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IPC Executive Webcasts offer insight into economic trends.

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May 27, 2009 - Designed to help managers take advantage of evolving market opportunities and business trends, hour-long webcasts will take place at 1:00 pm Central time. Topics will include Solar Part I: Prepare to Take Advantage of the Solar Market on June 2nd, Solar Part II on June 9th, An International Overview of Electronics Industry on June 18th, Growing Customer Partnerships in Current Economy on June 25th, and You and the Stimulus Package on June 30th.

IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries - Bannockburn, IL

Original Press Release

IPC Executive Webcasts Offer Insight into Current Economic Trends and Future Industry Market Opportunities

Press release date: May 22, 2009

BANNOCKBURN, Ill, USA, May 22, 2009 - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces the June installments of the IPC Executive Webcast Series. Designed to help managers take full advantage of evolving market opportunities and business trends, the hour-long segments will take place at 1:00 pm Central time.
  • June 2 - Solar Part I: Prepare to Take Advantage of the Solar Market - What It Takes to Break into Solar, presented by Mike Carano, vice president of marketing and strategic development, OMG Chemicals Corporation, provides an overview of the opportunities offered by solar technology.
  • June 9 - Solar Part II: Prepare to Take Advantage of the Solar Market - Opportunities for Mergers and Acquisitions, presented by Chaim Lubin, associate, Lincoln International, covers the opportunities offered by solar technology from the business perspective.
  • June 18 - An International Overview of the Electronics Industry - The Outlook for Regional Trends in EMS, PCB and Electronics Systems, presented by Philip Plonski, managing partner, Prismark Partners, identifies factors that will influence the evolution of regional supply and demand over the next several years.
  • June 25 - Growing Customer Partnerships in the Current Economy, presented by Joe O'Neil, president of Hunter Technologies, highlights ways to strengthen business and, in fact, thrive in today's economy.
  • June 30 - You and the Stimulus Package - How the Electronics Industry Will Benefit from Tax Incentives and Manufacturing Recovery Provisions, presented by Barbara Weltman, a tax and business attorney who has authored more than a dozen books and serves as an expert media source for The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; and The Washington Post as well as a number of respected online media outlets. The webcast will offer a clear overview of how to take full advantage of available benefits. "Now more than ever, it is vital to be armed with the most up-to-date information and ways to use that information to help your business thrive," urges Susan Filz, IPC director of industry programs. "This series of webinars is designed to keep executives in the electronics industry current on the many new issues that will impact their businesses - from the economy to customer relations - and help them design future business plans." The registration fee is $75 per hour-long segment for IPC members and $135 for nonmembers. A 20 percent discount is available to all registrants who sign up for three or more webcasts. For information on the entire series and to register, visit or contact IPC's registration department at +1 847-597-2861. About IPC
    IPC ( is a global trade association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 2,700 member companies which represent all facets of the electronic interconnect industry, including design, printed circuit board manufacturing and electronics assembly. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $1.7 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Arlington, Va.; Garden Grove, Calif.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; and Shanghai and Shenzhen, China. Contact:
    Anna Garrido, IPC Director of Marketing and Communications
    +1 847-597-2804 or
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