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Welcome to the Electrical Contractors´ Association

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is a construction trade association that provides business and labor relations services to nearly 600 electrical contractors in Cook County, Illinois.  ECA is also known as the Chicago and Cook County Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).  The Association works with its industry partner, Local Union #134 IBEW, to negotiate and administer labor agreements, coordinate apprentice and journeyman level training, as well as promote the industry on behalf of these employers.  Since 1903, ECA has provided educational opportunities and business services to not only to assist the electrical contractor by improving the business climate and bringing increased profitability, but to enrich future generations. ECA and IBEW Local 134 work hand in hand to provide a highly skilled, efficient and safe workforce for the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois. 

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Young Professionals of ECA: 2024 Pinstripes Event
05/24/2024

Young Professionals of ECA: 2024 Pinstripes Event

The event was held at Pinstripes in Oakbrook, IL.

The Young Professionals of ECA (Electrical Contractors' Association) of Chicago had a fantastic time on Thursday, May 23, 2024, at Pinstripes Oakbrook.

NECA Safety Professionals Conference - May 20 - 22, 2024
05/23/2024

NECA Safety Professionals Conference - May 20 - 22, 2024

Program was held at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Aurora, CO.

The NECA Safety Professionals Conference was held May 20 – 22, 2024 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Aurora, Colorado. This conference had the largest number of registrants – over 400 - in it’s history.

2024 Midwest Solar Expo - May 20 - 22, 2024
05/22/2024

2024 Midwest Solar Expo - May 20 - 22, 2024

The program was held at the DES Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

The Midwest Solar Expo, held from May 20 to 22, 2024, brought together manufacturers, distributors, developers, policymakers, and other solar industry leaders to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Transforming Our Industry Together: Introducing the DEI Program for ECA of Chicago

    April 16 - December 31, 2024

  • Luncheon Program - As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the focus for the session with be Mental Health issues (Construction-focus).

    Truluck's Restaurant - 9860 Berwyn Avenue - Rosemont, IL

    May 15, 2024
    12:00PM - 2:30PM

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April 16 - December 31, 2024

Culture of Collaboration Workshop

Transforming Our Industry Together: Introducing the DEI Program for ECA of Chicago

In a constantly evolving world, the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our workplaces has never been more critical. It is with great excitement that we introduce a pioneering DEI program tailored specifically for the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) of Chicago

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June 5, 2024

– FWC Women Rock 2024 Raising the Roof

June 5, 2024

Offshore Rooftop - Navy Pier

– FWC Women Rock 2024 Raising the Roof June 5, 2024 Offshore Rooftop- Navy Pier Chicago, IL

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