Events

The Tampa 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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PROGRAM MEETING FEE: Monthly program meeting fee includes lunch and educational presentation.  We ask that you please RSVP up to 7 days in advance via the program meeting invitations emailed from IES Tampa Section.  Your attendance is expected once confirming your RSVP as we reserve food and space.  No shows may be asked to prepay for future events to guarantee a reservation.

PRE-PAY: Pre-pay is offered and is encouraged to reserve your spot at the monthly program meetings.  The link to pre-pay will be provided with program meeting invitations. Please contact Patrick Conway at pconway@coresential.com with any questions or concerns.

PROGRAM MEETING LOCATION:
FEATHER SOUND COUNTRY CLUB
2201 FEATHER SOUND DRIVE
CLEARWATER, FL 33762

IES Member = $30.00
IES Non-Member = $35.00
Student = $15.00

Mar
24
Tue
2020
IES RP-8 Update: Roadway Design & Parking Facilities @ Power Design Inc.
Mar 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE

Come find out what is new with the ANSI/IES RP-8-18: American National Standard Practice for Design and Maintenance of Roadway and Parking Facility Lighting Update.

Cost is $30.00 per person (members) / $35.00 per person (non members) and includes lunch.

Your attendance is expected once confirming your RSVP as we reserve food and space. No shows may be asked to prepay for future events to guarantee a reservation. Please cancel or confirm at least 7 days in advance to event (by 3/17/2020).

PRESENTER: BRIAN McDONALD, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc
Brian McDonald is the Director of Infrastructure Sales for the Holophane sales channel at Acuity Brands Lighting. He holds an LC with the NCQLP and has 25-years’ experience in the lighting industry. Brian has been with Holophane since 1997 and has held various positions including territory sales and manager of the outdoor advertising channel. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business from Florida State University in business marketing. Brian currently lives on a small farm in central Florida with this wife and their four-legged animals.

We will have reserved parking designated by magenta below and orange cones on site and we will have signage directing guests to the correct building.
Use the main address:

11600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
St. Petersburg
FL 33716

Apr
16
Thu
2020
Annual Golf Outing @ COUNTRYSIDE COUNTRY CLUB
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

More details to come.

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

Join 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