Arrowfest - Boston, MA
Arrowfest is an annual event hosted by Arrow Electronics, Inc. for Arrow customers, suppliers, and employees. The event provides the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in technology and build valuable relationships in a festive environment.
A Coast-to-Coast Technology Exhibition
Arrowfest is held in nine strategic locations across the United States. Each location has its own theme and includes technical supplier seminars relevant to the local marketplace, hands-on training, supplier and Arrow booths, and supplier product demonstrationsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â complemented by festivities, music, giveaways, and food.
The first Arrowfest was held 19 years ago at ArrowÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Minnesota branch. It has grown in popularity every year and in 2004 the event expanded by three cities to nine locations. Each Arrowfest location typically has 50 to 75 supplier booths featuring the industryÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s leading technologies. Depending on location, attendance ranges from 500 to 1,500 engineers, suppliers, original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers, representatives, and supply chain and purchasing professionals. The majority of Arrowfest attendees are engineers.