Call for Presentations CLOSED 

EmPOWERing Your Future; Innovate; Influence; Impact.

The IEC Convention & Expo is the nation’s premier event for products, solutions, networking, and advanced industry education for all electrical and systems contractors. Bringing together leading industry professionals from around the country who represent a broad range of skill sets, industries, experience levels, and interests, IEC attendees converge 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. This means submitting proposals to build core skills such as leadership, business management and operations, safety, and employee retention; share best practices and innovations; and becoming a leader in the electrical and systems contracting industry. Most of all, this means submitting proposals that are learner-focused and ensuring each session is applicable to the participant’s work

Who You are Speaking To

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

IEC is seeking presentation(s) that are dynamic, engaging, insightful, and interactive. Be creative, demonstrate the latest technologies, use real world examples, and more importantly, engage with your audience.

Presentations are 60 minutes in length.

Evaluation Criteria and Important Dates

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.

Important Dates:

Proposal Submission Period 

 January 16–February 26, 2020

Proposal Notification

 Early April 2020

Convention Dates

 October 28-30, 2020


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.