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Sea Gull Lighting has promoted Pete Gamber to the incremental position of Central Region Sales Manager. His territory will be Alabama, Arkansas, northwest Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan,... read more
At the 2013 Annual Conference, Sept. 22-24, near Austin, TX, American Lighting Assn. (ALA) President Dick Upton announced that he will be retiring. “Tomorrow is more important than yesterday,” Upton said to the ALA... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) elected its 2014 officers and Board of Governors during the recent 2013 Annual Conference, Sept. 22-24 near Austin, TX. The Board of Governors consists of 12 members, four from each industry... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) hosted its 2013 Annual Conference Sept. 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near Austin, TX.  The event drew 552 attendees and 88 first-timers, as well as... read more
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) honored its 2013 Pillars of the Industry during the annual conference, Sept. 22-24, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near Austin, TX. Recipients included David R. Turner,... read more
Lutron Electronics Co.’s Vice Chairman John McKiernan was inducted into the American Lighting Assn. (ALA) Hall of Fame during the 2013 Annual Conference, Sept. 22-24, at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa near... read more
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) and ART - The Creative Home Furnishings Network recently announced the 25th annual ARTS Awards finalists. The awards will be presented at a gala event on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Hilton... read more
Tech Lighting has hired 13-year lighting industry veteran Kim Kil as Midwest Region Sales Manager. “Kim’s experience in working with showroom managers, architects, engineers, lighting designers and distributors gives her a... read more
Dallas Market Center and ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network announced the manufacturer finalists for the 25th annual ARTS Awards via video presentation. The ARTS Awards is the premier awards program for the home... read more
Lights Up! has acquired Matthew Lampshade, a 40-year-old lamp shade manufacturer in Brooklyn, NY, known for hospitality lighting and custom fixtures. The two companies’ facilities have been consolidated in a beautiful new... read more
The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) recently published its fifth annual consumer research study, the 2013 Green Home Furnishings Study. The report, available now for SFC members and non-members, shows that consumers... read more
UL (Underwriters Laboratories) announced the enhancement of its popular LightSmart App in the latest version 1.5. The free app is designed to help users realize the many benefits gained through LED and other more energy-... read more
Dallas Market Center and ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network announced the judges for the 25th annual ARTS Awards.This distinguished judging panel will select winners in 24 different categories. The awards will be... read more
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently released an interactive video that offers guidance about selecting and installing LED lighting. The video was designed for contractors, builders... read more
Crystorama launched a “Find My Doppelganger” contest hosted on its Facebook page. The contest plays off of the company’s regular social media feature, Lighting Doppelgangers, where lighting fixtures are matched up with a... read more
Arteriors launched a completely redesigned arteriorshome.com website. The new site was developed to improve the user experience, making it easier for current and potential customers to discover product, plan projects and... read more
International Market Centers announced dates for Winter and Summer Las Vegas Markets through 2016, introducing a new Sunday-to-Thursday pattern to better serve retailers’ needs for a weekend day and to accommodate Friday... read more
On August 15, Philips Lighting issued a recall for approximately 99,000 Endura 12W and Ambient 12.5W LED dimmable light bulbs. The company identified a potential issue involving two batches (2K and 2M) of the 60W LED... read more
Winners of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) NY Metro Chapter “Best of the Best” Awards and Accent on Design® Awards at NY NOW®, the Market for Home & Lifestyle (formerly NYIGF®), which ran through Aug.... read more
Pacifc Coast Lighting and kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW) have announced a partnership with The School Fund, a California-based global education nonprofit, to improve access to attend high school for students living in low-... read more

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