• You could design the cover for the 2020 IES Chicago Illumination Awards program! Final entries are due April 1. See the design brief for full details.

  • Submit your project now for the 47th Annual IES Illumination Awards! The final submission deadline is February 21. 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

Lighting Control Panel - see what we did there?

March 03, 2020
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Pella Showroom in the Merchandise Mart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite #100
Chicago, IL 60654

Join us for a robust panel led discussion of the current state of lighting control standards and where we are headed.

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Fundamentals of Lighting - Spring 2020

March 19, 2020
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

17 North State Street, Suite 920
Chicago, IL 60602

Comprehensive instruction on state-of-the-art lighting practices

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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.