14 Electrical Trade Shows For Residential Electricians in 2021

14 Electrical Trade Shows For Residential Electricians in 2021

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Posted by EJ Brown

December 29, 2020

The electrical home services industry is in a constant state of progression and one of the best ways to stay up-to-date with all of its advancements is through trade shows and conferences.

If you haven’t been before, 2021 is a good time to start with several virtual conferences, offering a cheaper and safer way to check out what these events have to offer.

At electrical trade shows and conferences, you can network with other pros and manufacturers, attend educational seminars, and see what’s new on the market. Here’s a list of trade shows taking place in 2021 so you can attend and achieve market dominance.

DatesHostElectrical Trade ShowLocation
OngoingHousecall ProOnline Meetups - a Housecall Pro EventVirtual
January 25-26, 2021NECANECA Employee Benefits ConferenceVirtual
February 9-12, 2021NAHBNational Association of Home Builders International Builders’ ShowVirtual
March 8-12, 2021NECANECA Women in NECA Leadership SummitTampa, FL
April 12-15, 2021HPCNational Home Performance Conference and Trade ShowAustin, TX or Virtual
April 12-15, 2021NECANECA Now 2021Denver, CO
May 3-6, 2021NECANECA 2021 Legislative ConferenceWashington D.C.
May 5-6, 2021Del Mar Trade Shows IncDel Mar Electronics and Manufacturing Trade ShowSan Diego, CAO
May 11-13, 2021NHPANational Hardware ShowLas Vegas, NV
May 24-26, 20210NECANECA Safety Professionals ConferenceNashville, TN
June 22-25, 2021NFPANFPA Conference and ExpoLas Vegas, NV
October 6-9, 2021IECIEC Convention and ExpoDenver, CO
October 9-12, 2021NECANECA Convention and Trade ShowNashville, TN
October 25-29, 2021LFILightfair International 2021New York City, NY

1. Online Meetups - a Housecall Pro Event

Where:

Virtual

When:

Ongoing

What:

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2. NECA 2021 Employee Benefits Conference

Where:

Virtual

When:

January 25-26, 2021

What:

Being a small business owner means the hiring of competent technicians when you expand. When you expand there are necessary facets of labor that should be implemented in your business. The Employee Benefits Conference will help you stay up-to-date with any and all labor contingencies you will experience with you.

3. 2021 National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show

Where

: Virtual

When:

Feb 9-12, 2021

What:

With attendance of over 1,500 of the top manufactures and suppliers of home services industries from around the globe this trade show will offer networking opportunities that can drastically affect the growth of your business.

4. NECA 2021 WOMEN IN NECA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Where:

Tampa, FL

When:

March 8-12, 2021

What:

Celebrating the women within the electrical tech industry this leadership summit helps women in the industry network and advance their skills and business to higher levels.

5. 2021 National Home Performance Conference

Where:

Austin, Texas or Online

When

: April 12-15, 2021

What: The National Home Performance conference is a product of the Building Performance Association which offers continuing education for home performance specialties like zero net energy building and energy retrofitting. The conference may be a good fit for electricians interested in working with green home builders and alternative energy systems such as solar power.

6. NECA Now 2021

Where:

Denver, CO

When:

April 12-15, 2021

What:

NECA Now focuses on leadership advancement in the electrical services industry. Sessions at the conference include business development, operations, finance and personal development.

7. NECA 2021 Legislative Conference

Where:

Washington, DC

When:

May 3 - 6, 2021

What:

The premiere legislative conference for electrical contractors to hear what legislative changes are being introduced that will have an impact on your business. 

8. Del Mar Electronics & Manufacturing Trade Show

Where

: San Diego, CA

When

: May 5-6, 2021

What:

With a focus on consumer products within the electrical sector, this is a great show to see what your home buyers are wanting and looking for in terms of the electrical fittings and products in their house.

9. National Hardware Show 2021

Where:

Las Vegas, NV

When:

May 11-13, 2021

What:

For

over 70 years, the National Hardware Show provides trade professionals with the various advances in industry technology that should be incorporated into their business. Plumbers can find plumbing and electrical products on display, as well as other hardware, smart home technology, and new to the expo, personal protection equipment. Furthermore, the event offers an array of educational content and training.

10. NECA 2021 Safety Professionals Conference

Where:

Nashville, TN

What:

May 24 -26, 2021

What: Hosted by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), the Safety Professionals Conference covers necessary safety information for supervisors and others in charge of crews and electrical work in homes and construction sites.

11. NFPA Conference & Expo 2021

Where:

Las Vegas, NV

When

: June 22-25, 2021

What: Being one of the world's biggest and most comprehensive electrical and electrical safety events, the National Fire Protection Association’s annual conference and expo is attended by hundreds of suppliers and is filled with countless seminars and educational courses. 

12. IEC Convention & Expo 2021

Where:

Denver, CO

When:

October 6-9, 2021

What:

Independent Electrical Contractors’ annual convention is the premier event for independent electrical contractors. Filled with hundreds of vendors and offering educational courses to help further your business's successes into the future. 

13. NECA 2021 Convention and Trade Show

Where: Nashville, TN

When: October 9-12, 2021

What: National Electrical Contractors Association’s annual convention offers educational and networking opportunities and a showcase of power, light, energy and communication technology for electrical contractors.

14. Lightfair International 2021

Where:

New York City, NY

When:

October 25-29, 2021

What:

The world's largest commercial lighting event. Discover the brilliant solutions in lighting, connectivity, design and integration.


What’s your favorite electrical trade show of 2021? Drop us a line in the comments below


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