General Information

Download the 2016 Exhibitor Prospectus Here

Download the 2015 NECA Post-Show Report

2016 Show Schedule
Set-Up / Move-in:   
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 -  1:00pm - 5:00pm (by appointment only)
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Show Hours: (note the new day pattern, not Sunday - Tuesday)
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 - 11:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 - 11:30am - 4:00pm

Monday Oct. 10, 2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Tear Down / Move-out:
Monday Oct. 10, 2016 - 1:00pm - 9:00pm (Hall B2 must be clear by 9:00pm)
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 - 8:00am - noon (only Hall C can continue to clear out until 12:00pm noon)


Back-up Power 
Boxes, Conduit & Enclosures 
Building Automation & Controls 
Circuit Protection 
Codes, Standards & Certifications 
Computer Hardware & Equipment 
Connections & Terminations 
Energy Efficiency & LEED 
Fasteners, Hangers, Clamps & Supports 
Fiber Optics 
Fire & Life Safety 
GPS Systems 
Grounding & Bonding 
Heavy Equipment 
Ladders & Lifts 
Lighting & Controls 
Low Voltage Equipment 
Motors & Motor Controls                                               
Online & Web Services 
Power Quality & Distribution 
Raceway & Cable Tray 
Renewable Energy 
Residential & Home Automation 
Safety Equipment & Apparel 
Scaffolds & Platforms 
Security Products & Systems 
Services; Financial, Insurance, Pensions, Other 
Site Equipment 
Solar Energy / Photovoltaic 
Structured Wire & Cable 
Testing Equipment 
Transmission & Distribution Equipment 
Underground Equipment 
Vehicles & Vehicle Equipment 
Wind Energy

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)

NECA is the voice of the electrical construction industry. NECA has provided over a century of service to the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the United States. NECA’s national and 119 local chapters advance the industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development. 

Today, NECA continues to build on a legacy of protecting the public and making innovation possible. NECA contractors strive to be solution-providers for their customers, and their industry expertise benefits everyone working on an electrical construction project. 

NECA contractors set industry standards for traditional and integrated electrical systems and lead the industry in the practical application of new technologies. - See more at:

Learn More about NECA Here

NECA 2016 Boston
This will be the 62nd annual NECA trade show. NECA presents the largest and strongest annual electrical construction event in North America. The three day trade show is supported by the industry's most comprehensive education program including pre-convention workshops, management education, and technical workshops. Close to 300 manufacturers and distributors participate to showcase thousands of products & solutions to electrical contractors in the categories listed on the left hand column of this page.


October 8-10,2017 

2017 Exhibit Space Contract

2017 Exhibitor Prospectus

IMPORTANT: All 2016 Exhibitors have first priority on 2017 booth space as long as they sign up onsite during the NECA 2016 Boston Show.
If you are exhibiting in Boston, you MUST complete this form and bring it with a 30% deposit onsite during sign-up Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 7:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. or Monday, October 10, 2016 from 9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.  

2017 booth requests will not be accepted in advance of onsite sign-up in Boston.

If you are not exhibiting in the 2016 NECA Show, your 2017 booth request will be processed after October 12, 2016.

Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Show Hours:
NOTE: 2017 will revert back to the traditional Sunday - Tuesday pattern. Please plan accordingly.

Sun, Oct. 8- 11:30am - 5:00pm
Mon, Oct. 9 - 11:30am - 4:00pm

Tues, Oct. 10 - 9:00am - 1:00pm



2016: Boston Oct. 8-10
2017: Seattle Oct. 7-10
2018: Philadelphia Sep. 30 - Oct. 2
2019: Las Vegas Sep. 15-17
2020: Chicago Oct. 4-6
2021: Nashville Oct 10-12
2022: Los Angeles Sept 18-20
2023: Philadelphia Oct 1-3