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Robert B. Currey, founder of Storehouse and Currey & Co., was presented with the ICON Honor for Individual Career Achievement at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis on July 11. The award was presented by Jeff Portman, President... read more
The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market® will continue to operate a Tuesday-to-Tuesday market schedule for 2014 despite a previous announcement that the run would be shortened. Showrooms will open... read more
Dallas Market Center announced its corporate sponsorship of Dwell with Dignity to offer continued support of its effort to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design. Throughout the year, Dallas Market... read more
The 2013 Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting Outdoor Design Competition was officially launched on July 8. Written Intents to Submit are due by Sept. 20, 2013, and must be submitted online at www.ngldc.org... read more
Dallas Market Center announced that the original founders of ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network will receive the Academy of Achievement award at the 25th annual International ARTS Awards. The founders include Gil... read more
LBL Lighting has hired Jeremy Friedman for the newly formed position of Midwest Regional Sales Manager. “We created the incremental role of a third regional sales manager to provide an increasingly focused, concentrated... read more
Royal Philips announced the creation of a portfolio of innovative, inspiring and playful lighting products designed to bring the Disney magic to life for kids and families through lighting. Combining Philips’ expertise in... read more
The 13th annual Goombay Bash will take place Aug. 3, 2013, at the Grand Ballroom on Chicago's Navy Pier from 5 p.m. to midnight. The fundraiser, started by Hortons Home Lighting, LaGrange, IL, and its organization The H... read more
Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI) announced the winners of its 2013 TABBIE Awards, recognizing editorial and design excellence, on July 1, 2013.   Residential Lighting captured the Silver... read more
Luminance has promoted Eric Allen from Vice President of Operations to President and CEO and hired Ed Krasner as Director of Sales. Allen brings extensive knowledge in a facilitative and analytical management approach with a... read more
According to Dallas Market Center (DMC) PR Specialist Lauren Venegas, the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market, held June 20-23, 2013, saw solid attendance with increases from the Southeast, Mid-America and West. Dallas Market... read more
The LED lamp from Philips Lighting North America that won the L Prize® in the 60W replacement category has shown no falloff in light output after 25,000 hours of continuous lumen maintenance testing, the U.S. Department of... read more
At the June Dallas Market Tech Know Spot, CEO of The Marketing Zen Group and new media and technology expert Shama Kabani presented “The Top Five Apps Every Retailer Needs,” a session she catered to the lighting industry.... read more
Sea Gull Lighting will open a new showroom in January 2014 at the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market.  “Now that the economy is coming back, and we’ve successfully launched several new collections of decorative, on-trend... read more
The winners of the fourth annual Showroom of the Year Awards were announced at a Dallas Intl. Lighting Market opening night cocktail reception on June 20. The awards were sponsored by Residential Lighting and Dallas Market... read more
Yale Appliance & Lighting hosted a fundraiser at Kings Bowling in Dedham, MA, on June 17th to benefit the Boston marathon bombing victims and their families. Participants raised $4,000 to donate to the One Fund. About 60... read more
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced its fall programming. LED Lighting Institute: Sept. 10-12, 2013 http://www.lrc.rpi.edu/education/outreachEducation/InHouseInstitute.aspLRC... read more
Jewelry designer Shannon Koszyk will design a collection of lighting for Currey & Co., to be available at October’s High Point Market. Koszyk first came onto Currey & Co.’s radar when she ordered unadorned chandelier... read more
The 25th Annual ARTS Award Ballot is now open, and will close July 31, 2013. The ARTS Awards is a peer-nominated program presented by ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network in partnernship with the Dallas Market Center... read more
International Market Centers announced that it is expanding and realigning its temporary gift and home décor exhibition space onto three floors of Building C during the Summer 2013 Las Vegas Market, running July 29-August 2... read more

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