Independent Electrical Contractors Launches Education Initiatives for SPARK

Independent Electrical Contractors Launches Education Initiatives for National Recognized Conference: SPARK


IEC Announces Call for Presentations Seeking Professionals in the Electrical and Systems Contracting Industry

Arlington, VA February 7, 2023 – The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) launch education initiatives to seek professional expertise within the electrical and systems contracting industry at the nationally recognized conference, SPARK: Evolve. Empower. Energize. Professionals have an opportunity to share their knowledge with attendees in an in-depth educational session during the event.

Education is a vital part of SPARK, and strong industry speakers with a variety of experiences make for a must-attend event. IEC is actively seeking speaker proposals from IEC members, Partners, and other industry experts on a variety of topics pertaining to this year’s education theme of Workforce Development. Presentation topics include:

  • National Electrical Code Topics
  • Electrification
  • Prefabrication
  • Leadership
  • Succession Planning
  • Workforce Development Topics
  • Emerging Technologies, including limited energy
  • Time Management, such as work-life balance

Interested in submitting your ideas for session topics or nominating your colleague for speaking? Full submission instructions and guidelines are available at If you have any questions, please contact Paul Dolenc at The submission deadline for presentation proposals is March 15th.


About Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)

Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is the premier national trade association for merit shop electrical contractors. IEC serves our membership by providing workforce development solutions to electrical contractors and electricians, including apprentice recruitment, career-long training, employee retention strategies and insights on new tools and technologies to maximize productivity. Delivering programs that support the entire career arc of an electrician, IEC delivers the core training, certification, advocacy, codes and safety standards, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities to ensure IEC members are equipped with a qualified workforce and positioned for long-term success.

There are over 50 independent chapters within the Independent Electrical Contractors Association. Each chapter works with local electrical and low-voltage contractors to assist in the development of their businesses by networking with contractors just like you. We also provide a four-year apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor with nearly 14,000 apprentices throughout the nation. Our IEC National office offers opportunities for networking across the nation with forum groups and national meetings designed to help your business grow.



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