National Electrical Contractors Association

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Industry Priorities

2014 NECA Legislative Conference


About the Conference:

NECA's top priorities for 2014 include a wide variety of issues aimed at ensuring the businesses of NECA contractors continue to grow and prosper.

The premiere legislative conference for electrical contractors to hear about the top issues affecting the industry and meet the leaders who are working to provide real solutions. Our conference is about policy, not partisanship. Accordingly, NECA will ensure leading members of Congress from both sides of the political aisle will be on hand to brief participants on the latest happenings on Capitol Hill.

NECA's Government Affairs team has been working throughout the 113th Congress advocating NECA’s legislative agenda and the issues that impact the bottom line of NECA contractors. With the 2014 campaign season nearly in full swing, this will be your best opportunity to come to Washington, D.C., tell lawmakers your story, and help them understand the issues affecting your business.

Through your participation during these critical days, we will use our collective voice to advance these issues on behalf of our industry. Participants in the Conference will take part in issue briefings and engage with Members of Congress and Washington insiders while gaining a unique perspective on the legislative process. All registrants have the opportunity to meet with legislative leaders in their offices and at our Congressional Reception.

NECA staff will ensure that all participants will have the opportunity to meet with their members of Congress and will provide assistance in helping them communicate effectively with prepared position papers and preparatory meetings putting forth the necessary talking points. By taking an active role in the policymaking process, participants are contributing to the success of the electrical contracting industry by sending Congress the message that NECA leads the industry in establishing and maintaining the highest workforce standards and performance. Join forces with other NECA members and staff working on the Association’s behalf in Washington.

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Capitol Hill Visits

Meetings with Members of Congress are critically important to a successful advocacy strategy on Capitol Hill. Congress is considering a multitude of legislative initiatives affecting the electrical construction industry, and it is imperative that your elected officials are aware of NECA’s position on issues of importance to the industry. NECA will fully brief and prepare attendees for meetings with their members of Congress. All attendees will be provided easy to read issue papers on NECA’s top issues to take with them on their visits.

2014 Political Leadership Council (PLC) Summit

This year’s annual Political Leadership Council (PLC) Summit, taking place Wednesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 8, will continue to coincide with the NECA 2014 National Legislative Conference. PLC members are encouraged to participate in the Legislative Conference, as well as special, invitation-only events that will feature high profile speakers.

From interacting with Members of Congress at the PLC-sponsored Congressional Reception to participating in exclusive briefings and business meetings, the Summit allows PLC members to continue integrating political action into their daily activities.

About the PLC

PLC chapters and members embody a commitment of extraordinary magnitude and exemplify leadership within the electrical construction industry through their generous ECPAC contributions. They help secure the policy priorities of our members and increase the visibility of NECA. Membership in the PLC, and access to its corresponding events, is open to all NECA members and chapters. If you are interested in joining the PLC and participating in the Summit’s exclusive events after the Conference, either through a personal contribution or through working with other members to meet your chapter’s goal, please contact NECA’s Government Affairs staff at 301-215-4503.

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  • NECA is working every day to ensure you have every opportunity available to stay on top of the issues affecting your business and to be directly in touch with your Senators and your Representative in Congress.
  • NECA communities are member-initiated groups where contractors and industry professionals sharing common interests and business concerns can come together.
  • NECA membership isn’t just about saving your firm time and money; it’s also about helping your company make more money and achieve success!
  • NECA contractors employ the most highly trained and reliable workforce in the industry. They will get your job done right the first time, on time, without disrupting your business.