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The seminar specifically designed for distributors who resale connectors and cable assemblies . . .

Fleck Research invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Fleck Distributor Congress (FDC), a market review of the connector, cable assembly and backplane industry tailored to the perspective of the distributor. Fleck Research will provide new data not heretofore released. The workshop will be divided into four segments.

For your convenience, FDC '97 has been scheduled to coordinate with the time frame of EDS and will take place Monday morning, May 12, 1997, from 8 a.m. to 12 Noon, and again Friday morning, May 16, 1997, from 8 a.m. to 12 Noon, with check-in/registration beginning at 7 a.m. The location will be The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the Jamaica Room "A & B" on Monday and in the St. Thomas Room "A" on Friday.

This half-day seminar will include

  1. Where connectors and cable assemblies are used
    Types of equipment where connectors and cable assemblies are used and the market size for each. Over 140 types of equipment to be identified In essence, where to find customers. For example, datacom equipment such as LANs, mainframe networks, hubs, switches, routers, etc. For example, computer equipment such as desktops, subnotebooks, workstations, etc. For example, communication equipment such as cellular headsets, base stations, mobile radio, cable TV, etc. For example, telecom equipment such as switching, transmission, premise, subscriber, etc. For example, military equipment such as types of electronic equipment, aircraft, missiles, space vehicles. For example, automotive such as passenger car, truck, van, etc.
  2. Market Analysis for Connector Distributors
    Everything the connector distributor needs to know about the distribution market. Total DTAM in North America by product type; Rankings of connector distributors; POS, inventory turns and GPM establishing industry norms to enable you to make comparisons with your performance; connector point-of-sale by geographic region / state
  3. Path-to-Market
    Where the customer buys product. Analysis of each path to market OEM direct from connector factory, contract manufacturer, distributor, imports. Additionally, strengths, weaknesses, and business strategies of the leading connector manufacturers
  4. Impact of Technological Trends
    Key technological trends which will impact distribution in 1997 and beyond computers, telecom, communications, datacom, automotive, and military