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AIA to Host 16th Networking Reception for Industry Executives at VISION 2018

POSTED 09/14/2018

AIA Networking Reception(Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA) – AIA has announced its 16th networking reception for senior vision and imaging industry executives on November 7, 2018 during VISION in Stuttgart, Germany.

The trade group expects some 200 industry executives in attendance, which will feature an updated report on the North American vision market, related automation market statistics, and emerging global trends from Alex Shikany, Vice President of AIA.

"With so much happening in the vision industry, it’s nice to have a place for senior leaders to congregate, receive actionable market intelligence, and enjoy a great evening of premier networking," said Shikany. “This event has become one of the highlights of the show week and we are proud to be hosting it again this year.”

The event runs from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7 in the Atrium outside Hall 1 of Messe Stuttgart, the site of the largest machine vision event in Europe, VISION 2018. Tickets for the reception can be purchased on AIA’s website for $50 USD.

About AIA
Founded in 1984 to advance the understanding and use of vision and imaging technologies and to drive global expansion and growth through education and promotion, AIA now represents over 370 vision suppliers, system integrators, users, researchers, and consulting firms from 32 countries. AIA is best known for The Vision Show (last held April, 2018 in Boston); vision and imaging standards such as GigE Vision®, Camera Link®, Camera Link HS™ and USB3 Vision™; the Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference (October 24-25, 2018 in Santa Clara); the A3 Business Forum (January 14-16, 2019 in Orlando); Automate (April 8-11, 2019 in Chicago); the Certified Vision Professional (CVP) program; AIA Certified System Integrator (CSI) program; and Vision Online, the world’s leading online resource for vision information. AIA is part of the Association for Advancing Automation.  For more information on AIA, visit Vision Online or contact AIA Headquarters at (734) 994-6088.

About Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
The Association for Advancing Automation is the global advocate for the benefits of automating. A3 promotes automation technologies and ideas that transform the way business is done. A3 is the umbrella group for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA - Advancing Vision + Imaging, and the Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA). RIA, AIA, and MCMA combined represent some 1,150 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms from throughout the world that drive automation forward. 

For more information, visit the following websites: A3 - RIA - AIA - MCMA - Automate 2019

Alex Shikany
Vice President – AIA
(734) 994-6088