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					National Electrical Contractors Association



Exhibitor
ProsPEctus
                  Walter E. Washington Convention Center
                  Washington, D.C.
                  October 12–15, 2013




                          A Different Kind of Power.
                          NECAconvention.org
                          The Show for Those Who Power the World
              the #1 show for Electrical and Datacom
              Professionals in North America
Few organizations can claim over a century of industry leadership. The National
Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is the strongest electrical construction
organization in North America. The NECA Show is the largest exposition for any
and all electrical needs, including power supply, security systems, integrated
building systems, lighting and controls. NECA contractors continually set
industry standards for traditional electrical work, and now they have expanded
into the burgeoning energy efficiency, sustainable construction, and renewable
energy markets.

In these tough economic times, achieving effective results demands a paradigm
shift that can only be realized with exposure to new thoughts and ideas. The
NECA Show provides opportunities to make valuable connections with highly
qualified customers and prospects that need your solutions. And, all in just three
days! Book your space today for NECA 2013 Washington DC. It’s the Show for
Those Who Power the World!



              ProDucts rEPrEsENtED
Associations/Foundations                      Power Quality & Distribution
Boxes & Enclosures                            Publications
Building Automation & Controls                Safety Equipment & Apparel
Codes, Standards, Certifications              Security
Computer Hardware & Equipment                 Services: Financial, Insurance,
Conduit, Raceway, Wireway                        Retirement, other
Connections & Terminations                    Software
Distributor                                   Solar Energy / PV
Energy Efficiency                             Structured Wiring/Cabling
Fasteners, Hangers, Clamps, &                 Switches and Switchgear
   Supports                                   Testing Equipment
Fire/Life Safety                              Tools
Grounding & Bonding                           Training
Heavy Equipment                               Transformers
Home Automation                               Transmission & Distribution
Ladders, Lifts & Platforms                       Equipment
Lighting & Controls                           Underground Equipment
Low Voltage: Voice/Data/Video,                Vehicles & Vehicle Equipment
   Fiber Optics                               Wind Energy
Motors & Motor Controls
Online & Web Services
Outdoor Products
 “t       he annual NEcA convention & show is our #1 information resource for the electrical
          construction industry. the cutting-edge products, services, and education ensure our
 leadership position in this very competitive market. if you are planning to diversify your business,
 there is no better place to learn how to capitalize on alternative energy opportunities."
                                                                                              —Dennis Nelson, Mojave Electric, Las Vegas NV


AttENDEE DEMoGrAPhics
                            How do you describe yourself                                     How many times have you attended
                                  professionally?                                             the annual NECA Convention and
                                                                                                        Trade Show?

    Owner/Co-Owner 38%

  President/Key Exec 20%
                                                                                                             First        10 or
                                                                                                             time         more
                          Other 19%
                                                                                                             26%          28%
 Proj Mgr/Supervisor 14%

                   Apprentice 4%                                                                        Twice               6–9
                                                                                                         13%          3–5  times
                Journeyman 4%
                                                                                                                     times 16%
   Educator/Instructor 2%                                                         40%                                 17%
                                                                        30%
                                                             20%
                                                       10%
                                                  0%
 Source: 2011 NECA Show Attendee Survey                                                                                       Source: 2011 NECA Show Attendee Survey




Do you regularly attend any other                                                    What are the reasons you attended
     industry trade shows?                                                                NECA 2011 San Diego?

                                                                        Looking for new products 75%

                                                                         Network with colleagues 61%
                     Yes                                           Board and Committee meetings 40%

                     28%
                                                   No                            Social functions 39%


                                                  72%
                                                                                         Location 38%

                                                                                        Education 33%

                                                                                           Other 11%                                                    80%
                                                                                                                                     60%
                                                                                                                        40%
                                                                                                        0%      20%

 Source: 2011 NECA Show Attendee Survey                                                                                       Source: 2011 NECA Show Attendee Survey




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                                                                                                                                    Source: 2012 NECA Member Profile
rEAsoNs to Exhibit iN thE NEcA shoW
n Be a part of the largest electrical construction industry event in North America
n Best ROI in the business
n Exclusive invitation to submit technical workshop presentations for consideration
n Exhibitors can attend many education sessions too…FREE!
n FREE lunch for exhibitor personnel each day. Great value…great networking
n Invite your customers to attend the show with FREE print & electronic coupons
n More buyers & specifiers than any other industry event
n Participate in the preeminent NECA Showstopper Awards
n Test new product ideas & get real-time industry feedback
n Unparalleled networking opportunity, develop new leads




PrEVious AttENDEEs iNcLuDE (among many others)
Alcan Electrical & Engineers • Allison-Smith Co • American Electrical Construction Inc • Bana Electric Corp • Blackwater Electric
Co Inc • Broadway Electrical Construction Inc • Bruce & Merrilees Electric Co • Cache Valley Electric Co • Cavanaugh Electrical
Contracting Inc • Chapel Electric Co LLC • Chapel-Romanoff Technologies LLC • Christenson Electric Inc • Cleveland Electric •
Cogburn Bros Electric Inc • Coghlin Electrical Contractors • Collins Electric Co • Commercial Electric Inc • Connelly Electric
Co • Connors-Haas Inc • Contra Costa Electric Inc • Cranston Electric Inc • Crescent Electric • Cupertino Electric • D. Suehiro
Electric Inc • Dagostino Electronic Services • Delta Services LLC • Dixie Electric Co • Dixon Electrical Systems & Contracting Inc •
Driscoll Electric • Dynalectric Co • Edison Electric Co Inc • Edward G Sawyer Co • Eldor Contracting Corp • EMCOR Construction
Services • ES Boulos Co • Ferguson Electric Construction Co Inc • Fisk Electric Co • Florida East Coast Contractors • Fuellgraf
Electric Co • Grand-Kahn Electric • Granite City Electric • Grant-Neil Electric Inc • Green Electric Inc • Gulf Electric Company Inc •
Hewitt Young Electric LLC • Hilscher-Clarke Electric Co • Holmes Electric • Industrial Electric Co • Industrial Power and Lighting
Corp • J Ranck Electric Inc • John Mills Electric Inc • Kelso-Burnett Co • Kilian Electrical Service Inc • KND Licensed Electrical
Contracting & Services • Lan-Tel Communications Inc • Lighthouse Electric Co Inc • Linder & Associates Inc • M. L. Schmitt
Inc • Massbay Electrical Corp • McPhee Electric Ltd • Miller Electric Co • MNR Electrical Contracting • Morgan Mechanical
Contractors Inc • Morrow-Meadows Corp • Nelson Electric Co • North Star Electric • O'Connell Electric Co • Oneida Electrical
Contractors Inc • Ostrow Electrical Company Inc • Pacific Lighting and Electrical Inc • Palmeri Electric • PAR Electrical Contractors
Inc • Paulson Electric • Prime Electric Inc • Quanta Services Inc • Regent Electric Co Inc • Roman Electric Company • Romanoff
Electric Co LLC • Rosendin Electric • S & S Taylan Electric Inc • Sachs Electric Co • Sano-Rubin Construction Co Inc • Sequoyah
Electric LLC • Shaw Electric Co • Shelley Electric Inc • Southern Contracting Co • Sprig Electric Company Inc • Sullivan
& McLaughlin • T & T Electric Inc • Thompson Electric Co • Tri-City Electric Company Inc • Totem Electric of Tacoma
Inc • United Electric Company Inc • Universal Electric • Valley Electrical Consolidated Inc • Wasatch Electric Div. of
Dynalectric • Wheeler Electric Inc • Yates Electric Service Inc • Yellowstone Electric Co • York River Electric Inc
NECA CONTRACTORS ARE BUYERS/SPECIFIERS
83% of contractors report receiving incomplete plans and specs
NECA contractors make brand substitutions approximately 70% of the time
More than 8 in 10 electrical contractors report having a “medium” or “high” ability to
influence in the overall electrical design or specifications with building owners or design
team members
                                                        Source: 2012 Electrical Contractor Magazine Profile Study




Sign up today! Latest details available at
NECACONvENTION.ORg
The Show for Those Who Power the World


                                          NECA
                                          3 Bethesda Metro Center | Suite 1100 | Bethesda, MD 20814
                                          Julie Duda, Exposition Sales Manager
                                          t 770.632.0044 | f 770.632.7922
                                          julduda@necanet.org | www.necaconvention.org
EXHIBIT SPACE
ConTrACT ForM
STep 1: RESERVE YOUR BOOTH ONLINE AT: www.necaconvenTIon.oRG
CLICK ON: EXHIBITOR INFO, THEN SELECT: RESERVE YOUR BOOTH NOW
STep 2: FAX OR EMAIL THIS COMPLETED CONTRACT (INCLUDING PAYMENT) TO 770-632-7922
OR juLDuDa@necaneT.oRG                                                                                                   foRmS of paymenT:
                                                                                                                         Enclose a check or credit card with contract
company name                                                                                                             for:

aDDReSS                                                                                                                  30% due with contract                   $
                                                                                                                         50% due by 4/10/13                      $
cITy | STaTe | ZIp | counTRy                                                                                             Final balance by 6/5/13                 $

company phone                                company fax                                                                   Check enclosed Check # ___________

e-maIL                                       webSITe                                     TwITTeR
                                                                                                                         Check the appropriate credit card:
                                                                                                                           AmEx        Visa       MasterCard
conTacT name                                 TITLe
                                                                                                                         Name on credit card:
                                                                                                                         __________________________________
conTacT phone                                conTacT e-maIL

                                                                                                                         Print or type your credit card number:
DeScRIbe pRoDucTS To be exhIbITeD


Booth Fees                                                                                                               Expiration date
space Rates: 100–300sf:                    $32.00                                Corner Rate:               $33.50
Island Rates:                                                                                                            Security Code (CSV) __________________________________
20x20                                      $13,800                               30x40                      $41,400
                                                                                                                         auThoRIZeD SIGnaTuRe
20x30                                      $20,700                               40x40                      $55,200
20x40                                      $27,600                               30x50                      $51,750
30x30                                      $31,050                               40x50                      $69,000

Each booth comes with pipe and drape, booth signage, four (4) exhibitor badges per each 10’x10’
                                                                                                                         DaTe
booth (additional exhibitor badges are available at $50 each), lunch all three days for exhibit
personnel based on the same formula as exhibitor badges, FREE show passes for clients, and a Web                         FoR oFFICe Use oNLY:
site listing. Note that floorcovering is not included, but is mandatory. All exhibitors MUST
                                                                                                                         booTh # aSSIGneD:
provide floorcovering for the booth. New! exhibitor Insurance Protection is now mandatory.
Proof of current insurance is ReQUIReD to participate in NeCA 2013 Washington DC.                                        neca cLIenT ID:

Your non-refundable deposit accompany your completed application in order to be processed.                               ToTaL booTh coST: $
   • 30% deposit due with completed contract
   • 50% balance due by Wednesday, April 10, 2013                                                                        DepoSIT ReceIveD: $
   • Final payment due no later than Wednesday, June 5, 2013
   • Payment is due in full for any contracts received after June 5, 2013                                                DepoSIT pRoceSSeD:


                                                                                                                         paymenTS: $

   Indicate the size of space you are requesting: (example: 10'x10' or 20'x20'           island)
                                                                                                                         baLance Due: $


   Preferred booth locations: 1st choice                                       2nd choice                               SenD youR compLeTeD
   (Specific booth location requests will be considered, but not guaranteed)                                            conTRacT vIa fax oR emaIL To:
                                                                                                                        Julie Duda, NECA Exposition Sales Manager
   Space assignments: Exhibit space will be sold on an available basis. NECA will not hold space
   without a complete application and deposit. neca reserves the right to reassign any                                  770-632-7922 Fax
   exhibit locations it deems advisable for the benefit of the show.                                                    julduda@necanet.org
                                                                                                                        QueSTIonS? Call 770-632-0044
accepTance
We understand that this is a binding contract upon acceptance by NeCA and is subject to all the terms, conditions,      maKe checKS payabLe To neca anD
rules, and regulations that hereto constitute a part of, or are included in this contract. NeCA reserves the right to   maIL paymenTS To:
reject any exhibit application for any reason.                                                                          NECA
                                                                                                                        P.O. Box 17033
auThoRIZeD SIGnaTuRe/DaTe _______________________________________________________________________                       Baltimore, MD 21297-1033
                                                                            provide NECA with a certificate of insurance in full compliance with         will consist of an 8-foot-high backwall of draperies with metal uprights
                                                                            all provisions as stated below by Friday, August 30, 2013. Also, a           and stanchions with division rails 36 inches high covered with
                                                                            separate certificate of insurance must be provided in the exhibiting         draperies. Backgrounds 8 feet high may extend out from the booth
                                                                            company’s name.                                                              backline one-half the depth of the booth and from that point to the
                                                                                                                                                         aisle to a maximum height of 44 inches. However, no equipment,
                                                                            Note: NECA is required to provide the similar proof of our insurance,        partitions, etc., may extend above 44 inches height within four feet
                                                                            to the convention center.                                                    of any aisle. Exhibitors building to these specifications must mask
                                                                                                                                                         any exposed and unfinished side or back portion of their exhibit so it
                                                                            exhibitor and Contractor Insurance Requirements:                             will not be objectionable to adjacent exhibitors. Show Management
                                                                            (i) Commercial General Liability Insurance, including bodily injury/         reserves the right to have such masking done, billing the exhibitor
                                                                            property damage, products and completed operations, personal                 for charges incurred. Built-up exhibits or other construction shall
                                                                            injury and contractual liability of at least $1 million per occurrence       not exceed the 8-foot backwall height including company name or
                                                                            and $2 million aggregate, against injury (including sickness or death)       other advertising except as specifically provided hereinafter. In island
                                                                            to a person and property of others,                                          spaces, or across-the-aisle space, overhead panels or open “bridge-
                                                                                                                                                         type” construction will be permitted to a maximum height of 20 feet.

CONDITIONS
                                                                            (ii) Workers’ Compensation Insurance in full compliance with all             However, built-up construction, except slender supporting posts, shall
                                                                            federal and state laws governing all of the exhibitor’s employees            not exceed 44 inches in height within 4 feet of any aisle. Plans for such
                                                                            engaged in the performance of any work for the exhibitor or                  above-mentioned displays must be submitted to and approved by the

OF CONTRACT                                                                 contractor in the jurisdiction where work is
                                                                            performed or services are provided.
                                                                                · All policies must contain standard waiver of subrogation provisions.
                                                                                                                                                         exposition director at least 60 days prior to the opening of the show.
                                                                                                                                                         Each exhibitor is required to respect the rights of other exhibitors and
                                                                                                                                                         to recognize that the general appearance of the exposition as a whole
AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING                                                       · All coverage to apply as primary and without contribution.             must take precedence over that of any individual exhibit.
                                                                                · All insurance companies must maintain a current AM Best
PARTICIPATION IN THE NECA SHOW                                                    rating of A VIII or better.                                            Interference with the light or space of other exhibitors will not be
                                                                                · Exhibitors from countries other than the United States or              allowed. All booths must be carpeted.
                                                                                  Canada please note: the Coverage Territory provision (where
1. CoNtRACt FoR sPACe                                                             coverage applies) of your policy may be limited and in many            9. AtteNDANCe PRIZes AND GAMes
The contract for space, the formal notification of space assignment,              cases may not include coverage for claims brought in the               In deference to all exhibitors, those wanting to give away prizes to
and full payment of rental charges, together constitute a contract                United States. Novick Group (NECA’s contractor for certificate         develop traffic at their displays will comply with the following rules:
between the exhibiting organization, hereinafter known as the                     review and compliance) will require evidence (a warranty
exhibitor, and National Electrical Contractors Association, Inc.,                 statement under letterhead from the agent or broker) that              (a) The exhibitor is charged with the knowledge of national, state,
hereinafter known as the Show Management, for the right to use space              coverage applies for claims brought in the US. Many overseas           and local legal restrictions on any merchandising, advertising, or
in the NECA Show in the year designated in this contract. The contract            exhibitors have found ShowGuard® (see below) as an easy and            promotional inducement that might be construed as a lottery,
is based upon the plan of exhibits, rates shown thereon and general               cost effective method of assuring coverage compliance.                 gambling or gambling devices. Show Management does not accept
information contained in the NECA Show brochure, all of which are to                                                                                     responsibility for any promotional schemes undertaken by exhibitors,
be considered along with details on the front and back of this form as      (iii) You may secure the required Commercial General Liability               but does require that any drawing and announcement for special
part of the contract. A non-refundable 30% deposit, of the total exhibit    and Automobile Liability coverage through ShowGuard®, NECA’s                 gifts must be done within the confines of the exhibit booth and ticket
space value, is due with this completed application or space can be         approved online insurance program for exhibitors (no EAC’s). The             holders need not be present to win when drawing is made.
released. The balance is due by the remittance date hereinafter stated.     ShowGuard® premium of $65 will meet all CGL and Automobile                   (b) All prizes must be approved by Show Management, and requests
The Show Management reserves the right to reassign space for which          Liability requirements providing coverage for the dates of the               for such approval must be received in Show Management’s office at
complete payment has not been made by the remittance date. Full             show from move in to move out and including both NECA and the                least 30 days prior to the opening of the show.
payment for space applied for after the remittance date is due upon         Convention Center as additional insureds.                                    (c) The method of drawing or selection of winners must have the
receipt of the contract by the Show Management.                                                                                                          approval or be under the supervision of Show Management.
                                                                            The exhibitor is charged with knowledge of all local laws, ordinances        (d) The name(s) of the daily winner(s) must be posted at Show
All measurements shown on the floor plan are approximate and the            and regulations pertaining to health, fire prevention and public             Management exhibit for at least 1 full session of the exposition,
Show Management reserves the right to make such modifications as            safety affecting his participation in the exposition. Compliance with        except for the final day.
may be deemed to be necessary, making equitable adjustment with             such laws is mandatory for all exhibitors and is the sole responsibility     (e) Games in which winners are immediately known because of their
any exhibitor or exhibitors thereby affected. The Show Management           of the exhibitor. If unusual equipment is to be installed, or                participation will be permitted, providing there is no infringement
also reserves the right to adjust the floor plan to meet the needs of       equipment that might conflict with fire codes is to be used, the             on the rights of other exhibitors. The approval for such games must
the exposition.                                                             exhibitor must communicate with the exposition director and wait             be given by the exposition director and requests for such approval
                                                                            for approval from the Fire Marshall before proceeding.                       must be received at least 60 days prior to the opening of the show.
Cancellation of space will result in the loss of monies after a certain                                                                                  (f ) Display of prizes must conform to the aforementioned rules for
date and all deposits and holding fees are non-refundable. Please           5. FIRe PReVeNtIoN                                                           exhibiting.
be aware that, as of Tuesday, January 3, 2013, and through Monday           All booth decorations must be flame-proofed, and all hangings
June 1, 2013, NECA reserves the right to keep 50% of all monies             must clear the floor. Electrical wiring must conform to the National         10. CARe oF BUILDING AND eQUIPMeNt
paid (over and above the deposit). After June 2, 2013 there will be         Electrical Code and local ordinances. If inspection indicates that
no refunds of any monies. Failure to pay the balance due on the                                                                                          Exhibitors or their agents shall not injure or deface the building,
                                                                            any exhibitor has neglected to comply with these regulations, or             the booths or the equipment of the booths. When such damage
contract as specified will subject exhibitor to cancellation of contract    otherwise might incur a fire hazard, Show Management reserves the
and forfeiture of all monies paid, including deposit.                                                                                                    appears, the exhibitor is liable to the owner of the property so
                                                                            right to eliminate or remove, at the exhibitor’s expense, all or such        damaged.
                                                                            part of the exhibitor’s display determined to be hazardous.
In the event that the exposition is not held for any reason beyond
the control of Show Management, the rental and lease of space to                                                                                         11. RestRICtIoNs IN oPeRAtIoN oF eXhIBIts
                                                                            6. LIGhtING, soUND AND MotIoN PICtURe
the exhibitor shall be cancelled and all monies received by Show            PRoJeCtIoN                                                                   Show Management reserves the right to restrict exhibits which,
Management shall be returned to the exhibitor less all legitimate                                                                                        because of noise, lighting, method of operation, materials, or for
expenses incurred for advertising, promotion, rentals, salaries, and        All projection equipment must be in accordance with the                      any reason are considered objectionable, and also to prohibit from
travel. Return of such monies will terminate the liability of Show          requirements of the fire prevention authorities and in compliance            exhibiting or evict from the exposition as a whole. This reservation
Management.                                                                 with any agreements entered into by Show Management with                     includes persons, things, conduct, printed matter, or anything of a
                                                                            the director of the exhibit hall or applicable labor unions. All plans       character that the exposition director determines is objectionable
2. INstALLAtIoN AND DIsMANtLING oF eXhIBIts                                 for installation and operation of projection equipment must be               to the exposition. In the event of such restriction or eviction, Show
                                                                            approved by Show Management before operation is undertaken. All              Management is not liable for any refunds of rentals, or other exhibit
Delivery of freight, installation of exhibits and completion of             projection equipment, lighting devices, displays, or demonstrations
erection of exhibits will take place on the dates hereinafter shown.                                                                                     expense. Advertising plans and stunts that are intended to promote
                                                                            must be arranged in such a manner as not to annoy other exhibitors           traffic must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the opening of
The exhibits must be ready for inspection no later than 9:00 a.m.           or the exposition in general. Show Management reserves the right to
of the first show day. The Show Management reserves the right to                                                                                         the show to the exposition director for approval. Sideshow tactics,
                                                                            restrict the use of objectionable lighting.                                  scantily attired models or other undignified promotional methods
authorize the installation of any exhibit on the floor not installed by
5:00 p.m. of the day prior to the first show day at the expense of the                                                                                   will not be permitted.
                                                                            7. PhotoGRAPhY AND VIDeoGRAPhY
exhibitor. Freight delivered to a booth but unopened by 9:00 a.m. the
first show day will be removed from the hall at the expense of the          No photography, videography, or audio/visual of any kind is allowed          12. sALes
exhibitor. Freight will not be delivered to booths during show hours.       anywhere on the exhibit floor or in the conference areas of the              Cash sales are not permitted.
Dismantling may not begin until the close of the exposition on the          show before, during, or after show hours, except by official NECA
final show day. (If booth space is not occupied by 8:00 a.m. of the first   photographers and those professional photographers approved by               13. hosPItALItY FUNCtIoNs
Show day, the Show Management shall have the right to use such              Show Management. Violators will be escorted from the show and
space as it sees fit, to eliminate blank spaces in the exhibit.)            their film and/or credentials forfeited.                                     Only exhibitors will be permitted to conduct hospitality functions
                                                                                                                                                         in the hotels under contract to Show Management. Such functions
Goods and materials used in any display, except bona fide samples,          8. DIsPLAY RULes & Use oF sPACe                                              will be permitted to open only during hours in which there are no
shall not be removed from the exhibit hall until the exposition has                                                                                      exposition or convention functions. Breakfast functions are not
                                                                            All demonstrations, distribution of circulars, or other promotional          permitted. Permission for hospitality functions must be received 60
officially been closed. Any exception to this rule must have the            activities must be confined to the limits of the exhibit booth, and
approval of Show Management.                                                                                                                             days prior to opening of show.
                                                                            must not interfere with adjacent booths or intrude on aisle space.
                                                                            Demonstration of equipment that requires the use of space above              Prizes given to persons attending hospitality functions and the
Dismantling must be completed and all exhibit materials removed             the 8-foot backwall height must be approved by Show Management
by the final move-out date and hour shown. (NOTE: Exhibitors                                                                                             method in which winners are selected must be approved by the
                                                                            at least 60 days prior to the opening of the show. Exhibitors shall not      exposition director and requests for such approval must be received
are advised to remove small, portable items immediately upon                assign, sublet or share the space allotted without the knowledge and
conclusion of the exposition. Passes will be available from security                                                                                     at least 60 days prior to the opening of the show. These regulations
                                                                            consent of Show Management. Exhibitors must show only goods                  become a part of the contract between the exhibitor and Show
guards to authorize such removals.)                                         manufactured or dealt in by them in the regular course of business,          Management and have been formulated in the best interest of all
                                                                            except for prizes. Exhibitor representatives manning the exhibit will        concerned. The director respectfully asks the full cooperation of the
3. stoRAGe oF BoXes AND PACKING CRAtes                                      be owners, employees or agents of exhibiting companies, and such             exhibitors in their observance. All points not covered are subject to
Exhibitors will not be permitted to store boxes or packing crates           representatives will wear proper badge identification furnished by the       the decision of Show Management.
in or behind exhibit booths. Prior to 8:00 a.m. of the first show day,      exposition. Such badges will be supplied upon presentation of the list
all boxes and crates will be placed in storage provided they are            of personnel by the exhibitor or by application made at the Exhibitor’s      show dates and times:
properly labeled for storage. Those not so labeled will be removed          Registration Desk. Exhibitors are forbidden to pass along badges
and destroyed as refuse. (NOTE: Storage labels will be provided at          designated for exhibit personnel to their customers or prospects. If         First show day, Sunday, Sept. 30 11:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
the Exhibitor’s Service Desk.)                                              such use of exhibitor’s badges is made and this is recognized, these         Second show day, Monday, Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m. —4:00 p.m.
                                                                            badges will be removed. Each exhibitor will place the name of the            Third show day, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.
4. INsURANCe ReQUIReMeNts & LIABILItY                                       representative on file at the Exhibitor Registration Desk who has the        Note: All times subject to change.
                                                                            prime responsibility on the floor for the exhibitor’s display, and who
Insurance protection will not be afforded to the exhibitor either by        is authorized to make decisions for the exhibitor as requested by the
the NECA or Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Exhibitors                                                                                           Under contract, the company must obey the times and days
                                                                            exposition director. Setup rules must adhere to the Guidelines for           of the show. Contract does not permit breaking down a booth
MUST carry their own insurance to cover exhibit material against            Display Rules & Regulation by IAEE. See Exhibitor Service Manual for
damage. Exhibitors utilizing independent contractors MUST                                                                                                early; this could result in a fine.
                                                                            details. The standard booth equipment furnished under this contract
                                     opportunities for
                                     increased exposure
Why companies sponsor
The experts identify these as some of the most common reasons companies use sponsorship:
    n     increase brand loyalty
    n     create awareness and visibility
    n     change/reinforce image
    n     showcase community responsibility
    n     Drive traffic
    n     combat larger ad budgets of competitors
    n     achievement of multiple objectives

neca sponsorships provide measurable value
NECA has put together a comprehensive package of sponsorship opportunities offered exclusively to NECA Show exhibitors. Our new
measurement tools offer exhibitors more value while generating highly qualified leads. Visit www.necaconvention.org for details.

neca shoWstopper aWarDs
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine has presented the annual NECA
SHOWSTOPPER winners for the past 15+ years. The NECA SHOWSTOPPER Showcase and Awards is the most
prestigious recognition event in the electrical construction industry. The Showcase is designed to highlight new
products and services that will help electrical contractors on the job. This highly effective and cost efficient area
opens one hour before the NECA Show each day. A blue ribbon will be placed on the winning products and services,
and a trophy will be presented to the winning company. Benefits include:

Pre-Show Promotion
• www.necaconvention.org: up to a 1000 HTML character product description plus two pictures in the SHOWSTOPPER section of the website.

On-Site Promotion
• Official Show Guide listing of all SHOWSTOPPER entries (if received by deadline).
• Display space in the SHOWSTOPPER SHOWCASE during the NECA Show (includes signage listing company, product, booth # and 15-word
  description).

Post-Show Promotion
• Winners featured in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine
• Winners posted on www.necaconvention.org

                                                                technical Workshops
                                                                Each year, electrical contractors come to the NECA Show looking for new solutions for
                                                                the growing challenges to customer demands. The Technical Workshop program is a
                                                                valuable way for exhibitors to convey important information that contractors need.
                                                                There are limited time slots available, and a NECA committee makes the final selection.
                                                                The invitation to submit a technical workshop for consideration is offered exclusively to
                                                                confirmed NECA Show exhibitors.


                                                                       For more information on these opportunities, contact Julie Duda at
                                                                                     770-632-0044 or julduda@necanet.org
ElEctrical contractor MagazinE is thE voicE of our industry This critically important
publication is read by 95.3% of electrical contractors. Take advantage of the opportunity to tell the industry
that you will be exhibiting at the industry’s most important event and where you will be located.
Plus, your prospects will have your company message in their hands before, during and after the show.
The September Show Issue goes out to 85,000+ management level electrical contractors. In addition, every
attendee receives a copy in their convention registration bag. The Official NECA Show Directory & Buyer’s
Guide also has great shelf-life for post-show coverage. Electrical Contractors use it as a year-long reference tool.
As an exhibitor at NECA 2013 Washington DC, you know how valuable your investment is to your company’s
sales efforts. But don’t stop there, because you won’t be the only exhibitor competing for the attention of
this year’s attendees. Advertising your presence at the NECA Show is a smart way to drive more traffic to
your booth.
thE official nEca show dirEctory & BuyEr’s guidE Those who advertise in the magazine’s
September Show issue can also run a full page 4/C ad in the Show Directory & Buyer’s Guide at a special rate.
christMas in sEptEMBEr ad plus issuE Our annual “Christmas in September” Ad Program
is a once a year effort to say “Thank You” for your business, and to help you increase your advertising
effectiveness at a value added well below market rate. It is only in our incredible September NECA Show
issue, ensuring maximum distribution and visibility, increasing your advertising effectiveness.
sEptEMBEr nEca show product showcasE sEction Advertisers in the September Issue, and
who exhibit at the NECA Show, can run a 4 color product release in this special section. Products are
featured, 6/page and distributed to our entire 85,000+ audience along with bonus distribution at the
show. It is a powerful tool to boost your products and your message.


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                                                    2012 las vegas exhibitors
3M                                                  DRIFIRE                                      Jerry’s Electric, Inc.                            Rexel, Inc.
Access Hardware Supply                              Duraguard Products, Inc.                     Jonas Software                                    Rhino Safety Products
Accubid/Trimble                                     Eaton Corporation                            Key Digital                                       Romac
ACCUENERGY CORP.                                    EC&M Electrical Wholesaling                  Klein Tools, Inc.                                 Rotational Lug Technologies
Acuity Brands                                       Edwards Manufacturing Co.                    KNIPEX Tools LP                                   Royal Building Products - Electrical Solutions
ADI                                                 efergy USA, Inc.                             Kohler Generators                                 Sage
Advance Metalworking Co., Inc.                      ELECTRI International                        L.H. Dottie Company                               Salisbury by Honeywell
Advanced Lamp Coatings                              Electrical Advertiser, The                   Legrand                                           Schneider Electric
AEMC Instruments                                    Electrical Contractor Magazine               LENOX®                                            Sellstrom Manufacturing Company
Alameda Electrical Distributors                     Electrical JATC of Southern Nevada           Leviton Mfg. Co., Inc.                            Service Roundtable
Alcan Cable                                         Electrical News                              Light Efficient Design                            Service Wire Co.
alliantgroup                                        Electrical Prefab Systems, LLC               LINC Technologies                                 Siemens Industry, Inc.
ALL-TEST Pro, LLC                                   Electrical Products & Solutions              Lutron Electronics                                Silvertronic, Inc.
American Conduit by Sapa                            Electrical Safety Foundation Intl. (ESFI)    M.H. Rhodes Cramer Co.                            Snake Tray
American Express Open                               Electrical Solutions                         Madison Electric Products                         Solomon Corporation
American Fittings Corporation                       ElectricSmarts / NetPricer                   Magid Glove & Safety                              Solon Manufacturing Company
American Heart Association                          ElectricTV                                   Makita USA                                        Southland Electrical Supply
American Polywater Corporation                      Elliott Equipment Company                    Management Education Institute (MEI)              Southwire/Maxis
American Technical Publishers                       eMars Inc.                                   Marking Services, Inc                             S-P Products
Amprobe                                             E-Mon                                        Material Management Software, Inc.                Square, Inc.
Anixter                                             Encore Wire Corporation                      MaxCell                                           Sta-Down Conduit Retaining Device
Aqua-Tronics, Inc.                                  Enterprise Fleet Management                  Maxwell Systems Inc.                              Stark Safety Consultants
A-Rise Pipe Support                                 ERICO                                        McCormick Systems, Inc.                           Strip Technology, Inc.
Arlington Industries                                Ericson Manufacturing Company                Measurlogic, Inc.                                 Sumitomo Electric Lightwave
ASCO Power Technologies                             eSUB Inc.                                    Megger                                            Summit Technology, Inc.
Atkore International                                ET Solar Inc.                                Milspec Industries                                Superior Essex
AVO Training Institute, Inc                         Extron Electronics                           Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.                     T & R Electric Supply
BD ELECTRICAL                                       EYE Lighting International                   mJobTime Corporation                              T3 Innovation
Bidtracer                                           eze System, Inc.                             Mr. Electric                                      Tasco Inc.
Blaklader LLC                                       Facility Results                             Musco Lighting                                    Technical Sales International, LLC
Bridgeport Fittings                                 Federated Insurance                          National Association of Electrical Distributors   TED Magazine
BTU Research                                        FireLite Alarms                              NECA                                              TenCate Protective Fabrics
Buckingham Mfg.                                     Fixxbook                                     National Electrical Manufacturers Association     The Electric Current
Burndy                                              FlexSlider LLC                               NJATC                                             The M. K. Morse Company
C.K. Tools                                          FLIR Systems/Extech Instruments              National Purchasing Partners                      The Marvel Group, Inc.
California Service Tool                             Fluke Corporation                            Neekson                                           thermOweld
Carhartt Workwear at Rugged Outfitters              Ford Commercial Truck                        Nesco Sales & Rentals                             Thomas & Betts
CBM Lighting Mfg.                                   Foundation Software                          Networkfleet, Inc.                                Trade Service
Cementex Products, Inc.                             Fulham Co., Inc.                             NexTraq                                           Trastar, Inc.
Cerro Wire LLC - Electrical Distribution Division   Fuseco Inc.                                  NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)       Travelliance
Cert-In Software Systems, Inc.                      G&K Services                                 Nissan North America                              Triple Crown Products
Chatsworth Products, Inc.                           Gardner Bender                               NJATC FR Apparel                                  Tyndale Company
CLC Lodging                                         GE Energy                                    Northwest Lighting Systems Co.                    Underground Devices Inc.
Clicksafety                                         Gensco Equipment                             Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions                     Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
Collective Data                                     Get The Point                                Original Cinch Clamp Corporation                  Union Leasing, Inc
Collegiate Awards & Engraving                       GEXPRO                                       OutBack Power                                     United Copper Industries
Colonial Engraving Co. Inc.                         GM Fleet and Commercial                      Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group                 Universal Lighting Technologies
ConEst Software Systems                             GPS Insight                                  Panduit Corp.                                     Utilimaster Corporation
Connecticut Electric, Inc.                          Granite Industries                           Partex Marking Systems, Inc.                      Utility Equipment Leasing Corp.
Contractors Choice Inc.                             Graybar                                      Pencell Plastics                                  V2 Technology Solutions (VECA Technologies)
Cooper Bussmann                                     Greenlee, A Textron Company                  Penn-Union corp                                   Venture Lighting International, Inc.
Cooper Crouse-Hinds                                 GreenTek Lighting                            PG LifeLink                                       Viewpoint Construction Software
Cooper Lighting                                     Hansen Supply Co.                            Power & Tel                                       Vinatronics High Visibility Apparel
Cooper Wiring Devices                               Harger Lightning & Grounding                 Power Standards Lab                               Vision InfoSoft
Copper Development Assoc. Inc.                      Hercules Industries                          ProEst Estimating Software                        Wellco Industries, Inc.
Corning Cable Systems                               High Voltage Inc.                            Project DocControl                                WennSoft
Cree, Inc.                                          Highline Products                            Protective Industrial Products                    Werner Co.
Crescent Electric Supply                            Hioki USA Corporation                        RAB Lighting                                      Westex Inc.
Crestron Electronics, Inc.                          Hipotronics, Inc.                            Rack-A-Tiers Mfg. Inc.                            Wheatland Tube Company
Cretex Concrete Products                            Honeywell Power Products                     Ram Commercial Trucks                             Wireless Matrix
Cummins Onan                                        Howard Lighting Products                     RANDL Industries, Inc.                            Wiremaid USA, Division of Vutec Corp.
Cupper Powder Renascant                             Hubbell Lighting Inc                         Rath Security                                     XtraLight Manufacturing
Current Tools, Inc.                                 Ideal Industries, Inc.                       Rectorseal
CurrentSAFE Corporation                             ILSCO                                        Reechcraft Inc.
DAS Simplified                                      Infosite Technologies                        RELECTRIC Supply Company
Dawson Tools Inc.                                   Innovative Tool
Delta Products Corporation                          International Association of Electrical     Show DateS/hourS                                   Set–up
Dent Instruments                                        Inspectors (IAEI)
                                                                                                Sunday, Oct.13, 11:30 am—5:00 pm                   Friday, Oct. 11, 8:00 am—5:00 pm
DEWALT Tools & POWERS Fasteners                     Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc.
                                                    Jameson, LLC
                                                                                                Monday, Oct. 14, 11:30 am—4:00 pm                  Saturday, Oct. 12, 8:00 am—5:00 pm
Dexter + Chaney
                                                                                                Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:30 am—2:30 pm                 Note: All times subject to change

                                                                                                     For a complete list of previous exhibitors, please visit www.necaconvention.org
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