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Membership Status

Membership Application

Member

Shall be a graduate from an accredited four year program with a degree in the art or science of illumination. In addition, the applicant should be actively engaged for at least five years in a professional capacity in a field related to illumination, or

have made some valuable contribution to the art or science of illuminating engineering or to its literature, or

be actively engaged for at least ten years in the practice or teaching of illumination or directly related fields, or

have made some valuable contribution to the art or science of illuminating engineering or to its literature, or

be actively engaged for at least ten years (with LC, eight years) in the practice or teaching of illumination or directly related fields.

Associate

Shall be interested in the mission of the Society and be at least eighteen years of age. An Associate is entitled to all current privileges and benefits, but shall not serve on the Board of Directors, as a District Chair, or as a Committee Chairperson.

Individual Subscribing Member

(Member or Associate grade) IES offers individual members the chance to receive the Lighting Library as part of an individual membership status. All Individual Subscribing Members are entitled to the same privileges as a Member or Associate Member. Annual dues are $550 for the first year and $350 for the subsequent years. Membership includes the entire IES Lighting Library (over 50 publications, in print only) and the Lighting Handbook at the initial time of enrollment. subsequent enrollment includes updated publications during the dues year. Click here for the Lighting Library.

Student

Shall be registered full-time in a college or university for study toward a degree in engineering, science, fine arts, architecture, interior design or other related fields, or enrolled full-time in an accredited two year technical school whose curriculum is related to illumination. A Student shall be entitled to all current privileges and benefits, but shall not have the right to vote or to hold elective office, except in a Student Chapter.

Sustaining Membership

The organization or individual must have an interest in the purpose of the Illuminating Engineering Society and a desire to support this effort. If you or your company is interested in Sustaining Membership, please contact the IES office, (212-248-5000, x117, 125 or 101) for details.

As a Sustaining Member of the IES, you provide the additional support that enables the Society to carry out its mission. The IES works closely with the Sustaining Membership to make important contributions to technical, educational, and research activities. In addition to the benefits of individual membership, sustaining membership includes:

  • Complimentary IES Lighting Library in print only (valued at over $2100)
  • Tax deductible contributions supporting activities crucial to the advancement of the industry
  • Company membership certificate
  • Use of the IES Sustaining Membership Logo
  • Professional development opportunities for employees
  • Recognition at Society and industry events
  • Recognition in each issue of LD+A (Silver level and above), highlighted listing in LD+A's Lighting Equipment and Accessories Directory issue as well as the IES annual report
  • Opportunity for sponsorship at the IES Annual Conference

IES Sustaining Membership Categories

Dues

  • Associate or Member: $170 US (US, Canada, Mexico)
  • Foreign Associate or Member: $160 US (outside US, Canada, Mexico)
  • Individual Subscribing Member: $550 US (first year)
  • Individual Subscribing Member: $350 US (subsequent years)
  • Student: $20 US

Membership Benefits

  • Discounts on all IES publications
  • Discount on IES conferences, meetings and seminars
  • Networking through IES section activities
  • Subscription to LD+A and LEUKOS
  • And many more!

Payment Method

All payments must be in US dollars drawn on a US bank, or Canadian dollars drawn on a Canadian bank, or postal money order. Mastercard, Visa and American Express are accepted. Please make check payable to the IES.

  • Mail payment and completed application to:
  • Illuminating Engineering Society
  • Membership Department
  • 120 Wall Street, Floor 17
  • New York, NY 10005-4001
  • 212-248-5000 (phone)
  • 212-248-5017 (fax)
  • http://www.ies.org/

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