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IDTechEx Proves Shows Are Still Important

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Last week I was able to attend the IDTechEx event in Berlin. At the event they combined a number of related shows addressing: Sensors Wearables Electric Vehicles IoT Energy Harvesting and Storage 3D Printing Graphine Printed Electronics IDTechEx is a client, so I was in a positive frame of mind, particularly as I knew we’d…

15,000 People Visit SMT Hybrid Packaging 2016

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

The organizers of SMT Hybrid Packaging report that 15,000 people attended this year’s event, to see the 420 exhibitors at the show. The full analysis will be available in June, but clearly this event remains the biggest European annual show focused on packaging. Next year’s event will take place from 16th to 20th May 2017,…

First Issue of Electronics Sourcing Deutschland Published

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Electronics Sourcing Deutschland, the new German-language publication in MMG’s “Sourcing” family has just published its first issue. In print. That’s right: a new print title for the already-busy German market. The February 2016 issue of Electronics Sourcing Deutschland (click link to view online) will be distributed to 13,500 readers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with…

Call for Papers – E&E Kompendium

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Authors have been invited to submit proposals for the E&E Kompendium 2017, the annual reference book for German electronics engineers. Submissions are invited on a wide range of topics, including The main “trend topic” – Automotive Active components and microcontrollers Passive components Embedded Systems Design tools and software Optoelectronics and displays Electromechanics and connectors Power supply…

Electronic Specifier to host round-table on security at electronica

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

ElectronicSpecifier will be hosting an Industry Round-Table at electronica 2014, the 26 International Trade Fair for Electronic Components, Systems and Applications in Messe Munich, Germany, 11th to 14th November. The Round-Table will take place on Wednesday 12 in the electronica Forum Area in Hall A3. There will be two 90-minute sessions taking place between 10:00…

PSD launches German language multimedia content

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Power System Design (PSD) has launched some online content in German language. This section of the site will be populated with videos and podcasts, many of which will showcase the impressive language skills of editor, Alix Paultre. You can view the German Multimedia department here.

Weka to publish official show daily for SPS IPC Drives 2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

The official show daily for SPS IPC Drives will be published by the editorial teams from Weka titles Computer&AUTOMATION, Elektronik and Markt&Technik. It’s great to see Weka again supporting this event, which will be held from 25th to 27th November, especially in an electronica year, which places even greater demands on the journalists during that…

Elektronik automotive to stage two events on 24 September 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

On 24th September 2014, Elektronik automotive will stage two parallel congresses at the Landshut University in Germany: the Wiring Harness Congress and the Automotive Software Congress. The magazine will also publish a special issue focussed on Wiring Harness and Vehicle Electrical Systems on September 19th. The events will address a variety of automotive topics, including:…

Marcus Plantenberg appointed by PSD as sales director for DACH

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Marcus Plantenberg has joined Power Systems Design (PSD) as Sales Director for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (DACH). this is a positive move, strengthening the title’s European presence although editorial control remains in the USA. Marcus is an experienced media representative, adding PSD to the other publications he represents, including SupplyFrame and the design publications of…

ICC Media running Embedded Forum at electronica again

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

ICC Media has confirmed that it will again run the Embedded Forum at electronica 2014. As a Premium Partner of the show, ICC Media has built up the 4 day electronica Embedded Forum to be an important part of the event. In addition to presentating live, all presentations at the forum are recorded and converted…

Markt&Technik to publish electronica 2014 show daily

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

It’s good to hear that, yet again, Markt&Technik will publish a show daily during electronica. The title will have a 50/50 split between English and German articles, and a total distribution of 60,000 copies, including being placed at train stations and hotels, as well as within the show ground. There will also be an editorial…

New advertising contact at Beam Verlag

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Myrjam Weide has taken over the advertising role at Beam Verlag, publishers of titles including HF Praxis, PC + Industrie, electronic fab and meditronic-journal.

Another successful PCIM Europe

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The organisers of PCIM 2014 have reported a slight increase in visitor numbers, with 8006 people attending the show. The 391 exhibitors was barely changed from last year, although they took up 20,000 sq. m of booth space, another increase on 2013. Napier also had a successful event, with some great announcements and excellent journalist…

New editor for productronic

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Congratulations to Marisa Robles-Consee, who has been named the new editor of productronic. With several years of working at Markt&Technik, as well as a variety of experience freelancing, Marisa is a great choice for the publication.

Irina Hübner leaves EL-info

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Irina Hübner is leaving Elektronik Informationen. She’ll be staying in the industry, and we’ll let you know where she ends up.

Elektronik still #1 for visitors to embedded world

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

The results of the readership study conducted at embedded world 2014 show Elektronik retaining the top spot as favourite journal of visitors to the show. Compared with the results of the same readership survey a couple of years ago, ELEKTRONIKPRAXIS has done well to take third spot away from D&E, but in general the ranking…

Germany implements EU cookie laws, but finds the “hardly enforceable”

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

It’s hard enough to comply with data protection legislation across Europe, and this situation is made worse by the complexity of some laws. A recent article by lawyers Osborne Clark describes how the European Commission has confirmed that German legislation does meet the requirements of the ePrivacy Directive, but does not clarify the situation. The…

Elektor launches business specials in Germany

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Elektor has launched “Business Specials”, which are supplements to the main magazine in Germany, with the first one covering microcotrollers. There are two more planned in 2014: in June the special will cover Sensors, Measure-Equipment and Measure-Software (supporting the Sensor and Test exhibition) and in November LEDs and Power Supplies will be addressed, coinciding with…

ELEKTRONIKPRAXIS to publish official PCIM newspaper

Friday, March 21st, 2014

ELEKTRONIKPRAXIS will publish the official PCIM newspaper, which will have a print run of 10,000 copies and will be published on all three days of the show. Editorial deadline is 1st May, with the advertising deadline the 7th May. Trade shows remain a very important part of the marketing mix in Germany, and it’s good…

PCIM organisers optimistic

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The organisers of PCIM are optimistic that this year’s show will be better than ever. They’ve announced that there are already 400 exhibitors, a slight increase over last year but a significant jump from 2012 when there were 365. With a number of clients at the show, we’re certainly looking forward to PCIM 2014.

Electronic Specifier launches German-language website

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Electronic Specifier has launched a new German-language website, The Electronic Specifier team has demonstrated their approach works with the current English and French websites, and it is good to see continued ambition to grow and expand. In Germany, the competition from other publishers is intense: certainly far greater than France, where there are few…

Weka MEDIA SUMMIT 2014 to be held during embedded world

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

The 8th Weka MEDIA SUMMIT will be held on 26th February during embedded world. The keynote, discussing 10 great trends in marketing communications, will be presented by Dr. Matthäus Hoseand Prof. Dr. Matthias Spörrle. There will also be time for networking. You’ll have to be able to speak German to attend. If you would like…

Elektronik wins VDE award

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Congratulations to Gerhard Stelzer, editor in chief of Elektronik on his VDE (German Electronic and Electrical Association) award in the “Technical Media” category. WEKA FACHMEDIEN GmbH, publishers of Elektronik, also won the VDE Technology Media Prize – the second time the publisher has received this award.

Contribute to the E&E Compendium

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The E&E Kompendium 2015, the German electronics industry’s equivalent of the Beano annual (email me for an explanation if you don’t live in the UK) has issued a call for technical papers. It’s a unique publication, giving brands in our industry the chance to have a presence in an annual reference book that is used…

Weka to publish show daily for embedded world

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Weka will again publish the show daily for Embedded World in 2014. Whilst this is a long-standing arrangement, it’s still great to see a publisher committing to support events with printed show dailies.