• Submit your project now for the 47th Annual IES Illumination Awards! The early bird submission deadline is Jan 31. Check out for additional information and submission procedures.

  • Interested in being an Annual Program Sponsor or sponsoring at our Illumination Awards or Golf Outing? Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2020 calendar year.  Register Here 

  • Is there topic or project you'd like to see covered at an IES Chicago event? Let us know!


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Upcoming Events

Theatrical Lighting: Building a World

January 27, 2020
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Theater Wit
1229 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Explore the role of lighting in creating the environment of a theatrical production.

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Smart Parking Lots

February 13, 2020
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

215 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60654

Learn about technology and innovations in parking lot designs using advanced lighting controls to maximize property efficiency.

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Refer to the Events page for a full listing of this season's IES Chicago events.

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Emerging Professionals Events


Annual Sponsors


Please contact [email protected] for more information on annual sponsorship opportunities.