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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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ECA November 2019 Membership Meeting Highlights

NECA 1025 Plan

NECA Regional Representative, David Ward, explained NECA's plan to increase market share 10% by 2025.


"Are You a Project Manager or a Project Witness" Seminar Highlights

Mr. Norb Slowikowski, Slowikowski & Associates presented the program.

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) Research and Education Committee held a seminar called, “Are You a Project Manager or a Project Witness?”  The event was held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Drake Oak Brook Hotel, Oak Brook, Illinois.


ECA Member Receives "Hall of Fame" Award

Robert Fimbianti received the Electric Association's

The Electric Association held its annual Membership Awards dinner on October 17,2019 at the Carlisle in Lombard, Illinois. Congratulations to Robert Fimbianti, ECA Executive Committee member, Linear Electric, Inc. as he was a “Hall of Fame” award recipient!

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 November 2019 
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November 20, 2019

Next Level: 'Are You a Project Manager or a Project Witness?'

Presented by Norb Slowikowski, Slowikowski & Associates, Inc.

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

The ECA Education Research Committee is pleased to present their November education program, "Next Level: Are You a Project Manager or a Project Witness?"

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December 11, 2019

ECA Chicago Holiday Party

Reception at The ROOF at the Wit Hotel

The Wit Hotel, 201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601

Join us for an afternoon reception to celebrate the season! Save the date: Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

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