Our video team documents day four of the 39th IBEW International Convention, including speeches from former Senator Tom Harkin, Canadian Labor leader Hassan Yussuff, and watch the helicopter linemen fly through the air in our best of video.

IP Stephenson Closes 39th International Convention


The 39th International Convention was gaveled to a close by International President Lonnie R. Stephenson on Friday, Sept. 23.


The Late Show Opens Convention Thursday

Thursday’s International Convention began with a video on a Code of Excellence project by New York Local 1212 and its renovation of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”


‘SHE’S NOT GOING INTO HOSPICE’: Child’s Medical Miracle Fueled by IBEW Generosity

Long before Emily Whitehead became an international figure in the fight against leukemia, her mother and father assured her they would be by her side every day.


SPARQ: A Diversity of Work, a Shared Commitment to Excellence

What do The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Florida Power & Light and a massive transmission line project in Newfoundland and Labrador have in common?


39th International Convention Opens With Look at IBEW’s Past

On the opening day of the IBEW’s 39th International Convention in St. Louis, delegates and guests were treated to a trip through the Brotherhood’s 125-year history, starting with what we know of founding president Henry Miller and ending with this year’s careful restoration of the boardinghouse where he and his nine fellow delegates met in 1891.


Inclusion and Political Action are Top Themes at Women’s Caucus

In St. Louis during pre-convention activities, some 400 delegates attended the Women’s Caucus on Sept. 16, with all genders represented.


IBEW Satellite Museum Highlights Electrical Industry Expo

A traveling exhibit from the IBEW Museum was officially opened Friday by International President Lonnie R. Stephenson and International Secretary-Treasurer Salvatore “Sam” Chilia as part of the Electrical Industry Expo that precedes the 39th International Convention in St. Louis starting Sept. 19.


We Owe it to the Community’: Hundreds of IBEW Members Volunteer for St. Louis Day of Service

Standing before eight buses packed with volunteers, International President Lonnie R. Stephenson told members gathered for the IBEW’s Day of Service he was humbled to be a part of an organization committed to giving back to the community.


In St. Louis, Henry Miller Museum Opens Ahead of 39th IBEW International Convention

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 15, the Henry Miller museum opened its doors with a copper wire “ribbon,” snipped by IBEW leaders wielding lineman’s pliers.



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