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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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Registration closing soon: 2022 Young Professionals of ECA Leadership Conference
06/21/2022

Registration closing soon: 2022 Young Professionals of ECA Leadership Conference

August 18-19, 2022, Lake Lawn Resort and Conference Center, Lake Delavan Wisconsin

This fourth annual conference will feature a "Team-Building" theme, with a strong focus on leadership communication skills, and will feature our favorite MC - Alex Willis of Leadership Surge. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 28TH.

NECA Midwestern Region Spring Conference (6/12/22 - 6/15/22)
06/18/2022

NECA Midwestern Region Spring Conference (6/12/22 - 6/15/22)

The Conference was held at The Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, CO.

The NECA Midwestern Region Spring Conference was held June 12 – 15, 2022 at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, CO. Nearly 25 individuals from the Chicago & Cook County Chapter, NECA were able to participate with the Conference.

ECA 50th Annual Spring Conference (6/8/22 - 6/9/22)
06/13/2022

ECA 50th Annual Spring Conference (6/8/22 - 6/9/22)

The conference was held at The American Club in Kohler, WI.

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) held its 50th Annual Spring Conference on June 8 - 9, 2022 at The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin. The nearly 80 registrants enjoyed The American Club, as it is one of the premier resort hotels in the country.

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11
2022
August 11, 2022
4:00-8:00PM

ECA Chicago's Annual Summer Social Event

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Streeterville Social, located in the Loew's Hotel Chicago

Located lakeside in the heart of downtown Chicago, Streeterville Social is the city's go-to outdoor rooftop space and a surprising retreat from the typical lounge. Join ECA for a relaxing summer afternoon with amazing views and great cammeraderie!

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Thu
18
2022
August 18-19, 2022

Young Professionals of ECA: 2022 Leadership Conference

Plans underway for Young Professionals Leadership Conference in Lake Delavan

Lake Lawn Lodge, Delavan, Wisconsin

The Young Professionals of ECA Chicago will host their annual leadership conference August 18th and 19th at Lake Lawn Resort and Conference Center.

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