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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 700 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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Powering Chicago Launches Holiday Lights Campaign to Brighten the Holiday Season for Ronald McDonald House Families
12/03/2020

Powering Chicago Launches Holiday Lights Campaign to Brighten the Holiday Season for Ronald McDonald House Families

Post your holiday lights photos on Facebook and add these hashtags #poweringchicago #holidaylightschi

Now through December 21st, Powering Chicago will donate to Ronald McDonald's House Charities of Chicagoland for every photo tagged!

In case you missed it,  check out Powering Chicago's lighting of the City's 107th annual Christmas tree!
11/30/2020

In case you missed it, check out Powering Chicago's lighting of the City's 107th annual Christmas tree!

Get a behind the scenes look at All Tech Energy's hard work to make this year's tree spectacular

NECA Basic Estimating Classes - Virtual Classroom - are now Available!
11/20/2020

NECA Basic Estimating Classes - Virtual Classroom - are now Available!

The wait list from the previous session has been notified, so registration is limited.

NECA Education has opened up four more Basic Estimating classes! Classes will run December 3-18 and January 5-22 with morning and afternoon sessions.

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2021
May 21, 2021

ECA President's Party

ECA

Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier

ECA's President's Party has been moved to Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Crystal Gardens, at Navy Pier.

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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 April 13, 2021

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