ECA News & Events Update
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.
Check Out Top Golf's newest facility in Schaumburg with the
Young Professionals of ECA Chicago on November 12th, 2020
The new Schaumburg venue is a new prototype, located along Interstate 90 at Meacham Road. The planned three-level venue features 102 climate-controlled hitting bays, a full-service restaurant and three bars, 250 high-definition flat-screen TVs, a 5,000-square-foot outdoor patio and 3,000 square feet of private event space. 
CISCO Scholarships & Project of the Year Award
CISCO’S Project of the Year Award is kicking off its 16th year of accepting applications for some of the best construction projects of the past 18 months. (June 2019 – December 2020).

The award gives general contractors, owners, engineers and architects a chance to submit projects in six different categories that include the areas of new construction, renovation/ rehabilitation, residential construction and infrastructure. The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. To download the application form, click here

CISCO Scholarship information is also available on the CISC website at: For more information on the Awards and the Scholarships, contact Gary Karafiat, Director of Communications & Public Affairs at 630.472.9411 or via email:
NECA Education Schedule -
October 2020
Please click on the link below for information concerning NECA's virtual Classrooms and webinars for the remainder of October 2020.
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.
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

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