The Detroit 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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2023 IES Detroit Product Show
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm

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Thank you to Clarus Lighting & Controls for sponsoring the Digital Booklet!


The Annual IES Detroit Lighting Product Show is the “must attend” event of our calendar year. Featuring over 100 lighting exhibitors, there will be something to see for everyone. This is your chance to see the latest trends and developments in the lighting industry. Lighting Designers, Architects, Interior Designers, Specifiers, Electrical Engineers, Electrical Contractors, and Distributors are all encouraged to attend.

The trade show features plenty of food and several open bars to enjoy through the evening.

Also be sure to come and buy a raffle ticket at the door for your chance to win great prizes donated by our exhibitors and the IES Detroit Section.

NEW FOR 2023: IES Detroit is proud to offer CEU Presentations at this year’s Product Show.

3pm-4pm :: The Benefits of Warm Street Lighting :: Bob Hahn and Michael Woznicki, Lumecon

4:30pm-5:30pm :: The Science of Color: TM30 :: Bridget Cross, Ecosense

6pm-7pm :: Specifying Sustainable Luminaires :: Anita Majumdar, Acuity Brands

Stephen Squillace Centennial Celebration @ Birmingham Country Club
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the IES Detroit Section while honoring the contributions of Stephen Squillace.

Celebrate with us!

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During the evening’s festivities, we will:

  • Celebrate the Illuminating Engineering Society Detroit Section’s 100-year anniversary
  • Reflect on Stephen Squillace’s outstanding contributions and his impact in the Lighting Community
  • Hear from Keynote Speaker Janet Lennox Moyer
  • Honor IES Detroit Section Service Award Recipients
  • Induct Mark Lien into the 2022-2023 Michigan Lighting Hall of Fame
  • Receive updates from IES President Frank Agraz

Dress Code: Business Formal


Event Fees:

IES Member $75.00

Non-Member $100.00

IES Emerging Professional $50.00

Student $10.00



  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm | Live Music, Mingling & Drinks
  • 6:30 – 9:00 pm | Dinner and Presentation
  • 9:00-10:00pm | Dessert and Celebration



Hors D’oeuvres

Cheeseboard, berries and crackers

Crispy Vegetable Crudite

Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil Skewers

Shrimp Cocktail

Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

Vegetarian Spring Rolls


Entrees (Please select your entrée at Checkout):

All entrees come with Warm Rolls & Butter and House Salad

Chicken Piccata – Lemon Caper Sauce, Herbed Angel Hair Pasta, Seasonal Vegetable Medley

8 oz. Filet Mingon – Choice of Bearnaise or Zip Sauce, Whipped Potato, Season Vegetable Medley

Scottish Salmon – Lemon and Dill Buerre Blanc, Whipped Potato, Seasonal Vegetable Medley

Pasta Primavera (Vegan) – Grilled Vegetables and Marinara Sauce


Gourmet Coffee with Assorted Toppings

Sanders Cream Puff Sundae

Vanilla Cake with Berries and Cream, Cream Cheese Icing

Lemmon Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

(Vegan Option) Vegan Chocolate Cupcake and Berries