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PCB West Virtual 2020 an ‘International’ Event

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 – UP Media Group Inc. today announced more than one-fourth of attendees of PCB West Virtual 2020 came from outside the United States.

More than 60 countries were represented at the event, which took place the week of September 7. Registration for the on-demand technical conference and exhibition remains available through October 12 at pcbwest.com.

“Being able to reach engineers from around the world and connect them with great presenters like Rick Hartley, Eric Bogatin and Lee Ritchey is really a thrill,” said Mike Buetow, conference director, PCB West Virtual 2020. “It gives us some ideas on how to enhance our events going forward as well.”

The show offered something for all segments of the electronics manufacturing supply chain. About half the registrants are designers or design engineers, 25% are in fabrication or assembly engineering, and about 10% in research and development.

The technical conference features more than 125 hours of training and presentations. Registrants of the live or on-demand sessions receive certificates indicating the number of hours of training received at PCB West.

“Yet another great show!” said Susy Webb, Design Science. “I really enjoyed being able to watch the classes on-demand, and I’ve never taken so many notes! I could stop the speaker and write down every word if I wanted!”

“PCB West 2020 was a positive experience,” said first-time attendee Josko Marasovic. “Designing PCBs which will pass EMC the first time is something that motivates me in my job, and one can learn a lot from Rick Hartley, Dan Beeker, Eric Bogatin, Susy Webb and Lee Ritchey. Providing webinars on-demand is very appreciated because it is not possible to attend all those interesting topics going at the same time. If you don’t understand something, you can just play it again.”

PCB West annually provides a conference and exhibition focused on the design and manufacture of PCBs, HDI, electronics assembly and circuit board test.

For more information about PCB West, visit pcbwest.com or contact Director of Group Shows, Alyson Corey at 678-234-9859; acorey@upmediagroup.com.

About UP Media Group Inc.
UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FABTM (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLYTM (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdateTM (pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB WestTM (pcbwest.com), the PCB2Day workshops (pcb2day.com), and the PCB Chat (pcbchat.com) podcast series.

PCB West 2020 Show Floor 80% Sold Out

ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 5, 2019 – The exhibition floor space for PCB West 2020 is 80% sold, UP Media Group Inc. said today.

Booth sales began the first week of October, and the show floor is expected to sell out for the ninth year in a row, show organizers added.

“We sold 70% of the booths in the first 48 hours show renewals were available, and we fully expect to sell out the show floor again for 2020,” said Frances Stewart, vice president of sales and marketing, UP Media Group. “While the early bird discount deadline has passed, we continue to get renewals and interest from new vendors because of the strong attendance and value for the money.”

PCB West will be held September 8 – 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, CA. The event includes a four-day technical conference and one-day exhibition to be held at the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center.

PCB West annually provides a conference and exhibition focused on the design and manufacture of PCBs, HDI, electronics assembly and circuit board test. The September 2019 event attracted more than 2,400 registrants.

Currently 88 booths for the September 2020 trade show have been sold, or 80% of the show floor, leaving 22 booths remaining.

For more information about exhibiting at PCB West, visit pcbwest.com or contact Frances Stewart at 678-817-1286; fstewart@upmediagroup.com.

About UP Media Group Inc. UP Media Group Inc. (UPMG) (upmediagroup.com) serves the global PCB community through print, digital and online products, as well as live and virtual events. UPMG publishes PRINTED CIRCUIT DESIGN & FAB (pcdandf.com) and CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY (circuitsassembly.com), as well as the PCB UPdate (pcbupdate.com) e-newsletter. UPMG also produces trade shows and conferences, including PCB West (pcbwest.com) and the PCB2Day workshops (pcb2day.com).