Thank You 2019
Major Sponsors:

Additional Sponsors:

Lanyard Sponsor Sponsors

Middle States Electrical Contractors Association and Local 9 IBEW

Goodie Bag Sponsor

Atkore/ Allied Tube

"Party at the Show" Sponsors

Advance Electrical Supply


Education Sponsors



Shamrock Electric

Steiner Electric

Breakfast & Lunch Sponsors

Archibald & Meek

Contech The Fire Alarm Company

Continental Electrical Construction Co.


Lighting Solutions of Illinois

LS Cable & System USA

PowerForward DuPage

Square D/ Schneider

VERTICAL Lighting and Controls



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: 2: Exhibitor Set Up 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 24, 2019: Conference Education Programs run 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tradeshow Hours: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
Friday, January 25, 2019: Conference Education Programs, 8:00 am 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
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