• Conference
    Jan 29–31, 2019
  • Expo
    Jan 30–31, 2019
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

PR Opportunities

Exhibitor PR Toolkit


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 [email protected] for information.


The media list will be available one month prior to the event. 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. Please reach out to [email protected] to request access.


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. DesignCon, created by engineers for engineers, 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. More information is available at: designcon.com. DesignCon is organized by UBM plc. UBM is the largest pure-play B2B Events organizer in the world. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors. Our deep knowledge and passion for these sectors allow us to create valuable experiences which enable our customers to succeed. Please visit www.ubm.com for the latest news and information about UBM.


The media center (located on the second floor of the convention center in room 202 & 203) 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 in room 203.

Media Center – Rooms 202 & 203

  • Tuesday, January 30 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 31 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 1 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.


To contact the team please email:
[email protected]