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2013 IEC National Convention

The IEC convention was well attended by 32 Cincinnati members and staff in Portland, Oregon last week and concluded on Saturday evening with the Presidents Awards Gala. I am pleased to announce that Jake Gray won first place in the prestigious “Apprentice of the Year” competition. Jake worked hard in the three day competition testing […]

2013 Graduation and Awards Banquet

IEC of Greater Cincinnati congratulates the 19 apprentices that graduated from the 4-year apprenticeship program last Thursday, June 6, 2013.  124 family members, friends, and contractor members attended the event at The Crowne Plaza Cincinnati North Hotel.  Nearly $5,000 in cash prizes were awarded to the graduates for perfect attendance, highest GPA, essay contest and […]

Biz Com Electric works high above Cincinnati

Some people like to climb mountains or go skydiving and then we have those people that don’t mind working on top of the tallest building in Cincinnati.  Tall structures like radio towers and the like must provide a beacon light at the top as a warning to air traffic that may be in the area.  These beacons must […]

2013 Golf Outing

IEC of Greater Cincinnati’s 10th Annual Golf Outing was a HUGE success!!  We had 211 golfers and over 50 sponsors and donors!  Thank you to everyone who golfed, sponsored, set up a tee box and donated items.  We profited nearly $18,000 this year, our biggest year yet!  All the money will go towards our apprenticeship […]

10th Annual IEC Golf Outing!

IEC of Greater Cincinnati’s 10th Annual Golf Outing is coming up on May 2nd at Shaker Run Golf Club in Lebanon, OH.  We are at capacity with 216 golfers and have over 40 sponsors!  We hope this turns out to be our biggest golf event yet!  See you on the green!

Submit Your Nomination for the 2013 IEC National Awards

The 2013 IEC National Awards commend contractor members, individuals, and chapters who go above and beyond their normal scope of work, or have achieved great accomplishments in the industry through a variety of awards such as: Member of the Year Industry Achievement IEC Apprentice Alumni Award Chapter Excellence Instructor of the Year Award Community Service […]

2013 Leadership Conference

The 2013 IEC National Leadership Conference was held last week in Memphis, Tennessee. It was a great opportunity to learn how to advance as a leader within the association and your business and how to help set the direction of IEC. This event certainly set the tone for a positive and prosperous 2013. Thank you […]

Elvis Presley was an electrcian?

Elvis is truly what the American Dream is all about.  A small town boy form a shack in Tupelo, MS, his family moved to Memphis for a better life.  He was a polite young man and the only class he ever failed was music.  Apparently, the teacher didn’t like how his voice sounded, but in […]

Annual Convention Another Huge Success

The 55th Annual IEC National Convention & Electric Expo was a huge success!  The expo was packed with 89 vendors showcasing the latest and greatest in products and services in the electrical industry.  Not only do these vendors support IEC National, they are huge supporters of local chapters of which IEC of Greater Cincinnati benefits […]

8th Annual Open House/Table Top Event a Success!

September 13th marked our 8th Annual Open House and Table Top Event.  A huge thank you to all of our vendors for participating and supporting IEC; Acuity Brands/Reloc Wiring, Becker’s, Bobcat, Bosch, CADDY, Contractor’s Choice, DeWalt, Eaton, FD Lawrence, Federated Insurance, GE, Graybar, Greenlee, Hilti, Hubbell, Ideal, Johnson Electric, Milwaukee, Pole Dancer, Richards, Schneider Electric, […]