IES offers multiple opportunities for the exchange of ideas and information and serves as a vehicle for its member’s professional development and recognition. The IES is comprised of over 8,000 individual members all across the globe. Members of the IES are consultants, researchers, designers, educators, manufacturers and consumers who are involved in lighting by profession.
Leading the Conversation
IES is the authoritative source of lighting standards. We address topics that shape the future of our industry and provide unparalleled access to industry influencers and thought leaders.
- Participate in IES Events and Education to influence and lead what happens next in the lighting industry
- Set Lighting Standards by joining an IES Technical Committee
- Member only district and regional events for lighting professionals
Move Your Career Forward
IES provides connections and resources that move careers in lighting forward.
- Membership Directory of the IES Membership base to help members connect one-on-one
- Exclusive local and national volunteer opportunities that develop lighting standards, education courses and grant awards
- IES Career Center is the industry’s best resource for top talent and job opportunities
Staying One Step Ahead
IES keeps it members one step ahead with exclusive industry information.
- Members receive the lowest pricing for the IES Lighting Library and Lighting Standards
- As a member you will receive IES Publications such as the award winning LD+A Magazines and LEUKOS the online research journal
You can achieve recognition from the IES whether you are an experienced professional in the industry or a novice.
- Illumination Awards for lighting design
- Society Level Awards; Fellow, Distinguished Service, Marks, Medal
- Regional Section Service Awards