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NECA This Week

Another Successful Trade Show & Convention in the Books!

Oct 9, 2023

Industry News

Amtrak to Renovate Stations in Major Cities in Coming Years

Amtrak is spending billions to renovate train stations that have, in some cases, gone decades without significant refurbishment.In total, the quasi-private passenger rail operator plans to spend up to $50 billion in the coming years to modernize trains, enhance stations and build new infrastructure like roads and bridges, the company said in a blog post.



Thank You for a Successful Annual Convention & Trade Show

Thank You for a Successful Annual Convention & Trade Show

NECA 2023 Philadelphia was jam-packed with educational sessions, superb speakers, trade show demos, live music, and giveaways We want to thank all members, exhibitors, chapters, apprentices and more who made this year's event the best yet. Please let us know your thoughts in the survey below and don't forget to save the dates, September 28 - October 1, for next year in San Diego!

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Government Affairs Update

Government Affairs Update 10/9

Just before midnight on September 30th, the Federal government narrowly avoided a government shutdown by passing a 45-day Continuing Resolution (CR) that funds the federal government through November 17th. Included in the CR was a measure to extend FAA Authorization through December 31st and $16 billion in disaster aid for select states.

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Upcoming EC Essentials Virtual Classroom in November

Upcoming EC Essentials Virtual Classroom November 2023

There are several key business and field operations elements that every electrical contractor needs to know. Designed to help contractors professionalize their business operations, this program will cover essential elements of finance, legal issues, insurance, bonding, risk management, material management, productivity, and construction technology.

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Codes & Standards Committee Members Appointed to Panels

Codes & Standards Committee Members Appointed to Panels

NECA congratulates the following Codes and Standards Committee members on their appointments to NFPA Technical Committees and NEC® Code Panels:

  • Bradley Caldwell, Morrow Meadows
  • Rob Roettgers, Dashiell Corporation
  • Kelly Lamp, Idaho Chapter NECA
  • Shane Custer, Big State Electric
  • Wes Wheeler, NECA National

Thank you for all you do in representing NECA in the development of the National Electrical Codes and NFPA Standards. They are better because of your efforts!

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Upcoming Events

In-Person Events

NECA Safety Professionals Institute
Oct. 18 - 20 | Washington, D.C.

Executive Management Institute
Nov. 15 - 19 | Washington, D.C.


Virtual Classrooms

EC Essentials: Business & Field Operations
Nov 7 - 9 | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET


Significant Dates

National Hispanic Heritage Month | Sept 15 - Oct 15

Global Diversity Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Indigenous Peoples' Day | Oct 9

World Mental Health Day | Oct 10

Halloween | Oct 31


PAC Total - $591,490



Operational Fund Total $316,554

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