Member Publicity Program
MIG’s publicity program for MEMS Executive Congress® US 2014 is just one more benefit of MIG membership.
Gain access to our press attendee list —and meet with press in our onsite press room. Throw your hat in the ring for our second annual Best in MEMS & Sensors Innovation Awards. Showcase the coolest MEMS/sensors-enabled applications during our popular MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase. Get in front of potential investors during our Elevator Pitch Session. So many opportunities packed into MIG’s signature business conference—and we want you to know about all of them.
Stay tuned for a series of pre-MEMS Executive Congress US announcements from MIG. The news begins to roll out on August 11 and will continue throughout the fall.
PRE-REGISTERED PRESS LIST
An accomplished and talented group of media will join us for MEMS Executive Congress 2014. The first version of the pre-registered press list will be available to MIG members in August, and we will continue to update the list over the coming weeks.
Use the press list to invite editors and industry analysts to personal briefings with your company spokespeople. We will provide background information on press, to help you tailor your pitches/invitations accordingly. You can also pitch article ideas to editors who accept contributed articles.
MEMS & SENSORS TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
MIG’s fourth annual MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase® on November 6 will give MEMS Executive Congress attendees an intimate look at some of the most unique MEMS- and sensors-enabled applications in the business. After a competitive application process, MIG will select finalists that show how MEMS and sensors enhance the user experience with electronic devices. Each finalist will get five minutes to impress the audience, who will vote for their favorite demo. A winner will be announced at the close of the conference.
The submission deadline is September 15 for MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase. Finalists will be notified on September 29, and will receive complimentary registration to MEMS Executive Congress. We invite you to join us at MEMS Executive Congress on November 6 as MEMS & Sensors Technology Showcase finalists vie for the title of “winner.”
BEST IN MEMS & SENSORS INNOVATION AWARDS
The second annual “Best in MEMS & Sensors Innovation Awards” is a celebration of the greatest innovations in the MEMS and sensors industry—and voting is underway! Cast your vote for each of the categories below before September 30. Awards will be given out during MEMS Executive Congress US, November 6, 2014 at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa.
Categories include: MEMS/Sensor Device of the Year, MEMS/Sensor Supplier of the Year, MEMS/Sensor Integrator of the Year, MEMS/Sensor Executive of the Year, MEMS/Sensor Lifetime Achievement, MEMS/Sensor Foundry and MEMS/Sensor Start-up of the Year
The winners will be notified at the Congress on November 6, 2014.
MIG’s Elevator Pitch Session is an important showcase for the most promising MEMS/sensors technology companies and business innovators today. This unique event will feature the very best early-stage MEMS/sensors companies from across the country. Venture capital funds, seed investment funds and angel groups and investors will meet with and learn more about these companies’ teams, technologies and plans for succeeding in the marketplace. Additionally, experienced entrepreneurs will get a closer look at upcoming companies in which to get involved. Many of the venture company service providers will also be on hand at this showcase event. The Elevator Pitch Session takes place November 7, 2014.
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PRESS ROOM INFO
Onsite Press Room—our onsite press room at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa offers a comfortable, convenient meeting space for media briefings during MEMS Executive Congress. You are also welcome to bring your company’s press information to the press room. Press room tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Onsite Press Room Hours
Thursday, November 6 – 7:00 am – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, November 7 – 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
MEMBER PR BENEFITS
MEMS Industry Group helps connect members to the press, among many other benefits. Contact MIG Director of Member Relations Monica Takacs for more information and to be added to MIG’s PR Partners’ distribution list: mtakacs[at]memsindustrygroup.org.
About MEMS Executive Congress
Now in its tenth year, MEMS Executive Congress is an annual event that brings together business leaders from a broad spectrum of industries: automotive, consumer goods, energy/environmental, industrial, medical and telecom. It is a unique professional forum at which executives from companies designing and manufacturing MEMS/sensors technology sit side-by-side with their end-user customers in panel discussions and networking events to exchange ideas and information about the use of MEMS and sensors in commercial applications.
Premier sponsors of MEMS Executive Congress US 2014 include: Platinum Sponsor EV Group; Gold Sponsors Lam Research Corporation and SPTS Technologies; Silver Sponsors Analog Devices and Freescale Semiconductor; and Bronze Sponsors Applied Materials and X-FAB.
Event sponsors include: Akustica, Acuity Incorporated, Bosch Automotive Electronics (AE), Bosch Sensortec GmbH, MEMS Journal, Micrel, MEMS & Nanotechnology Exchange, Rogue Valley Microdevices, Semico Research, Solid State Technology, SunEdison Semiconductor, Sustainable Valley Technology Group, Tronics and Yole Développement.
(Sponsor list as of 8/28/14. Please see sponsor list for the most updated information.)
MEMS Executive Congress 2014 will be held November 5-7, 2014 at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ.
ABOUT MEMS INDUSTRY GROUP
MEMS Industry Group (MIG) is the trade association advancing MEMS and sensors across global markets. More than 160 companies comprise MIG, including Analog Devices, Applied Materials, ARM, Bosch, Broadcom, Freescale Semiconductor, GE, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, HP, Infineon, Intel, InvenSense, Murata Electronics Oy, OMRON Electronic Components, Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics, SunEdison, Texas Instruments and TSMC. For more information, visit: www.memsindustrygroup.org.
MEMS Industry Group, MEMS Executive Congress and the MEMS Industry Group logo are registered trademarks of MEMS Industry Group.
MIG PR CONTACT
For questions about MIG’s publicity program for MEMS Executive Congress (or for any other MIG event/opportunity), please contact Maria Vetrano, Vetrano Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org