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A new generation of bulbs, dubbed “Smart” LEDs, provides more than just function; it takes entertainment seriously, too. These bulbs fit into standard medium-screw sockets and are programmed through an app that is installed... read more
In a major victory for brick-and-mortar lighting showrooms across the country, Senate voted May 6th in favor of the “Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013,” which would allow states to collect sales tax on purchases from many... read more
Residential Lighting recently announced the nominees for its 2013 Industry Leadership Awards, an annual award the magazine gives to recognize an individual for his or her service to the lighting industry.  This year’s... read more
Officials with International Market Centers announced the adjustment of the Winter 2014 Las Vegas Market dates to take place Sunday, Jan. 26 through Thursday, Jan. 30. “After careful consideration of the feedback we received... read more
Finalists for the fourth annual Showroom of the Year Awards have been announced. The awards, which honor the top lighting retailers in North America, are presented by Residential Lighting magazine and the Dallas Market... read more
Port 68 will open a new Dallas showroom in the World Trade Center (WTC) 536 for the upcoming Dallas Total Home Market, opening June 19, 2013. “We are excited to open our own showroom for the upcoming June market in Dallas,... read more
Dallas Market Center announced that the Dallas International Lighting Market held June 20-23, 2013 will offer a multitude of educational resources and exciting special events.Buyers are invited to gain insight from... read more
Dallas Market Center announced that Cherie Marcum has been named Executive Vice President of Finance at Dallas Market Center. In her position, Marcum is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial processes, audits... read more
Hera Lighting announced that Laura Martin has been hired as the new Inside Sales Representative for the West Coast. She has been part of the Hera team for a little over a month and Brad Stewart, Director of Sales says, “We... read more
Bill Rancic, successful entrepreneur, television personality, best-selling author and "The Apprentice" winner, will present “How to Succeed in Business and Life” on Sat., June 22, at 10 a.m. in the WTC Hall of Nations during... read more
Jessica Oei was hired in dual roles as Tech Lighting’s Western Regional Sales Manager — covering California, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Alaska and Western Canada — and as Tech Lighting and LBL... read more
The 2012 GE Edison Award is presented to Hervé Descottes, Jeff Taylor and Jessica Tchah of L’Observatoire International for lighting Vintry Fine Wines in New York City. A personalized Steuben crystal award for the winner of... read more
Ten award winners representing architectural lighting design projects from nine countries — the most diverse group of projects in recent memory — comprise the winners of the 30th Annual International Association of Lighting... read more
Lighting Science Group Corp. announced that in honor of Earth Day 2013, it has partnered with Rebuilding Together®, a national non-profit charity, to support the organization’s rebuilding of homes that were affected by... read more
Cooper Lighting announced the winners of the 36th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition. The winners were recognized at Lightfair Intl. 2013 held on April 22 in Philadelphia. Six professional awards and... read more
Rapper and DIY Network host Vanilla Ice has further expanded his lighting line to include eight new pieces, bringing the collection to a total of 14 exclusive chandeliers, sconces and wall mounts. Vanilla Ice is continuing... read more
Carolyn Kinder Intl. (CKI) named Rob Wilson as President and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for overall management of the global home furnishings design, licensing, and product development company, with its primary... read more
To combat the problem of potential additional energy-efficiency standards being imposed on ceiling fans in the near future, Fanimation has begun a nation-wide awareness campaign to oppose further regulating this already... read more
Elec-Tech Intl. Co. Ltd. (ETi), a publicly traded Chinese company, and ETi Solid State Lighting Inc., a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary, at the opening of Lightfair® Intl. 2013  introduced a new line of residential... read more
At Lightfair® Intl. (LFI®) 2013, the world’s top designers, specifiers, engineers, architects, consultants and other industry professionals converge to discover all that is new and all that is next. Preceding and setting the... read more

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