Press Releases

IES & IESSA Announce Joint Memorandum of Understanding

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa (IESSA) are pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding (MOU) enabling future collaborative efforts in the development and dissemination of educational content for the lighting community.

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IES Announces its 2021 Awards for Technical and Service Achievements

This year, the IES’s prestigious Medal Award has been bestowed upon Dr. David Crawford of the IES Phoenix Section. The Medal Award recognizes meritorious technical achievement that has conspicuously furthered the profession, art or knowledge of illuminating engineering.

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LD+A Magazine Receives Gold and Silver EXCEL Awards

Just days ahead of its 50th anniversary, LD+A magazine, the Illuminating Engineering Society’s award-winning publication for professionals involved in the art, science, study, manufacture, teaching and implementation of lighting, was presented with a Gold EXCEL Award for its media kit, and Silver EXCEL Awards for both magazine Design Excellence and General Excellence.

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IES Leadership Update

The IES Board of Directors is excited to announce that it has approved the Executive Search Committee’s proposal to nominate Dan Salinas as Interim Executive Director. He will work closely with Tim Licitra whose last day with the Society will be on June 18th. A review of our needs and requirements preceded a rigorous selection process which led to the Committee’s selection.

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LD+A Magazine Celebrates 50 Years of Reporting on the Latest Developments, Trends, and News of the Lighting Industry

July 2021 marks the 50th anniversary for LD+A, the Illuminating Engineering Society’s award-winning magazine dedicated to enhancing and improving the practice of lighting through case studies, Q&A panel discussions, technology overviews, and how-to articles written by the industry’s leading practitioners and educators.

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IES Announces Promotion of Brienne Musselman to Director of Education

Please join us in congratulating Brienne Musselman (formerly Willcock) on her promotion to Director of Education at the Illuminating Engineering Society. Brienne joined the IES staff in April of 2019 as Education Coordinator and was previously promoted to Education Manager. During her tenure at the IES, Brienne has played a critical role in modernizing the delivery of the Society’s educational content. She has a knack for recognizing the broad range of experience and knowledge of which the lighting profession is…

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IES Board of Directors Announces Leadership Update

It is with a great sense of pride that the Illuminating Engineering Society announces its Executive Director, Timothy Licitra, has accepted a new Executive Director position at an engineering association based in the New York Metropolitan Area.

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IES & FGI Announce Joint Memorandum of Understanding

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) are pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding (MOU) enabling future collaboration on consensus-based guidelines and publications. Both parties seek to advance lighting knowledge and improve the quality of lighting in health care facilities through this MOU.

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Illuminating Engineering Society Partners with National Park Service

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the National Park Service (NPS) have taken on the challenge to improve outdoor lighting in national parks without affecting night sky viewing, the fastest-growing visitor activity in parks.

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Jennifer Jaques to Join the Illuminating Engineering Society as Director of Membership

This new role will lead and manage all Society functions related to membership services, and is responsible for implementing strategies to provide exceptional member service which include recruitment and retention strategies to increase membership such as programs, special initiatives, and new policies.

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EP Zoom Platinum Sponsor - $20,000

What’s in it for you?

  •    Sponsor 5 Students/Emerging Professionals and the EP Day presentation platform
  •    Visibility and awareness before breakout rooms and throughout the event
  •    Opportunity to present a live or prerecorded personal closing message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Shout-outs throughout the event
  •    Recognition as an EP Program Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference homepage
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference Emerging Professional homepage

EP Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor students and emerging professionals to attend the virtual Annual Conference event or the in-person Street & Area Lighting Conference. Student and EP recipients selected by Emerging Professional Committee.

EP Breakout Room Sponsor - $8,000

What do you get?

  •    Sponsor breakout room for live engagement and networking during EP Day
  •    Opportunity to present a live or prerecorded personal welcome message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Visibility and awareness at the start of the schedule
  •    Personalized zoom backgrounds for moderators
  •    Recognition as an EP Program Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference homepage
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference Emerging Professional homepage
  •    Opportunity to provide personalized swag to attendees and moderators

EP Game Sponsor - $5,000

What are the benefits?

  •    Sponsor live interactive game session(s) during EP Day
  •    Ability to use your personal game hosting platform for the game session (IES can provide platform if needed)
  •    Be a Game Co-Host
  •    Opportunity to provide personalized swag or selection of IES publications as prize options

1 X Event Sponsor - $5,000

What’s in it for you?

  •    Visibility and awareness before breakout rooms and throughout the event – graphic image of logo
  •    Opportunity to submit a prerecorded personal opening/closing message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Shout-outs throughout the event
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

6 X Breakout Room Sponsor - $1,000 – (1 for each of 6 Breakout Rooms)

What do you get?

  •    Visibility and awareness at the start of the schedule – [verbal announcement/thank you]
  •    Personalized Zoom background for moderators – [moderators must use if provided by sponsor]
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

3 X Leadership Forum Kahoot Game Sponsor - $500

What are the benefits?

  •    Sponsor live interactive Kahoot game session(s) during LF Day
  •    Be a Game Co-Host (optional)
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

1x Gold Sponsor- $25,000

  •    Recognition as a Gold Sponsor in a fourth (1/4) page placement for 2 months in LD+A magazine
  •    Recognition as Gold sponsor on event app and all event communication, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full registration for two (2) to the Annual Conference
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

2x Keynote Sponsor- $10,000

  •    2-3 minute Opening
  •    Introduce keynote speaker
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

5x Virtual Break Sponsor - $6,000

  •    Provided graphic visible during break duration
  •    Recognition as Virtual Break sponsor on event app and all event communications, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full Registration for one (1) to the Annual Conference

1x Opening Session Sponsor- $5,000

  •    90-second video prior to session start
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Closing Session Sponsor- $5,000

  •    90-second video prior to session start
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Society Update Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Recognition as Society Update sponsor throughout web
  •    Recognition as Society Update sponsor on event app and all event communication, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full registration for one (1) to attend the 2021 Annual Conference
  •    90-second video prior to session start

1x Registration Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Visibility as sole sponsor on the registration page and in all registration focused communications
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Daily Digest Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Visibility as sole sponsor in all Daily Digest focused communications
  •    Recognition on event webpage and communications as Daily Digest Sponsor

10x Event App Exhibitor Page Sponsor - $1,000

  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app