ECA News & Events Update
ECA Membership Meeting: Wednesday
October 14, 2020
Please join us for our October luncheon Membership Meeting! The program will feature industry updates, and guest presentation from Shannon Andrews, City of Chicago Chief Procurement Officer. The event will be a VIRTUAL session.

The event is scheduled as follows:
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Virtual (Zoom) Meeting

1:00 pm 
Business Session / Guest Presentation

2:00 pm 
NECA Convention Wrap-Up
We hope that you enjoyed NECA 2020 LIVE! The Convention webinars available until November 15th as well as the virtual exhibit hall. Please click on the link below for a wrap-up of the Convention!
NECA 2020 LIVE: On-Demand Content for Education and
General Sessions

Watch this video to learn how to access education, general sessions and more from NECA 2020 LIVE.
NECA Basic Estimating Classes
Virtual Sessions
NECA Education has opened up four more Basic Estimating classes! Classes will run October 14-November 2 and November 3-19 with morning and afternoon sessions.

Registration for all sessions are available here:

All sessions are also available here.
NECA Safety Summit
October 27 - 29, 2020
The NECA Virtual Safety Summit will be composed of 2-half day blocks of general sessions, concurrent breakouts and even an exhibit hall. NECA will also showcase new presentations based on current trends along with important regulatory and code updates. Member Stipend: ECA Chicago will pay for two representatives per Member Company to attend.
NECA eSafetyLine 
October 2020 Safety Minute

Chicago Department of Buildings -
2019 Construction Codes Training
The Department of Buildings is pleased to announce an opportunity for you to learn more about the transition to the 2019 Chicago Construction Codes in a full-day virtual training program, scheduled for Thursday, October 15, 2020. Though all are welcome to register, the program will be targeted to architects and other design professionals, with a special focus on small- and mid-sized projects eligible to use the Self-Certification Permit Program. The program is being offered in association with the International Code Council (ICC) and will be taught by DOB Deputy Commissioners, Grant Ullrich and Hal Hutchinson. For more information, including registration details, visit alert on the DOB website
ECA Membership Meeting
November 17, 2020
Please join us for our November luncheon Membership Meeting! The program will feature industry updates, and guest presentation from Robert Hoxie, Chief Development Officer, City of Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA).
Wednesday, November 17, 2020
Gibsons Steakhouse, Oak Brook, IL

*There was a misprint in the recent October LiveWire. The program is to be in-person at Gibsons in Oak Brook. Gibsons will be following COVID guidelines. Only 50 attendees are allowed. You must register in advance. Face Mask must be worn to enter Gibsons.
"Top Habits of High Performing Foremen" - November 18, 2020
The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee workshop called, "Top Habits of High Performing Foremen" has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 8:00 am. The program is to be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel. (Only 8 spots remain!)
COVID-19 Resources for ECA members:
Stay up to date on the latest changes for our Industry including news releases, legislation and Government mandates, workplace safety and preparation guidelines, OSHA alerts, and more that affect electrical contractors in Chicago and Cook County.
Save the Dates

October 21, 2020
Drake Oak Brook Hotel
Oak Brook, IL

November 18, 2020
Drake Oak Brook Hotel
Oak Brook, IL