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. Shows and conferences are a great way to stay up-to-date with advancements in the industry. Here’s a list of trade shows taking place in 2023 so you can attend and achieve market dominance.
1. IPC APEX EXPO
Where: San Diego, CA
When: January 24, 2023 – January 26, 2023
IPC is home to everything that’s the latest in the electronics industry. So if you’re looking for an event where you can collaborate with your peers, participate in a national electronics engineering exhibit, or compete in the PBC Design competition, this could be the convention for you!
2. National Hardware Show 2023
Where: Las Vegas, NV
When: January 31, 2023 – February 1, 2023
What: In 2023, this show is focused on showcasing products that speak to consumers, electrical engineers included. With the Habitat New exhibition, you can learn how to market your business, network with others, and take your business to the next level. This year, NHS is also directly partnering with the International Builders’ Show and NKBA’s Kitchen Bath and Industry show, so get ready for three events in one!
3. Associated Builders and Contractors 2023 Convention
Where: Kissimmee, FL
When: March 15, 2023 – March 17, 2023
What: ABC Convention 2023 is coming back to the greater Orlando area. When you arrive, you’ll have the opportunity to celebrate and network with ABC members and enjoy your stay at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.
4. Electric Network Systems Conference
Where: Birmingham, AL
When: April 24, 2023 – April 27, 2023
What: As an electrician or a maintenance leader, you can’t afford to miss this show. ENSC brings you round-table discussions, product training, networking opportunities, and more. And as an event made for those who work with underground systems, there’s something for everyone.
5. Smart Electric Power Association (SEPA)
Where: Atlanta, GA
When: May 15, 2023 – May 17, 2023
What: This conference offers electricians on-site education, peer-focused learning so you can move up in your career, and guidance from industry leaders. In the past, attendees have included CoServe electric and the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga. They also have sponsorship opportunities for business owners who are serious about growing.
6. AWEA Windpower Expo 2023
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: May 22, 2023 – May 25, 2023
What: If you want to know what’s the latest going on in electrical energy, then AWEA is the convention for you. The wind power industry is expected to increase by 9.3% from 2020 to 2027. This means good news for electricians looking to broaden their trade and stay up to date with the latest in wind energy. Grow your brand by taking advantage of this exciting networking event.
7. NECA 2023 Philadelphia
Where: Philadelphia, PA
When: September 29, 2023 – October 2, 2023
What: NECA has everything a qualified electrician could want – networking, trying out new technologies, and seeing the latest product and service offerings in the electrical industry. The best part may be the opportunity to mingle with some of the industry’s top experts. Expand your network at NECA and meet more electrician pros inside the industry.
Grow your business
2023 is shaping up to be a great year for residential electricians and electrical contractors looking to stay on top of the industry.
With seven great trade shows spanning the U.S. or virtually taking place, you’ll have plenty of chances to network, learn about innovations, gain unique insights and strategies from industry leaders, and expose your business to potential customers.
No matter the show you choose to attend, each event offers an incredible opportunity for growth. So make sure you plan and start booking tickets – this is your chance to build relationships that could last for years to come.