Lighting Industry Certifications

The following list is comprised of recognized certifications that require current industry involvement and demonstrated knowledge in specific aspects of lighting. The IES does not endorse nor support the certifications listed below.

CALCTP Certified Contractor
California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program
CALCTP Certified ContractorCALCTP will educate, train and certify licensed C-10 electrical contractors and state-certified general electricians in the proper programming, testing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of advanced lighting control systems. Such systems typically include dimmers, occupancy sensors, photo-sensors, relay modules and communication-based control devices.   
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CFLC
Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance (SOLA)

Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance (SOLA)The Community Friendly Lighting Certification (CFLC) was developed to help lighting designers, installers, and municipal staff select the best lighting fixtures and controls to help reduce energy, costs and environmental impact, while enhancing the quality of outdoor lighting for the public. CFLC design principles reduce glare, light trespass and skyglow and maximize visibility and visual comfort.   Learn More

CLC
American Lighting Association
The Certified Lighting Consultant (CLC) designation is the highest offered by the ALA. Members must first earn their Lighting Specialist designation, then, complete the required hours of board certification, complete the CLC form and order the CLC blueprint exam, and finally, complete and pass the CLC blueprint exam.   Learn More

CLCP
International Association of Lighting Management Companies
NALMCO’s Certified Lighting Controls Professional™ (CLCP™) designation is intended to provide assurance that a professional is highly educated about lighting controls based on a curriculum designed by the controls industry.   Learn More

CLD
International Association of Lighting Designers
Certified Lighting DesignerThis certification process is designed to assess whether an individual is able to operate as a lead architectural lighting designer in a professional and proficient manner.   Learn More

CLEP
Association of Energy Engineers
CLEPThis designation identifies individuals who have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence, proficiency, and ethical fitness, bringing to their professional activities the full scope of knowledge requisite to the development and implementation of effective lighting efficiency solutions within the commercial, industrial, institutional and governmental market sectors.   Learn More

CLMC
International Association of Lighting Management Companies
The CLMC exam covers: Characteristics and Proper Usage of Lamps, Characteristics and Proper Usage of Ballasts, Characteristics and Proper Usage of Fixtures and Controls, Lighting Layout Designs and Applications, Energy Conservation Issues as related to Lighting and Controls, Lighting Maintenance, Recycling and Disposal Practices and Sustainable Lighting Practices.   Learn More

CLMR
American Lighting Association
The Certified Lighting Manufacturers Representative (CLMR) accreditation program is designed to recognize the important role Manufacturers Representatives play in the lighting industry, as well as provide training for those new to the industry.   Learn More

HBDP
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
ASHRAE CertifiedThis certification demonstrates competency in critical high-performance building design knowledge, skills and abilities.  Lighting is not the primary focus of this certification.  Integration of electric lighting and daylighting and the visual quality of a lighted space are the principal light-based exam elements.   Learn More

LC
NCQLP CertifiedNational Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions
Lighting Certification is designed to set a baseline standard covering the entire scope of the vast lighting field.  The questions are stated to be current, comprehensive, fair and reflective of lighting applications as they are being practiced across our industry today.   Learn More

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