National Electrical Contractors Association

NECA is the voice of the $171 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S.

NECA Show 2024
San Diego Convention
San Diego, CA

September 26 - October 2, 2023
NECA's annual convention and trade show brings together the best training, cutting-edge technology, innovation and products the industry can offer.

National Training Institute

July 27 - August 2, 2024
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
NTI is an annual week of training offering a variety of education and training opportunities that meet the demands of the electrical indusrty.

Since 1901, NECA has helped to advance the electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development. Today, NECA continues to build a long-standing legacy of protecting the public, making innovation possible and empowering lives and communities. NECA contractors strive to be the driving force to shape the electrical industry by being top tier solution-providers for their customers. Their industry expertise benefits everyone working on an electrical construction project. Therefore, a mission of NECA is to “attract, develop and retain the best talent” in each integral part of the electrical industry. NECA contractors set industry standards for traditional and integrated electrical systems. They lead the industry in the practical application of new technologies, policies and standards.

NECA is dedicated to enhancing the industry through continuing education, labor relations, access to the most current information, promotional activities, and collaboration with world-class partners to advance our industry. It is also working to promote higher standards, quality workmanship, training, and invest in our people and industry to leave the world a safer and better place for future generations.

At all levels, NECA also provides non-labor relations type services that include detailed electronic and print publications such as EC magazine and various diverse workshops across the nation on evidence-based research industry trends and latest member needs. Working for a brighter future for the industry, NECA is a co-sponsor of the Electrical Training ALLIANCE for the electrical industry. Today, the electrical training ALLIANCE has developed into the largest apprenticeship and training program of its kind, having trained over 350,000 apprentices to journeyman status through local affiliate programs.

Through the core values and mission statement of NECA, “our customers are our members” and we will continue representing the electrical industry in the present and preparing for a bright future.