Avnet, Inc. to Present at The Bank of America 35th Annual Investment Conference

September 6, 2005
Avnet, Inc. to Present at The Bank of America 35th Annual Investment Conference

Phoenix, Ariz. -- Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced Roy Vallee, Avnet's Chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Bank of America 35th Annual Investment Conference to be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, in San Francisco, California on September 20, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time.

This Avnet presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.ir.avnet.com. Interested parties should log on to the Website 15 minutes prior to the presentation time to register for the event and download any necessary software.

Also available at www.ir.avnet.com are other recent Webcasts, a calendar of events, downloadable slide presentations and other investor information.

About Avnet

Avnet (NYSE:AVT) enables success from the center of the technology industry, providing cost-effective services and solutions vital to a broad base of more than 100,000 customers and 300 suppliers. The Company markets, distributes and adds value to a wide variety of electronic components, enterprise computer products and embedded subsystems. Through its premier market position, Avnet brings a breadth and depth of capabilities that help its trading partners accelerate growth and realize cost efficiencies. For fiscal year ended, July 2, 2005, Avnet and Memec (acquired by Avnet on July 5, 2005) generated combined revenue in excess of $13 billion in the past year through sales in approximately 70 countries.

Visit Avnet's Investor Relations Website at www.ir.avnet.com or contact us at investorrelations@avnet.com.

CONTACT: Avnet, Inc.
Vincent Keenan
Investor Relations
(480) 643-7053