Who can join the ECABC? Answer
Any licensed electrical contractor engaged in electrical work in the province of British Columbia, or any suppliers of goods and services to the electrical industry is welcome to apply for membership. The ECABC membership includes many of British Columbia's leading union affiliated and open shop contractors, as well as many suppliers of quality goods and services to the electrical industry.
What is the difference between ECABC membership and a chapter membership? Answer
You must first be a member of the association to then become a chapter member. ECABC Chapters facilitate local industry meetings and social events. Chapter membership is for ECABC members who place an importance on local networking. The vast majority of ECABC members also belong to at least one ECABC Chapter.
- What are the benefits of joining the ECABC? Answer
Please refer to Benefits & Features for details on what we do for our members and the BC electrical industry.
The Benefits of Becoming a Chapter Member
You are able to attend all of the chapter meetings at no charge. Speakers are often brought in for these meetings, which add an important educational component. You are also invited to attend all of the chapter social events which are great for networking with others in the industry.
- What kind of social events do the chapters host? Answer
Golf Tournaments, Meet & Greet Receptions, Fishing Trips, Wine Tastings, Go-Kart Racing, Poker Nights, Holiday Parties
- Can I be a member of more than one chapter? Answer
Yes. You can join one, two or all three! Regional chapters are fiscally separate from ECABC and have their own modest dues requirements.
- Who has already joined the ECABC? Answer
Please refer to our Member Directory for a listing of ECABC members. With the Member Directory, you are able to view members by Chapter.
- Are chapter meetings open to non-members? Answer
Guests by invitation are welcome to attend.
- What are the member expectations when part of the ECABC? Answer
As a member, you are expected to abide by the Constitution and Bylaws of ECABC, to co-operate with the Association in all of its objectives to strengthen the electrical construction industry, and to pay dues annually or bi-annually as agreed.
- How do I apply for membership? Answer
Please visit our Join Now page. You will be able to apply for membership online, or download the applicable registration form to fax.