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NECA This Week

Updated NECA Safety Guides Available

Feb 26, 2024

Industry News

EV battery plant construction booms even as automakers hit the brakes

Although demand for electric vehicles has slowed, EV-related projects are continuing to help power the construction industry. Electrical machinery construction, which includes EV battery plants, hit $35.2 billion in 2023, according to Dodge Construction Network. That’s roughly about 47% of overall manufacturing construction.



NECA Has Updated the NECA Guide Series

NECA Has Updated the NECA Guide Series | NECA This Week February 26th, 2024

NECA has updated the NECA Guide Series based on the 2024 NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. These guides are now available for instant download in PDF. To access, please visit this page, scroll to Publications and then click to expand the NECA Safety Guides menu. Remember to log in to receive a member discount!

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Advocate for Change at the NECA 2024 Legislative Conference

Advocate for Change at the NECA 2024 Legislative Conference | NECA This Week February 26th, 2024

Registration for the 2024 Legislative Conference is open! Join us in Washington, D.C. for the premier event for electrical contractors to hear about top legislative issues affecting the industry and meet the leaders who are working to provide real solutions. The conference will be held at the Salamander Hotel on May 6-8, 2024.

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Watch Now: February Safety Minute

Watch Now: February Safety Minute | NECA This Week February 26th, 2024

This month's Safety Minute provides updates on OSHA's civil penalty amounts, the deadline for new reporting data requirements, a new national strategic partnership renewal, a reminder to apply to the Recognition of Safety Achievement program, and more! Watch the full video to stay informed!

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NECA Sales & Partnerships Team Honored in Two Categories

NECA Sales & Partnerships Team Honored in Two Categories | NECA This Week February 26th, 2024

Trade Show Executive (TSE) just revealed the Fastest 50 Class of 2023, featuring the fastest-growing trade shows that took place in the U.S. in 2023. NECA was honored for the second year in a row with this year being featured in two categories: NEXT 50 by exhibiting companies and NEXT 50 by total attendance. We are so grateful for our hardworking and dedicated sales team!

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Upcoming Events

In-Person Events

NECA EMERGE Conference
April 15 - 17 | Las Vegas, NV

2024 ELECTRI International Connection Summit
April 8 - 10 | Roatán, Honduras

NECA Legislative Conference
May 6 - 8 | Washington, DC


Virtual Classrooms

Essential Skills for Project Managers
March 14 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Driving Project Success
March 26 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET


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