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1st February 2016

NECA South Africa 2016 Industry Conference Update

14 Jan 2016

NECA is pleased to announce that the second keynote for the industry conference in Stellenbosch, South Africa, 17-21 April, 2016 is now confirmed.  Martin Janse van Rensburg from CISCO - who is a former electrician, will present on the implications of technology on our industry, and work with Glenn Platt - from CSIRO (our other keynote speaker), to help electrical contractors attending the conference explore what all this change could mean for their businesses over the next five years.  We have also confirmed our men's health expert, Dr Michael Mol - a local TV personality, to close the conference by helping us find the best way to stay on track with a good life-work by focusing on our strengths, as opposed to our weaknesses.

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Notes for editors

  1. NECA is the peak industry body representing the interests of electrical and communications contractors Australia-wide.
  2. NECA is run by electrical contractors, for electrical contractors.
  3. We have 5,000 contracting companies as members – and they in turn employ over 50,000 people Australia-wide.
  4. NECA employs almost 350 people across its seven chapters (Queensland, New South Wales, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia).
  5. The chapters provide NECA members with a range of services including: Industrial Relations, Health & Safety, Legal, Technical, Training, business-support services, product discounts and advocacy representation in Canberra with Government, Industry bodies and Training bodies.
  6. NECA wholly-owns its Legal firm, Group Training and the NECA Colleges (in WA) and EcoSmart Electricians – and has joint ventures with a superannuation company (NSW) and one of the national cabling registrars (ACRS).
  7. NECA also employ around 2,000 apprentice electricians and provides training to a further 2,000.
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