Emerging Innovation Hub

New This Year!

Join us in the all-new Emerging Innovation Hub—the place to find all that is NECA and all that is new!

Conveniently located in the Sails Pavilion, just across from the General Session room, the Hub is where you can explore important topics in the electrical construction industry and find cutting-edge answers to your business questions.

Here’s just a sample of what’s in store in the Hub:

Product Demonstration Area

Visit this interactive sector where companies showcase the latest innovations that will help you grow your business. The Product Demonstration Area provides live presentations focusing on low voltage and emerging technologies.

NECA Services

Centrally located in the Hub is where you will find the NECA booth and store, ELECTRI International and NECAPAC, ensuring attendees are well-informed about the latest industry practices and advocacy efforts.

NECA’s EV Resource Network, powered by Fuser

NECA’s EV Resource Network, powered by Fuser, highlights green initiatives and competitive opportunities for NECA contractors. Representatives from Fuser will be in the Hub to answer your EVSE questions.

Innovation Zone

Welcome to the Innovation Zone where we will highlight the ever-changing landscape of construction technologies and showcase solutions and best practices that allow you to achieve your highest potential. Learn from industry leaders, specialized experts, and contractors at the cutting-edge of innovation.

Innovation Overload Podcast

The Innovation Overload Podcast will be recording live in the Emerging Innovation Hub. Check out stories and case studies and learn how innovation can make a difference in all areas of your business. Join us live as our expert guests share their best wisdom and strategic maneuvers:

  • Sunday, September 29: 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm
  • Monday, September 30: 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm
  • Tuesday, October 1: 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:00 pm

Sails Cafe, sponsored by Schneider

Relax, network and enjoy a beverage in a comfortable setting.


All attendees with a full registration will be provided with lunches in the Sails Pavilion.

Prize Stamping Booth

Visit the Hub to have your Play to Win card stamped.

NECA Industry Innovation

NECA Industry Innovation is dedicated to driving innovation and technological advancements in the electrical construction industry. We collaborate with contractors, industry stakeholders, and technology providers to identify emerging trends and strategic opportunities. Our goal is to help NECA members stay at the forefront of industry advancements, enhance productivity, and deliver high-quality electrical services.

Innovation EducationInnovation is part of everything we do and there will be Convention and Trade Show education sessions focusing on the topic at NECA 2024 San Diego that will help you gain the knowledge and tools necessary to embrace innovation, enhance your business practices, and stay competitive in a rapidly evolving industry.