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Residential Lighting and the Dallas Market Center recently announced the finalists for the 2012 Showroom of the Year Awards. The winners of the third annual competition honoring North America’s top lighting retailers will be... read more
Upscale lighting manufacturer Authenticity Lighting, which was founded by the team that created Murray Feiss Lighting, will close in the coming months, the company announced recently. Leaders of the company, which made its... read more
Livex Lighting moved to a new 150,000-square-foot location in Somerset, NJ, in l
Livex Lighting recently relocated to a new facility in their home state of New Jersey. After nearly two decades in Morristown, NJ, the company’s owners decided to move to larger location about 30 miles south in Somerset, NJ... read more
K.R. (Kaj) den Daas, former Chairman of Philips Lighting North America, has joined Lighting Science Group's Board of Directors, Lighting Science Group announced recently.  "I am extremely proud and excited to join the... read more
John Saunders of Carolina Component Sales Inc. will represent Hera Lighting in S
Hera Lighting expanded its representation in the southeastern United States recently by hiring several new representatives. The company hired John Saunders of Carolina Component Sales Inc. to cover the southeastern territory... read more
Margaret Casey, new President of the Sustainable Furnishings Council
The Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) has named Margaret Casey as its new President, the organization announced recently. Casey helped found the SFC and has helped it grow over the past few years. She previously served... read more
Attendees will have the opportunity to attend workshops on a wide range of lighting-related topics during this year’s Lightfair Intl. in Las Vegas. The trade show and conference runs May 9-11 at the Las Vegas Convention... read more
Harry Kallick, founder of Kalco Lighting Inc.
Industry veteran Harry Kallick will be inducted into the American Lighting Assn.'s (ALA) Lighting Hall of Fame, the organization announced recently. The induction ceremony will take place at ALA’s Annual Conference this... read more
Attendees listen to presenter Joe Rey-Barreau at last year's ALA seminar.
Manufacturers rep Alan Colker will host a seminar on new lighting technologies with lighting expert Joe Rey-Barreau on May 21 in Virginia. This will be the 31st American Lighting Assn.-accredited seminar that Colker has... read more
Marketing consultant John Arnold is just one of the technology experts who will
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) will introduce a new technology education opportunity called the Tech-Know Spot at the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market June 21-24, the company announced recently. The Tech-Know Spot will... read more
Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA
Residential Lighting magazine will host the latest in a series of webinars on green lighting with speaker Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, on May 15. The webinar, titled “Energy Efficient Lighting Design for Kitchens and Baths,” is... read more
Douglas Orians, Patio Living Concepts' new Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Outdoor lighting manufacturer Patio Living Concepts has named Douglas Orians the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  A 25-year veteran of the outdoor living industry, Orians will take charge of all global sales... read more
Philips L Prize-winning 60W replacement bulb
The first L Prize-winning bulb made its debut on retailers' shelves nationwide in late April in honor of Earth Day. Philips Lighting North America released its LED lamp, which won the L Prize’s 60W replacement category... read more
Pedro Zapata, New Chief Operating Officer of International Market Centers
International Market Centers (IMC), which owns buildings at the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, has appointed Pedro Zapata as the new Chief Operating Officer, the company announced recently. This is just one of several... read more
American Lighting's newest salesperson Jason Echols
American Lighting has appointed 18-year industry veteran Jason Echols as their newest salesperson, the company announced recently. Echols will help develop new markets for the company’s LED products. Echols has worked for... read more
International Home Furnishings Center, High Point Market
High Point Market will seek to build on momentum from a strong market last fall and upbeat shows from earlier this year at the Spring 2012 High Point Market April 21-26. New for this month’s market – an expanded Made in... read more
Jeff Dross of Kichler Lighting will present multiple workshops on light layering
In addition to showcasing the latest kitchen and bath products, this year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) will also host a wide range of educational seminars and a job fair when it hits Chicago’s McCormick Place... read more
Paul Watson, IMC's new VP of Design
International Market Centers (IMC), which owns property at the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, has promoted Paul Watson to Vice President of Design, the company announced recently. Watson will take over for Randy Wells,... read more
Sixth annual LEDucation, hosted by The Designers Lighting Forum of New York
Last month’s sixth annual LEDucation was the most successful yet, according to The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), with a record-breaking attendance of over 2,000. That’s a 20 percent increase from last year’s... read more
Mark Furlet has joined AmericasMart Atlanta as the Senior Vice President of Leasing for Building One Home category permanent showrooms, the company announced this week. Furlet previously had dual appointments covering gift... read more

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