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

Jonathan Spiers Scholarship Fund

Jonathan Speirs Scholarship Fund Announces 2020-2021 Winners

The Trustees of the Jonathan Speirs Scholarship Fund (JSSF) have announced that Laura Carcano and Lawrence Lynch are the winners of the Fund’s 2020-2021 award.

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Careers: Family Reunion

Careers: Family Reunion

What a multigenerational lighting clan has learned along the way.

By Paul Pompeo

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Education: Learning Alone

Education: Learning Alone

Virtual learning doesn’t measure up to the in-person experience.

By Brienne Musselman

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Controls: Toward Granularity

Controls: Toward Granularity

Setting the stage for a luminaire-level revolution.

By Charles Knuffke

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The same cove and LED lighting product with different results on each side.

Tools of the Trade: Cove Lighting

LEDs have changed everything, except the physics of lighting.

By Chip Israel

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“Sun-filled” Bulbs Aim to Regulate Sleep-Wake Cycle

“Sun-filled” Bulbs Aim to Regulate Sleep-Wake Cycle

It may be impossible to replace true sunlight, but GE Lighting, a Savant company is taking a stab at it with its new “sun-filled” LED bulb, introduced to help maintain the body’s circadian rhythm, which in turn can support energy levels during the day and restful sleep at night.

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

PNNL Estimates Energy Savings Opportunity from Advanced LED Lighting

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has published findings from a DOE-funded study conducted to estimate the energy savings opportunity associated with advanced lighting research related to glare, flicker, color rendering, non-visual effects of lighting, and outdoor environmental effects of lighting.

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Cooper Lighting Solutions Wins 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Cooper Lighting Solutions Wins 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Cooper Lighting Solutions, a business unit of Signify, has won the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the seventh consecutive year.

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Energy: It’s a Math Problem

Energy: It’s a Math Problem

Data used to compute light levels must account for real-world conditions.

By Willard Warren

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Nestlé Sweet On LED

Nestlé Sweet On LED

Nestlé Purina’s manufacturing facility in Dunkirk, NY, recently received an LED lighting upgrade funded by a $125,000 National Grid energy efficiency incentive.

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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