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Sponsoring Aerospace/Military/Defence Product of the Year 

Astute Electronics Ltd is a highly-accredited electronics distributor and procurement specialist, serving the world’s leading OEM and EMS companies with global product sourcing and traceability, electronic product design, logistics & supply-chain management as well as product obsolescence management.

From our headquarters in Stevenage, UK, and via offices in Australia, China, India, Israel, Germany, Mexico, Turkey and the USA, our experienced and knowledgeable team offer flexible global sourcing and delivery solutions.

The AS9120 accreditation confirms we deliver to the exacting requirements of the leading defence, military and aerospace companies. With AS6081 approval and a fully equipped test facilities on-site in both the UK and USA, we eliminate risks in relation to the supply of fraudulent and counterfeit electronic parts.

  • Analog Devices

    Sponsoring the charity fundraiser and Automotive Product of the Year

    Analog Devices is the leading global high-performance analog technology company dedicated to solving the toughest engineering challenges. We enable our customers to interpret the world around us by intelligently bridging the physical and digital with unmatched technologies that sense, measure, power, connect and interpret. We create innovative solutions to solve design challenges in instrumentation, automation, communications, healthcare, automotive and numerous other industries. The company is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of analog, mixed signal, and DSP integrated circuits to help solve the toughest engineering challenges. Visit http://www.analog.com.

  • BWW Communications

    Sponsoring Industry Personality

    BWW Communications is a full-service marketing communications agency serving the Electronics and Technology sectors. BWW Communications was established over 25 years ago and currently provides a variety of services – PR, Advertising, Online, Direct Marketing, Exhibitions, Graphic Design – to brand-leading companies worldwide. We have offices in the UK, close to London, and in Munich, Germany. We also have associate partners in the USA (New York) and in Beijing, China.

    Our staff is highly-experienced: all our account directors have worked as journalists or in marketing communications roles within the industry for a minimum of 10 years.

    We aim to deliver creative yet practical communications campaigns which effectively target the specified audience.

  • Farnell element14

    Farnell element14 brings together fast delivery of the latest electronic products and solutions, access to industry experts, technical information and tools.

    As your Development Distributor, we are your global partner and support the technology community at every stage.

    From developing the dreams of students and makers to helping professional engineers develop their ideas and products, we build a community that benefits from our technology.

    Our solutions increase productivity and keep lines running, developing our customers’ businesses.

    We have offices in Chicago, Leeds, Munich, Krakow, Sydney and Singapore to name a few. Our glocal presence means we can service customers all over the world, and are committed to supporting local language, product and shipment needs.

    With over 900,000 products in stock, available for next day delivery, you can be sure you will find everything you need at uk.farnell.com.

  • IntelliConnect

    Intelliconnect is the UKs only major manufacturer of 50ohm RF Connectors and Adaptors as well as being a leading manufacturer of Cable Assemblies.

    Intelliconnect is refreshingly different to other interconnect product suppliers. We use our experience and innovative thinking to tailor our services to each individual customer. We realise that every product is unique and thus requires a unique strategy and outlook every time.

    In addition we have a growing range of standard, off the shelf standard products.

    We are the supplier of choice for many of the leading American and European Defence, Medical and Marine OEMs and have a Bronze SC21 certification. We also work with smaller briefs and companies.

    Visit our Case Studies section to see some projects we’ve worked on in the past.

    We’re reliable and efficient from start to finish. Our passionate team are personable and ready to help. We will work with you every step of the way to achieve first-class results.

    You will have a quote within 24 hours and our team turns new designs around quicker than anybody else (with no design engineering charge). We manufacture our connectors, adaptors and cable assemblies almost exclusively in our UK or USA factories so you know we’re providing the best quality. We have an outstanding record of providing defect free products and our on-time delivery record is 97%.

  • Mouser

    Sponsoring Embedded Solution Product of the Year

    Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is one of the industry’s fastest growing global semiconductor and electronic component distributors. Mouser carries over 700 industry-leading manufacturers’ products that support the design and prototyping stages of new product development. Mouser also offers no-minimum orders, same-day shipping along with unsurpassed customer service and local support, across the globe.

    With a focus on design engineers, Mouser is a company that’s committed to stocking the newest components first. Mouser.com provides access to millions of products from all the top brands engineers want and trust. The website quickly searches over 10 million products to locate more than 5 million part numbers available for easy online purchase.

  • Napier

    Napier is a B2B Technology PR and marketing agency that has been at the heart of marketing technology in Europe since 1984; we work with clients in a number of industries from electronics and IT to industrial automation technology; we are specialists in the markets we work in.

    Our four-step process provides us with the unique ability to identify what’s important and strip away the irrelevant. We focus on speed through the funnel to help our clients move their customers quickly from awareness to opportunity and our clients understand the benefits in our approach, as we always deliver results.

    As a team of individuals, we are energetic, creative and enthusiastic about the challenges we face.

  • Socionext

    Socionext is a new, innovative enterprise that designs, develops and delivers System-on-Chip products to customers worldwide. The company is focused on imaging, networking and computing that drive today’s leading-edge applications.

    Socionext combines world-class expertise, experience, and an extensive IP portfolio to provide exceptional solutions and ensure a better quality of experience for customers.

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  • Electronic Components Supply Network

    Founded in 1970, the Electronic Components Supply Network (ecsn) is a “member managed, not-for-profit” industry association whose role is to:

    …Promote Positive Collaboration Throughout the Electronic Components Supply Network to Benefit Members and the Economy…

    Representing the electronic components industry from ‘cradle to grave and then re-birth’, ecsn has members in five primary categories: 1. Near Market Research, 2. Components Manufacturers, 3. Channel Partners, 4. Systems Integrators and 5. End of Life / Re-Use.

    Provision of accurate monthly statistical reporting for the UK, Ireland and Nordic components Distributor Total Available Market (DTAM), a quarterly summary analysing the industry statistics within the wider economic data and establishing an annual industry forecast are important tasks for ecsn members.

    ecsn is a member of IDEA (International Distribution of Electronics Association) whose members use a common statistical reporting format enabling ecsn to provide its members with a quarterly summary for all of the leading electronic components markets in Europe.

    Any organisation with an interest in “what’s happening” in the electronic components supply network may join the association.

  • What’s New in Electronics

    Sponsoring Electronics Manufacturer of the Year and Excellence in Innovation

    What’s New in Electronics (www.wnie.online) offers a unique source for everything electronics, publishing daily news, analysis and features from all sectors of the industry, supported by a weekly newsletter.

    The WNIE portfolio also includes:

    • WNIE TV; a news channel providing industry information and trends via discussions and interviews filmed at global events, increasing awareness and creating content marketing opportunities.
    • WNIE Live; The UK’s electronics trade show, taking place from 25th-26th September at The NEC in Birmingham, delivering a mix of exhibition, conferences, seminars, debates, live features and forums.

    To find out more, email info@wnie.co.uk