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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The 3rd Annual John Selander IES Golf Outing @ Sycamore Hills Golf Club
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am

On Thursday August 16th, join us at the Sycamore Hills Golf Course!

Please arrive by 8:00 am for check-in. The shotgun start is at 9:00 am.

Lunch will be at the turn – Hot Dog & Chips, (3) Beverage tickets on the course

Buffet dinner to follow with 1.5 hour open bar.

Tickets Prices:
$100 per person
$400 per foursome

Golfer Tickets will include:

  • 18 hole shotgun start with a cart per foursome
  • Bloody Mary Bar starting at 8 a.m.
  • Hot Dog, chips, and pop or water at the turn
  • 3 drink tickets for use on the course
  • Buffet Dinner with 1.5 hour open bar

Prizes include:

  • 1st place foursome
  • 2nd place foursome
  • Longest drive and closest to the pin
  • Hole in One prizes at 4 holes.
  • A $50,000 Hole In One shoot out for 4 lucky participants (must be present)
  • Door prizes

Hole sponsorships are available, and we are accepting donations for door prizes.  All sponsors will be recognized during the raffle. Contact Kelly O’Connor ([email protected]) to donate.

2018 IES Detroit Illumination Awards Celebration
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2018 IES Detroit Illumination Awards Celebration

Please join the IES Detroit Section as we celebrate this year’s IES Illumination Award winning projects. The Detroit Section has a proud history of being at the forefront of lighting design, and this year is no different with twenty-two overall submissions. From those submissions nine projects received Merit Awards and two have received Awards of Excellence and were recognized on a national level. Join us as we take a closer look at these projects, and spend time with the designers who put forth the work, and deserved the accolades.

Spouses and significant others are welcome to attend this event.


5:00-5:30pm – Gather and Network
5:30-6:30pm – Dinner (Buffet with 2 Drink Tickets)
6:30-8:30pm – Awards presentation

Meeting fees:

$10 for Students
$15 for Emerging Professional IES Members
$25 for IES Members and non-member

PLEASE Purchase Tickets from Eventbrite by noon on Friday September 7th

Meeting Location Details:

Our event will be held in the Greektown Casino Hotel – Ballroom C (in the hotel, not the casino).

The hotel is located at 555 E. Lafayette St, Detroit Michigan.
Free parking is available in either the Greektown Casino self-park garage, or the Greektown Casino Valet Parking Garage (tips are your responsibility).
Tell them you are here for the IES event in Ballroom C.