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IES Sustaining Membership

Our Sustaining Memberships include many services and benefits for your organization, or company, and your employees. You have the flexibility to select the sustaining member category that best meets the needs of your organization and allows you to maximize the opportunities and benefits offered by the IES.

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  • RECOGNITION – Sustaining Members will be listed in their corresponding levels on the IES website, in the IES Annual Report and, for Supporter and higher, monthly in LD+A. Champion level sustaining members will have their company logo with every listing.
  • LD+A – LIGHTFAIR 360 – This digital publication, which has three (3) issues per year, will provide recognition for Sustaining Members at the Benefactor level and higher.
  • PRIORITY STANDING FOR TABLETOPS AND SPONSORSHIPS – An advanced invitation to secure tabletops and sponsorships at IES events prior to the general public.
  • IES WEBSITE EDUCATIONAL CHANNEL – The IES will provide Champion Members the ability to have a branded Educational Channel on the IES website. This channel gives Champion Members a platform to disseminate branded educational content that meets the IES’s requirements ensuring the material is not promotional or commercialized.
  • ACCESS TO THE LIGHTING LIBRARY – The Lighting Library is a new digital platform increasing accessibility to all technical documents published by the IES.
  • FREE WEBINAR REGISTRATIONS – Registration for IES Educational Webinars is free for individual members of IES, and $20 per webinar for non-members. Sustaining Members will receive complimentary registrations.
  • TAX DEDUCTION – A portion of Sustaining Membership dues are now tax deductible. The IES will provide a tax acknowledgment upon joining or renewing a sustaining membership.


  • 10% Discount on individual Annual Conference/SALC/Research Symposium Registrations
  • 10% Discount on individual employee memberships
  • 10% Discount on first-time individual memberships for non-employees, such as customers/clients, business associates, etc.
  • 10% Discount on LC Study Group Registrations – 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.

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