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Top Electrical Conferences and Trade Shows in 2020


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 in 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 say “hi” and pick up some swag 🙂

Electrical Trade Shows & Conferences in 2020

APEC- Applied Power Electronics Conference

Date: March 15-19

Location: New Orleans, LA

APEC is a conference focusing on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics business.  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 2020 Convention

Location: Nashville, TN

Date: March 23 2020 – March 27 2020

The ABC Convention relaunched in 2018, and is ready to come back in 2020 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: April 6-9

Location: Houston, TX

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

2020 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show

Date: April 27-30, 2020

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LA

The 2020 National Conference is an inclusive opportunity for all involved in the industry to engage in exceptional formal and informal learning experiences that support career development, increase individual and organizational productivity, and lead programs, businesses, and organizations to achieve superior results. The conference agenda aims to provide meaningful, engaging education and dialogue for both the entry-level field staff and the seasoned professional in the residential energy efficiency, home performance, and weatherization industry.

SEPA -Smart Electric Power Association

Date: May 4-6, 2020

Location: Charlotte, NC

Geared toward Professionals in charge of distributed and renewable energy programs, to help increase performance, innovation, and collaboration as we strive toward a carbon-free future.

Lightfair Trade Show and Conference

Date: May 3-7, 2020

Location: Las Vegas, NV

The World’s largest and most comprehensive lighting conference.  Lightfair features basic lighting fundamentals to advanced, niche topics.

ASDE Seminar: In Depth of the U.S. Electric Power Industry

Date: June 23-24, 2020

Location: New York, NY

A comprehensive, two day course that will teach about the U.S. Power Grid. The basics of heat rates, spark spreads, tolling deals, generation optionality, and heat-rate-linked power transactions are also addressed.

NECA -National Electrical Contractors Association

Date: October 3-6, 2020

Location: Chicago, IL

A chance to network with others in the industry while learning about products and service solutions, NECA offers a 3 day conference that boasts as the biggest in the market.



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 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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