Digi-Key Corporation Sponsors LED and Solid State Lighting Virtual Tradeshow

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 7, 2011

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, is set to sponsor Electronic Design's LEDs and Solid State Lighting Web Conference and Tradeshow.

The virtual event takes place June 14, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. EDT until 6 p.m. EDT.

The event will consist of a track of extensive webinar sessions, virtual booths, and a keynote address by LED market leader, Cree, on the future evolution of high-brightness LEDs and the myriad of applications that will spawn over the next decade. The conference will investigate the practical day-to-day challenges of designing LED lighting solutions, such as heat dissipation, driving and controlling LEDs, and other aspects of LED designs.

Webinar sessions feature speakers from Lumex, Cree, Texas Instruments, and National Semiconductor, as they discuss topics such as developments in custom LED technology, lighting revolutions, the roles of microcontrollers in solid-state lighting applications, and more.

Registration for the Digi-Key sponsored virtual conference and tradeshow is completely free.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.