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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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"Crew Level Production Planning and Execution: Set Goals and Win" Seminar
02/02/2023

"Crew Level Production Planning and Execution: Set Goals and Win" Seminar

The program was held on February 2, 2023

The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee was pleased to have presented the seminar called, "Crew Level Production Planning and Execution: Set Goals and Win." The program was conducted by David Morton, Maxim Consulting Company.  The program was held on a Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road, Oak Brook, IL.

"Empower Your Electrical Contracting Business in 2023"
01/31/2023

"Empower Your Electrical Contracting Business in 2023"

First of Six Programs was held on January 31, 2023.

The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee is pleased to present a six-session series called, "Empower Your Electrical Contracting Business in 2023" facilitated by Sean Samsom Training, Ltd. at the Hyatt Lodge Hotel, 2815 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook, IL.

ECA January Regular Membership Meeting - January 26, 2023
01/27/2023

ECA January Regular Membership Meeting - January 26, 2023

Program was held in conjunction with the Electric Association (EA) Conference & Trade Show.

The Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) January Membership Meeting was held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. This luncheon event was in conjunction with the Electric Association's Annual Conference & Trade Show.

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Wed
15
2023
February 15, 2023
5:30PM - 8:00PM

ECA Regular Membership Meeting - February 15, 2023 -

Evening Program - Josh Bone, ELECTRI Executive Director is the Guest Speaker.

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

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Truluck's 9860 Berwyn Avenue Rosemont, IL Josh Bone, ELECTRI Executive Director is the Guest Speaker.

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Tue
21
2023
February 21-22, 2023

NECA "Electrical Contractor Essentials: Business and Field Operations" Program

The event is to be held on Tuesday through Wednesday, February 21 - 22, 2023.

Loew's Chicago O'Hare Hotel

Tuesday through Wednesday, February 21 - 22, 2023 NECA "Electrical Contractor Essentials: Business and Field Operations" Program Loew's Chicago O'Hare Hotel

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