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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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ECA & Powering Chicago head to Washington D.C for 2022 NECA Business Development Conference
07/27/2022

ECA & Powering Chicago head to Washington D.C for 2022 NECA Business Development Conference

NECA's 2022 Business Development Conference held July 20-22, 2022 in Washington DC welcomed electrical contractors, NECA and IBEW representatives, and LMCC Directors from across the US.

Powering Chicago named as an "Apprentice Ambassador" by US Department of Labor
07/27/2022

Powering Chicago named as an "Apprentice Ambassador" by US Department of Labor

The initiative brings together industry, labor, education, equity and workforce leaders to partner with the Office of Apprenticeship. Ambassadors communicate the value of Registered Apprenticeships as a workforce strategy in high-demand industries and to develop and expand opportunities for people who have been underserved historically.

Announcing ECA Chicago's Summer Member Event @ Streeterville Social Club
06/29/2022

Announcing ECA Chicago's Summer Member Event @ Streeterville Social Club

Rooftop bar at the Loew's Hotel Chicago (455 N. Park Drive)

Meet, eat, and drink at Chicago's largest rooftop lounge, restaurant, and bar. Gourmet grub, crafty cocktails, and sun-drenched space welcome ECA Chicago members and their employees for this year's summer social event on August 11th!

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Thu
11
2022
August 11, 2022
4:00-8:00PM

ECA Chicago's Annual Summer Social Event

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Streeterville Social, located in the Loew's Hotel Chicago

Located lakeside in the heart of downtown Chicago, Streeterville Social is the city's go-to outdoor rooftop space and a surprising retreat from the typical lounge. Join ECA for a relaxing summer afternoon with amazing views and great cammeraderie!

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Thu
18
2022
August 18-19, 2022

Young Professionals of ECA: 2022 Leadership Conference

Plans underway for Young Professionals Leadership Conference in Lake Delavan

Lake Lawn Lodge, Delavan, Wisconsin

The Young Professionals of ECA Chicago will host their annual leadership conference August 18th and 19th at Lake Lawn Resort and Conference Center.

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