The exciting social and networking events IEC has planned for you will provide plenty of time to meet and get to know electrical industry professionals from around the country who represent a broad range of organizations, skill sets, industries, experience levels, and interests. People like you who are dedicated, hard-working, and pro merit shop.


*IEC Foundation Golf Tournament

Enjoy the beauty of Louisville and play a round of golf at Wildwood Country Club. Enjoy a fun day of camaraderie and competition as you help to raise money for the IEC Foundation.


*IEC Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser - Bourbon & Whiskey Tasting

Support the important work of the IEC Foundation and the scholarship program that provides aid to the next generation of electricians by attending this exclusive yet entertaining event.


*Welcome Reception

Welcome to SPARK! Start your experience off right with an enjoyable evening of food, drinks, and conversation at various locations around our host city!


*OVRDRIVE powered by Livewires

Enjoy a night of virtual reality, racing simulators and axe throwing at OVRDRIVE, one of Louisville’s premier adult gaming venues! Spend some time channeling your inner gamer while raising money for IEC Livewires, a committee that works to provide funding to support educational opportunities for IEC's apprentices.


*The Expo Hall

The expansive Expo Hall at SPARK will highlight some of the industry’s biggest and most innovative companies. The Expo Hall is the place to be to enjoy entertainment, the Apprentice of the Year Competition, product demonstrations, networking, giveaways, and more. 


National Apprentice of the Year Competition

Cheer on the next generation of expert electricians as they compete in the IEC National Apprentice of the Year Competition! A true highlight and tradition of SPARK features the top graduates from the IEC apprentice training programs across the U.S. as they engage in head-to-head challenges for exciting prizes and recognition as the IEC National Apprentice of the Year.

See the 2022 AOY Competitors


*Amped Up Luncheon

Enjoy a great lunch, great conversation, and some special awards, too. The Amped Up Luncheon is the place to be to relax and take a break from the great education of the day.


*Platinum Partners Party

IEC’s Platinum Partners love to host a fantastic event! Fun, games, food, drinks, and the opportunity to get to know our partners a little bit better. This is one Louisville-themed party you don’t want to miss!

*President’s Reception & Awards Gala

Join IEC for an elegant reception and dinner, and an exciting awards show honoring our distinguished 2022 IEC National Award winners.

This year’s President’s Gala & Awards Ceremony will also be themed as the 'Derby & Oaks'.  In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we ask that you wear your shades of pink. We will have a hat vendor on the expo floor for the ladies to really enhance their attire with a hat!


*Ticketed event