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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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IMSCA-PAC Raffle 2020

IMSCA-PAC Raffle 2020

Please review the IMSCA-PAC raffle details!

The Illinois Mechanical and Specialty Contractors Association (IMSCA) is the lobbying entity that the Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) utilizes in regard to issues concerning the Illinois General Assembly. The IMSCA Political Action Committee (IMSCA-PAC) has begun their 2020 fundraising effort. THANKS to the generosity of IMSCA members for prize donations, SEVEN RAFFLE WINNERS will be drawn this year! Tickets are $50 each.

"Pull Planning" Seminar

"Pull Planning" Seminar

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The Electrical Contactors’ the Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee sponsored a  seminar called, "Pull Planning."  The event was held from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Road, Oak Brook, Illinois. 

CISCO Annual Meeting - Feb. 7, 2020

CISCO Annual Meeting - Feb. 7, 2020

Please review the highlights of the CISCO Annual Meeting!

The Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) held its Annual Meeting on Friday, February 7, 2020 at Maggiano’s Banquets in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Upcoming Events

 February 2020 
  • Guest Speaker: Commissioner Judy Frydland, Chicago Department of Buildings

    Union League Club of Chicago, 65 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 427-7800

    February 12, 2020

  • Presented by Brian Lightner, Maxim Consulting Group - (New Presenter)

    The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    February 19, 2020

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March 11, 2020

March ECA Regular Membership Meeting

IMSCA Director and (anticipated) INTECH Director are the guest presenters!

Gene & Georgetti's, 9421 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018 (847) 653-3300

ECA Membership Meeting Wednesday, March 11, 2020 IMSCA Director / anticipated - INTECH Director Gene & Georgetti's 9421 W. Higgins Road Rosemont, IL 60018 (847) 653-3300

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March 25, 2020

Managing Field Productivity

Presented by Dr. Awad Hanna, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The ECA Education Research Committee is pleased to present the education program, "Managing Field Productivity."

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