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19 Electrical Trade Shows Showcasing The Most Innovating Tools That are Impacting Your Business in 2020

19 Electrical Trade Shows Showcasing The Most Innovating Tools That are Impacting Your Business in 2020

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Posted by Kindra K.

April 25, 2019

The electrical home services industry is in a constant state of progression. The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that over the next decade (2016-2026) the industry is projected to grow 10%, which outpaces many other industries in the economy. As the industry overall continues to grow, so do many of the tools and skills that are introduced every year. The best way to stay up-to-date with all of the advancements is through the attendance of trade shows.

Electrical trade shows are the best ways to network with various vendors as well as electrical professionals that are pushing the boundaries of what your business can achieve if utilized correctly. Here’s a list of trade shows taking place in 2019 so you can attend and achieve market dominance.

DatesHostElectrical Trade ShowLocation
Multiple datesHousecall Pro

Local Meetups - a Housecall Pro Event

Multiple locations
Jan 21-23, 2020NAHB

National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show

Las Vegas, NV
March 16 - 20,2020NECA

NECA Women in NECA Leadership Summit 2020

Tampa, FL
March 23-27, 2020ABC

Associated Builders and Contractors 2020

Nashville, TN
April 27-30Home Performance Coalition

National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show 2019

New Orleans, LA
April 1-4, 2019 (2020 date not announced)NECA

NECA Now 2020

Phoenix, AZ
April 15-17, 2019 (2020 date not announced)NECA

NECA Labor Relations Conference 2020

New Orleans, LA
April 14-17, 2020ELECTRIC POWER

ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition

Denver, CO
(2020 date not listed)NECA

NECA 2020 Legislative Conference

Location not announced
May 6 - 7, 2020Del Mar Trade Shows Inc

Del Mar Electronics and Manufacturing Trade Show 2019

San Diego, CA
(2020 date not listed)EMCW

Electrical Manufacturing and Coil Winding Expo

Milwaukee, WI
May 18-20 2020NECA

NECA Safety Professionals Conference 2020

Scottsdale, AZ
May 3-7, 2020LFI

Lightfair International 2020

Las Vegas, NV
May 31 - June 3 2020EUFMC

The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC)

Williamsburg, VA
June 15 - 18 2020NFPA

NFPA Conference and Expo 2020

Orlando, FL
July 25 - 31, 2020NECA

NECA National Training Institute (NTI) 2020

Ann Arbor, MI
October 5 - 7 2020MSC

NSC Congress and Expo 2020

Indianapolis, INA
October 3 - 6 2020NECA

NECA 2020

Chicago, IL
September 23 - 26, 2020IEC

IEC Convention and Expo 2020

New Orleans, LA

1. Local Meetups - a Housecall Pro Event

Where: Multiple locations

When: Multiple dates

What: Learn about operations, leadership, marketing among other topics that will help transform your home services business. Network with other pros and be entered in a chance to win prizes. Receive one-on-one coaching on using Housecall Pro to run your business.  

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2. 2019 National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show

Where: Las Vegas, NV

When: Feb 19-21, 2019

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


Where: San Antonio, TX

When: March 18-20, 2019

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.

4. Associated Builders and Contractors 2019 Convention

Where: Long Beach, CA

When: March 24-28, 2019

What: This convention allows for independent electrical contractors to attend a massive conference that brings together all the industries associated with the home services industry. A great way to meet complementary businesses within your community that can tee-up future business opportunities.

5. 2019 National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show

2019 National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show

Where: Chicago, IL

When: April 1-4, 2019

What: Bringing together over 1,400 vendors and suppliers, the National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show helps electrical contractors from all over learn through educational seminars as well as network with industry-related businesses.

6. NECA Now 2019

Where: Phoenix, AZ

When: April 1-4, 2019

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 2019 Labor Relations Conference

Where: New Orleans, LA

When: April 15-17, 2019

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 Labor Relations Conference will help you stay up-to-date with any and all labor contingencies you will experience with you business.

8. ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition

ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition

Where: Las Vegas, NV

When: April 23-26, 2019

What: The ELECTRICAL POWER Conference & Exhibition is the gathering place for power generators to stay at the cutting-edge of all advancements within the industry. With regulatory updates as well as the introduction of new technologies within the industry, it's a conference that cannot be missed.

9. NECA 2019 Legislative Conference

Where: Washington, DC

When: April 29- May 1, 2019

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

10. Del Mar Electronics & Manufacturing Trade Show 2019

Where: San Diego, CA

When: May 1 & 2, 2019

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.


Where: Milwaukee, WI

When: May 8 & 9, 2019

What: The trade show that has for over 40 years provided the industry with networking opportunities as well as industry altering technology for its stakeholders. The Midwest location has helped it draw in businesses and vendors from all across the country.

12. NECA Safety Professionals Conference 2019

Where: San Antonio, TX

When: May 15-17, 2019

What: This conference provides attendees with information on regulation, compliance and management techniques that are being introduced into the electrical construction industry.

13. Lightfair International 2019

Lightfair International 2019

Where: Philadelphia, PA

When: May 21-23, 2019

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

14. The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC)

Where: Williamsburg, VA

When: June 2-5, 2019

What: The EUFMC is an educational conference for fleet representatives from investor-owned electric utilities and electrical contractors. A two day comprehensive seminar led by industry leaders.

15. NFPA Conference & Expo 2019

Where: San Antonio, TX

When: June 17-20, 2019

What: Being one of the world's biggest and most comprehensive electrical and electrical safety events, the NFPA Conference & Expo is attended by hundreds of suppliers and is filled with countless seminars and educational courses.

16. NECA 2019 National Training Institute (NTI)

Where: Ann Arbor, MI

When: July 27- August 2, 2019

What: The National Training Institute (NTI) is an annual conference that offers training and educational opportunities to help with the rapid changes affecting the industry.

17. 2019 NSC Congress & Expo

2019 NSC Congress & Expo

Where: San Diego, CA

When: September 9-11, 2019

What: The world's largest annual safety event specifically geared for electrical contractors. Companies that attend range from small to mid-size as well as multinational corporations.

18. NECA 2019

NECA 2019

Where: Las Vegas, NV

When: September 14-17, 2019

What: One of the largest electrical construction trade show in the nation. Full of vendors and networking opportunities to help grow your electrical home services business.

19. IEC Convention & Expo 2019

Where: St. Louis, MO

When: October 2-5, 2019

What: The IEC 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.

What’s your favorite electrical trade show of 2019? Drop us a line in the comments below

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