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Working Together towards the Connected Future

Working Together towards the Connected Future

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Michael W. Pessina: Co-Chief Executive Officer and President, Lutron Electronics As we strive to enhance NEMA’s advocacy efforts in 2017, an important part of our mandate is working together to shape and advance better electrical and energy policies, regulations, codes, and standards. NEMA’s role continues to expand, touching other markets and more broadly influencing the rapidly changing electrical Read more […]

Mission Accomplished: NEMA Goes to Mexico

Mission Accomplished: NEMA Goes to Mexico

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Jonathan Stewart, Manager, Government Relations, NEMA From June 29 to July 1, representatives from NEMA and member companies Atkore, CITEL, Eberle Design, and Lutron participated in a trade mission to Mexico City and Monterrey. The U.S. Foreign Commercial Services coordinated meetings with local distributors and potential customers in each city. NEMA staff coordinated events in each city to provide members Read more […]

Building Relationships Strengthens Advocacy

Building Relationships Strengthens Advocacy

This piece was originally published in the April 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Michael L. Belitzky, Manager, State Government Relations, NEMA Seasoned government relations professionals are often judged by their connections—not just who they know but also who knows them. Relationships are the cornerstone of influence. NEMA’s affiliations with external organizations foster and strengthen our relationships with elected officials and policymakers, a process Read more […]