All Things Digital and Disruptive

The TECHTOPIA Pavilion, booth 1644, is back again and bigger than ever at the 2018 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Show at NECA 2018 Philadelphia. We will present new disruptive technology and digital media strategies for you to use in your business. You will learn about the changes in how construction work is being performed now, and in the near future. 

  • Learn how using drones can enhance your project efficiency  
  • Test drive AR/VR and Hologram technology
  • Try out the BIM CAVE and see how it streamlines your projects
  • See the amazing capabilities of Power over Ethernet (PoE) smart lighting
  • Tryout the latest software applications
  • Hear 18 short TECH TALKS on all these topics and more

“With Amazon now selling electrical supplies, emerging disruptive technology is transforming productivity, safety, time and cost savings across the construction industry,”  Joe Shorter, Ph.D., executive director, ELECTRI International, NECA’s director of research and editor of NECA Technology.

Imaginable Tech. In Action.
Experience a unique spotlight on social media right on the show floor. With experts available to provide professional branding tips and demonstrate social media management tools through hands-on experiences, you’ll walk away empowered and savvy.

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• Social Media • Twitter • LinkedIn • Facebook • Instagram • Snapchat • Mobile Devices • Productivity Apps • Improved Workflow • Cool Gadgets • Project Management •


B&C Aerial Solutions 
Cutting edge technology paving the way to a better future in construction, real estate, inspections, energy, and more! Find out why customers nationwide love B&C Aerial Solutions. At B&C, safety is one of our CORE VALUES. Because of this, each of our unmanned systems are flown by FAA Certified Part 107 Drone Pilots, or higher in ratings. You can trust B&C to give you quality aerial images and video at an affordable price, in the safest manner, guaranteed!


The Official Hard Hat Solution for Microsoft HoloLens.


BIM Experts for Owners, Architects, Engineers & Contractors

  •  3D Modeling for All Trades
  • Scheduling & Cost Tracking
  • Coordination & Clash Detection
  • Fabrication & Shop Drawings
  • PE & PM Services
  • Field Layout Solutions

ICI Infrared Cameras, Inc.
Infrared Cameras Inc. is proud to present our development of thermal cameras as well as multi-spectral infrared cameras and complete package systems for a broad spectrum of industries. Whether it is for construction, medical thermography, precision agriculture (thermal cameras for drones), industrial thermography, electrical thermography, or process control our goal is to competitively supply the needs of our customers with top of the line infrared cameras.


Rhumbix is a mobile platform designed to increase construction productivity and safety. We are the first company to use crew telematics to capture field data in real-time from worker's smartphones. The result is safer job sites, a reduced administrative burden, and more time at the work face.


Electrical Infrastructure Simplified.
Save time, money and reduce risk by bringing your electrical infrastructure online and at your fingertips, available anywhere, anytime, on any device.


A subject matter expert and pioneer in hologram technology as a building technique, Cody Nowak has been bridging the gap between technology, BIM, and AEC through integrating Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality. He is working on progressing the AEC industry towards the integration of real-time 3D gaming engines to be used for powering real-time collaboration and ultimately the use of BIM in the field via emerging hardware technologies.


Construction operations managed simply.
A unified software platform to support construction operations from the office to the field in real-time.

H. E. Williams / igor PoE smart lighting

Over 55 PoE-ready LED luminaires provide turn-key networked lighting and sophisticated controls.
Intuitive user interface allows for quick and simple setup.
Optimize your lighting to meet code compliance and, with built-in analytics, maximize energy savings.
Integrates LED lighting and smart building system applications utilizing the open API to connect your lighting like never before.

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia PA 19107

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2018 Show Dates
Sunday, Sept. 30 - Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018

Future Dates
2018: Philadelphia Sept. 29 - Oct. 2
2019: Las Vegas Sept. 14-17
2020: Chicago Oct. 3-6
2021: Nashville Oct. 9-12
2022: Austin Oct. 15 - 18
2023: Philadelphia Sept. 29 - Oct. 2
2024: San Diego Sept.28 - Oct. 1