2018 Event and Education Sponsors

The New York City Section is proud of its extensive network and direct connection to the largest lighting community in the country. With a growing membership of over 600 lighting designers, architects, electrical engineers, and manufacturers, the IESNYC produces many networking events, the Lumen Awards, educational seminars, in addition to scholarship and award programs for lighting students in the New York City Metropolitan area.

It is through the generous support of the following companies the IESNYC committees are able to achieve success each year. Their contributions support the lighting industry in the NYC Metropolitan area.


Enterprise Lighting Sales is a sales agency representing manufacturers of premium architectural, commercial, industrial and residential lighting equipment. Founded by Frank Conti in 1993, ELS has grown to be one of the most vibrant and vital agencies serving the New York and New Jersey communities.

A staff of over 50 people serves to assist lighting professionals of New York City, Long Island, southern New York State and northern New Jersey in the procurement and application of lighting equipment spanning over 50 top-quality manufacturers.

At ELS, their mission is to provide the best possible service to our customers. Their efforts are focused on constantly adding value to our customer while always conducting business with the utmost integrity. This simple philosophy has been with ELS throughout its years and will remain the cornerstone of their activities in years to come.


RAB Lighting is committed to creating high quality, affordable, well designed and energy efficient LED Lighting and controls that make it easy for distributors to sell, electricians to install and end-users to save energy. Founded in 1946, RAB has a vibrantly growing infrastructure of manufacturing facilities and engineering capabilities that ensure great product design and quality. In addition to great products, RAB also provides free lighting design services to anyone who needs assistance.

Feel free to reach out to them on the phone or on their website and they will do their best to help! Call (888) RAB-1000 or visit rabweb.com

Specification Lighting Sales brings premier lighting manufacturers to the New York design community. With an line card of carefully selected manufacturers, SLS distinguishes itself through quality of lighting fixtures and highly qualified professionals to manage architectural projects from schematic design through construction. With a combination of over 30 years of experience in the lighting community, we are excited to continue to build relationships and support the innovative designs of the future for many years to come.



Building Energy Exchange is an independent nonprofit driving energy efficiency in the built environment through its first of its kind resource center in downtown Manhattan. BEEx provides support for the building industry through energy and lighting efficiency education, technical exhibits, critical research and networking opportunities. Their classes, events and exhibits help create partnerships and broker relationships among design, construction, and real estate professionals within the Greater New York City Region.


International Lights is an agency representing the most innovative manufacturers in the lighting industry. We are committed to offering the highest quality lighting fixtures and the best level of service throughout the project life cycle. We offer design and support services including layout/calculation assistance and technical product information, sample and mockup assistance, as well as budgeting and quotation of projects. Projects are continually followed by our sales team from inception through successful installation.


Luminii was founded on the belief that lighting should accentuate our spaces so that architecture can be appreciated by all who inhabit them. To develop customizable lighting that creates inspiring spaces, they put each and every one of their specification grade LED lighting products through rigorous quality and color testing. You can feel confident that every product you order offers the precise illumination you need. Their dedication to delivering lighting of the perfect color temperature doesn't stop with product testing. Their "Peace of Mind" promise assures that their dedicated staff will swiftly and happily help you resolve any lighting issue that may arise, so you can focus on creating remarkable spaces.


New York Digital represents New York’s strongest portfolio of leading, innovative brands who are pioneering the world of digital lighting and building technology. Their team of professionals have decades of experience serving our metropolitan New York customers with unrivaled expertise and service responsiveness. They are New Yorkers who are passionate about the future of digital lighting and the opportunities created for improved lighting performance, expanded control and the unlimited benefits derived from digital connectivity with additional building technologies.



ConTech Lighting

ConTech Lighting is your resource for innovative, high-performance and sustainable lighting solutions. Since our founding in 1980, we’ve been committed to providing the best fixture designs and product engineering available. That’s why we’re the lighting manufacturer that designers trust to meet their high expectations.


The Dulanski Group

Manufacturers representatives for lighting and controls.


Light Abilities

Light Abilities is dedicated to being a partner with the design community to find optimum lighting solutions for buildings and their surroundings. They can help navigate the wide range of products available to find the right solution for your project design, energy requirements and budget. They can also support your aesthetic requirements and technical needs for green and LEED projects.


Louis Poulsen

Founded in 1874, Louis Poulsen is a Danish lighting manufacturer born out of the Scandinavian design tradition where form follows function. The function and design of our products are tailored to reflect and support the rhythm of natural light. In close partnership with designers, architects and other talents we have established ourselves as one of the key global suppliers of architectural and decorative lighting.



As a private corporation guided by their founder’s simple but profound Five Principles, Lutron is a technology-centered and people-driven company with a long history of significant growth and smart innovations in Light Control and Residential and Commercial solutions.


O’Blaney Rinker Associates

ORA provides a unique manufacturers rep agency experience to the New York and New Jersey Lighting community that specializes in architectural lighting and service. They are a boutique design alternative lighting agency that provides service from schematic development through the project completion and after market service for clients and manufacturers.



Chelsea Lighting

Established in 1994, Chelsea Lighting is one of the largest lighting and controls distribution firms in the New York City area.  With a growing team of talented professionals, Chelsea Lighting meets the lighting and controls needs of a broad client base, including the region’s largest electrical contractors, general contractors, construction managers, owners and developers.  Our mission is to provide technical and logistical services focusing on innovative solutions and proactive customer service to ensure our clients’ success.


Edison Price Lighting

Manufacturer of optically precise downlights, accent lights and wallwashers for use with LED, compact fluorescent, low voltage, incandescent and HID light sources; grazing wallwash systems; track lighting systems including fixtures for incandescent, low voltage and metal halide lamps; and optical accessories including lenses, filters and screens.


Insight Lighting

Since Insight was founded in 1991, their dedication to the lighting design community and our commitment to customer service has been their highest priority. Insight remains committed to the mission of manufacturing the highest quality LED lighting solutions, exceeding customer expectations in performance and value, and supporting their decision to be MADE IN AMERICA.


LightBox Studios

LightBox Studios' has worked with a diversity of notable developers, institutions and architectural firms throughout the world. Their intent is to provide their clients with a design approach that can complement and enhance the architecture as well as the users' experience of space and place.


Lites on West Soho

Lites on West has assembled and works with a select group of high quality, innovative lighting manufactures from around the globe to provide architects, interior architects and lighting designers with both standard and project unique lighting fixtures.


Thea & Schoen

With over 400,000ft of warehouse space and over 30 lines, Thea & Schoen is proud to be the premier Manufacturers Representative of Electrical Supplies in the NY/NJ Metro area. Their multitude of services include bundling, same day service and trucking capabilities.


Tillotson Design Associates

A WBE lighting design firm that combines the talents of a diverse staff with backgrounds in architecture, interior design, theater — and includes several LEED accredited professionals — to create award-winning works. Tillotson Design clients include some of the most reputable architects in the world.



AKF Group

Combining the art and science of architectural lighting design, our talented lighting professionals are highly skilled in collaborating with architects to realize the desired ambiance, the necessary lighting levels and cost-effective solutions for any environment.


Brandston Partnership

Brandston Partnership Inc. (BPI), is an award winning architectural lighting design firm founded in 1966 by Howard Brandston. BPI has been selected as the lighting designer for some of the world’s most prestigious projects built in the last half century and has completed over 5,000 projects in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.


Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design

A woman owned (WBE) internationally recognized architectural lighting design firm specializing in interior and exterior electric lighting, controls, and daylighting integration.


RS Lighting Design

RS Lighting Design offers a full scope of lighting design services from schematic design through the construction phase.


Shimstone Design Studio

Architectural Lighting Design Studio