Press Releases

LIGHTFAIR International Returns to Las Vegas in 2020

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, will produce its 2020 event in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read More

Clayton Gordon, IES Marketing Manager, to Retire

Clay Gordon, IES Marketing Manager, is set to retire at the end of 2018 after serving 10 years with the IES. Read More

LIGHTFAIR Continues Management Agreement with International Market Centers as a Result of Merger with AmericasMart Atlanta

LIGHTFAIR® International, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting tradeshow and conference, has announced that it will continue its management contract with International Market Centers (IMC) following the merger between IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta (AMC). Read More

IES, AVIXA Jointly Publish Standard on Lighting for Videoconferencing Rooms

Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and AVIXA®, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, are pleased to announce the release of the new standard, Recommended Practice for Lighting Performance for Small to Medium Sized Videoconferencing Rooms (ANSI/IES/AVIXA RP-38-17). Read More

LIGHTFAIR International 2018 Breaks Records in Size and Participation

ES is proud of the heights that LIGHTFAIR has reached and the future of this industry-leading tradeshow and conference. Read More

Lance Bennett Assumes Presidency of IES (2018 – 2019)

Effective July 1, 2018, Lance Bennett assumed the office of President of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the international leader in lighting education, standards, publications and professional development. Bennett succeeds Cheryl English. Read More

Call for Board Nominations

It’s that time of year again when we begin the IES Board of Directors (Board) nominations process to identify the future leaders of our Society. This is one of the most important annual processes that any organization goes through. This is a very exciting time and we need your continued involvement to make the nomination process successful. We want our Board to be representative of the finest leaders in the industry, and we need your input to make that happen! Read More

Former IES Executive Vice President, William Hanley, Passes Away

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) mourns the loss of former Executive Vice President, William Hanley, who passed away June 4, 2018. He was 75. Read More

Transforming Patient Healthcare and Well-being Through Lighting

Illuminating Engineering Society and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications Release Workshop Report on Lighting Systems for Healthcare Environments. Read More

AES Engineering Selected for ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 Lighting Computer Modeling Project

The Illuminating Engineering Society is pleased to announce that AES Engineering has been selected as the contractor for the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 Lighting Computer Modeling Project. Read More