The Institution of Lighting Engineers (ILE) is the UK and Ireland’s largest and most influential professional lighting association, dedicated solely to excellence in lighting. Founded in 1924 as the Association of Public Lighting Engineers, the ILE has evolved to include lighting designers, consultants and engineers amongst its 2,200 strong membership.
The key purpose of the ILE is to promote excellence in all forms of lighting. This includes interior, exterior, sports, road, flood, emergency, tunnel, security and festive lighting as well as design and consultancy services. The Institution is a registered charity, a limited company and a licensed body of the Engineering Council.
The Benefits of Joining:
~ Free subscription to the Institution’s bi-monthly Lighting Journal
~ A series of exhibitions and an annual, two day, national conference
~ A periodic bulletin listing the latest job opportunities in the industry
~ Easy access to comprehensive technical advice on all lighting issues
~ Regular information on lighting courses and training on current topics
~ Frequent opportunities to network with fellow lighting professional
~ Registration with the ECUK
~ Promotes an international image and competency not only for you as a professional but also for the company you work for
The last one for me was the most important. That was the reason I joined. Aside from the perks and recognition, it shows that the interested member desires growth and improvement in his chosen field, which is lighting.
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