Awards, Events

IES Seeks Papers, Posters, Speakers, & Product Submissions

  The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) has made recent announcements related to both the IES24 Lighting Conference, as well as the 2024 IES Industry Progress Report. IES24 Lighting Conference The IES is now accepting papers, posters, and speaker presentation abstracts for IES24 Lighting Conference, held August 15-17, in New York City. Subject-matter experts can present [...]

Awards, Events

A Look At 2024 Lighting Industry Events, Call-For-Speakers, And Awards

Here is an early look at 2024 lighting industry events, call-for-speakers, and award programs in 2024: Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show – January 10 – 14, 2024, Dallas, TX. Bright Star Awards – Product awards. Now accepting submissions. Final submission deadline is 1/26/24. Website is here. EC&M Product of the Year Awards 2024 – Product [...]


EC&M Product Of The Year Awards Now Accepting Submissions

The EC&M Product of the Year Awards are now accepting submissions. Important details: Fees Early Bird Entry Fee: $375 per product Regular Entry Fee: $425 per product Deadlines  Early Bird Deadline: December 1, 2023 Final Deadline: January 26, 2024 Product must have been released after January 1, 2023. Product categories relevant to the lighting industry [...]

Awards, Research

Nobel Prizes In Both Physics & Chemistry Involve Light & Quantum Mechanics

The Nobel Prizes awarded, this month, in both Chemistry and Physics had some things in common. Both involved scientific breakthroughs involving light, as well as distance scales so small that quantum mechanical behavior is essential to understand the science. Moungi G. Bawendi, Louis E. Brus and Alexei I. Ekimov were awarded the Nobel Prize in [...]


Two Product Award Programs Open For Architectural Products

Two architectural magazines are currently accepting applications for their Product Innovation Award programs. Both magazines are part of Endeavor Business Media: Architectural SSL magazine, and Architectural Products magazine. The award programs are separate, however. Here are details of each award program: 2023 Architectural SSL Product Innovation Award: Submission deadline has been extended until July 14th, [...]


Integrated Lighting Campaign 2023 Recognition Webinars

The DOE’s Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC) is hosting two upcoming informational webinars for potential Integrated Lighting Campaign Supporters (this Thursday / tomorrow) and Participants (next Thursday). Tomorrow’s webinar is specifically for utilities, energy efficiency organizations, community-based organizations, lighting manufacturers, energy service companies, and nonprofits involved in the procurement, installation, and financing of lighting technologies. ILC will discuss: How to join [...]

Awards, Controls

Zhaga Consortium Launches New Award Program For Smart City Sensors

The Zhaga Consortium is launching a new awards program, the global Zhaga Smart City Sensor Awards, to address the needs of many cities that have installed Zhaga-D4i certified streetlights. The awards encourage and recognize excellence in smart city sensors that can be installed on streetlights using the Zhaga Book 18 standard and are suitable for [...]

Awards, Controls

2023 Integrated Home Competition Launched For Smart Energy-Saving Products

The Consortium For Energy Efficiency (CEE) Integrated Home Competition seeks high-performance products that deliver energy savings and automated load management while continuing to meet consumer expectations for interoperability, reliability, and simplicity. Innovative submissions gain recognition through endorsement and promotion by Competition Sponsors. Residential end uses in the 2023 Competition span electric and natural gas equipment. Eligible products [...]

Awards, Events

Award Application Announcements, Call for Presentations & Events

  UPDATED 1.12.23 LightNow is curating a list of lighting industry award application announcements, calls for presentations & events – be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated as the list develops. Award Application Announcements The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) is now accepting submissions for the 3rd Annual Art & Science of Lighting Awards. [...]

Awards, Lighting Industry

Terry McGowan Receives John Bachner Presidential Award

At the recent Board of Directors’ meeting of the National Lighting Bureau last week, Chairperson Mary Beth Gotti presented the John Bachner Presidential Award to Terry McGowan. The award, named after the first executive director of the organization, is presented to a member at the discretion of the current chairperson in recognition of the recipient’s outstanding service [...]


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