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Welcome to the OEL's Electrical Industry Conference

Where contractors and the industry work together


2017 Electrical Industry Conference

95 years of promoting, strengthening and representing the electrical industry! 

Click here, for full details about the 2017 conference.

Date: May 3 - 6, 2017

 

Location: White Oaks Resort & Spa 
Click here to make your reservations at White Oaks Resort, or call them directly at 1-800-263-5766. Don't forget to mention that you are attending the OEL Electrical Industry Conference in order to receive OEL preferred rates. 

Agenda: Click here for an overview of the conference. 
Sponsorship: Find your sponsor opportunities here, click here to sponsor now
Product Expo: Register your company for this year's expo here

Awards:

Contests:

  • OEL members, register before March 13, and Win your hotel suite for the duration of the conference. - This contest is now closed and the winner will be drawn at our next Contractor Committee meeting. 
  • Full Delegates, you have a chance to Win your registration. - This contest is closed and the winner will be drawn at our next Contractor Committee meeting. 

Countdown to conference: Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Electrical Industry Conference (weekly countdown):

  1. "Share in OEL's 95th Anniversary, and celebrate in your industry's history."
  2. "Our companion program offers the opportunity to taste and explore the heart of Ontario's wine region, Niagara-on-the-Lake."
  3. "Get updated on key government relations activities that the OEL GR committee and Contractor Committee have achieved this year." 
  4. "Join us for a tour of the Welland Canal Control Centre." 
  5. "Learn about how you can get involved in the new OEL Apprenticeship Pooling Project."
  6. "Ontario's only event that brings together open-shop electrical contractors, and industry partners." 


2016 Electrical Industry Conference

Congratulations to all the members who were recognized at this year's EIC. Below is a list of Awards and Recognition for the 2016 Electrical Industry Conference!

Board of Directors – Step Down

    •  Cameron Hann

On the Job recognition

    • Brian Wright, Wright’s Electric – March 2015 
    • Scott Huckins, Precision Electric – June 2015
    • Brad Fraser, Southwestern Electric – September 2015
    • Terry Kenny, Rondeau Electric – December 2015
    • Steve Del Guidice, 3E Power Services – March 2016 

Shocking Shots

    • Brian Scheele

President’s Club

    • Luke Bogdanovic – Essex Chapter
    • Rick Charron (Co-president) – Ottawa Chapter
    • Gord Kemp (Co-president) – Ottawa Chapter

Electrical Inspector of the Year

    • Dwight Dyke

Hall of Fame Inductees

    • Ross Whalls
    • Patrick Carroll
    • Peter Koolen

Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction

    • Louie Violo

Please click here for the presentations and videos from our guest speakers and panels during this year's conference. See below for OEL's photos from this year's conference. 

2016 EIC St. Thomas (Elgin and District)
Click the respective links for Electrical Business' coverage and gallery of OEL's 2016 Electrical Industry Conference by Anthony Capkun. 

2015 Electrical Industry Conference 

Congratulations to all the members who were recognized at this year's EIC. Below is a list of Awards and Recognition for the 2016 Electrical Industry Conference! 

Click on the spread above to see Electrical Business' overview of our 2015 EIC by Anthony Capkun on page 10 and here for their coverage and gallery of OEL's conference by. See below for OEL's photos from the 2015 conference.   

2015 EIC Huntsville, Ontario

2014 Electrical Industry Conference 

Click here for Electrical Business' coverage and gallery of OEL's 2014 Electrical Industry Conference in Toronto, by Anthony Capkun. 

2013 Electrical Industry Conference

Click here for Electrical Business' coverage and gallery of OEL's 2013 Electrical Industry Conference in Chatham, by Anthony Capkun. 

2012 Electrical Industry Conference

Click here for Electrical Business' coverage and gallery of OEL's 2012 Electrical Industry Conference in Ottawa, by Anthony Capkun. Click here for the video.

2011 Electrical Industry Conference

Click here for Electrical Business' tweets from OEL's 2011 Electrical Industry Conference in Guelph, by Anthony Capkun.