The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), founded in 1901,
is the leading representative of a segment of the construction market
comprised of over 70,000 electrical contracting firms. The industry
employs over 650,000 electrical workers and produces an annual volume
of over $95 billion.
NECA includes 119 U.S. chapters in addition to others in countries
around the world. The association sponsors the NECA Show, renowned
as the industry's premiere event, which features cutting-edge technologies,
highlights new trends, and provides courses to help contractors
broaden their knowledge and skill. NECA is dedicated to enhancing
the industry through continuing education, labor relations, current
information and promotional activities.
** Membership in the association is only available to a
"person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of 'electrical
contracting' . . . defined as the business of erecting, installing,
repairing, servicing or maintaining electric wiring, devices or