One reliable measurement of
activity within the electrical construction markets locally, regionally and
nationally is manhours reported monthly to the industry's national pension
plan. NECA uses this compiled information in order to analyze industry trends
and work toward allocating resources in the most effective and efficient
manner. Of course, it is widely known that it is important to measure the
status of the industry in order to develop methods that could help to offer
quality electrical systems services to an ever changing customer base. New
technologies spur new demands that NECA members are uniquely positioned to
serve. Log in to find out more about the trends in the electrical construction
NECA can provide you with a great source of information
about industry trends. For instance, the National Labor Management Cooperative
Committee utilizes the services of an independent economic firm, the
Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC), in order to measure market share.
The CLRC compiles two separate measures of market share utilizing information
reported to Government Agencies and the Industry's National Electrical Benefit
NECA is an EVITP Partner. EVITP is an open
industry-wide national training and certification program that provides the
Electric Vehicle (EV) industry with the highest level of verifiable knowledge
and technical understanding to support the sound, safe and successful growth
of the EV market.
The Northeastern Illinois Chapter, NECA has roots in the
industry that reach back to nearly a century ago. NECA is dedicated soley to
improving the business of electrical contracting and enhancing services to the
customers who utilize electrical systems and energy technology solutions.
Only a short drive from our area, but truly a worthwhile business retreat for members and their families, the Grand Geneva Resort is a favorite destination. This year’s Chapter Summer Meeting will be a unique event with a agenda tailored to address your interests . The Summer Meeting provides NECA members with a chance to meet with other electrical contractors and discuss solutions to common challenges facing the electrical construction industry. The Grand Geneva Resort is a perfect location to host NECA with amenities that include two championship golf courses, a full spa and fitness center, tennis, indoor and outdoor pool facilities, full indoor/outdoor water park resort, stables, and the beautiful nearby Geneva Lake. Thursday Evening-Board of Directors Meeting – 5:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m. Friday Morning-General Membership Meeting- 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday Afternoon-Chapter Golf Outing- 12:15 p.m. Friday Luncheon-Non Golfers Friday Evening- Social Mixer Saturday Morning-Seminar 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday Evening- Dinner and Entertainment
NECA members are making a difference on Capitol Hill. Join us in Washington at the Mandarian Oriental from Tuesday, May 6 through Thursday, May 8 for NECA’s 2014 National Legislative Conference.Participants in the Conference will take part in issue briefings and engage with Members of Congress and Washington insiders while gaining a unique perspective on the legislative process. All registrants have the opportunity to meet with legislative leaders in their offices and at our Congressional Reception. Members from the Northeastern Illinois Chapter, NECA are frequent attendees. Among NECA’s legislative priorities this past year were policies aimed at job creation, pension relief, reducing the estate tax, procurement reform, and closing a loophole that allows employers to misclassify employees as independent contractors. NECA also opposed legislation to reform our immigration system that could hold contractors liable for the hiring practices of subcontractors.
Improving upon the groundwork laid by the Clean Cities initiative, Kane County is poised to be an early adopter of an EV ordinance.
The National Electrical Conractors Association bestows the designation of Veteran Membership upon those members who have retired but have been in continuous good standing for an extended period of time with the Association. Rich Gelden is the newest member from the Chapter to join these ranks.
Electrical systems are constantly evolving. The businesses that rely upon electrical energy can be assured that NECA has a strong network of Student Chapters to ensure that tomorrow's technology and management practices will be readily available to meet your energy needs.
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2014 Chicago September 27–30
2018 Philadelphia September 30 –October2
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2020 Chicago October 4–6
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