What is the World Electronic Forum?

Welcome to the World Electronics Forum (WEF), the premier platform for CEOs and Directors of electronics industry associations worldwide. Since its inception in 1995, WEF has brought together industry leaders annually to discuss critical issues and exchange information, fostering collaboration and networking opportunities. Open to any electronics industry-affiliated trade organization, WEF offers exclusive access to industry research, cutting-edge initiatives, and valuable insights into the latest industry trends. Join us and become part of a global community dedicated to advancing the electronics industry and driving innovation forward.

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Global challenges and opportunities

WEF serves as a platform to address major global challenges and explore emerging opportunities in the electronics industry. Some of the key challenges include:

Sustainable Development

The need to integrate sustainability practices and develop eco-friendly solutions to mitigate environmental impact and address resource scarcity.

Global Collaboration

Encouraging international cooperation and fostering partnerships to drive innovation, exchange knowledge, and promote harmonized standards across borders.

Opportunities within these challenges include:

Innovation and Research

Leveraging emerging technologies and interdisciplinary approaches to drive innovation, create new market opportunities, and solve global challenges.

Market Expansion

Tapping into new markets, especially in developing regions, by customizing solutions to local needs and collaborating with local stakeholders.

Sustainable Practices

Capitalizing on the increasing demand for environmentally sustainable solutions and adopting circular economy models to minimize waste and maximize resource efficiency.

Data-driven Insights

Harnessing the power of data analytics and artificial intelligence to derive actionable insights, optimize operations, and enhance decision-making processes.

Entrepreneurship and Startups

Encouraging the growth of entrepreneurial ecosystems, supporting startups, and fostering a culture of innovation to drive economic growth and create jobs.

WEF serves as a forum to discuss and explore these challenges and opportunities, fostering collaboration, knowledge exchange, and action to shape a more prosperous and sustainable future for the electronics industry.

Who will be there?

The World Electronics Forum (WEF) brings together CEOs and Directors of electronics industry associations worldwide, as well as representatives from affiliated trade organizations, to exchange ideas, insights, and expertise. This includes government, thought leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and policy-makers from across the electronics industry and beyond. 

If you want to develop your expertise, leverage new opportunities, connect with inspiring peers, discover new ideas, gain visibility, build relationships, and join a global community of electronics industry leaders, then WEF is the place to be. Join us and be part of a vibrant and dynamic forum dedicated to advancing the electronics industry and shaping a brighter future for all.

Ryad Mezzour
Minister of Industry and Trade
Mohcine Jazouli
Minister to the Head of Government of Investment, Convergence and the Evaluation of Public Policies of Morocco
Khalid Ait Taleb
Minister of Health of Morocco
Miraoui Abdellatif
Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation
Janenne Remondino
Sr. Director, International Programs at CTA, producers of CES
ALI El Harti
Chairman - FENELEC
Jeffrey DeCoux
Chairman - Autonomy Fellow Autonomy Institute
Pierre-Jean Gire
Ambassador of the Pontifical Foundation and Privileged Interlocutor with the Vatican
Jean Staune
Founder of Interdisciplinary University of Paris
Tony Smith
Executive Chairman - Consumer Electronics Technology Industry Association
Chakib ALJ
Président de la Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc
Mehdi Tazi
Vice-président de la Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc
Nancy (Long Hong)
Shenzen Electronics Industries Association
- Honorary President
Ian Hassell
Chief Executive Officer - The Network
H.E laila Rahhall El Atfani
The Royal House of Sheba Crown Senator. Founder & CEO Business Gate Dubai and I am africa platform
Veronica A. Lancaster, AStd
Vice President, Standards Programs at CTA    President, U.S. National Committee of the IEC
Corine Busson-Benhammou
Co-Founder & Executive Director for French Tech Angers's

Meet our Global industry leaders

This curated selection showcases the talented organizations who are driving innovation, shaping the future, and making a significant impact in the electronics industry. Discover the visionaries, trailblazers, and experts of those organization who are at the forefront of technological advancements, sustainability initiatives, and transformative developments across various sectors. Get inspired by their achievements, insights, and contributions as they pave the way for a thriving electronics industry.

WEF all around the world