By: Marie Thornton, Membership and Marketing Coordinator, IEC Atlanta, GA Chapters
On December 2nd at Maggiano’s Little Italy at Cumberland, IEC Atlanta GA chapters wished its members a Merry Christmas with its annual Christmas party and awards luncheon. This year IEC celebrated 57 years as an association. There is no doubt that membership growth and association connection account for IEC’s longevity.
Nearly 200 guests celebrated with family style Italian dishes, scrumptious deserts and an open bar. Guests mingled before lunch with hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Laughed during lunch with Comedian Carlos Rodriguez, and tables had a few fun gifts along with a raffle ticket for the afternoon finale of prize drawings.
The 2023 Board of Directors was sworn in and dinner and awards commenced.
IEC Atlanta has 160 contractors and 22 were awarded for their length of membership. Congratulation to IEC’s membership awards winners for 2022;
5 Years Membership Award – Absolute Electric, Inc., Britebox Electrical, Fusion Electric Services, LLC, Georgia Central Electrical, Inc., IES Residential, Inc., J & C Electric, Inc., Quality Electric, Southwest Electrical Contracting, Titan Electric Georgia and Vision Electric, LLC.
10 Years Membership Award– J.R Electrical, LLC.
15 Years Membership Award– Capital City Electrical Services, Luca Electric, Inc., Stangood Electric, Inc. and Stanton Electric, Inc.
25 Years Membership Award– Data Power Source and Gold Star Electric, Inc.
30 Years Membership Award– Excel Electrical Technologies
35 Years Membership Award– Donaldson Electric Co., Inc., Meer Electrical Contractors, Pat Murphy Electric, Inc., R.J. Haynie & Associates, Inc.
In addition to the membership awards, there are key members and partners that made major contributions to the IEC association in 2022. IEC and members have benefitted tremendously from these 2022 award winners. Congratulations and thank you for your commitment to the IEC.
2022 Award Winners;
Industry Award– Alex Stewart, Ladder
Manufacturer of the Year– Cole Roberts, Schneider Electric
Distributor of the Year– Jimmy Nall, Mayer
Specialty Partner of the Year– John Wadsworth, Strawn & Co. Insurance
President’s Award– Chris Caiaccio, Kilpatrick Townsend
Contractor of the Year– John Waldrop, Titan Electric of GA
IEC has shined brightly in 2022 because of its members. It is only right to shine the spotlight on those who helped to make 2022 a successful year. See pictures from this event here.
IEC’s Awards celebration went great due to the commitment of its sponsors. Special thanks to the Christmas Party Overall Event Sponsor Federated Insurance. IEC appreciates your partnership! Additional sponsors follow:
Prize Sponsors: CED, MetroPower, Inc., Titan Electric Georgia,
Entertainment Sponsor: Hubbell, Vision, Electric, LLC
Drink Sponsors: Burndy, LLC, Graybar, Mayer Electric Supply, Milwaukee, Smart Lighting Solutions
Appetizer Sponsors: Rexel/Gexpro, Inc., Schneider Electric, Smart Lighting Solutions, Vision Electric, LLC
Food Sponsors: ABB Installation Products, Acuity Brands, Atlantic Workforce, Atlanta Electrical Distrib. , BenSource Employee Benefits, Commercial Truck Sales, Duvall Agency, Elliott Electric Supply, Federated Insurance, Harbin Insurance, Home Depot, Kojo Technologies, Lade Electric Supply, Legrand, Lighting Associates, Smart Lighting Solutions, Southwire, World Electric
Thanks to everyone that came out to celebrate with IEC! We look forward to an amazing 2023 to come!