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Yep, We Have an AP for That! Associate Partners at simPro

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/21/2019

Our Associate Partners at simPro have laid out some important guidelines for choosing business software.

Choices are tricky; we all have to make them and some of those decisions are outside of our lanes. When you purchase a home, a car, a dishwasher, or a laptop, chances are you are doing some research and reading some reviews. Most of us want to make a purchase once and for the right reasons.

Field software is certainly no different. It's a big decision and an individual decision. Our Partner members at simPro suggest:

"1. Do your research

The software you choose ...

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Can UV Light Save Lives?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/16/2019

Yes, 

From our Associate Partners at Lighting Environments comes an exciting product announcement: PURO Lighting is a technology making UV affordable and available for large ...

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It’s a part of your Associate Partner Membership

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/13/2019

What happens when your Sales Team or manufacturer marketing division includes IECC in their announcements?

I review them, search for pertinent images, blog or post ...

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Warning! This is an OP/ED

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
8/9/2019

I  represent and promote electrical apprenticeship for one of the largest programs in IEC (Independent Electrical Contractors), the Chesapeake chapter.

I have worked with electricians ...

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National Apprenticeship Week is upon us- November 12th through 18th...but what is it about?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/31/2018

National Apprenticeship Week is upon us- November 12th through 18th...but what is it about ...

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Oh Son...If Only You'd Become an Electrician!

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/29/2018

Jailbreak.

Have you registered? Over 50 people have.

If you're not lucky enough to ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That... Eaton's Wiring Devices

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/29/2018

A recent release from Eaton of interest to us all:

Who doesn’t love Fall ...

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Yep, We Have an AP for That! Associate Partners, Life Safety Systems

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/24/2018

Associate Partners, Life Safety Systems- proud recipients of the Honeywell Distributor of the Year Award ...

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May I See Your Journeyman's or Master's License Please?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/16/2018

JAILBREAK BREWERY in Laurel December 4th 4-6p.m.

TradeSource has generously sprung all of you ...

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RAB temporary LED worklight

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales have sent us the latest and greatest from RAB; TEMP-LED. "The LED work light built to perform."

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/15/2018

Our Associate Partners at Phoenix Sales have sent us the latest and greatest from RAB ...

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Make a Holiday Break for It 2018

10/10/2018

December 4th, 4-6pm

At Jailbreak Brewery

Come in from the cold for a cold One ...

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How Did You Get Here?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

Tales from the long and winding road to a career in electrical- I'm always ...

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Wait-What? You Didn't Register??

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

Oh noooooooo. Wait Listed for Jailbreak Brewery? You kinda deserve to get thrown in the ...

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Intermatic- All the Cool Kids Are Using This

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/8/2018

A YouTube is worth a thousand words...so to save you and me a little ...

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IECC Call for Nominations

It's Election Time - Cast Your Vote

10/5/2018

Dear Members:
In accordance with our Corporate Bylaws we have provided below the slate of ...

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Federated Insurance

How Life Insurance Can and Should Fit into Your Financial Plans

By Federated Insurance
10/5/2018

Life insurance is something that you, as a business owner, frequently hear about.

Everyone says ...

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We Have an Opening for a Work Force Development Coordinator

By Grant Shmelzer Executive Director, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
10/5/2018

IEC Chesapeake is looking for the right candidate to fill our Work Force Development Coordinator ...

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We Came, We Saw, We Drank...

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, IEC Chesapeake
10/4/2018

Thank you Colerick Electrical Sales for sponsoring IEC Chesapeake's evening at Hysteria Brewing in ...

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