Events

The Santa Barbara Section has an active calendar that includes various educational courses as well as multiple opportunities to network and socialize with industry peers. To keep abreast with our upcoming events follow the calendar below.

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If you are a speaker and would like to make a presentation, please contact our Section President, Norman Russell.
If your organization would like to create a joint meeting with IES Santa Barbara, please contact our Section President, Norman Russell.

Feb
20
Thu
IES Los Angeles Section Product Fair @ The Barker Hanger
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm

25th Annual Wally Whitney Memorial Product Fair

IES Los Angeles is very excited to announce that the 25th Annual IESLA Wally Whitney Memorial Product Fair will be returning to the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. This can’t miss event is hosted by IESLA along with Los Angeles’s top lighting agencies. Over 120 Lighting technology manufacturers will be showing the latest in LED technology and lighting fixture design.
 

Show enhancements include:

  • Free admission and parking (1:30pm to 8:00pm)
  • Free food from an assortment of exciting vendors
  • Barista coffee bar
  • No host bar with beer, wine, and cocktails
  • Live music
  • Sponsored raffle prizes

The IESLA Product Fair is the lead funding source for IES Los Angeles Section Student Education Fund, which consists of the Saul Goldin Memorial Internship Program and the Russell Cole Memorial Design Competition. Your attendance helps to facilitate these programs.

For further information:
Allan Weaver C: (818) 599-0190
Derick Sheehan C: (213) 290-0324
or

E: IESLAProductFair@gmail.com

May
3
Sun
LIGHTFAIR 2020 @ Las Vegas Convention Center
May 3 – May 7 all-day

LightFair 2020Join the lighting industry’s largest annual event from May 3—7, 2020 in Las Vegas. Equip yourself with the knowledge, connections and ideas you need to boost your professional growth and business. 24,000+ professionals from over 70 countries attend LightFair every year. If you are in the industry, you don’t want to miss LightFair.

LightFair 2020 Highlights 

Learn. Take advantage of 85 conference sessions, over 150 speakers, 200+ hours of accredited courses, six specialized learning tracks and the opportunity to earn up to 37.5 CEU credits.

Get inspired. World-renowned industry experts Sir David Adjaye and Karim Rashid will deliver the keynote and opening-day addresses respectively. Over 500 exhibitors will showcase their latest products, designs and solutions.

Connect. Expand what you know and whom you know. Network with over 500 exhibitors, 150+ conference speakers, design and technology leaders, peers and prospects from across the industry.

Discover. Participate in engaging Design Synergist presentations, guided pavilion tours, exhibitor-led presentations and numerous networking opportunities. 

If you are serious about growing your business and/or giving your professional development and career advancement a boost, register for LightFair 2020 today.

Who attends LightFair?

This is the 31st year of LightFair. Each year, 24,000+ professionals from over 70 countries attend the event, including 

  • Lighting Designers, Specifiers, Architects, Consultants, Representatives 
  • Lighting and Electrical Distributors 
  • End Users, Utilities, ESCOs 
  • Electrical Contractors, Electrical Specialists, Construction/Real Estate Professionals and more
  • See below for admission policy

Why attendees return to LightFair every year:

“This is the best place to see the amazing growth of the lighting industry! You can quite literally see just about everything that’s related to today’s lighting market under one roof.” – M. Sestak, Sestak Lighting Design

“It’s really nice to be able to sit and talk ‘light’ with people. You’ve got to see what’s out there. If we’re going to push lighting forward everywhere, this is the place to start.” – Ian Martens, Architectural Lighting Consultant, SMP Engineering

“LightFair is an opportunity for people to see the latest research, the latest ideas and to be aware of what’s going on.” – Mariana Figueiro, Professor & Director, Lighting Resources Center-RPI