IEC SPARK: Power Tomorrow FAQ’s 

 

Registration  

 

How do I register? 

Go to SPARK: Power Tomorrow website at https://bwevents.swoogo.com/spark22/begin and click REGISTER NOW on the top of the site to start your registration. 

 

When does registration end? 

Registration closes on the last day of SPARK, October 6, 2022. Here are the available on-site times for registration:  

Tuesday, October 4, 2022: 12:00pm – 6:00pm 

Wednesday, October 5, 2022: 7:00am – 6:00pm 

Thursday, October 6, 2022: 7:00am – 7:00pm

Friday, October 7, 2022: 6:00am – 5:30pm

Saturday: @ Omni 2nd floor Commonwealth Foyer

 

When does the Early Bird registration pricing end? 

The Early Bird registration pricing end Saturday, July 30, 2022 at midnight eastern standard time! On Sunday, July 31, 2022 the Regular registration pricing begins.  

 

Early Bird Pricing:  

Associate & Partner Members - $999.00  

Chapter Staff - $799.00  

Contractor Member - $949.00 

Nonmember - $1,109.00  

 

What are the registration packages/registration types that are available for SPARK: Power Tomorrow? 

The following passes are available for SPARK: Power Tomorrow. Specific pricing for each type is listed on the Registration site. 

 

Associate/Partner Member - $999.00 

Associate/Partner Members are non-contracting companies which are members of an IEC Chapter or the National IEC. These industry experts will receive access to different meetings, education sessions, and most importantly, will be able to network with current or potential customers. 

 

Chapter Staff - $799.00 

Chapter Staff are those who are employed by one of the IEC chapters e.g. Executive Director, Training Director, Apprenticeship Coordinator, Bookkeeper, Instructor. 

 

Contractor Member - $949.00 

Contractor Members are any electrical or low voltage contractors that are current members of IEC either through an IEC chapter or by being a member at large. 

 

Nonmember - $1,109.00 

Nonmembers are not members of IEC but are welcome to join us at SPARK 2022 to take advantage of all the event has to offer from the education sessions to gaining more knowledge of the latest industry tools and resources at our Expo Hall. 

 

Expo Only 

Expo Only registrants are only able to visit the Expo Hall. If you would like to add a la carte items to your experience, you are more than welcome. 

 

Educational Sessions Only Pass - $399.00 

Educational Session Knowledge Pass registrants are only able to attend the Education Sessions that are held on Thursday or Friday. If you would like to add a la carte items to your registration, you are welcome to.  

 

Golf Only Pass 

Golf Only registrants are registering solely to play at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic Golf Tournament. You may add any a la carte items to add to your experience as well.  

 

Speaker 

All Speakers will be provided with a code to input into the discount code box. 

 

Exhibitor 

All Exhibitors will be provided with a code to input into the discount code box. 

 

What is the cost to register? 

See the following table for pricing for all pass types for SPARK: Power Tomorrow, including both early bird and regular pricing. Should you have any questions on the pricing information, please contact meetings@ieci.org. 

 

How do I register as an official Speaker? 

Speaker registration is available on the registration page for SPARK. Speakers receive a discount code that they will be prompted to enter upon registration.  

 

How do I register as a group? 

If you need to register a group please contact Natalia Dixon ndixon@ieci.org .

  

Can I bring a Guest? 

Yes! Guests are welcome at all SPARK: Power Tomorrow networking events, such as the expo receptions and the closing parties, for an additional fee. You can add guests to your registration during your initial setup. Please contact meetings@ieci.org if you need to add a guest after registering. 

 

Can I bring children to the event?

Children are welcome to join any events during SPARK by registering to attend.

 

Who do I contact with any registration questions? 

Please email meetings@ieci.org 

 

What is the SPARK: Power Tomorrow registration cancellation policy? 

You may cancel your registration with a full refund by Monday, September 5, 2022. There will be no refunds on cancellations made after this date.  

 

What is the registration transfer policy? 

You may cancel your registration with a full refund by Monday, September 5, 2022. There will be no refunds on cancellations made after this date. 

 

Is Membership included in my conference registration? 

No, membership to IEC is not included in your cost of registration for SPARK. 

 

Travel and Accommodations 

 

What is the conference hotel?  

The Omni Louisville is the primary host hotel for the event and is located just steps from the Kentucky International Convention Center, home of SPARK. Room blocks are available through the SPARK site. Rooms are also available at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.  

 

When do I need to book my hotel room by? 

Reservations for the Omni will be available until Monday, September 5, 2022 or until the block is full, whichever comes first. Reservations for the Marriot Downtown will be available until Friday, September 9, 2022.  

 

How will I get to/from the convention center and the conference hotels? 

The KICC is walking distance from both hotel locations.  

 

What food is available at the hotel or through the conference? 

The Omni Louisville offers a variety of dining options that can be found here. The Marriott Louisville offerings can be found by clicking here.  

 

Louisville, Kentucky 

 

Where can I find info on Louisville? 

Check out https://www.gotolouisville.com for more information on things to do, restaurants, and other great opportunities to make the most of your visit. 

 

What is the weather like in Louisville in October? 

In most years, Louisville averages from 75°F to 63°F, rarely falling below 50°F or exceeding 85°F, with low chances of rain. 

 

Which airports are closest to Louisville? 

The nearest airport to Louisville is Louisville (SDF) Airport which is 4.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Lexington (LEX) (65.2 miles), Covington (CVG) (81.6 miles) and Indianapolis (IND) (105.6 miles). 

 

IEC 

 

What is IEC?  

Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a nonprofit trade association federation with 51 educational campuses and affiliate local chapters across the country. IEC represents more than 3,600 member businesses that employ over 80,000 electrical and systems workers throughout the United States. The association educates nearly 14,000 electricians and systems professionals each year through world-class training programs. IEC contractor member companies are some of the premier firms in the industry and are responsible for over $8.5B in gross revenue annually.  

 

How do I become an IEC member? 

To join IEC, go to https://www.ieci.org/join-iec and fill out the ‘Become a Member” form. To see local chapters in your area visit https://www.ieci.org/find-chapter

 

 

 

For any other questions, please email meetings@ieci.org