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The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) elected 2015 officers and new Board members during its Annual Conference, Sept. 14-16, 2014, at the Omni hotel in Nashville, TN. 2015 Officers are: Chair Elect, Rep Michael Estrin of Estrin... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) hosted its 2014 Annual Conference at the Omni hotel in Nashville, TN, September 14-16. This year, 568 attendees and 117 first-timers, including representatives from six Canadian provinces,... read more
October 1, 2014, Lazy Susan USA and Dimond Lighting will begin the transition into a single brand, Dimond Home. The new brand will combine the strengths of both companies to become a single source provider of designer... read more
Royal Philips announced on Sept. 23, 2014, that it will split its Lighting Solutions business off into a freestanding company. Raking in nearly $9 billion in sales in 2013, the segment serves a growing market, estimated to... read more
ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network has appointed IMAX Corp.'s Susan Andrulis as the new President and Kellee Hollenback Hammond from Littman Brands & Sonneman – A Way of Light as the new Executive Vice President... read more
Lighting One has announced it will move its annual convention from January Dallas Market to June Dallas Market.  The half-day pre-Market convention format in January sufficed for the last several years, but with the... read more
Civilight North America has hired five industry veterans in sales and marketing positions — Dennis Picklesimer, Sharon Katz, Michael Goldberg, Bennie E. Pierce Jr. and Preston Matthews. “As further testament to Civilight’s... read more
The sixth annual Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting Design Competition has recognized 57 commercial LED indoor lighting products for excellence. The winners were announced on Sept. 17 at the LED Show in... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) 2014 Pillars of the Industry were honored at the 2014 Annual Conference in Nashville, TN. This year’s recipients included Richard Alan, CLMR, owner and President of Richard Alan & Assoc... read more
Winners of the 2014 Lighting For Tomorrow competition were announced during a breakfast at the American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference in Nashville, TN, on September 16, 2014. The awards, which recognize exceptional... read more
Dallas Market Center and ART — the creative home furnishings network announced the 26th annual ARTS Awards finalists. The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, recognize top... read more
Belkin Intl. and Osram Sylvania have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on residential solutions with the Osram Lightify™ smart connected lighting ecosystem and Belkin’s WeMo® home automation ecosystem.... read more
Leviton acquired BitWise Controls LLC, a leader in design and manufacture of control and monitoring solutions for residential and commercial facilities.  Leviton has been carrying BitWise Controls’ automation... read more
The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) is now accepting entries for the 32nd Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards. Anyone may enter a project for an award. The project must be a... read more
ELK Group Intl. has purchased certain assets of Toronto-based Alico Lighting. The acquisition through ELK’s sister corporation, LED Lighting North America Inc., was finalized on Aug. 28th, 2014. Alico’s exclusive Zee-Led™ of... read more
The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide... read more
The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) has announced the creation of an International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) pavilion within KBISNeXT™ for the 2015 edition of the show. ICFF provides an opportunity to showcase... read more
Feiss, Monte Carlo Fans and Sea Gull Lighting — three brands under parent company Generation Brands — have appointed Gary Biarsky to the newly created position of Central U.S. and Western Canada Regional Sales Manager.... read more
Osram Sylvania will relocate its Danvers, MA-based headquarters to 200 Ballardvale Street in Wilmington, MA.  The new location will be within the technology corridor and will create a new, dynamic workplace that will... read more
The Lightfair Intl. (LFI) 2015 Call for Speakers is open. The organization is seeking top lighting and design practitioners from across the globe to participate in the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial... read more

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