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LIRC EMERGING LIGHTING DESIGN PROFESSIONALS INITIATIVE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS BEGINNING 4 JUNE
Beginning 4 June 2015, the IALD Lighting Industry Resource Council (LIRC) will begin accepting applications to participate in the 2015 Emerging Lighting Design Professionals Initiative. This program provides lighting designers in their first five years of on the job practice to attend IALD Enlighten conferences around the world. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE 32ND ANNUAL IALD INTERNATIONAL LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS

At the IALD Education Trust Benefit DInner at historic Gotham Hall on 6 May, the IALD proudly announced fifteen winners of Awards of achievement in architectural lighting design.

Learn more about the award winnners
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Visit the awards press site.

IALD EDUCATION TRUST RAISES MORE THAN $125,000 USD FOR LIGHTING DESIGN EDUCATION IN JUST ONE NIGHT
At the 2015 IALD Education Trust Benefit Dinner, the IALD Education Trust raised more than $125,000 USD in donations and pledges from the assembled lighting designers and manufacturers in just one evening. Stay tuned for more on our amazing donors - and a very special thank you to all table sponsors. Their combined support makes the work of the Education Trust possible.

IALD ENLIGHTEN AMERICAS 2015 :
REGISTER ONLINE + BOOK YOUR HOTEL

Registration for IALD Enlighten Americas is now open: visit iald.me/enlighten15reg to secure early bird pricing between now and 23 July. You can also book your hotel space for the conference today: visit the booking web site at iald.me/enam2015hotel to book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations and receive updated information about the event.


SAVE THE DATE FOR CHASE THE DARK 2015

It's official - the international lighting community will once again "Chase the Dark" on 1 October 2015.
Each year, IALD members create temporary lighting displays during a 24 hour period as the sun sets westward across the globe in an event generously sponsored by acdc LED. The results are captured via social media to display the creativity and diversity of the lighting deisgn profession. Mark your calendars!


IALD ANNOUNCES ITS PATRON SPONSORSHIP OF THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF LIGHT
Learn more about the IALD's global support of light in the built environment via the International Year of Light at iald.me/2015IYL.

 
PHOTOS AVAILABLE FROM 2014 IALD ENLIGHTEN CONFERENCES

Visit the IALD Flickr or Facebook for photos from IALD Enlighten Americas 2014 in San Diego or IALD Enlighten Europe 2014 in Berlin.


LEARN HOW YOU CAN PREPARE FOR THE CERTIFIED LIGHTING DESIGNER PROGRAM
Learn more about the Certified Lighting Designer program (CLD) at the mini-site here on the IALD web page. The page has recently been updated with full information on the IALD Credentialing Task Force's action to date, updated Frequently Asked Questions, and information regarding what you can do now to prepare for the certification.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED OF 31ST ANNUAL IALD INTERNATIONAL LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS
IN LUMINE TUO, UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS | LIGHTING DESIGN BY SPEIRS + MAJOR | PHOTOGRAPHY (C) JAMES NEWTON
[PHOTO CREDIT : IN LUMINE TUO, UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS | LIGHTING DESIGN BY SPEIRS + MAJOR | PHOTOGRAPHY (C) JAMES NEWTON]
At a presentation on 4 June 2014, held in conjunction with the 2014 IALD Education Trust Benefit Dinner, the IALD announced the winners of the 31st Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards, including the prestigious IALD Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighitng Design. A team of London-based lighting designers from the firm Speirs + Major took home the Radiance Award for their work on In Lumine Tuo, in Utrecht, The Netherlands [pictured right]. For more details on this year's winners, CLICK HERE.


NEW WAYS TO DONATE TO THE IALD EDUCATION TRUST
Visit iald.me/trustdonation to learn about some new and exciting ways you can help to further the future of lighting education.

STAY CONNECTED WITH IALD EVENTS IN YOUR AREA
IALD regions and chapters are more active than ever. Stay connected with the lighting design community by learning about IALD events in your area and reaching out to your region or chapter coordinator to get involved.

Pictured L-R: Mark Major, IALD, and Eddie Henry, ILP, speak to the IALD UK region on 4 March 2013 at the COLLABORATIVE LIGHTING event in London, UK.



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