IEC Hosts Annual Policy Conference in Washington

ARLINGTON, Va. — In just a few days, the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) will host its highly anticipated annual Policy Conference, taking place from June 10-12 at the prestigious Capital Hilton DC. This year’s event is set to be more significant than ever, with record-breaking attendance and an energized membership ready to advocate for the electrical and systems contracting industry’s priorities during this crucial election year. With a strong focus on government affairs and advocacy, the IEC Policy Conference will provide a platform for meaningful dialogue and impactful change.

“Now more than ever, it is essential for our members to engage with policymakers and make their voices heard,” said Thayer Long, Executive Director of IEC. “This election year presents a unique opportunity to influence policies that directly affect our industry. Our members are more energized than ever to carry our message to Capitol Hill and ensure that the needs of the merit shop electrical contracting industry are addressed.”

The IEC Policy Conference will allow attendees to directly speak on:

  • Advocating against policies that harm merit shop contractors.
  • Supporting initiatives to address workforce challenges.
  • Advocating for the IEC apprenticeship program by speaking on the Department of Labor’s proposed changes.
  • Addressing concerns over new safety regulations impacting nonunion job sites.

Regardless of which party is in power, IEC is committed to working with policymakers to ensure our members’ voices are heard.

In addition to advocacy training and policy discussions, attendees will participate in IEC’s signature networking events, providing a platform for professionals to connect, share experiences, and collaborate on solutions to industry challenges.

For more information on the IEC Policy Conference, please visit IEC’s website here.

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