IES Event Calendar

The IES has an active calendar that includes multiple opportunities to network and socialize with industry peers. Browse educational courses as well as various society and section events. To keep abreast with our upcoming events follow the calendar below. To Save on fees and learn more about the benefits of membership, click here.

Virtual Project Tour: Park House

IES Dallas Section

The Park House project recently won IA Awards on the local and national levels. Join us as Essential Light Design Studio takes a deeper dive to discuss project successes, pitfalls, hurdles and solutions. Every project is a journey. This one included adventures in warm-dim strategies as they relate to owner dimming expectations and budget; the challenge of over 100 decorative fixture types and coordinating these with the dimming system; the detailed coordination of using Ketra technology within an overall Crestron…


Webinar: Who Does What?

IES New York City Section

Join us for a live webinar discussion on the roles and responsibilities of lighting on a project team.


Webinar: ABX 2020 – TH14: Demystifying Lighting from Specification to Installation

IES Boston Section

ABX 2020 will be taking place December 2-3. This event has transitioned to a virtual format, with a mix of live and on demand sessions. The IES Boston and Rhode Island Section, and the DLF New England are partnering on a live session, TH14: Demystifying Lighting from Specification to Installation.


Holiday at the Arboretum – An IES Evening Out

IES Dallas Section
Dallas Arboretum 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas

Stroll the garden to see the 25-foot-tall elaborately decorated Victorian-style gazebos that represent each of the 12 Days of Christmas. In the evenings, the garden comes to life for a beautiful nighttime experience aglow with over one million lights. Admission will be covered by the Section; you’ll be responsible for your own food & drink, as well as bringing a festive spirit! Concessions will be open.

IES Calgary Holiday & Awards Extravaganza!

IES Calgary Section

Happy holidays IES Calgary! Please join us virtually on December 10th to toast the end of 2020, ring in the holiday season, and celebrate the 2020 Calgary Illumination Awards.

$10 – $20

Virtual Trivia Night

IES Albany Section

Our trivia game will be hosted by Albany Section President, Michael Schietzelt. There’ll be lighting questions, just for fun questions and probably some Christmas trivia questions as well!


GK Illumination Awards Seattle 2020

IES Seattle Section

Presenting the 2020 Gloria Koch Leonidas Illumination Awards! Please join us on December 17th for a celebration of this past year’s award-winning projects.

$10 – $20

IESOC Fundamentals of Lighting Course (FOL) 2021

IES Orange County Section
The Center Light & Technology 3340 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim

This is a comprehensive seven module program divided over the course of 3 days.


IES Maritime Conference

IES Fredericton Section
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Resort Punta Cana

The Maritime Regional IES Conference is celebrating its 65th year in 2020. As a result of this achievement, the District 1 Fiddlehead Section would like to acknowledge the accomplishment by holding next year's conference in a location more fitting for a celebration. Please join us in April 2021, down South in the Dominican Republic for an educational and cultural experience.