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  • Join us in the 2017 IESNYC LIGHTING LEADS Calendar Sponsorship Campaign LEARN MORE>

  • Group Image of Emerging Professionals Dinner hosted by IESNYC at National IES Conference

Welcome to the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society
We are a volunteer professional membership organization comprised of individuals who share a mutual appreciation for and fascination with all things lighting. We are dedicated to promoting both the art and science of illumination to our members, to other professional organizations, to the industry, and to the public through inspiring events, informative programs, educational series, and great networking opportunities.


Join us in the 2017 LIGHTING LEADS Calendar Sponsorship Campaign

We are embarking on our 2017 Calendar Sponsorship campaign and once again, we are counting on you to show your support. This year’s campaign reflects the Section’s commitment to growing a strong community of industry leaders. We are still offering Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Studio sponsorships.  Learn More >

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Susannah Zweighaft, LC, CLD, LEED AP, IALD
AKF Lighting Design

Student Lighting Competition Exhibition and Awards Ceremony
Please join the IESNYC for an evening of food and drink and an amazing exhibition of lighting designs from students in the New York City area. Enjoy the suspense as we announce the First, Second, and Third Prize winners, who will win cash awards of $2,000, $1,000, and $500 respectively, and additional prizes to other notable projects at the awards presentation. Architectural engineer and OVI Principal, Enrique Peiniger will be the keynote speaker. The event is free for everyone but Registration Required >

IESNYC Contributes to other IES Sections through Funding Opportunities for 2016 IES Conference
In an effort to help the Society increase attendance to the recent IES Conference, the IESNYC Board of Managers took an unprecedented step in the history of the Society. We offered members from other sections a funding opportunity to attend the conference. We invite you to meet this year’s recipients and hear their experiences at the IES Conference. We expect you’ll agree that this is an initiative we should be proud of.
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IESNYC Calendar

Mar 7

Light, Scaled – Student Exhibition and Awards Ceremony

6:00 PM
Join Us as we Celebrate the 17th year of the Student Lighting Competition

Mar 8

The Fundamentals of Lighting-Session 1

6:00 PM
Register now for a comprehensive introduction to architectural lighting issues, factors, and practices

Mar 14

The Fundamentals of Lighting-Session 2

6:00 PM
A comprehensive introduction to architectural lighting issues, factors, and practices


In Case You Missed It

On January 11, the IESNYC hosted the Progress Report - Report. Lighting products which had received recognition in the 2016 IES Progress Report at last years IES conference were reviewed and table tops of some of the accepted products were on display Read More

LEDucation Celebrates Eleven Years

Save the Date: March 28-29, 2017. Hosted by the The Designers Lighting Forum of New York, LEDucation 2017 will once again be held at The New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York City Read More