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  • Welcome to the IES Chicago Section

    The Chicago Section is part of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), a not-for-profit technical society, whose mission is to advance knowledge and to disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.


    Upcoming Events

    September 4, 2014
    6:00PM – 8:00PM

    IES Fall Kick-Off Event –

    Socialize and Visualize at Tribune Tower

    NOTE: There have been changes to our programming for the Fall Kick-Off Event. Below is a description of the updated program. If you have already registered for the Fall Kick-Off Event, no further action is required.

    Please join us for a wonderful evening of appetizers and drinks at Howell’s & Hood located in the historic Tribune Tower. We will also be featuring a highly visual presentation, “The Higher Plane – Interpreting Design with Photography”, the president of the highly esteemed architectural photography team of Hedrich Blessing Photographers. Jon Miller has photographed dozens of award-winning architectural and architectural interior projects. His work has appeared often in publications such as Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Architectural Record, Architecture, and Contract magazine. Jon Miller was commissioned to provide all of the photography for the book, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Oak Park, an edition Axel Menges.

    Bring your best spirit. We provide the visuals, inspiration, ambiance, hors d’oeuvres, wine and craft beers, and we’ll wrap up the night with a raffle for an Apple iPad! Come together and network with your associates and kick off the IES Chicago season.

    Jon Miller, President, Hedrich Blessing Photographers (view full event description)

    Howells & Hood
    435 N Michigan Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 60611
    (312) 262-5310

    $25 Member
    $30 Non-Member
    $20 Student