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Welcome to the 2017 IES Illumination Awards Submission Site
The IES Illumination Awards program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design based on the individual merit of each entry. Judges are selected from a broad professional spectrum respresenting knowledge of lighting and design excellence. The judging system is entirely based on how well the lighting design meets the program criteria. The Illumination Awards program is not a competition. 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the IES lighting awards program.
The IES Illumination Awards are comprised of four parallel program categories:
All projects receive levels of recognition attained by consenus judge scores.
Illumination Award recipients will be honored at the Illumination Awards Gala held during the IES Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon on August 10, 2017.
*If you are interested in submitting a project for the Lumen Awards you must use their separate portal. To submit to the IES NYC Section Lumen Awards, please click here. Submitting to the IA program will not enter your project in the IES NYC Section Lumen Awards program.