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NECA This Week

NECA 2023 Philly: Call for Proposals

Feb 13, 2023

Industry News

Industry Mostly Hails Biden Speech's Pro-Infrastructure Stance

Construction and engineering groups praised the strong support for continued heavy infrastructure funding that President Joe Biden voiced in his State of the Union address. But he prompted some industry unease in announcing that a potentially broader Buy American mandate for projects is coming soon from his administration.

Proposed $2.5B Power Line Seen as Link for Three Large Grids

Backers of the $2.5-billion North Plains Connector say they aim to begin permit approval this year for a 385-mile, high-voltage direct-current transmission line that could be first in the U.S. to link three large regional power grids—Western Interconnection, Midcontinent Independent System Operator and Southwest Power Pool—allowing shared energy from multiple sources and boosted system reliability.


Make Your Voice Heard

Make Your Voice Heard

Space is filling up so reserve your spot at the 2023 NECA Legislative Conference before it's too late. The three-day conference will be held this March 27–29 at the Salamander Hotel (formerly Mandarin Oriental) in Washington, D.C.. Attend this year's conference for updates on Congress, electrical industry priorities, NECA's lobbying and fundraising efforts, and more.

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NECA 2023 Philly: Call For Proposals

NECA 2023 Philly: Call for Proposals

NECA is seeking the best and brightest to speak during NECA 2023 Philadelphia. From business processes and leadership to technology solutions and best practices, we are seeking speakers on a wide range of topics to present to our diverse group of members. The deadline to submit a proposal is March 8, 2023.

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Registration Closing Soon for NECA's Labor Relations Conference

Registration Closing Soon for NECA's Labor Relations Conference

This year's Labor Relations conference will include a wide range of presentations from industry experts, NECA and IBEW representatives and Keynote speaker Roy Spence. Topics will include employment law, the use of the Pattern Agreement Guide, the NMA, a CLRC presentation on the Settlements Reports and the Union Electrician Workforce characteristics and projections report, and labor relation challenges. The conference will take place in Nashville, TN on March 20-22, 2023!

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Join ELECTRI in Puerto Rico

Join ELECTI in Puerto Rico

The 2023 ELECTRI International Cross-Border Meeting is your opportunity to connect with your colleagues from around the globe. Join us in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico to share ideas, make valuable international business connections and observe our industry from a new point-of-view. This meeting will take place on March 15-17, 2023!

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Elevate Your Career & Company With NECA's Innovation Institute

Elevate Your Career & Company With NECA's Innovation Institute

Continuing to evolve the electrical construction industry, the NECA Innovation Institute (NII) offers NECA members a state-of-the-art opportunity to grow their companies by developing visionary thinkers. NII has already completed two yearlong programs where our strategic problem-solving experts have coached future executives and emerging leaders in the industry.

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Electrical Contractors Essentials: Business & Field Operations Chicago

Business & Field Operations Chicago

Over 80% of NECA members consist of small and medium contractors, making them the backbone to the electrical contracting industry. This class, designed specifically for NECA's small and medium-sized contractors, will bring in experts to discuss the several of the essential elements that all contractors need to know. It will take place in Rosemont, IL on February 21-22.

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NECA BICSI Summit and NECA Service & Maintenance Conference


On average across all firm sizes, 39% of electrical contractors' revenue come from maintenance/service or repair work. 96% of electrical contractors perform low-voltage work. These percentages continue to increase and present an opportunity to not only bring back the NECA-BICSI Summit (June 26-28) but also launch a brand new NECA Service & Maintenance Conference (June 28-29). Both conferences will take place in Denver, Colorado!

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Advisory Committee for Construction Safety and Health Meeting

Advisory Committee for Construction Safety and Health Meeting

The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health will convene on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 9 am – 4 pm ET, in Washington, DC. Virtual attendance information will also be posted on the ACCSH webpage prior to the meeting. In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Workgroups will meet on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Comments and requests to speak at ACCSH must be submitted at, the Federal eRulemaking Portal, identified with docket number OSHA-2023-0002, by Thursday, February 23, 2023.

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Upcoming Events

Elevate your career with our on-demand and live training classes


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Virtual Classrooms

Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction
March 2- April 4 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Calculating Shop Burden
March 23 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET

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In-Person Events

Electrical Contractors Essentials: Business & Field Operations
February 21 - 23 | Rosemont, IL

2023 Labor Relations Conference
March 20 - 22 | Nashville, TN

Women in NECA & Future Leaders Conference
April 16 - 17 | San Antonio, TX

April 16 - 17 | San Antonio, TX




PAC Total - $19,600



Operational Fund Total - $36,485

NECA Government Affairs Operational Fund


Special Thanks

Congratulations to the Southern Tier Chapter on meeting their goal!



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