Summit Overview

As an integral part of the electronics industry supply chain, component distributors play a key role in the operations and success of OEMs and manufacturers. ASPENCORE's Global Distribution and Supply Chain Leader Summit – the annual gathering of component distributors, suppliers, SCM services providers, OEMs and manufacturers – was a full house last year with more than 600 participants, plus 10,000 viewing the live broadcast.

With the advent of digital technologies, e-commerce, and most recently artificial intelligence, what does the future hold for traditional distributors? In the face of globalization – with the dual trends of ongoing consolidation of the global semiconductor industry and overseas market expansion of Chinese OEMs – how are semi suppliers'channel management strategies changing? What are the trends witnessed in finished-product manufacturers'procurement strategies? All these will be discussed at the Summit.

    Proposed Topics

  • Innovation Globalization and the China Market
  • Who Help SME Distributors Solve Supply Chain Finance Problems?
  • Integration of B2B Platforms and Components Distribution
  • When will the Ten-Billion-Yuan e-Commerce Distributors Emerge in China?
  • The Rise of China ICs: What are the Opportunities for Distributors?
  • Subtle Changes in Relationships between Components Suppliers and Distributors
  • Supply Chain Management in the Face of Unprecedented Supply and Demand Fluctuation
  • Smart Supply Chain Strategies for ODM and EMS
  • What does the Future Hold for Traditional Distributors?
  • Roundtable Discussion: AI, Digitization, e-Commerce ...
Previous Speakers

Frederick Fu


Avnet Asia Pacific

Arthur Jiang

VP of Distribution and Sales for China

Arrow Electronics

Wu Zhenzhou

Consultant in component distribution

M.K. Mak

RVP of Distribution and Sales & Marketing Operations for Asia Pacific

ON Semiconductor

Charles Tan


Shenzhen YKY Ltd.

Xiao Qing


Sekorm Technology Co., Ltd.

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