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NECA Midwestern Regional Conference - March 11 - 14, 2024

Program was held at the Atlantis Resort - Paradise Island, Bahamas.

NECA Midwestern Regional Conference
March 11 – 14, 2024
Atlantis Resort
Paradise Island, Bahamas

Over 500 individuals were registered for the NECA Midwestern Regional Conference that was held March 11 – 14, 2024 at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas.  Amidst the scenic backdrop of the Bahamas, the sessions were well attended.  The Chicago & Cook County Chapter and the Northeastern Illinois Chapter held a joint dinner on March 12, 2024 at the Baths Collanade on property at the Atlantis.  Over 120 individuals registered for the special event! 

The overall Program schedule included the following topic areas:   

  • NECA District 7 Update: Vice President Don Laffoon
  • NECA District 4 Update: Vice President Dave Washebek
  • NECA Leadership Panel and NECA Services Presentation: Moderated by David Long - NECA Senior Leadership Team
  • Interactive Break(s) and Break-out Sessions with Premier Partners
    NECAPAC Reminder: Hadlea Bender, Manager, Political Affairs and Michael Quarles, North Kansas City Electric
  • 2024 NECA Convention Update: Pete Mastrorocco, SVP Education, Events, & Partnerships and Katie McCormick, Executive Director, Meetings, Events & Convention
  • Safety Update - Jerry McGlynn, McWilliams Electric Company, Inc.
  • Keynote Speaker: Jake Harriman, More Perfect Union – Servant Leadership: Put Yourself Last to Finish First
  • Convergence and the Disruption of Electrification: Jeff Beavers, Executive Director, Network Integration and Services
  • Potential Impacts of AI on Electrical Contracting: Josh Bone, Executive Director, ELECTRI International
  • Leadership and You:Larry Bradley
  • Government Affairs Infrastructure Update and NECAPAC Prize Drawing: Marco GiamberadinoSVP Government and Public Affairs andHadlea Bender, Manager, Political Affairs
  • Industry Service Awards
  • Midwest Economic Update: BaseRock Partners - John SteineggerMatthew DrakeDustin Bass
  • Keynote Speaker: Mike Lee, MindShift Labs – Unshakeable

We thank all that were able to attend the Midwestern Region Conference!  

NECA Midw Region Conf 2024Tim Taylor, ECA Assistant Manager offering Invocation at start of Conference.

NECA Midw Region Conf 2024Attendees at the start of the Conference.

NECA Midw Region Conf 2024Jerry McGlynn, McWilliams Electric Company, Inc., 
as he gave the NECA Safety Task Force Update.

NECA Midw Region Conf 2024David Long, NECA CEO, as the Leadership Panel and Services Presentation began.

NECA Midw Region Conf 2024Bob Fimbianti, ECA President, Linear Electric, Inc., as he welcomed all to the Tuesday evening's event.

Group At VenueThe attendees at the Joint Chapter's Event.


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