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NECA 2018 Philadelphia: Day 2

Oct 02, 2018

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. Check out the highlights below:

Monday General Session

Cyber Security Experts Share Their Story at NECA 2018 Philadelphia

In the Monday morning general session at the 2018 NECA Show, attendees were treated to a talk by cyber security experts Christopher Tarbell and Hector Monsegur, who were once on opposite sides of a criminal investigation, one as an FBI special agent and the other a black-hat hacker. The pair detailed their stories and shared their expertise in cyber security. 

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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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Highlights From the Show Floor

Sights From the NECA Show Floor, Day Two

The second day of the NECA Show was absent the thousands of apprentices that crowded the aisles on the first day. That isn't to say it was slow, but it was a more steady pace. We had more time to get around and check out some of the finer points of the show and some of the exciting products launching right now.

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2018 Project Excellence Award Winners

13 Winners Took Home Awards

The Monday morning general session at the 2018 NECA Show included recognition of the 2018 Project Excellence Award winners for the extraordinary projects they completed in 2017. Thirteen companies were selected by a jury of their peers across 11 different project categories, including commercial/institutional, design-build, residential, energy solutions/green building and more.

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