Sustaining Membership

Individuals, institutions, and companies may elect to become Sustaining Members. This highly visible membership supports technical educational and research efforts of the Society. Level of dues are related to company revenue. All Sustaining Members receive the following benefits:

  • Complimentary IES Lighting Library in digital and print formats (valued at over $3000). Print copies of IES Standards are automatically distributed upon publication

  • Tax deductible contributions supporting activities crucial to the advancement of the industry

  • IES Sustaining Membership certificate

  • Use of the IES Sustaining Membership Logo

  • Complimentary Individual Membership (varies with amount of dues paid)

  • Professional development opportunities for employees

  • Recognition at Society and industry events

  • Recognition in each issue of LD+A (Silver level and above), highlighted listing in LD+A‘s Lighting Equipment and Accessories Directory issue as well as listing in the IES annual report

  • Opportunity for sponsorship at the IES Annual Conference

Levels of Sustaining Membership:

  • Copper $700 First Year, $500 US Subsequent Years
    Includes one individual membership

  • Silver $1,000
    Includes two individual memberships

  • Gold $2,500 
    Includes three individual memberships

  • Platinum $5,000 
    Includes four individual memberships

  • Emerald $10,000 
    Includes seven individual memberships

  • Diamond $15,000 
    Includes nine individual memberships

  • Diamond Elite $25,000 
    Includes 15 memberships – Ten (10) Individual Memberships and five (5) Subscriber Individual Memberships


Please call or email Membership Services to discuss becoming a Sustaining Member at (212) 248-5000 or email membership@ies.org.