Visit our YouTube page and our Resources Page for recordings of select events and our photo gallery below!

Upcoming Events

November 4th
WILD in BANFF – Breakfast with IALD
8:30 – 9:30
November 9th
WILD Lamplighter – Bystander Training Webinar Thursday, Nov 9th
3:00 – 5:00 ETWebinar
Register Here
November 29th2023
WILD Philadelphia -Magical Walk Meet at the carousel at center of City Hall
12:00 – pmChristmas Village –



October 24th – WILD des moines – Fall Flannel Fest

October 24th – WILD NYC – Bowl for a Cure

October 5th – WILD Chicago – Cocktails on the Roof

October 14th – WILD DC, MD, & N VA – Tough Mudder Team Event

October 13th, 2023 – WILD st louis – 10 year Celebration

Sept 8th – WILD Los Angeles – Evening on the Green

Sept 19-20, 2023 – ArchLIGHT Summit – EXPO & CEU Sessions

August 19th – WILD san francisco – bay area – Stained Glass workshop with Kerbi Urbanowski

August 16th – WILD st louis – laides at lunch at Hacienda

August 7, 2023 – WILD denver – Kick A++ and Learn to defend yourself

August 8, 2023 – WILD chicago – Brick of Chicago Walking Tour

August 5, 2023

WILD meet up – IES Annual Conference –

July 21, 2023

WILD new jersey + WILD Philadelphia Beach Day

July 18, 2023

WILD dallas – ft worth 11:30am – Project Tour followed by lunch at Harvest Hall at 12:00pm

July 15, 2023

WILD des moines – the Orchard Place Annual Moonlight Classic WILDes Moines is excited to support this local event and will host a family-friendly BBQ prior to the bike ride at RDG Planning & Design. WILD Riders can register themselves and/or their family online through·      

June 7th , 2023
A Headshots and Handshakes

Join Women in Lighting Design Los Angeles and the IES Emerging Professionals Los Angeles for a FREE professional headshot session and happy hour event in Downtown LA.

Location: The Hi-Lawn, Union

707 Wilshire Blvd 23rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
June 7th 6p – 9pm
Click for Details & Registration

June 14th , 2023
WILD dc, md, WILD Yoga on the Lawn

Join WILD and Union Yoga for an invigorating start to the day at the Hi-Lawn, Union Market, this class is suitable for beginners with no prior Yoga experience.Sponsored by DMF Lighting, for anyone not needed to rush into the office there will also be coffee, tea, pastries etc. after the class downstairs at in the Union Market hall.  

Location: The Hi-Lawn, Union Market –  1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002
June 14th 8am – 9am
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May 3rd , 2023
WILD dc, md, TURN HEADS! Update your Headshot with WILD & IESDC
Sign up for a one hour time slot to hang with us while awaiting your dedicated 15 minute window with a professional photographer! We’ll have wine and cheese while you wait! Bring yourself photography ready or touch up prior to your shoot. Five digitally edited images to be emailed within two weeks after photoshoot. Photography by Stephanie Zahn, Caught Fire Photography.
Location: Lutron Commercial Experience Center 455 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest #770 Washington, DC 20001
May 3rd 2023 4pm -7pm
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April 13, 2023
WILD PHL: WILD Women Love to Wine
Join WILD Philadelphia for an evening of good wine, good bites, and good company. Thank you to our host and event sponsor BEAM!
Location: 2220 Mount Carmel Avenue Glenside, PA 19038
BYOB: American Wine, N/A Wine, Mocktail
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April 13, 2023
WILD dc, md, WILD Plant and Sip
Join WILD dc, md, for our first based Baltimore event – Sponsored by RBW, Axis Lighting and Lighting Environments join us for a laid back evening of wine, mocktails, charcuterie and networking whilst we create individual planters to take home.
Location: Lighting Environments 333 W Ostend St Suite 200, Baltimore, MD 21230
April 13th 2023 5:30pm – 7:30pm
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February 16, 2023
WILD DC, MD, N.VA: Cranes Restaurant Tour & Happy Hour
Free Event : Please join IES DC and WILD for a joint event – a tour of the lighting and controls design for this unique restaurant space followed by Happy Hour. Take a tour with David Ghatan of CM Kling + Associates and Sarah Richter of Sarah Richter Design
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February 13, 2023
WILD PHL: Galentine’s Day (Yoga & Tacos)
Yoga: $20.00 / Happy Hour: Pay your own way
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2022 Events

November 2, 2022
WILD LA: Voices of WILD on The Intersection of Lighting Design and Historical Conservation

October 11, 2022
WILD NYC: Bowl for Hope
Fundraiser for Paddle for the Cure and NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst Hope Cancer Pavilion

September 20, 2022
NYC WILD – Light Equity: Status and Room For Change
Joint presentation with the Light and Health Research Center (LHRC).
View the Presentation recording here.

September 20, 2022
SF WILD Dawn Hollingsworth Sheds Light on The Quest for Light
THANK YOU TO OUR SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS: Spectrum Lighting, Intense/Birchwood, Ecosense
THANK YOU TO OUR BRONZE LEVEL SPONSORS: USAI, Acuity Brands, Delray, 16500, Extant, ALW
This event is hosted in conjunction with IES/SF.

September 18, 2022
NYC WILD @ Honeybee Grove Flower Farm 

September 14 – 16, 2022
WILD @ Archlight Summit
Wednesday, Sept 14, 6PM – 9PM: WILD Welcome Party
Friday, Sept 16, 8AM – 10AM: Breakfast Session with speaker Jan Spence
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Platinum: ALUZ
Silver+: Barbican, Lightovation, Tech Lighting
Silver: CSL, Putterman Scharck & Associates, Targetti, XAL
Bronze: Artemide, EcoSense, DiodeLED

August 24, 2022
SF WILD @ The Presidio Tunnel Top Project Tour
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
Presidio Level Sponsors: BEGA, Finelite, Lucifer
Golden Gate Level Sponsor: Luminii
Crissy Field Level Sponsors Archetype, BK Lighting/Teka Illumination, Ecosense, LED Linear, Vode, Valmont
Outpost Level Sponsor: Acuity Brands, MP Lighting

August 19, 2022
WILD @ IES Conference
Educational Session with Lamplighter Coalition leader Elizabeth Williams

July 27, 2022
WILD NYC: Picnic in Central Park – Let’s Get Groovy

June 22, 2022
WILD @ LightFair
DIER Panel at 4PM: Building Diversity in the Industry Pipeline
with speakers: Jill Cody, Lauren Dandridge, Lois Hutchinson, and Colleen Peach
Networking Event at 5PM, sponsored by Cooper Lighting
including our Lamplighter Coalition kickoff, activities sponsored by Crestron

June 1, 2022
WILD NYC: Paint Night

May 11, 18, and 25, 2022
WILD NYC: Mental Health Awareness Month
Join us on three consecutive Wednesdays for a 30 minute presentation followed by 30 min of yoga. The topics include stress management, boundaries, and self care.
This event will be recorded and available at a future date.

May 11, 2022
PRG+: The Complex Journey into Parenthood – a checklist for work-home-life integration
Panelists: Mary Gacho, Dani Senne, Sriti Singh, Erica Voss,
Moderator: Brittany Lynch

April 13, 2022
WILD Denver: Light + Justice
Presentation by Edward Bartholomew and Glenn Shrum

April 12, 2022
WILD SF Bay Area: SHE BENDS – Live Neon Bending Demonstration

March 30, 2022
WILD Philadelphia: Drinks + Discussion – The Cure for Burnout [Virtual]

March 8, 2022
WILD National: International Women’s Day
Help us #BreaktheBias today and everyday. Re-cap available here.

March 2, 2022
National Lighting Bureau: Motherhood in the Workplace
View the Presentation + Q&A recording here.
With Panelists:
Helen Diemer, Andrea Hartranft, Tanya Hernandez, Paula Martinez-Nobles, and Nancy Stathes
Moderated by: Kelly Roberts

January 31, 2022
WILD National: LightFair 2021 Voices of WILD Live Q&A
View the Presentation recording here.
View the Q&A recording here.
Mariel Acevedo – Codeswitching
Luz Garcia – Traditional and Reverse Mentoring of Women by Women
Tanya Hernandez – Let’s Talk Leadership
Brittany Lynch – The Secret Shame of Working Moms
Amber Watnik – Books as a Catalyst for Community
Alana Shepherd – LGBTQ+ By the Numbers
Rachael Stoner – Life in Middle Management