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Top Electrical Conferences and Trade Shows in 2021


Top Electrical ConferencesElectrical Conferences and Trade Shows and How They’re Important to Your Business

Electrical conferences are some of the top sought out professional conferences every year.  Home service professionals look to trade shows and industry-focused conferences to stay up to date on education, laws, and vendor offerings. Every year, just in the USA, there are 100+ Electrical trade shows and conferences built to help you understand new processes, tools, and tricks of the trade.  Local and national Electrical trade shows can be the difference to learn trade insights and product innovations. Many business owners in the Electric industry attend these conferences as an investment to keep a pulse on competition and changes in the HVAC industry.

Knowing the latest and greatest tools, supplies and vendors is only one portion of the value you can gain while attending a trade show for Electricians.  Many of the educational speakers will share tips and advice on the business side of your Electrician company.  Understanding safety, innovation, business management, routing, and managing employees are always key topics at an Electrical conference.

Staying up to date with the most recent methods, discoveries, and technology is important to any job in any industry.  To be the best, time and research must be done to increase understanding and effectiveness.  To help you never stop learning, we’ve put together the top trade shows and events for Electricians around the nation.

VIVAHR will be attending many of the electrical conferences listed below.  Be sure to come to say “hi” and pick up some swag 🙂

Electrical Trade Shows & Conferences in 2021

APEC- Applied Power Electronics Conference

Date: June 14 – 17, 2021

Location: Virtual

APEC 2021 will be presented in a fully virtual format, with a mixture of live, on-demand, and recorded educational content, a virtual exposition, and plenty of opportunities to network.  Special areas of presentation are manufacturing, marketing, design, compliance, and equipment.  APEC boasts they have something for everyone in the industry.

Associated Builders and Contractors 2022 Convention

Location: San Antonio, TX

Date: March 15, 2022 – March 17, 2022

The ABC Convention relaunched in 2018 and is ready to come back in 2022 even bigger and better. This is an opportunity for HVAC professionals to attend a growing convention, where educational opportunities, workshops, and more are smaller and more hands-on while still delivering an exceptional experience.

ENSC- Electrical Network Systems Conference

Date: October 18 – 21, 2021

Location: Birmingham, AL

A conference for Engineers, supervisors, field personnel, maintenance leaders, and others.  Activities such as discussions on safety and equipment; finding innovative communication solutions, discussing reliable maintenance, and sharing ideas will occur.

2021 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show

Date: On-Demand

Location: Virtual

The 2021 National Home Performance Virtual Conference brings together contractors, weatherization professionals, trainers, program administrators, energy auditors, and others working in residential energy efficiency for the latest developments and education in the industry. Save the date for the 2022 conference which will be held on April 11.

SEPA -Smart Electric Power Association

Date: On-Demand

Location: Virtual

Utility Conference is exclusively for the busy utility professional responsible for distributed and renewable energy programs.  They need answers from the community they trust.

This is an experience where peer-to-peer utility learning is emphasized and supported by subject matter experts.

Get the tools, experience, and expertise to increase performance, innovation, and peer-to-peer collaboration as the energy system moves to a carbon-free future.

Lightfair Trade Show and Conference

Date: October 25 – 29, 2021

Location: Javits Center, NY

LightFair brings together the best and the brightest in architectural & commercial lighting. If you’re in lighting, this is your destination for discovery, education & networking.

NECA -National Electrical Contractors Association

Date: October 9 – 12, 2021

Location: Nashville, TN

We are so excited to be bringing NECA back together again, in-person, this fall in Nashville for the NECA Convention & Trade Show, Oct. 9–12, 2021. In addition, NECA 2021 Nashville will be offering a virtual solution for those unable to travel to Nashville.

Be assured that we will be taking every precaution to ensure NECA 2021 Nashville is done safely and with COVID-19 protocols in mind. We will have more detailed updates as we get closer to the event.

Making The Most of Your Electrical trade show and conference Experience

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Types Of Electrical Conference Educational Content

Each of these categories of learning content at an Electrical conference will educate you around the current pain points you may be facing.  Some of the larger conferences will have breakout sessions for each of these categories, but you will gather more depth at a dedicated conference educating around a very specific niche.

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