2020 Emerging Business Opportunities Forum


We regret to inform you that this event has been cancelled due to coronavirus and the resulting travel and event restrictions which have come into effect.

Please contact 6241 6100 or email events@necawa.asn.au for further information.

Join ECA WA as we explore Emerging Opportunities for your business.

This event will highlight the changes occurring in the electrical industry and show how your business can adapt to take advantage of the lucrative opportunities the rapid changes in technology and consumer demand will create.


Date: Friday 24 April - Sunday 26 April

Venue: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort


3.00pm onwards: Arrival and check-in at Pullman Bunker Bay Resort.


6.30pm – 10.30pm: Welcome reception on The Terrace.

Enjoy a BBQ dinner, with free flowing drinks, whilst overlooking beautiful Bunker Bay from the resort's alfresco terrace.

Get to know your fellow members and mingle with industry suppliers and manufacturers.


Breakfast at Other Side of the Moon Restaurant


9.00am – 12.30pm: Business sessions in the Windmill Room

Domenic Nardelli, Managing Director, Aquila Homes discussing:

  • Changing consumer demands in the residential market
  • The types of homes and apartments that residential builders will be undertaking post 2020
  • The traditional services which will quickly become redundant as new technology emerges within the industry
  • The skills that electrical contractors will need to have to remain competitive in the new marketplace
  • The key to winning future work

Ross de Rango, Product Development Manager - Integration & Technology NHP will be discussing emerging electric vehicle technologies and the vast opportunities that exist in that segment of the market.

Mark Jeisman, Business Development Manager – Schneider Electric, WA – will discuss how the Internet of Things is re-shaping traditional electrical systems, developing new data driven solutions and creating new business opportunities for electrical contractors.

Johnny Brits, Legal Practice Director NECA Legal will provide advice which will allow you to identify an unfair contract term and how to negotiate and manage them in your contracts.

Bernard Chia, Managing Director Alyka : will share some web tactics and rules of customer engagement which will maximise lead generation. He will also explain some simple and effective marketing strategies that will catapult your website’s search ranking.


12.30pm – 2.00pm: Lunch served in the Other Side of the Moon Restaurant

You are free to make your own plans on Saturday afternoon. There are many options for attendees who wish to stay at the resort, including cocktails by the pool, discounted spa treatments at the award-winning day spa or an afternoon at the picturesque beach which is a two-minute walk from the resort.

If you want to venture outside the resort, it is ideally situated to many of the South West’s famous wineries, restaurants and craft breweries.


7.00pm - 11.30pm: Dinner and drinks will be served from the beautiful balcony restaurant at Wise Wine.

Attendees will meet in the hotel foyer by 6.30pm for coach transfers to the evening’s casual cocktail style dinner at the stunning property of Wise Wine.

Wise Wine is set among the natural Australian bush in the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, only a short drive from the Pullman Bunker Bay Resort.

Later in the evening the drinks will continue with live band entertainment provided by Boogie Lover Band.


Breakfast at Other Side of the Moon Restaurant
11.00am: Check-out and departure



$499 (ex GST)

Registration includes:

• Attendance for two to the Welcome Reception on Friday evening
• Access to Saturday business sessions for up to two people

• Morning tea during Saturday business sessions

• Buffet lunch for two (Saturday only)

• Attendance for two at the Saturday evening dinner event at Wise Wine

Please note: The Registration fee does not include accommodation costs (please refer to the online registration page for room types and rates - CLICK HERE).


Further info: Contact Claire Gerber, Event Manager, on 6241 6100 or email events@necawa.asn.au