Jan 4, 2019

-Do I need to be a member of IES in order to be a part of a Section?
You can attend Section events without being a member, but there is often a price break for members. Check with your local IES Section to see their event prices for members and non-members. In order to serve on the Section Board of Managers you must be a current IES member.

-How do I find out which Section I belong to or should belong to?
As an IES member you are assigned to a Section based on geographical location. To find out which Section you are assigned to, check your membership account page, or contact IES. To request to be assigned to a different Section, contact [email protected] and let them know to which Section you are attending meetings.

-What does an IES Section do?
A Section is your local subdivision or chapter of the IES. The purpose of the local Sections is to help create and maintain a vibrant community of Lighting Professionals in your area. Sections will typically conduct meetings and events around lighting topics that are educational, interesting, or to highlight current standards in the industry.

-Do I have to attend Section meetings or activities?
No, participation in your Section is not mandatory.

-Why should I participate at the Section level? There are many benefits to being an active participant: