Dallas Market Center's new Know It All blog
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has launched its first blog, titled “Know It All,” as a resource for retail tips, trend information and expert advice. According to DMC’s Director of Public Relations Meredith Hite, the intent... read more
A working 100-year-old light bulb found in GE Lighting's time capsule.
GE Lighting uncovered a century-old time capsule containing historic documents and incandescent light bulbs at the company’s Nela Park campus outside Cleveland on March 26. The time capsule was buried on March... read more
A Buehler Decorative Hardware display at Gross Electric in Toledo, OH
A lighting showroom in Toledo, OH, has partnered with a local hardware company to add a new category to their product offering. Thanks to the addition of Buehler Decorative Hardware, Gross Electric now offers decorative... read more
First-time exhibitors at this year’s Lightfair Intl. will be specially showcased in the show’s first-ever New Exhibitor Pavilion. The new pavilion will feature exhibitors making their Lightfair debut, along with their... read more
Nora Lighting has expanded its sales representation on the East Coast by hiring a new agency to oversee showroom sales in North and South Carolina, the company announced recently. Earp and Associates is based in Raleigh, NC... read more
Taylor Bolton, MaxLite's New Senior Sales Director of Consumer Sales
LED lighting manufacturer MaxLite has hired Taylor Bolton as the new Senior Sales Director of Consumer Sales, the company announced recently. In his new position, Bolton will help MaxLite develop a sales strategy for the... read more
Hera Lighting recently expanded their Technical Service department by hiring a new Technical Support Engineer, K.J. Morris. “Due to our continuous growth, adding K.J. to our team will help us serve our customers more... read more
NYIGF Show Director Christian Falkenberg
GLM has appointed Christian Falkenberg as the new Show Director for the New York Intl. Gift Fair (NYIGF), the company announced recently. Falkenberg, a GLM vice president and 20-year veteran of the trade show industry,... read more
A group of representatives from the American Lighting Assn. (ALA) will travel to Washington, D.C., on April 18 and 19 to talk with government officials about legislation concerning the lighting industry. ALA President and... read more
GE Lighting and Appliances accepts their Energy Star Award from the EPA.
GE Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting and Good Earth Lighting were all recognized for their work in energy efficiency at the Energy Star® Awards on March 15, in Washington, D.C. at a ceremony that also celebrated Energy Star's 20th... read more
IMC's Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Scott Eckman
International Market Centers (IMC), which owns properties at both the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, has hired Scott Eckman to fill the new position of Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer. “We are very excited to... read more
More than 100 people from a variety of fields attended  “Light + Seniors – A Vision for the Future,” the Illuminating Engineering Society’s (IES) first research symposium on March 6-7, 2012, in Washington, D.C.... read more
New Halco Product Analyst Ashwin Seshadri
Halco Lighting Technologies has hired two new product analysts, Ashwin Seshadri and Jeff Emerson, the company announced recently. Both new hires will help Halco develop product by researching new trends and technologies as... read more
Dorothy Belshaw
Dorothy Belshaw, formerly of GLM, has joined International Market Centers (IMC), wihich owns properties at the High Point and Las Vegas Markets, as the president of IMC’s gift division, IMC announced this week. “I am... read more
Lutron Founder Joel Spira
Joel Spira, founder, owner and Director of Research at Lutron Electronics Inc., has been inducted into the Bicentennial Hall of Fame of Lehigh County in southeastern Pennsylvania. Spira and other inductees including former... read more
New Nicor COO Doug Welter
LED lighting manufacturer Nicor Inc. recently appointed Doug Welter as the new Chief Operating Officer. Welter has over 30 years of experience in electronics and manufacturing, as well as a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic... read more
The second category of the L Prize competition is now open, as the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) continues to challenge lighting manufacturers to develop high performance replacements for traditional light bulbs. The DOE is now... read more
Michael Siminovitch’s work with energy efficient lighting has earned him the title of the first Arthur H. Rosenfeld Chair in Energy Efficiency at the University of California, Davis. Siminovitch, a professor at the school,... read more
As Energy Star® prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary beginning with the annual Energy Star Awards on March 15 in Washington, D.C., the program’s requirements for residential lighting continue to evolve... read more
Bill Blitzer
Bill Blitzer, former president of Philips Lightolier and member of the American Lighting Association’s Lighting Hall of Fame, died Jan. 21. He was 87. After earning degrees in engineering and city planning as well as serving... read more

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