Special Events

Relax, unwind, and have an unforgettable experience at the exciting special events we’ll offer at IEC Convention & Expo 2021.

Pre-Con Education

Wednesday, October 6, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Get a jump start on learning at two special pre-conference education sessions led by industry thought leaders who will take your knowledge to the next level.

IEC Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser - Wine & Whiskey Tasting

Tuesday, October 5, 6 -8 p.m.

Support the important work of the IEC Foundation (IECF) and the scholarship program that provides aid to the next generation of electricians.

National Apprentice of the Year Competition

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 6, 7 & 8

Cheer on the next generation of expert electricians as they compete in the IEC National Apprentice of the Year Competition! A true highlight of Convention, top graduates from IEC apprentice training programs across the U.S. will engage in head-to-head challenges for exciting prizes and recognition as the IEC National Apprentice of the Year.

Livewires Casino Night

Wednesday, October 6, 7:00 – 10 p.m.

Spend some time getting to know our host city of Denver by rolling the dice with your fellow attendees.

Hospitality Lounge - Sponsored by the Political Education Fund

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 7, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 8, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. & 9, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The PEF Hospitality Suite is the place everyone will be talking about throughout the convention. Don’t miss out on the only place to truly relax and unwind between meetings with unlimited food and drink as well as free WiFi. Located steps away from all your meetings, the PEF Hospitality Suite will be the place to grab a specialty coffee, adult beverage or quick bite while you check email or catch up on the news of the day.

IEC Foundation Golf Tournament

Wednesday, October 6, 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Get outside and play a round of golf for a great cause. Enjoy a fun day of comradery and competition.

First Time Attendee Happy Hour Hosted by Professional Development Committee

Wednesday, October 6, 4 – 4:45 p.m.

New to convention? You’re not alone. Join us for a fun social event and learn how to get the most out of your Convention experience.

Welcome Reception Featuring Emerging Leaders

Wednesday, October 6, 5-6:30 P.M.

Welcome to Denver! Start your experience off right with an enjoyable evening of food, drinks, and conversation.

Expo Happy Hour & IEC Foundation Raffle

Thursday, October 7, 4 p.m.

Chat with friends old and new and unwind after a great first day of learning! Purchase a raffle ticket or two to support the work of the IEC Foundation and you could be the lucky winner of a great prize! 

Amped Up Luncheon

Friday, October 8, 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Enjoy a great lunch, great conversation, and some special awards, too. The Amped Up Luncheon is the place to be to relax and take a break from the great education of the day.

Platinum Partners Party

Friday, October 8, 7-10 p.m.

IEC’s Platinum Partners put on a great shindig! Fun, games, food, drinks, and the opportunity to get to know our partners a little bit better. You can’t miss this one.

President’s Reception & Awards Gala – A Majestic Evening

Saturday, October 9, 5:30 – 9 p.m.

Join IEC for an elegant reception and dinner, and an exciting awards show honoring our distinguished 2021 IEC National Award winners.

Gala Seating


Contact the national staff member below for any questions regarding this event.