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The lighting industry is one of many affected by the port strike and negotiations on the West Coast. Effects of the shipping delays were truly seen at the winter markets, where some exhibitors didn’t receive full shipments... read more
Lighting for Tomorrow
Lighting for Tomorrow (LFT) launched its 13th consecutive annual competition at the January Dallas Market. For 2015, LFT is looking for products that incorporate and enable superior efficiency, light quality and integrated... read more
International Marketing Centers has announced a series of management changes across multiple departments within its company. Promotions include: Julie Messner: Senior Vice President for Furniture Leasing-High Point Kathy... read more
Fanimation Zionsville Business of the Year
The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce presented Fanimation with a Business of the Year Award at Zionsville’s annual gala on Jan. 23, 2015. Sherman Burdette from Fox 59 Morning News emceed the event and Craig MacFarlane served... read more
WithIt presented its 2015 WOW Awards on Sunday, January 18 in Las Vegas at a dinner and reception event. The annual WOW Awards honor the achievements of home and furnishings professionals and businesses that embody the... read more
The slate of speakers for Lightfair 2015, taking place at the Javits Center in New York City, May 3-7, has been revealed. The speakers are a part of the world’s largest annual lighting-related conference, which features 140... read more
Kevin Brummett
Nora Lighting announced that Kevin Brummett has joined the customer service/technical support team. With more than 30 years experience in the lighting industry, Brummett will work with commercial, industrial and residential... read more
The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) has announced the speaker line-up and sessions that will be offered at LEDucation 9 from March 5-6 located in Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel. The 9th annual event will offer... read more
Civilight North America announced a manufacturer rep network throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada. The network, which consists of 30 commercial, industrial and showroom representative agencies, (with more to be... read more
Tim Forse
Bill Brown Sales (BBS) has appointed Tim Forse to Regional Account Manager for its Southwest territory. Forse has experience in sales, marketing and customer service and brings nearly 30 years of lighting-related experience... read more
Nora Lighting Executive Vice President Jilla Farzan spearheaded a team effort to raise funds and donate building materials to Homes For Our Troops (HFOT), a privately-funded nonprofit organization, which builds... read more
Juno Lighting Group donated its Indy ChromaControl LED downlights with color tuning and turnable white technology to Pavarini Design as part of the design firm’s involvement in phase two of Project Design with the Ronald... read more
Jim Hunter
MaxLite has announced the appointment of Jim Hunter as its new senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Jim’s extensive lighting industry experience, paired with his successful sales and marketing leadership... read more
Sales rep Tim Schaefer of T.J. Schaefer Assoc. died on Jan. 14, 2015, during the winter Dallas Intl. Lighting Market after being struck by a car in the Stemmons Corridor. He was 71. Schaefer, a long-time industry member,... read more
International Market Centers (IMC) announced that the company has purchased the Commerce & Design (C&D) building in downtown High Point. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. “Our acquisition of... read more
Lighting had an exciting night at the 26th Annual ARTS Awards, which took place on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Hilton Anatole hotel during the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market. The awards were sponsored by ART – The Creative... read more
Arteriors announced the appointment of Ben Howard as National Sales Manager of Lighting. Howard will shape and implement the sales strategy for lighting showrooms and electrical distributors nationwide, while continuing to... read more
Pacific Coast Lighting announced that Lauren Vanskiver has been named Associate Brand Manager. “We are excited to have such a promising and creative individual, such as Lauren, to be joining our team," said Clark Linstone,... read more
AFX Inc. announced that Julie Archer has been hired as the new Western Regional Manager for Commercial and Residential Sales. She will manage business in the western states of the United States, focusing on growing the sales... read more
Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) has elected Lighting by Gregory Chief Lighting Designer Clifford Starr as Chapter President. This comes after he served as Vice President for two years and as a DLFNY board member... read more

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