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The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) held its 49th Annual Spring Conference on June 9-10, 2021 at the American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin. This year’s Conference had 80 individuals registered. 70 golfers were able to experience the River Course at Blackwolf Run on June 9th. The Opening reception/dinner meeting provided members with the latest information regarding industry events.
The ECA Young Professionals Committee is coordinating its Third Annual Young Professionals 20201 Leadership Conference to be held August 26 - 27, 2021 at the Journeyman Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This year's theme is "Adaptive Leadership and Innovation." The conference will feature dynamic speakers, a tour of the Milwaukee Tour Innovation Center, overnight accommodations in Milwaukee's Historic 3rd Ward at the Journeyman Hotel, roundtrip luxury motor coach transportation, a rooftop social event and more! Registration closes on July 23, 2021!
ECA Members* are invited to join us at ECA's 2021 Summer Beach Bash! This year's summer social event, at Theater on the Lake in Chicago, will feature plenty of epicurean cuisine, boat drinks, a pig roast, lawn games (bocce ball and bags), and musical entertainment island style by the Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band "Gone 2 Paradise".
Theater on the Lake is located at
2401 N Lake Shore Drive,
Chicago, IL 60614
Date and Time:
Friday, August 13th, 2021
1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.
Sun Dresses and Resort Attire Welcome.
Short sleeves and shorts, no problem!
*This is a complimentary event for ECA Members and their spouse or guest. Reservations are kindly requested by August 5th.
The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is pleased to present a special event called, “ECA NECPAC Golf Outing.” This is an opportunity for Chapter members to not only participate in a golf outing on August 23, 2021 at Olympia Fields Country Club, 2800 Country Club Drive, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, (708) 748-0495 which includes lunch, food and beverages on the course, cocktails and reception, networking and fun giveaways; but, an opportunity to contribute to the NECAPAC.
"Contractor Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Training Program"
The ECA's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee sponsored a "Contractor Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program specifically designed for Electrical Contractors. The first session was held on May 5, 2021 and was presented by Alex Willis, Leadership Surge. The next virtual session is scheduled for September 14, 2021.
As a reminder, the program was designed with a Multi-Tier Top-Down Approach, while implementing inclusion prerequisite skills at the frontline level. This approach will guarantee that the Diversity & Inclusion lessons are sustainable and have maximum impact throughout all levels of leadership within the company. It is the first of it's kind in the nation, and we are pleased to offer it to our members beginning this spring.
This program is complimentary for ECA Chicago Members, and there is no limit to the number of your employees that can participate. Please direct questions to Carrie Spaeth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NECA IIT Student Chapter submitted their "Student Chapter of the Year" application in early June 2021. The students are also waiting to hear about the outcome of their video and written proposal for the 2021 ELECTRI Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge ECIC). We wish the students good luck with the recent submittals!
The NECA Show will prepare you for the future of the electrical construction industry. You’ll ﬁnd a wide range of educational opportunities on the trade show ﬂoor with sessions on everything from leadership to growing your business to the latest innovations. Learn from the experts, see and touch the newest products and services and plan for tomorrow. This is the place to learn how electrical professional’s work is changing. The Convention is available in a hybrid format so you can get the best of Nashville live and "in person" AND ensure you don’t miss anything by catching up virtually. More information can be found at: www.necaconvention.org.