through social media. With over 70,000 followers and 80,000,000+ views on his content, he ignites conversations about the latest in manufacturing and automation to excite the current and future workforce on innovation.

“The industry is changing,” he writes. “Older generations are retiring, and companies are scrambling to fill needed roles and adapt to a transforming industry. We need to better understand future generations, and more importantly, how automation and technology are going to impact the way they work.”

"Our recently established Industry Recruiting Committee has carried out essential research using focus groups, exploring not just the factors that draw talent to our industry but also the kinds of corporate culture that will keep them engaged," commented Stephanie Tierney, Director of Marketing Communications and Member Engagement at ECIA. "The insights gathered from our focus group research contain valuable industry intelligence that our members ought to thoroughly examine to guarantee the appeal of their companies to prospective industry talents. This conference session will dive deep into the findings and interview a few of the participants in the focus groups."

Early bird registration discounts are expiring, and the hotels are filling up. Registration forms and travel information can be found here.

About ECIA

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is made up of the leading electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. ECIA members share a common goal of promoting and improving the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components. Comprised of a broad array of leaders and professionals representing all phases of the electronics components supply chain, ECIA is where business optimization, product authentication and industry advocacy come together. ECIA members develop industry guidelines and technical standards, as well as generate critical business intelligence. For more information, visit or call 678-393-9990.