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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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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.

CBC 2021 Merit Awards Application Process Started!
11/19/2020

CBC 2021 Merit Awards Application Process Started!

CBC Merit Awards -Entry Deadline is 1/15/21

The Chicago Building Conference (CBC) has opened up their Merit Awards application process for 2021 for both CBC members and non-CBC members.

ECA 2021 Membership Meeting Schedule
11/19/2020

ECA 2021 Membership Meeting Schedule

SAVE THE DATES for the ECA 2021 Membership Meeting Schedule!

Please review the listing and save the dates as we finalize the speakers / format / locations of the meetings.

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Upcoming Events

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Fri
4
2020
December 4, 2020

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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