SXSW 2015 and Electronica China: Strong momentum driven by innovation & competition
This week closes two innovative trade shows for the industry: South By Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas and Electronica China 2015 in Shanghai, China. While these are very different events that Smith & Associates' teams have attended, they highlight an important and central characteristic of the 2015 year to date: innovation and competition that are driving interest in the semiconductor and electronics industry are exceptionally strong and growing. From these events, our local teams have reported back on the number of new markets that are gaining momentum and with them the need for increased services along with new supply chain connections that are required to support innovation and improve margins in an ever-increasing competitive arena.
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Electronica China 2015: Regional market expansions are 2015+ story
The positive market movement we are seeing for the semiconductor and electronics industry rests not just on the proliferation of the smart devices that are extending growth but importantly the regional expansion of growth across various markets and sectors including consumer, industrial, medical, automotive, automation, networks and servers. At Electronica China 2015, March 17-19 in Shanghai, regional leaders and innovators are gathering to collaborate in order to realize the growth potential that is possible this year and forward. Electronica China, now in its 13th year, has truly matured, much as the regional Asian market in which it is located, as our Smith team at Booth 3172 explains.
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