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NECA to Host Post-Election Webinar 'NECA Votes 2018' on Nov. 8
Will there be a Blue Wave? Can the Red Wall stand strong? Will it be Results or Resistance? Find out during an exclusive NECA Votes 2018 webinar on November 8.
NECA Premier Partner Thomas & Betts is now ABB Installation Products
Customers will continue to receive the same Thomas & Betts authentic products and quality service ABB announced that, effective today, the Thomas & Betts Corporation will begin doing business as ABB Installation Products, Inc. Thomas & Betts designs and manufactures products used to manage the connection, distribution, and transmission of electrical power in industrial, construction, and utility applications globally.
Post-Convention Attendee Links and Important Information
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NECA Learning Center Now Offers 70+ Online Courses on General Business Topics
NECA has teamed up with online training provider Open Sesame to offer relevant courses from their extensive 20,000+ online training catalog to NECA member contractors and their employees.
OSHA Releases Statement in Advance of Hurricane Michael
Conditions remain hazardous for workers restoring power, and performing cleanup and recovery operations. We want you to stay safe while helping others. OSHA has resources to help employers keep their workers safe after hurricanes and floods.
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President David Long's October Membership Update: Go and Grow
NECA President David Long presents his October Membership Update "Go and Grow" in the latest edition of the NECA Video Update.
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NECA Releases Dozens of New Online Training Courses
In conjunction with the NECA Convention, more than fifty new online training courses were released on various topics.
It's Fire Prevention Week
Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. ESFI Reminds Us to Look. Listen. Learn.
David Long provides brief update on the status of the search for John M. Grau’s successor as NECA’s Chief Executive Officer.
U.S. Department of Labor Updates National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation Safety
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated the National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses in response to a recent spike in trenching fatalities.
President Trump Addresses Members of National Electrical Contractors Association at Closing General Session of Convention in Philadelphia
The National Electrical Contractors Association welcomed a sitting U.S. President for the first time in its 117-year history during its annual convention on Tuesday in Philadelphia.
President Trump Speaks About Administrative Agenda, Jobs, Economy at NECA 2018
On Tuesday, Oct. 2, U.S. President Donald J. Trump addressed the closing general session at NECA 2018 in Philadelphia. In his speech, Trump spoke about his administration’s agenda and policies, jobs, and the economy, and he credited organizations such as NECA with making strides in workforce development.
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2018 NECA Showstopper Award Winners Announced
At the end of day one of NECA 2018 Philadelphia, the 22 winners of the NECA Showstopper Awards were announced. The winners were selected from more than 100 submissions by a panel of expert judges who made their decisions based on their potential utility on the job.
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President Trump to Deliver Remarks at the National Electrical Contractors Association Annual Convention
President Donald J. Trump will deliver an address at 2:30pm today to NECA member electrical contractors during the closing General Session of the association's annual convention & trade show, NECA 2018 Philadelphia.
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NECA 2018 Philadelphia: Day 2
The second day of NECA 2018 Philadelphia was just as busy and amazing as the first. We heard from two of the country's leading cyber security experts, awarded the 2018 Showstoppers, and had a blast on the show floor.
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Diversity and Inclusion Take Center Stage During Women In NECA and Future Leaders Roundtable
NECA members are making plans to diversify the workforce and incorporate modern best practices within their companies, as evidenced by panelists who spoke on Monday the Women In NECA + Future Leaders Roundtable during NECA 2018 Philadelphia.
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NECA 2018 Project Excellence Award Winners Take to the Stage in Philadelphia
Member contractors took to the stage during the NECA 2018 Philadelphia General Session on Monday October 1, to be recognized for their 2018 Project Excellent Award achievement.
NECA's Political Leadership Council Chairman Updates Attendees on Government Affairs Activities During NECA 2018 Philadelphia
Mark Mazur, chairman of the NECA Political Leadership Council, reviewed NECA’s work, highlighting recent successes, in Washington and contractors’ Congressional districts back home.
ELECTRI International Chairman Talks Past Year's Progress and Future Plans at NECA 2018 Philadelphia
ELECTRI Council Chairman Jerry Hayes talked about the progress that has been made by ELECTRI International over the past year.
Former Adversaries in Cyber Security Discuss Partnership at NECA 2018 Philadelphia
“A big change has been the rise of hackers and their availability,” Tarbell added. “Anyone can be a hacker now.”

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