Smithers Apex Partners with AirFuel Alliance and Wireless Power Consortium to Host the Wireless Power Summit 2016

Taking Place November 10-11, in Seattle, Washington

AKRON, Ohio--()--Smithers Apex is pleased to partner with AirFuel Alliance and the Wireless Power Consortium to host the 8th annual Wireless Power Summit. The Wireless Power Summit 2016 will serve as a forum to discuss emerging applications for wireless charging and compare some of the differences between wireless power transfer approaches.

“The Wireless Power Summit is a fantastic resource for the wireless charging industry and AirFuel is proud to be taking an active role in its development and expansion”

“We are thrilled to be working with both groups to provide attendees with an inclusive and objective view of the available wireless power technologies,” said Kimberlee Rohrer, Conference Producer for Smithers Apex.

“This is the best opportunity to learn from industry experts about different technological approaches, the status of market adoption and the challenges of getting effective solutions into real-world applications,” said John Perzow, VP market development for the Wireless Power Consortium. “Presentations from industry leaders like Bosch, Dell and Disney make this year’s summit a must-see for anyone interested in wireless power.”

“The Wireless Power Summit is a fantastic resource for the wireless charging industry and AirFuel is proud to be taking an active role in its development and expansion,” said Ron Resnick, chairman, AirFuel Alliance. “We all know there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to wireless charging technologies. The industry is evolving at a rapid pace and the Wireless Power Summit provides a forum to explore, discuss and debate the best paths forward.”

The Wireless Power Summit 2016 program has been created with the guidance from an expert advisory board. Companies represented on this year’s agenda include: IHS, Dell Corporation, WiTricity, OFS Brands, United Sciences LLC and more. Speakers will provide insights into emerging wireless power applications including hearables, power tools, home appliances, and furniture trends.

Visit to learn more about the agenda. Limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. Contact Anthony Harris at or +1 330 762 7441 ext. 1139 to learn more.

About Smithers Apex

Smithers Apex provides events, market research, publications, strategic and technical consulting to niche, emerging and high growth industries. Markets covered included lighting and displays, clean energy, home and personal care, industrial biotechnology, performance materials and chemicals. The organization is renowned in many of these markets for its high caliber conferences, which regularly draw large numbers of delegates for annual networking and industry knowledge sharing. More recently the Smithers Apex name has become known for its authoritative market intelligence with a wide range of reports available providing independent market insight.

In addition to offices in the US and UK, the organization has specialist consultants world-wide.

About The Smithers Group:

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers Apex, Smithers Avanza, Smithers Pira, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers Rapra and Smithers Viscient. Each of The Smithers Group companies provide technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group, the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers’ goal is to add value throughout the life cycle of our clients’ products by utilizing testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as trusted providers of innovative solutions. For more information, visit


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