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Chicagoland Communication Technologies Forum

CTF logoThe Communication Technologies Forum was created to bring together all disciplines within the voice and data communications fields in a venue where they can network, be informed and have quality education.

As a member of the CTF, you will benefit from leading edge information via seminars, printed materials and workshops on new products, services and installation methods. There will be several opportunities throughout the year to network with your colleagues in social and meeting enviroments, to share experiences and learn from others. We intend to work closely with national and local regulatory agencies to influence codes and standards to meet your needs. As a member of the CTF, you will have input into these changes.

So who should belong to the CTF?

Anyone who manufactures, sells, installs, works with, or plans to work with Voice and Data products, including manufacturers, agents, distributors, engineers, contractors, service providers, and others. If your company is currently a member of the Electric Association, any employee can join the CTF by completing a regular member form and sending it with $75.00 for the annual dues to the E.A. office. For $215.00 an E.A. corporate member can sign-up an unlimited number of employees as CTF members. There is no limit to the number of people from your company who can become members.

For companies not currently members of the Electric Association, the annual corporate membership fee is $395.00. To join as an individual, annual dues are $195. Corporate members can register an unlimited number of employees as CTF members.

To register for membership in the CTF, please click here.

CTF Scholarship

Please encourage students to apply for the 2021 CTF Scholarship! All children and grandchildren of CTF members are eligible. Click here for criteria and application form. Forms are due no later than August 1, 2021. Please encourage all eligible students to apply.

CTF 2021 Events

Thursday, May, 2021
CTF VIRTUAL Event, Integrated Technologies: Preparing for Smarter Facilities

June 17, 2021
CTF Social Event at Arlington Park

September 30, 2021
All Industry Golf Outing at Cog Hill


2021 CTF Board of Directors
Susie Cassidy, Wrangler Tech
Michelle Savage, Accu-Tech Corporation
Membership Chair
Gary St. Cin, Low Voltage Solutions
Programs Chair
Don Hennessy, Environmental Systems Design

Tony Vuolo, Maron Electric
Tom Bleker, Graybar
Jeff Drenovsky, Environmental Systems Design
Dave Seiling, WMA
Chad Sewell, CPI
Jeff Beutjer, Graybar
Dan DeCristofaro, PLT

Past-Presidents / Advisors
Pete Archacki, Continental Electric Construction Co.
Chris Carlascio, General Cable
Mike Pentz, Inno4
Dan Fitzgibbons, Gibson Electric & Technology Solutions
Steve Monforton, Environmental Systems Design
Mike Concialdi, WG Technologies
Glen ter Horst, Chatsworth Products