TO JOIN …
OUR MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES ALL SEGMENTS OF THE INDUSTRY:
Industrial and Commercial Facilities
Manufacturers & Reps
When it began… Since 1909, the Electrical Board has been a unifying force for the various segments of our industry. We are guided by our members … for our members. If you are in the electrical industry, we hope you will consider joining us TODAY.
Mission Statement The Mission of the Electrical Board of Missouri and Illinois is to provide services which develop, improve and preserve business opportunities for our members in the electrical industry.
Education and training In an ever-changing industry, knowledge is power. • Our classes and seminars are designed to give solid fundamentals and expand your industry related knowledge. • Substantial discounts available to EBMI corporate members and their employees. • The Consulting Engineers Forum offers design professionals an opportunity to hear information relating to their specific issues. • We offer Professional Development Hours for license renewal for engineers.
Scholarships • Each year, scholarships are awarded to the immediate family of our members provided they meet the certain criteria. • In the past, we have awarded 5 – $1,000 scholarships, but the number of scholarships available is determined by the amount of donations raised during the year. • YOU must be an EBMI member for one year to receive an entry form. • A committee selects the award winners.
Staying connected • FLASH, our monthly newsletter, keeps members current on the upcoming programs, educational opportunities and industry news. Companies are able to purchase ad space in the newsletter. • Personnel Service within the FLASH allows companies to advertise employment opportunities at no charge. • The Membership Directory is published every two or three years and provides a listing of all the participating companies and members of our organization.
Industry interaction One of our goals is to serve as a catalyst in getting the various segments of our industry together. • We offer regular programs on business, industry or civic issues that are of interest to our members. • These provide education, industry information and networking opportunities all in one event. • Many of our members attend the programs to stay abreast of the happenings within our industry. Meeting and talking with other members can provide the best source of what’s happening in our industry.
Electrical Expo • Our Electrical Expo is the region’s largest. • We attract manufacturers from across the country to display their products. • The Expo is held every three years with the next one scheduled for 2017. • Attendees can see many of the products used in the electrical construction industry all in one place. • We also offer a variety of seminars to enhance your learning experience. Over 1,900 attended these seminars in 2014!
Partnerships • We are one of many associations in the construction industry and try to maintain our relationships through interaction with these other groups. • Our members serve on the advisory boards for several of the area Technical Schools to help them provide our employees of the future. • We also offer a number of business services through Federated Insurance, Heartland Payment Systems and Electro Savings Credit Union. Their services could benefit your company and employees.
Divisions of The Electrical Board (Call for applications for these two divisions.) • Women’s Electrical Board (WEB) provides monthly evening programs on a variety of topics to the women in our industry. This group allows an interaction between colleagues, customers and competitors which helps foster the important role women have in our member companies. • Our Electrical Construction and Maintenance Council (ECMC) provides electricians and maintenance personnel an opportunity to hear discussion on a variety electrical oriented topics.