Join the IES

The IES is a community of over 8,000 individuals from the lighting professions including engineers, designers, manufacturers, consultants, researchers, educators, and consumers. Together, we create opportunities for the exchange of ideas and information and serve as a vehicle for our member’s professional development and recognition.

Individual Member Benefits

Growth and Educational Opportunities
  • Monthly educational webinar series (CEU Eligible)
  • In-person programs and meetings
  • Trailblazers and Icons Video Series
  • Indispensable Lighting Video Series
  • 30% discount on IES technical documents and Standards
    (Free digital access for Subscribing and Sustaining Members)
  • Participation in local Section activities
  • Discounted registration to IES Annual Conference
  • Access to the IES Membership Directory and Manufacturers Directory
  • Opportunities to join an IES technical or non-technical committees
Staying One Step Ahead
  • LD+A Magazine
  • Progress Report
  • Government Affairs and Public Policy updates

Individual Membership Categories

  • Associate or Member $200, $190 Outside US, Canada and Mexico
  • Individual Subscriber (Associate or Member) $600 (First Year); $400 (Subsequent or Renewal Years)
  • Individual Sponsor (Associate or Member) $290
  • Associate EP (Emerging Professional) $95
  • Student $25

For information about Sustaining Memberships for your company click here.

Please call or email Membership Services to discuss becoming a Sustaining Member at (212) 248-5000 or