The ECA Electric Event 2015

Free Exhibition and CPD Seminars

This year’s event commences with an industry exhibition on the Friday where visitors can learn about the latest technology and cutting edge innovations from leading industry manufacturers and suppliers. Throughout the day there will also be an impressive programme of free CPD seminars, covering four key industry topics –
·         Lighting and lighting controls
·         Power distribution, controls and automation
·         Energy solutions, renewables and microgeneration
·         Fire, security, emergency lighting and data and controls

The ECA Conference

On Saturday 4th of July, the ECA will host its annual business conference, entitled ‘Delivering Value Through Innovation’. BBC journalist, Declan Curry, will chair two sessions with expert speakers and panellists from the building services sector and wider construction industry.

The morning session will debate what the future holds for a range of smart technologies that offer an exciting range of functions and operational savings for clients and customers. The afternoon session will consider how the supply chain needs to change so that clients can access the added value offered by building services specialists.

Panellists and speakers confirmed so far are –   

·         Steve Bratt – ECA Group Chief Executive
·         Geoff Gilbert – Head of Commercial (Infrastructure), London Underground
·         Paul Mannion – Director, Davis Langdon
·         John March – Chairman, Giffen Group
·         Howard Porter – CEO, BEAMA
·         Gren Tipper – Director, Construction Clients Group
·         Bill Wright – ECA Head of Energy Solutions

Gala Dinner and Awards

The Electric Event culminates with a spectacular ‘black tie’ gala awards dinner on the evening of 4th July, which this year is being hosted by comedian Ed Byrne.

ECA members have until the 24th April 2015 to enter for the prestigious ECA and FSA awards and winners will be announced during the gala dinner.  Entry forms are available from the Electric Event website.

ECA Member Delegate Packages

The 2015 ECA Electric Event offers a flexible package, which allows delegates to get the very best from the: 
·         Exhibition
·         CPD seminars
·         Business Conference
·         Industry Awards
·         Gala Dinner

ECA Members can book places now and special packages are available with and without accommodation. The three night package with accommodation starts on Thursday 2nd July with an evening of social networking for delegates and their partners.

Industry Support

Helen Atkinson, ECA director of member services, said, ‘The Electric Event is a superb arena for all those engaged with the building engineering sector to come together to learn, connect and network. Delegates will benefit from finding out about the latest technologies and legislative changes which in turn provides an opportunity for fresh thinking to drive up profitability.’

Many leading manufacturers, wholesalers and key industry organisations are already supporting the 2015 Electric Event. There are still some exhibition stands and sponsorship opportunities available which are detailed on the Electric Event website or alternatively by emailing

For more information about this year’s Electric Event visit

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