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The latest news, personnel notes, business developments and buzz-worthy announcements from around the industry.

How Designers Can Ease the Pain of Value Engineering

In this excerpt from his recent “Point of View” column in LD+A, lighting designer Stephen Hoppe offers five ideas that can soften the blow of value engineering (VE).

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Will Your Résumé Make the Cut?

In a recent LD+A column, Paul Pompeo offered ideas for making a résumé rise to the top of a recruiter’s pile.

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Quantifying Value is the Lighting Professional’s Extra Burden

In his May column in LD+A, the Lighting Research Center’s Daniel Frering makes the case that the knowledge and skills needed to specify equipment are not enough for today’s professional. Instead, they must provide quantifiable measures of lighting’s value to the end user and owner.

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Product Testing Labs Must Follow the Same Rules

In his April “Product Safety” column in LD+A, Jerry Plank argues that trustworthy data on product performance starts with good lab procedures.

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Is a Lighting Career a Journey or a Destination?

In the “Emerging Professionals” column appearing in the March issue of LD+A, Kacie Stigliano writes about the career-path decisions younger lighting professionals face once they enter the industry.

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How Safe is the Light from LEDs?

In the February edition of LD+A, columnist James Brodrick discusses a Department of Energy report that aims to separate fact from fiction regarding the potential for damage caused by LEDs.

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Light and Health: What’s New in Research

The January issue of LD+A included a collection of research projects from around the globe that aim to show how lighting can impact health—for better or worse

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The Outlook for OLEDs

In his December column for LD+A, the DOE’s James Brodrick discussed the challenges and opportunities surrounding OLED adoption.

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Can We Quantify Lighting “Benefits”?

In a recent issue of LD+A, Peter R. Boyce, former head of human factors at the Lighting Research Center at RPI and technical editor of the journal Lighting Research and Technology, took an aim at the vague, gauzy claims often made about lighting’s effect on productivity, safety and health, without the hard evidence needed to back up these claims.

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Don’t Confuse Warranty with Quality

Sternberg Lighting’s Paul Mitchell tackled the thorny issue of LED luminaire warranties in the September issue of LD+A.

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  •    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

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What do you get?

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  •    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

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What are the benefits?

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  •    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
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5x Virtual Break Sponsor - $6,000

  •    Provided graphic visible during break duration
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  •    Full Registration for one (1) to the Annual Conference

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  •    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

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