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  • Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

PR Opportunities


The DesignCon PR team is available to assist exhibitors and sponsors with any questions or issues you may have regarding your PR strategy before or during the event. Contact for information.


The media list is now available for download in the Exhibitor Portal. This list will give you the opportunity to coordinate on-site interviews and meetings with pre-registered press, analysts, and bloggers prior to the event. Once available, the media list will be updated each Friday until the event.

Please Note: PR agencies will need to obtain login information to the Exhibitor Services Portal from their client for access to the media list.


DesignCon owns its brands and content and must approve any third party use of both. If you plan to write a press release about your exhibitor announcement, sponsorship, or other activities around the event, please follow these guidelines:

  • The date and location of the event should be included in the first paragraph — DesignCon is happening January 30–February 1, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
  • Event boilerplate should be included in the press release (below).


About DesignCon
DesignCon is the world's premier conference for chip, board, and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities. Created by engineers for engineers, DesignCon takes place annually in Silicon Valley and remains the largest gathering of chip, board, and systems designers in the country. This three-day technical conference and expo combines technical paper sessions, tutorials, industry panels, product demos, and exhibits from the industry's leading experts and solutions providers. DesignCon is organized by UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc (UBM.L), an Events First marketing and communications services business. For more information, visit and


The media center (located in the Expo Hall in booth 1435) is available for exhibitors to hold interviews with registered media during the hours noted below. Additionally, exhibitors are welcome to reserve a media center meeting room in 30-minute to one-hour increments. Reservations for this room will be taken beginning Wednesday, January 31 at the media center desk.

Media Center – Expo Hall, Booth 1435

  • Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.


To contact the team please email: