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The ECA is the national voice of electrical engineering and building services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The building services sector incorporates some 40 per cent of construction output.

The ECA’s nearly 3,000 members range from SME electrical firms to nationwide engineering contractors and building services firms that employ thousands of professionals on major UK projects. They have combined turnover of over £6 billion annually.

Industry-leading apprentice award opens to entries

Industry-leading apprentice award opens to entries

02 Feb 2017

Top electrotechnical apprentices urged to enter ECA Edmundson Award 2017

Survey: Clients 'unprepared' for smart building revolution

Survey: Clients 'unprepared' for smart building revolution

31 Jan 2017

Industry-wide survey finds four in 10 clients are unfamiliar with phrase the ‘Internet-of-Things’

Industry urged to complete fire and security skills survey

Industry urged to complete fire and security skills survey

24 Jan 2017

Trade bodies assess state of play ahead of fire, emergency and security apprenticeship launch

Survey: Four in 10 buildings at major risk from cyber attacks

Survey: Four in 10 buildings at major risk from cyber attacks

19 Jan 2017

Industry-wide survey finds many clients are not taking preventative steps against hackers

ECA urges government to ensure 'affordable' smart meter tariffs

ECA urges government to ensure 'affordable' smart meter tariffs

19 Jan 2017

Trade body responds to government consultation on developing a smart energy system

Top judges announced for leading industry awards

Top judges announced for leading industry awards

10 Jan 2017

Industry experts primed to assess entries for 2017 ECA Annual Awards

Six in 10 councils ignoring the law on prompt payment

Six in 10 councils ignoring the law on prompt payment

09 Dec 2016

ECA Freedom of Information request shows local authorities still not meeting 2015 regulations

Leading industry awards are open for entries

Leading industry awards are open for entries

06 Dec 2016

Engineering services organisations encouraged to submit entries for the ECA Annual Awards

New report assesses the future of electrical contracting

New report assesses the future of electrical contracting

01 Dec 2016

Five years on – Certsure and ECA update their seminal ‘2021 Vision’ report

Top industry talent to be recognised in major new initiative

Top industry talent to be recognised in major new initiative

29 Nov 2016

Industry-wide ‘Power Players’ initiative set to open for entries in spring 2017

Smart Tech Live 2017

Smart Tech Live 2017

09 Jun 2017 00:00

Organised by Voltimum and held in association with the ECA, the goal of Smart Tech Live is to inform and educate aspirational electrotechnicians about smart, connected, and innovative technologies that will help give their business a competitive edge in an evolving industry. The seminar programme will identify the opportunities you can take TODAY to ensure your business is ready for TOMORROW.

ECA Gala Dinner

ECA Gala Dinner

09 Jun 2017 00:00

Whether you are with a large group, a solo visitor or attending with your partner, don’t miss this fantastic evening full of live entertainment, great food and is an unforgettable night celebrating the very best of the electrotechnical industry!

IFSEC & FIREX 2017

IFSEC & FIREX 2017

20 Jun 2017 00:00

Central South Regional Business & Social Event 2017

Central South Regional Business & Social Event 2017

23 Jun 2017 00:00

Join us for our annual regional business event in Shakespeare’s Stratford! Friday features a packed programme of business presentations covering technical, health & safety, business finance, social media marketing and more!

ED&I Expo

ED&I Expo

06 Sep 2017 00:00

Headline Sponsor - ECA!

North West Regional Conference 2017

North West Regional Conference 2017

22 Sep 2017 00:00

Join your ECA region for a weekend of business and pleasure in Stratford-upon-Avon

Central South - Regional Conference & Networking Event

Central South - Regional Conference & Networking Event

28 Sep 2017 00:00

Network with fellow electrical contractors, suppliers and wholesalers and hear from industry experts on issues that concern your business. 

UK Construction Week 2017

UK Construction Week 2017

10 Oct 2017 00:00

ECA are official partners and exhibitors at Energy & Smart Buildings 2017 - part of UK Construction Week.

ECA London Branch Dinner Dance 2017

ECA London Branch Dinner Dance 2017

13 Oct 2017 00:00

After a five year absence, the ECA London Branch Dinner Dance will be returning to the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Friday, 13th October 2017.

Build2Perform LIVE

Build2Perform LIVE

21 Nov 2017 00:00

The ECA is pleased to partner with CIBSE in their brand new event Build2Perform Live. This event replaces the CIBSE Building Performance Conference and Exhibition and is launching at Olympia in London on 21-22 November 2017.