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LEDucation 2016
LEDucation celebrated its 10th anniversary on March 29 with a record-breaking attendance of more than 4,200 attendees from across the globe, with more than 2,700 attendees coming within the first two hours on opening day.... read more
Capitol Lighting Ft. Lauderdale Showroom
Capitol Lighting has opened its ninth retail showroom — a 4,600 square-foot indoor and outdoor choice space in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on April 4. “For years our customers and design members who live, work and winter in greater... read more
Lucía Lighting & Design is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Based in Lynn, MA, the residential lighting showroom was started by Lucy Dearborn and David Solimine Jr. “We saw the need for a New England-based customer-... read more
Ferguson has named Mike Brooks at its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Brooks has led the company’s eBusiness efforts since 2007 as Vice President of eBusiness for the North American Region. “Mike has been instrumental in... read more
On March 23, North Carolina’s Governor Pat McCrory signed into effect House Bill 2, Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which has many who regularly attend and exhibit at the High Point Market unhappy. The North... read more
2016 marks Westinghouse Lighting’s 70th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the company is releasing new Lighting and Lamp catalogs, which include more than 400 new items introduced over the past 18 months. These... read more
ConTech Lighting will now be represented by LiteSource throughout North and South Carolina. “LiteSource’s goal is to help their customers find a balance of quality, efficiency, beauty and cost for each unique lighting... read more
IKEA, recall Gothem table and floor lamp
IKEA has recalled its Gothem floor and table lamps. Cables damaged during manufacturing can come in contact with the metal body of the lamp, posing a shock hazard to consumers. Consumers should immediately stop using the... read more
Surya, Satya Tiwari, Surya Tiwari, 40 year celebration
Surya is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The company will hold a series of events, contests and promotions throughout the year, with festivities kicking off at High Point Market on Sunday, April 17 at 6 p.m. in Surya’s... read more
Juno Lighting Group has released its 2016 class schedule. The Juno Lighting Group IdeaLab training center features six room vignettes that simulate real world lighting application. The training facility also includes... read more
Kaitlin LeSarge Crawford, Targetti USA
Targetti USA appointed Kaitlin LeSarge Crawford, IESNA | LC, as Customer Service and Marketing Manager. “Since our official North American operations launch in September, our business has been booming. To support this... read more
TABPI, The Big 95 List
Residential Lighting magazine was named on “The Big 95” list of most-acclaimed b2b publications worldwide just released by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI). The inaugural list includes top... read more
Access Lighting is moving to a state-of-the-art facility in Irvine, CA. The building, opening on March 21, will have an expanded warehouse, new offices and a soon-to-be functional showroom for distributor events. “We are... read more
NOVA of California (formerly NOVA Lighting) is rebranding and returning to its California Modernist roots. The company announced the launch of a new showroom at High Point Market, a new factory in North America, a new... read more
Steelyard, High Point Market
Are you in search of a program that could make planning your High Point Market trips that much easier? Steelyard, formerly the Trade Only Design Library (TODL), may be your solution. Through its newly released Web and mobile... read more
ALA staff, NRCan in Ottawa
American Lighting Assocation (ALA) members and staff met with senior officials from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) on Dec. 10, 2015, in Ottawa, ON. The meeting was long-awaited by ALA, who wanted to open the dialogue on a... read more
Nora Lighting, Haghnazar Farahnik
Nora Lighting co-founder Haghnazar Farahnik celebrated his 104th birthday in January at his home in Los Angeles. Farahnik, who was born in Iran, came to the United States in the 1980s. He joined Nora Lighting CEO/President... read more
Light + Design, a lighting showroom concept that will serve the interior design community, is the latest venture to debut at Dallas Market Center. The 25,000-square-foot showroom, which will open in June 2016, is an open-... read more
Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood is partnering with IMAX Worldwide Home on four accessory collections. “We are very excited about our new relationship with Trisha Yearwood,” said Rex Yoakley, Vice President of Sales for IMAX. “The... read more
Brian Patrick Flynn, Crystorama, Lightovation
Crystorama Lighting signed a licensing agreement with designer Brian Patrick Flynn to create a new collection of lighting fixtures for introduction in early 2017. This partnership represents Flynn’s first home furnishings... read more

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