The IES has an active calendar that includes multiple opportunities to network and socialize with industry peers. Browse educational courses as well as various society and section events. To keep abreast with our upcoming events follow the calendar below. To save on fees and learn more about the benefits of membership, click here.

Lighting Tour at the Virginia Aquarium

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia BEach, VA

Tidewater IES is very excited to announce our first in-person event of 2021. We will be touring the Virginia Aquarium!


Webinar: How Can Lighting Enhance a House of Worship?

Presented by the Richmond & Norfolk/Virginia Beach (Tidewater) Virginia Section of the IES Topics Covered: Lighting Design Basics Lighting Positions and Layout Putting a Church Control System Together Conventions vs LED Fixtures Focus Tricks Lighting for Video Speaker: Barry Gawinski, Associate Professor, SCA – Liberty University Barry Gawinski serves as an associate professor in the Department […]


End of Season Social

New Realm Brewing Company 1209 Craft Lane, Virginia Beach, VA

Please join us in-person to celebrate the end of the Tidewater IES 2020-2021 season as we recognize the achievements of the members of the Tidewater Section of the IES as well as others in the Hampton Roads lighting community.


Wireless Controls A Bridge to The Internet of Things

Westin Virginia Beach Town Center 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VA

This course will explore how we use wireless controls to meet controls strategies and how wireless controls can provide a bridge to the connected world of the Internet of Things.


IES Annual Award Social

The Shack 712 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA

Let's get together with our fellow Emerging Professionals and IES members in the Tidewater area!

10 USD – 15 USD

Declare 2.0 Presentation and Dinner

Virginia Beach National Golf Club 2500 Tournament Dr, Virginia Beach, VA

Product transparency and sustainable design is a green building initiative gaining momentum with specifiers and building owners requesting materials free of harmful chemical toxins in an effort to create healthier, high performing environments.

10 USD – 15 USD

Emerging Professionals Winter Social

Roll With It 869 Lynnhaven Parkway #118, Virginia Beach, VA

Get acquainted with your fellow Emerging Professionals and IES members in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach areas!

Free – 10 USD

Designing for Diversity

Westin Virginia Beach Town Center 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VA

Join the IES for an AIA presentation on Designing for Diversity!

Free – 20 USD
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