Thank You 2018
Major Sponsors:

Additional Sponsors:

Transportation Sponsors

Lighting Solutions of Illinois

Volunteer Recognition Party Sponsors

Advance Electrical Supply


Education Sponsors

Advent Systems, Inc.

Archibald & Meek

Canino Electric

Continental Electric Construction Company


Jamerson & Bauwens Electrical Contractors

Lyons Pinner Electrical Contractors

Maron Electric Company

Middle States Electrical Contractors Association

Schneider Electric

Shamrock Electric

Telser Lighting Associates

Breakfast & Lunch Sponsors

All Current Electrical Sales


Evergreen Supply Company

Stanley Black and Decker/ Lenox

PowerForward DuPage

Middle States Electrical Contractors Association

Wheatland Tube

Legrand Wattstopper



January 24-25, 2019
Drury Lane Conference Center, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Join us on January 24th and 25th at the Electric Association's Annual Conference and Trade Show. This two day conference will feature over 10 contact hours of education programs and award PDH's for participation in the workshops.

Featured programs in the works for the 2019 Conference include:

  • Changes coming to 2020 National Electrical Code
  • NFPA 70e: Electrical Safety and Lock Out Tag Out
  • Updates on the new IECC (energy code)
  • New Lighting Standards: ASHRE 90.1
  • Chicago Electrical Code Update on Fire Systems / High Rise Requirements
  • Jobsite Hazzard Awareness Class
  • IL solar incentives / Photovoltaic Rebates in Illinois
  • NABSET Certification (Solar Inspector certification)
  • Lighting and electrical for urban gardening / agriculture
  • Contact Negotiations - Business Training

Who should attend:

  • Building owners
  • Facility Managers
  • Electrical contractors, electricians, installers, project managers
  • Architects, engineers, specifiers, designers
  • Electrical and building inspectors
  • Safety Managers and Professionals
  • HVAC and Mechanical contractors
  • Public sector planners: municipalities, schools, hospitals
  • Energy professionals, consultants, utilities
  • Industrial maintenance supervisors & personnel

Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration

Conference Schedule:

Wednesday, January 23, 2019: Exhibitor Set Up
Thursday, January 24, 2019: Conference Education Programs run 8am to 4pm
Tradeshow Hours: 9am to 5pm
Friday, January 25, 2019: Conference Education Programs, 8am to Noon

Participating Exhibitors:

Join the Electric Association, and our partnering organizations at Chicagoland's largest electrical construction conference of the year!

Thank you to our partnering associations and Industry Allies:

  • International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Illinois Chapter
  • National Electrical Contractors Association
  • IBEW
  • Construction Safety Council
  • National Association of Electrical Distributors
  • Middle States Electrical Contractors Association
  • PowerForward DuPage
  • Consulting Electrical Engineers Division of the Electric Association
  • Chicago Electrical Estimators Association
  • Illinois Solar Energy Association
  • IES Chicago

Thank you to our 2019 Conference Planning Committee:

Kevin O'Shea, (Chairman) Shamrock Electric
Harry Ohde, IBEW Local 134
Tom Adams, IDCS LLS
Mike Gryn, Concentric Integration
Mark P. Gibson, Agents Midwest Ltd.
Stefan Lopata, Kelso-Burnett
Paul Brown, Kelso-Burnett
Kris Fedoruk, Acuity Brands
Brian Haug, Continental Electric Construction Co.
Richard Wyton, Steiner
Bill Poss, Eaton
Jerry McGlynn, McWilliams Electric
Joe Romano, Epstein
Russ Bozzetti, WESCO
Brian Earl, ConneXion
Tony Clarke, Graybar
Jim Westerfield, Chicago Lightworks