IEC Convention & Expo 2021 Call for Presentations 

As IEC’s premier event, the IEC Convention & Expo is the nation’s go-to experience to explore products, solutions, networking, and advanced industry education for all electrical and systems segments. Bringing together leading industry professionals from around the country and representing a broad range of organizations, skill sets, industries, experience levels, and interests, IEC attendees come together with one thing in common: to advance the merit shop philosophy in electrical and systems contracting.

We invite you to partner with us to bring superior quality education to our attendees. We encourage you to submit proposals to build core skills, share best practices and innovations, and lead the way in the electrical and systems contracting industry. Proposals should be learner-focused and ensure a learning experience with a direct application to participants’ work functions.


Leading industry professionals from all 50-states, including business owners, senior employees, and other key professionals in small, medium, and large electrical and systems contracting businesses.

Presentation Format & Delivery

Presentation(s) should be dynamic, engaging, insightful, and interactive. In order to fully engage the audience, presentations should be creative, demonstrate the latest technology, and use real world examples to illustrate important points.

Presentations are 60 minutes in length.

Timeline & Evaluation Criteria

Presentation submissions are due on or before 11:59 p.m. on February 24, 2021. Submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Practical applicability and relevance to the IEC audience
  • Quality, innovation, and originality of the information and delivery
  • Organization and focus
  • Qualifications/reputation of speaker(s)
  • Creative use of multi-media or education tools

Speakers may not engage in sales activity, including direct or indirect solicitation of products or services. Please be mindful of appropriateness of language in your delivery.


PLEASE NOTE: Upon acceptance, IEC may modify the presentation title and description to fit format guidelines for marketing materials.

Important Dates

Proposal Submission Period

 January 13 – February 24, 2021

Proposal Notification

 Mid-April 2021

IEC Convention & Expo Dates

 October 6-9, 2021



Contact Patrick Merkel, Director of Education, at

Thank you for your interest in helping us lead the electrical and systems contracting industries to a brighter and more prosperous future!