The Accessories Resource Team will celebrate its 20th annual ART Conference in style May 17-19 at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans. ART Executive Director Sharon Davis says New Orleans is the perfect place to host this year’s... read more
Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA
Residential Lighting magazine will host its second webinar on new legislation and its effect on lighting design with speaker Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, on March 29. The webinar, titled “Energy Codes and Federal Legislation... read more
Stein World recently announced that Stephen Kosmalski has been named as the company’s new president and CEO. “We are very pleased that we have been able to add a very well-rounded and experienced CEO to lead the Stein World... read more
AmericasMart Atlanta, the parent company of Lightfair Intl. and the Atlanta Intl. Gift and Home and Area Rug markets, has appointed Douglas Broward as Senior Vice President of Branding, a new position created to help... read more
World Market Center Las Vegas
Strong traffic and sales combined to make the Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market the strongest in three years, the market’s parent company International Market Centers (IMC) announced this week. “Given the depth of the recent... read more
Meyda Lighting and Jonas Associates have appointed Barb Petersen as the new Meyda sales representative for the state of Nebraska, the two companies announced recently. Petersen has over two decades of experience in the... read more
Lighting for Tomorrow recently kicked off its tenth annual competition at the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market, including a new category for retrofit kits. Eileen Eaton from the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE), which... read more
Alden Clanahan
Alden Clanahan, Dallas Market Center’s Vice President of Trend Direction and Design and the creative genius behind the ARTS Awards, died Feb. 5. He was 52. “Alden’s untimely passing is a deep loss for our company family, for... read more
SnapRetail has introduced a new program called SnapFinds that aims to bring the success of daily deal sites to local retailers, the company announced this week. While the program is modeled after other daily offer sites,... read more
Over 250 people attended Lighting One’s annual convention last month during the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market, where the organization recognized excellence among its members, suppliers and reps. This year’s theme for the... read more
Residential Lighting and the Dallas Market Center are pleased to announce that they will once again recognize excellence among lighting showrooms in the third annual Showroom of the Year competition, which is now open for... read more
Gift for Life, a charitable organization in the gift and home décor industry that raises money to fight AIDS, recently announced that its annual Party for Life fundraiser raised a record $208,000. “A generous industry truly... read more
GLM recently announced that it will launch a new artisan product-sourcing event called Artisan Resource for importers, retailers and wholesalers at the August 2012 New York Intl. Gift Fair (NYIGF). “This is an exciting... read more
Hinkley Lighting recently announced the winners of two contests held during the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market, and also recognized several outstanding sales reps. In honor of the company’s 90th anniversary, Hinkley held a... read more
A proposed plan to demolish the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York could affect future plans for trade shows like Lightfair Intl. and the New York Intl. Gift Fair (NYIGF). According to The New York Times, New York Gov.... read more
Strong buyer attendance at last month’s Dallas Intl. Lighting Market combined with fresh new showrooms and products from exhibitors have many feeling optimistic about the year to come. “Commerce roared ahead in Dallas as a... read more
Ron Sterenson, a longtime rep who covered Minnesota for House of Troy, died Jan. 5 at the age of 64. Ron also represented Framburg, Arroyo Craftsman and Fine Art Lamps. Ron’s friends in the industry remember him as... read more
Lowe’s Companies Inc. recently acquired ATG Stores, an online home improvement retailer that includes over 500 websites including Lighting Universe.   The new partnership will allow both companies to benefit from each... read more
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has hired Eva Walsh as the new Vice President of Business Development, a newly created position within DMC’s leasing division. This isn’t Walsh’s first position at DMC. She first joined the... read more
Access Lighting recently welcomed Jason Kirstein, son of longtime Access employees Barry and Heather Kirstein, who work in sales and accounts receivable, respectively. Kirstein has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from San... read more

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