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March 2021

Tue
2
2021
March 2-3, 2021

Virtual Construction Expo & Safety Conference

This is a Construction Safety Council / Association of Subcontractors & Affiliates Program

VIRTUAL

The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to two representatives of participating ECA member firms for the CSC Virtual Safety Conference on March 2 – 3, 2021.

Tue
9
2021
March 9-10, 2021

NECA WIN / Future Leaders (WIN/FL) Leadership Conference

This is a VIRTUAL Conference.

The Women in NECA and Future Leaders (WINFL) Leadership Conference will be held March 9 - 10, 2021 as a virtual event. Stipend Available for ECA members: The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to four registrants of participating ECA member firms for the NECA WIN / FL Conference on March 9 - 10, 2021. All stipends / reimbursements are made after each conference with registration confirmation(s) forwarded to ECA.

Thu
11
2021
March 11, 2021
9:00AM

“M & A Specialty Contractor Market Update:  What’s on the Other Side of 2020?”  Webinar –

The webinar is to be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 am.

Virtual Program

“M & A Specialty Contractor Market Update:  What’s on the Other Side of 2020?”  Webinar – Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 am. This program is complimentary.

Wed
17
2021
March 17, 2021

March ECA Regular Membership Meeting -

The event to be held on March 17, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL SESSION!

VIRTUAL SESSION

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, March 17, 2021 The VIRTUAL program will feature industry updates, and guest presentations from representatives of: ERS-EAP, Equifax, NECA Safety Meeting App, and e-Safetyline. Again, the event is scheduled as follows: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:00 pm - Business Session / Guest Presentation(s) 3:00 pm - Event Concludes

Wed
24
2021
March 24, 2021
1:00-4:00PM

“Change Order Management” - Part 2 of a series of Business / Project Management Webinars

The event to be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Wednesday, March 24, 2021  “Change Order Management” Presented by Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting Group 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

Wed
31
2021
March 31, 2021
5:00-8:00PM

Young Professionals of ECA at Top Golf in Schaumburg

Outdoor Event with Safety Precautions in Place

Top Golf, 2050 Progress Parkway, Schaumburg, IL

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. Topgolf offers a wide selection of games that utilize micro-chipped golf balls and Toptracer technology (select venues) to keep track of every shot. Player's shots will be relayed back to their bay screen showing the accuracy and distance of each ball. The giant targets make it fun for everyone – Guests of all ages and skill levels can score!

April 2021

Wed
7
2021
April 7, 2021
1:00-3:00PM

"Contract Administration: Crossing the T's and Dotting the I's" - Part 3 of a series of Business / Project Management Webinars

The event to be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - (Virtual Session) "Contract Administration: Crossing the T's and Dotting the I's." Presented by Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting Group 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Virtual Classroom Program THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

Tue
13
2021
April 13-14, 2021

NECA NOW 2021

This is a VIRTUAL Conference.

Far from your typical meeting, NECA NOW 2021 is a two-day Executive Leadership Conference focused on your professional and personal growth. Stipend available for ECA members: The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to two representatives of participating ECA member firms for the NECA NOW Conference on April 13 – 14, 2021. All stipends / reimbursements are made after each conference with registration confirmation(s) forwarded to ECA.

Thu
15
2021
April 15, 2021

April ECA Regular Membership Meeting - April 15, 2021

NEW DATE!

Maggiano's Banquets in Chicago

ECA Membership Meeting - NEW DATE! Wednesday, April 15, 2021 Maggiano's Banquets 111 W. Grand Chicago, IL (312) 644-7700 The program will feature industry updates, as well as presentations from Anna Maria Kowalik, SVP Dir. Business Development, Inland Green Capital regarding C-PACE program and Ryan Keller is a team member of the ComEd Industrial Outreach Service Provider team.

Thu
22
2021
April 22, 2021
1:00-3:00PM

"Driving Success with a Virtual Workforce"

The event to be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - (Virtual Session) "Driving Success with a Virtual Workforce" Presented by Matt Firestone, Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Virtual Classroom Program THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

May 2021

Mon
10
2021
May 10-13, 2021

"Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction"

The event is to be held Monday, May 10, 2021 to Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

“Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction" Monday to Thursday, May 10 – 13, 2021 Bob Mooty, former NECA Education Instructor Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (All four days)

Wed
19
2021
May 19, 2021
5:30-8:00PM

May ECA Regular Membership Meeting - May 19, 2021

Matthew Beaudet. Chicago Department of Buildings Commissioner - Guest Speaker!

Union League Club of Chicago

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Union League Club of Chicago 65 W. Jackson Chicago, IL (312) 427-7800

Tue
25
2021
May 25-26, 2021

NECA 2021 Safety Professionals Conference

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

The 2021 Safety Professionals Conference will be a Virtual Conference. Stipend available for ECA members: The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to two representatives of participating ECA member firms for the NECA Safety Professionals Conference on May 25 - 26, 2021. All stipends / reimbursements are made after each conference with registration confirmation(s) forwarded to ECA.

Thu
27
2021
May 27, 2021
8:00AM-12:00PM

“Transformational Leadership: Creating High Performance Work Teams”

The event is to be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel,2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Thursday, May 27, 2021 “Transformational Leadership: Creating High Performance Work Teams” Bruce Bolger, Bruce Bolger Company - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

June 2021

Wed
9
2021
June 9-10, 2021

ECA Annual Spring Conference - June 9 - 10, 2021

The American Club - Kohler, WI

ECA Annual Spring Conference Wednesday, June 9 - Thursday, June 10, 2021 The American Club, 419 Highland Drive, Kohler, Wisconsin ( 800) 344-2838

August 2021

Fri
13
2021
August 13, 2021
11:00AM-3:00PM

ECA Summer Social: Air and Water Show Rehearsals - Theater on the Lake - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THE 2021 Air and Water Show

Join us for an afternoon lakeside, with private terrace on Lake Michigan for the Air & Water Show Rehearsal Day

Theater on the Lake

Join us for an afternoon lakeside, with private terrace on Lake Michigan for the Air & Water Show Rehearsal Day - RESCHEDULED for the 2021 Air and Water Show on August 13, 2021

September 2021

Thu
9
2021
September 9, 2021

September ECA Regular Membership Meeting -

Anticipated: In conjunction with EA Annual Conference at Drury Lane Conf. Ctr., Oakbrook Terrace, IL

ECA Membership Meeting Thursday, September 9, 2021

Wed
15
2021
September 15, 2021
8:00AM-12:00PM

"Ownership Transition Management Succession" seminar is scheduled for September 15, 2021

The event to be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 will be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 "Ownership Transition Management Succession" Presented by Michael Mclin, Maxim Consulting Group 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October 2021

Wed
6
2021
October 6, 2021

October ECA Regular Membership Meeting - October 6, 2021

This is an EVENING program!

Gibsons Steakhouse - 2105 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Gibsons Steakhouse 2105 Spring Road Oak Brook, IL

Sat
9
2021
October 9-12, 2021

NECA 2021 Convention & Trade Show

Nashville, TN

The NECA 2021 Convention & Trade Show will be held October 9 - 12, 2021 in Nashville, TN. Stipend available for ECA members: The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to two representatives and their guest and/or spouse, if applicable, of participating ECA member firms for the NECA Convention on October 9 – 12, 2021 in Nashville, TN.

Wed
20
2021
October 20, 2021
8:00AM-3:00PM

“Managing Field Productivity”

The event is to be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 8:00 am - 3:00 pm “Managing Field Productivity” Dr. Awad Hanna - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

November 2021

Tue
9
2021
November 9, 2021
8:00AM-3:00PM

“Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen”

The event is to be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 “Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen” Dr. Awad Hanna - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000. 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wed
10
2021
November 10, 2021

November ECA Regular Membership Meeting - November 10, 2021

IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (INTECH), 6201 W. 115th Street, Alsip, IL 60803 (708) 389-1340

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, November 10, 2021 IBEW-NECA Technical Institute (INTECH) 6201 W. 115th Street Alsip, IL 60803 (708) 389-1340

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Business

March 2021

Thu
11
2021
March 11, 2021
9:00AM

“M & A Specialty Contractor Market Update:  What’s on the Other Side of 2020?”  Webinar –

The webinar is to be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 am.

Virtual Program

“M & A Specialty Contractor Market Update:  What’s on the Other Side of 2020?”  Webinar – Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 am. This program is complimentary.

Wed
24
2021
March 24, 2021
1:00-4:00PM

“Change Order Management” - Part 2 of a series of Business / Project Management Webinars

The event to be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Wednesday, March 24, 2021  “Change Order Management” Presented by Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting Group 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

Wed
31
2021
March 31, 2021
5:00-8:00PM

Young Professionals of ECA at Top Golf in Schaumburg

Outdoor Event with Safety Precautions in Place

Top Golf, 2050 Progress Parkway, Schaumburg, IL

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. Topgolf offers a wide selection of games that utilize micro-chipped golf balls and Toptracer technology (select venues) to keep track of every shot. Player's shots will be relayed back to their bay screen showing the accuracy and distance of each ball. The giant targets make it fun for everyone – Guests of all ages and skill levels can score!

April 2021

Wed
7
2021
April 7, 2021
1:00-3:00PM

"Contract Administration: Crossing the T's and Dotting the I's" - Part 3 of a series of Business / Project Management Webinars

The event to be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - (Virtual Session) "Contract Administration: Crossing the T's and Dotting the I's." Presented by Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting Group 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Virtual Classroom Program THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

Thu
22
2021
April 22, 2021
1:00-3:00PM

"Driving Success with a Virtual Workforce"

The event to be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - (Virtual Session) "Driving Success with a Virtual Workforce" Presented by Matt Firestone, Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Virtual Classroom Program THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

May 2021

Mon
10
2021
May 10-13, 2021

"Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction"

The event is to be held Monday, May 10, 2021 to Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

“Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction" Monday to Thursday, May 10 – 13, 2021 Bob Mooty, former NECA Education Instructor Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (All four days)

Thu
27
2021
May 27, 2021
8:00AM-12:00PM

“Transformational Leadership: Creating High Performance Work Teams”

The event is to be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel,2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Thursday, May 27, 2021 “Transformational Leadership: Creating High Performance Work Teams” Bruce Bolger, Bruce Bolger Company - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

August 2021

Fri
13
2021
August 13, 2021
11:00AM-3:00PM

ECA Summer Social: Air and Water Show Rehearsals - Theater on the Lake - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THE 2021 Air and Water Show

Join us for an afternoon lakeside, with private terrace on Lake Michigan for the Air & Water Show Rehearsal Day

Theater on the Lake

Join us for an afternoon lakeside, with private terrace on Lake Michigan for the Air & Water Show Rehearsal Day - RESCHEDULED for the 2021 Air and Water Show on August 13, 2021

September 2021

Wed
15
2021
September 15, 2021
8:00AM-12:00PM

"Ownership Transition Management Succession" seminar is scheduled for September 15, 2021

The event to be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 will be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 "Ownership Transition Management Succession" Presented by Michael Mclin, Maxim Consulting Group 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October 2021

Wed
20
2021
October 20, 2021
8:00AM-3:00PM

“Managing Field Productivity”

The event is to be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 8:00 am - 3:00 pm “Managing Field Productivity” Dr. Awad Hanna - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

November 2021

Tue
9
2021
November 9, 2021
8:00AM-3:00PM

“Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen”

The event is to be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 “Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen” Dr. Awad Hanna - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000. 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Education

March 2021

Thu
11
2021
March 11, 2021
9:00AM

“M & A Specialty Contractor Market Update:  What’s on the Other Side of 2020?”  Webinar –

The webinar is to be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 am.

Virtual Program

“M & A Specialty Contractor Market Update:  What’s on the Other Side of 2020?”  Webinar – Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 am. This program is complimentary.

Wed
24
2021
March 24, 2021
1:00-4:00PM

“Change Order Management” - Part 2 of a series of Business / Project Management Webinars

The event to be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Wednesday, March 24, 2021  “Change Order Management” Presented by Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting Group 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

Wed
31
2021
March 31, 2021
5:00-8:00PM

Young Professionals of ECA at Top Golf in Schaumburg

Outdoor Event with Safety Precautions in Place

Top Golf, 2050 Progress Parkway, Schaumburg, IL

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. Topgolf offers a wide selection of games that utilize micro-chipped golf balls and Toptracer technology (select venues) to keep track of every shot. Player's shots will be relayed back to their bay screen showing the accuracy and distance of each ball. The giant targets make it fun for everyone – Guests of all ages and skill levels can score!

April 2021

Wed
7
2021
April 7, 2021
1:00-3:00PM

"Contract Administration: Crossing the T's and Dotting the I's" - Part 3 of a series of Business / Project Management Webinars

The event to be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - (Virtual Session) "Contract Administration: Crossing the T's and Dotting the I's." Presented by Stephane McShane, Maxim Consulting Group 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Virtual Classroom Program THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

Thu
22
2021
April 22, 2021
1:00-3:00PM

"Driving Success with a Virtual Workforce"

The event to be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021 will be a VIRTUAL session.

VIRTUAL SESSION

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - (Virtual Session) "Driving Success with a Virtual Workforce" Presented by Matt Firestone, Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Virtual Classroom Program THE PROGRAM IS COMPLIMENTARY FOR ECA MEMBERS. (Coupon Code is Required).

May 2021

Mon
10
2021
May 10-13, 2021

"Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction"

The event is to be held Monday, May 10, 2021 to Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

“Basic Estimating of Electrical Construction" Monday to Thursday, May 10 – 13, 2021 Bob Mooty, former NECA Education Instructor Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (All four days)

Thu
27
2021
May 27, 2021
8:00AM-12:00PM

“Transformational Leadership: Creating High Performance Work Teams”

The event is to be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel,2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Thursday, May 27, 2021 “Transformational Leadership: Creating High Performance Work Teams” Bruce Bolger, Bruce Bolger Company - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

September 2021

Wed
15
2021
September 15, 2021
8:00AM-12:00PM

"Ownership Transition Management Succession" seminar is scheduled for September 15, 2021

The event to be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 will be held at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 "Ownership Transition Management Succession" Presented by Michael Mclin, Maxim Consulting Group 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October 2021

Wed
20
2021
October 20, 2021
8:00AM-3:00PM

“Managing Field Productivity”

The event is to be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 8:00 am - 3:00 pm “Managing Field Productivity” Dr. Awad Hanna - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

November 2021

Tue
9
2021
November 9, 2021
8:00AM-3:00PM

“Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen”

The event is to be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.

Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 “Top Habits of High-Performing Foremen” Dr. Awad Hanna - Presenter Drake Oak Brook Hotel 2301 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 571-0000. 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Conference

None at this time.

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Social

March 2021

Wed
31
2021
March 31, 2021
5:00-8:00PM

Young Professionals of ECA at Top Golf in Schaumburg

Outdoor Event with Safety Precautions in Place

Top Golf, 2050 Progress Parkway, Schaumburg, IL

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. Topgolf offers a wide selection of games that utilize micro-chipped golf balls and Toptracer technology (select venues) to keep track of every shot. Player's shots will be relayed back to their bay screen showing the accuracy and distance of each ball. The giant targets make it fun for everyone – Guests of all ages and skill levels can score!

August 2021

Fri
13
2021
August 13, 2021
11:00AM-3:00PM

ECA Summer Social: Air and Water Show Rehearsals - Theater on the Lake - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR THE 2021 Air and Water Show

Join us for an afternoon lakeside, with private terrace on Lake Michigan for the Air & Water Show Rehearsal Day

Theater on the Lake

Join us for an afternoon lakeside, with private terrace on Lake Michigan for the Air & Water Show Rehearsal Day - RESCHEDULED for the 2021 Air and Water Show on August 13, 2021

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