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2023 Business Development Conference

Renaissance Nashville Hotel

Nashville, TN
Register register for 2023 Business Development Conference


  • The Renaissance Nashville
  • Contact: Amani Jamall
  • Email: [email protected] 
  • Location: Nashville, TN



(Note: All Meetings are in the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Unless Otherwise Specified)

Sunday, May 21, 2023: Welcome

12:00 p.m.Registration
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Welcome Reception

7:15 p.m.Business Development Task Force Dinner
 Open only to members of the Business Development Task Force


Monday, May 22, 2023: "Help Us Help You"

6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Registration
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00 a.m.Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance & Chairman's Remarks
 Steven Gianotti, Arcadia Electrical Company, Inc., NECA Business Development Task Force
8:30 a.m.ELECTRI Update + Reports You Should Know About + Selling Services
 Josh Bone, Executive Director, ELECTRI
10:00 - 10:10 a.m.Break

10:10 - 11:30 a.m.Hot Topic Round Table Discussions
 Moderated by BDTF
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.Electric Vehicle Panel
 Moderated by BDTF
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.Premier Partner Panel + Discussion: Supply Chain and/or Best Practices with Suppliers as Partners in the EC Market
 Schneider, Day & Night Solar, Milwaukee & Graybar
 Moderated by Nancy Lindsay
3:30 - 3:45 p.m.Break
 Snack Time
3:45 - 5:15 p.m.Breakout Sessions
 LMCC Sessions Moderated by BDTF
 NECA Contractor Sessions Moderated by BDTF
5:15 - 5:30 p.m.Group Wrap-Up
5:30 p.m.Dinner On Your Own


Tuesday, May 23, 2023: "Show Us The Money!"

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.IBEW BD Team Update Breakfast Caucus

Ray Kasmark, IBEW

9:30 a.m.Premier Partner Day Starts

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.Fireside Chat

Ron Bailey, Senior Vice President of Industry Development, NECA

Big John, Morrow Meadows

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Relationship Between BD + Politics Panel

Jared Karbowsky, Director of Government Affairs, NECA

Karen Prescott, Director of Government Affairs, NECA San Diego

Aaron Kelley, Director of Public Affairs, NECA Penn-Del-Jersey

Moderated by Marco Giamberardino

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Closing Remarks

Steven Gianotti, Arcadia Electrical Company, Inc., NECA Business Development Task Force

12:00 p.m.End Program