UBM Tech's EE Times and EDN Open the Annual ACE Awards Call for Nominations

Recognizes the People and Technologies that Have Made a Difference in the Electronics Industry; Nomination Deadline January 10, 2014 at 11:59 PM PT

Nov 4, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EE Times and EDN, part of UBM Tech's portfolio of essential business and technical information for design engineers and the electronics industry, today announced the call for nominations for the 2014 ACE Awards competition http://ubm-ace.com/, which honors the people and technologies that have made a difference in the electronics industry.

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"Each and every year we are thrilled to showcase the people and companies behind the technologies shaping the electronics industry," said Patrick Mannion, VP, Brand Director, UBM Tech Electronics. "The past year has seen an accelerated rate of innovation and industry change.  As a result we look forward to receiving many strong nominations to ultimately get to the best of the best." 

The ACE Awards will feature the following categories:

  • Company of the Year
  • Design Team of the Year
  • Executive of the Year
  • Energy Technology Award
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Internet of Things Technology, Service, or End Application of the Year
  • Marketing Team of the Year
  • Open Source Hardware Platform or Application of the Year
  • Start Up of the Year
  • STEM Impact Award, presented by the ECIA Foundation
  • Ultimate Products
    • Analog IC's
    • Sensors
    • Power
    • Software
    • Test and Measurement Systems and Boards
    • Processors (FPGAs, MCUs, Microprocessors)
    • Logic/Interface/Memory
    • Reference Designs
    • Development Kits
    • Passives, Interconnects and Electromechanical
    • Wireless/RF
    • LED's and Lighting

For a complete list of award categories visit http://ubm-ace.com/categories.php. To make a nomination for the ACE Awards, visit http://ubm-ace.com?_mc=pr_aceentries_ctm before January 10, 2014 at 11:59 PM PT. ACE Awards entries cost $299.

The ACE Awards will be judged by a panel of EE Times and EDN editors as well as a panel of independent judges from across the electronics industry.

ACE award winners will be unveiled at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Fairmont Hotel San Jose, CA during EE Live!.

The EE Times and EDN ACE Awards are generously sponsored by Executive Platinum sponsor Avnet Electronics Marketing and STEM Impact award category sponsor ECIA Foundation.

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