The Dallas 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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Lighten Up! Luminaire Design Competition
Aug 13 – Aug 14 all-day
This is not just another virtual event. Assemble a team up to 4 and let the creativity begin!

Participants will have 24 hours to design and create a luminaire based on a given theme using resources and LED light source from their home. Each Section will have a People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice winner, based on aesthetics, creativity, and theme interpretation. The Judge’s award winner from your participating section will be submitted for international voting on the IES Lighten Up webpage. Grand prize (and of course bragging rights) is still in the works.

Please RSVP to be added to the list of competitors. The “theme” will be released at the beginning of the event August 13th. Participants have 24 hours to create their luminaire and submit images of the final design by 6pm August 14th. Max of 4 people per group allowed.

WHEN: August 13–14, 2021

TIME: 6:00PM Friday – 6:00PM Saturday CST

RSVP: [email protected]

Get all the details and see photos from the 2019 competition at the IES LIGHTEN UP page