Future Lighting Solutions Wins ECIA Marketing Award

Montreal, Canada – November 4, 2016 – Future Lighting Solutions, a division of Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, won top honors in the category of Best Co-Op Marketing during the advertising awards ceremony at the Electronic Components Industry Association’s Executive Conference recently held in Chicago.

The Electronics Choice Industry Awards program recognizes companies’ outstanding advertising efforts in marketing their brands within the electronics industry. The contest gives ECIA members a chance to spotlight their marketing materials in nine different categories, including print advertising, digital communication and video applications. The annual competition regularly generates over 100 entries, and winners are chosen based on key factors including creativity, strategy and results.

Future Electronics’ winning entry in the Best Co-Op Marketing category was for a print ad promoting the Philips Lighting Zero Lead-Time Initiative with Future Lighting Solutions, a focused campaign specifically promoting the immediate availability of designated products from Philips Lighting.

This co-op advertisement was based on an exclusive Philips Lighting/FLS program, offering a unique value proposition that resonates with customers as it addresses a common challenge with respect to supply chain needs.

“We are delighted to receive this honor from the ECIA,” said Jamie Singerman, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide, of Future Lighting Solutions. “This award recognizes the value of our partnership with Philips Lighting and also highlights the value the Zero Lead-Time Initiative delivers to our customers.”

For more information about Future Lighting Solutions, visit: www.FutureLightingSolutions.com

About Future Lighting Solutions
Future Lighting Solutions is a leading provider of solid-state lighting technologies, engineering expertise and online simulation and design tools. Our mission is to facilitate application development and accelerate customers’ time to market. Our comprehensive portfolio includes a broad selection of LED system components, and integrated solutions that enable our customers to manufacture cost effective, energy efficient lighting applications.

We provide a comprehensive range of LED light sources including high-power LEDs, mid-power LEDs, low-power LEDs, CoB, LED arrays, LED modules and LED light engines. Our portfolio is completed with a range of optical solutions, LED drivers, passive and active thermal solutions, connectors and controls.

Our world-class team of lighting experts, along with our global lighting resource centers, supply chain solutions and network of specialized partners, ensure the highest quality solid-state lighting solutions for customers.

The company is a division of Future Electronics.

For more information visit: www.FutureLightingSolutions.com.

Future Lighting Solutions Media Contacts:

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Future Electronics Wins ECIA Marketing Award

Montreal, Canada – November 4, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, won top honours in the category of Best Internal Branding & Communications, during the advertising awards ceremony at the Electronic Components Industry Association’s Executive Conference recently held in Chicago.

The Electronics Choice Industry Awards program recognizes companies’ outstanding advertising efforts in marketing their brands within the electronics industry. The contest gives ECIA members a chance to spotlight their marketing materials in nine different categories, including print advertising, digital communication and video applications. The annual competition regularly generates over 100 entries, and winners are chosen based on key factors including creativity, strategy and results.

The company’s winning submission for the category of Best Internal Branding & Communications was for their employee magazine, My Future, which unites and informs team members throughout the organization’s many branches via articles about the company, personal profiles of individuals and/or departments, fun tidbits, healthy tips and recipes – all contributed by employees.

“We are honored and thrilled to be recognized with these prestigious advertising awards,” said Robert Cloutier, Global Director of Advertising for Future Electronics. “As with everything at Future Electronics, it is truly a group effort, and we look forward to continuing to produce outstanding advertising materials on behalf of the company as well as for our valued suppliers.”

For more information about Future Electronics and access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit: www.FutureElectronics.com

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About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit: www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com

Future Electronics Wins ECIA Marketing Award

Montreal, Canada – November 5, 2015 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, won top honors in the category of Best Sales Tools – Channel Partner Engagement Program during the advertising awards ceremony at the Electronic Components Industry Association’s Executive Conference held on October 26th in Chicago.

The Electronics Choice Industry Awards celebrate the industry’s efforts in marketing their brands. The annual award program, co-sponsored by Penton’s Design Engineering & Sourcing Group and ECIA, honors ECIA member companies for outstanding advertising efforts.

The contest provides ECIA members a chance to spotlight their marketing materials in nine different categories which include an integrated mix of print advertising, digital communication and video applications. The annual competition regularly generates over 100 entries, and winners are chosen based on key factors including creativity, strategy and results.

Future Electronics’ winning entry was for the company’s “Go Places” program, which encouraged all sales associates to complete a total of ten online courses regarding a specific supplier and their designated product lines.

The strategy was to motivate employees, share product knowledge/technical information/key selling points through an online training course, and ensure participation by offering a grand prize — a trip for two to Cuba — for which eligibility was dependent on the completion of all ten corresponding classes.

The results were resoundingly successful, with all eligible team members completing the full ten classes of online training.

Future Electronics was also named a finalist in several other awards categories, including Best Brand/Image Print Marketing, Best Co-Op Marketing, Best Sales Tools – Sales Incentive Campaign, and Corporate Activism.

Karim Yasmine, Corporate Vice President of Strategic Supplier Development at Future Electronics said, “The company is honored to receive this distinctive recognition from industry peers, and the Future Electronics team will continue to strive for excellence and effectiveness in all of our marketing efforts.”

For more information about Future Electronics and access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit www.FutureElectronics.com

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

Media Contact
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
FUTURE ELECTRONICS
www.FutureElectronics.com
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon@FutureElectronics.com