March 11, 2019
Source: Electronics Representatives Association
At its 50th Anniversary Conference, held Feb. 24-26 in Austin, Texas, the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) announced the chapters that have been selected as Chapters of the Year award recipients for their 2018 activities. The awards are based on four categories: Education, Membership/Member Services, Special Projects, and Marketing Services.
The award recipients are as follows:
Education – Chicagoland-Wisconsin ERA for its event called “Lie to Me: The Science Behind Reading Hidden Emotions.”
Membership and Member Services – Southwest ERA for its multi-city — Dallas, Austin and Houston — member lunch meetings.
Special Projects – Northern California ERA for its Women in Leadership panel discussion and networking event.
Marketing Services – Arizona ERA for its Sonoran Silicon Valley Tech Show and Gathering in Phoenix.
Seven chapters submitted a total of 18 entries. The judging panel consisted of ERA CEO Walter Tobin and former Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) graduates Matt Cohen of the Michigan Chapter, Adam Grigor of the Canada Chapter, and Peter Conlan of the Mid-Lantic Chapter. As chair of the Chapter Leadership Council, Bob Evans, CPMR, coordinated the awards and moderated the judging panel.
Each Chapter of the Year receives a full-tuition scholarship to the COLT program that can be used in 2019 or 2020.
The 84-year-old Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) is the international trade organization for professional field sales companies in the global electronics industries, manufacturers who go to market through representative firms and global distributors. It is the mission of ERA to support the professional field sales function through programs and activities that educate, inform and advocate for manufacturers’ representatives, the principals they represent and the distributors who are reps’ partners in local territories. For more information about ERA, visit era.org.