2018FLEX News

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Monterey: What a Place to Talk Tech - Rouge Valley Microdevices

Nestled on the shores of Monterey Bay, Monterey, California is a small town with a big reputation. Its jazz festival is renowned, its aquarium is world-class, and American author John Steinbeck immortalized its hard-living but big-hearted residents in the novel, Cannery Row.  Just two hours by car from San Francisco and even closer from San Jose, Monterey has attracted an increasing number of tech-industry conferences to its soul-calming location.

Sensors in fashion could change the $3 trillion industry and unlock the powered clothing revolution - SEMI Blog

Long promised by science fiction stories, we're now at the threshold of a real revolution where sensors, flexible electronics and printed batteries could finally be playing a key role in the way people mediate their social image through fashion. As an industry veteran, I trust that fashion

“Materials to Markets” for Flexible Hybrid Electronics - AZO Sensors

In this interview, Melissa Grupen-Shemansky, President of SEMI-FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner talks to AZoSensors about what to expect at the upcoming FLEX Conference & Exhibition. “Materials to Markets” is one of the main events and will cover market applications such as power, smart packaging, biosensors and many more... read more

2018FLEX to Feature Newest Developments in Flexible Hybrid ElectronicsPrinted Electronics Now

Opportunities for flexible hybrid electronics are emerging rapidly, and 2018FLEX will be showcasing the latest technologies in the fast-growing flexible hybrid electronics field. Organized by FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, 2018FLEX will run from Feb. 12-15 in Monterey, CA. ...read more

2018FLEX Highlights Opportunities, Advances in Flexible Hybrid Electronics - SEMI.org

2018FLEX, the Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Conference and Exhibition, will bring together more than 600 experts from around the world for business-critical insights and the latest technology in both flexible electronics and MEMS and sensors....read more


Working journalists who are interested in attending 2018FLEX and MEMS & Sensors Technical Congress (MSTC) may be eligible to attend the event at no cost by sending a written request for press accreditation to Maria Vetrano, public relations consultant, SEMI-FlexTech-MSIG.

SEMI-FlexTech-MSIG will grant accreditation on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration several factors: the editorial focus, influence, and reach of the publication; the subject(s) and extent of the planned coverage; and the degree to which media attendance will affect event operations and/or the experience and participation of event attendees.

Requirements for accreditation include:

  • A primary job function of journalism.
  • A copy of the masthead from your publication’s most current issue with a link to the home page of the publication.
  • A minimum of three bylined articles on component technologies such as MEMS, sensors or semiconductors, or covering vertical markets such as consumer electronics, mobile & wireless, Internet of Things, smart home, automotive, biomedical or other technology-driven markets, published within the past six months.

Accreditation will not be granted to:

  • Publishing professionals whose primary roles are not editorial-related (e.g., publishers, advertising, marketing and sales representatives, etc.)
  • Market or financial industry analysts
  • Freelance writers or other consultants whose primary job function is not journalism

Once approved, SEMI-FlexTech-MSIG will send press registration details to you.  


Credentialed Press are welcome to use our onsite Press Room at 2018FLEX & MSTC 2018 to conduct interviews and work on stories.  

Our onsite press room at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Conference Center offers a comfortable, convenient meeting space for your media briefings during 2018FLEX and MEMS & Sensors Technical Congress. The room is Windjammer 4 and is located on the lower level of the Conference Center.

We also invite Exhibitor/Sponsor companies to bring company press information to the press room. Press room tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Onsite Press Room Hours

  • Tuesday, February 13    8:00am – 6:00pm

  • Wednesday, February 14   8:00am – 5:00pm

Onsite Contact:

Maria Vetrano
Vetrano Communications
Email: maria@vetrano.com