TAX DEDUCTION – A portion of all Sustaining Memberships are now tax deductible. The IES will provide each Sustaining Member with the necessary information each year upon joining or renewing their membership.
LISTING ON WEBSITE AND IN ANNUAL REPORT – Sustaining Members will be listed, in their corresponding categories, on the website and in the IES Annual Report. Champion Members will have their logo included with their listing, and a link back to their website.
MEMBER CERTIFICATE – An IES Sustaining Member certificate will be given to each member upon joining and renewal each year. A certificate will be mailed to each Sustaining Member unless an electronic certificate is requested.
LISTING IN LD+A – This monthly publication of IES will feature a listing of these Sustaining Members in each issue.
LD+A – LIGHTFAIR 360 DIGITAL PUBLICATION RECOGNITION – This digital publication, which has three (3) issues per year, will provide recognition for these Sustaining Members.
PRIORITY STANDING FOR TABLETOPS AND SPONSORSHIPS – These Sustaining Members will receive an advanced invitation to secure tabletops and sponsorships at IES events prior to them becoming available to the general public.
IES WEBSITE EDUCATIONAL CHANNEL (10 HRS/20 VIDEOS) – The IES will provide Champion Members with the ability to have a branded Educational Channel on the IES website. This channel gives Champion Members a platform to disseminate branded educational content the meets the IES’s requirements that ensure the material is not promotional or commercialized.
SIMULTANEOUS LOGINS FOR THE LIGHTING LIBRARY – The IES is moving its Lighting Library to a digital platform that increases the ability to access technical documents. Sustaining Members will be given a login to the platform that can be used by certain number of employees simultaneously.
10% DISCOUNTS FOR INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEE MEMBERSHIPS – Sustaining Members are will be given a 10% discount on individual memberships. Complimentary individual memberships are no longer part of the Sustaining Member package. However, a greater number of discounts are available to provide an additional cost savings for the Sustaining Member.
FREE WEBINAR REGISTRATIONS – Registration for IES Educational Webinars are free for individual members of IES, and $20 per webinar for non-members. Each Sustaining Member will receive complimentary registrations for the Educational Webinar Series, which can be used by employees that are not members of IES, customers, colleagues, etc., that typically would have to pay to register.
10% DISCOUNTS ON ANNUAL CONFERENCE/SALC/RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATIONS – Throughout the year the IES holds larger events such as the Annual Conference, Street and Area Lighting Conference (SALC) and Research Symposium. Sustaining Members will receive a certain number of 10% discounts on registration.
10% DISCOUNTS FOR “NEW” INDIVIDUAL NON-EMPLOYEE MEMBERSHIPS – A certain number of 10% discounts on IES individual memberships for non-employees, such as customers/clients, business associates, etc., are provided to Sustaining Members for them to pass on to these potential interested parties.
LC STUDY GROUP 10% DISCOUNTS – The IES LC Study Group is designed for those planning to take the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP) lighting certification exam. These Sustaining Members will receive a certain number of 10% discounts on registration.