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Digi-Key Continuing Education Center Wins Marketing Award

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Rob Spiegel
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Congrats to Digi-Kay and Design News
Rob Spiegel   4/5/2013 4:00:06 PM
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This is a great award for Digi-Kay and Design News. The award in some ways is not a surprise. The programs are excellent, bringing together industry experts on today's hottest topics. Congrats to all.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   4/5/2013 4:27:48 PM
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Having attended the awards last night, I can say that I was amazed that Design News and Digi-Key were able to compete with the big-budget guys who were also in attendance. Companies like Pepsico, McDonald's and AT&T have big name agencies working for them, but our Continuing Education Center more than held its own.

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Re: Congrats to Digi-Kay and Design News
Greg M. Jung   4/6/2013 2:36:20 PM
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Great job Design New and Digi-Key for winning this prestigious award and also for creating a positive impact with the Continuing Education Center.

Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   4/8/2013 1:11:01 PM
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Well, Chuck, I guess that makes the Digi-Key Continuing Education Center the little train that could. I would guess the takeaway here is that the education center is filling a clear need.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   4/10/2013 6:50:37 PM
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I agree, Rob. The CEC is amazing. Whenever I get on the site on the morning of a CEC class, the listeners are checking in, hours before the show, chattering back and forth about their experiences with the technology of the day. Digi-Key really clicked with this idea.

Rob Spiegel
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Rob Spiegel   4/11/2013 1:36:26 PM
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Yes, Chuck, I've always thought it was interesting how audience members sign in hours before the broadcast. I'm not sure what that's all about. Maybe they just want to talk with a fellow engineer. There must be a wanting-to-connect factor in online presentations.

Charles Murray
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Charles Murray   6/6/2013 7:59:59 PM
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Rob, I consider that three-hour period before the CEC events to be an engineer's watercooler. It's where the liveliest conversations take place.

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notarboca   4/30/2013 9:42:31 PM
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@Rob Spiegel-- CEC definitely serves the engineering community with some programs that are very basic, and others that if you check out the moderator's links, will lead you into a great learning experience.  Congrats on the award!

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Congrats to Digi-Kay and Design News
Rob Spiegel   5/2/2013 9:34:02 PM
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Thanks Notarboca. I certainly learn a lot when I participate in these classes. Even the basic classes were helpful for putting the basics in perspective.

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