Industry Associations


National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)

The National Electrical Contractors Association is the voice of the $100 billion industry responsible for lighting, power, and communication systems in buildings and communities across the United States. NECA's national office and 120 local chapters advance the electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development. NECA celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2001.


Federated Electrical Contractors (FEC)

Federated Electrical Contractors is an international network of leading electrical contractors dedicated to safely providing our customers with the highest quality electrical and technology services at competitive pricing, regardless of geographical location. Providing coast-to-coast coverage of North America and select international locations, for the last 40 years.

Educational Associations


National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC)

The mission of the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) is to develop and standardize training to educate the members of the IBEW and NECA; ensuring and providing the Electrical Construction Industry with the most highly trained and highly skilled workforce possible. The NJATC’s philosophy lies in a belief that training, and training alone, will determine the degree of employability for members of the IBEW and NECA.

Foundation Association


ELECTRI International

The Foundation for Electrical Construction Inc. has a clear focus. It funds, conducts, coordinates, and monitors the industry's most critical research and commissions and delivers to the industry exemplary management education and supervisory training programs. Major contributors to ELECTRI International receive a permanent appointment to the ELECTRI Council. This premiere group of individuals, companies, and industry organizations has united to support the electrical contracting industry through the Foundation's Research Center, Education Center, and International Center.

Trade Association


The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

Represents approximately 750,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations. The IBEW was formed in 1890.