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Avnet Electronics Marketing Announces the First Winner of the "Rock the ReTweet" Twitter Campaign


Avnet Electronics Marketing Announces the First Winner of the “Rock the ReTweet” Twitter Campaign

PHOENIX -- With the political election results locked in, it’s time for Republicans and Democrats alike to devote their full attention to Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas’ “Rock the ReTweet” Twitter campaign. Every Monday in November, one lucky re-tweeter will win a 5th generation 16GB iPod nano. This week’s winner is @847news, congratulations!

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will run its Rock the ReTweet Twitter campaign through November 28, 2010, and there are still three more iPod nanos to win. The @AvnetDesignWire Twitter feed delivers the latest information from Avnet Electronics Marketing. From business news to new product announcements to upcoming training events and videos, this feed delivers everything design engineers need to know in 140 characters or less. Winners are selected at random. For full details, visit the official rules page.

About Avnet Electronics Marketing
Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 70 countries, distributing electronic components from leading manufacturers and providing associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The group’s website is located at

About Avnet, Inc.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners’ success by connecting the world’s leading technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 3, 2010, Avnet generated revenue of $19.16 billion. For more information, visit


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