Civilight North America announced a manufacturer rep network throughout the United States and Canada. The network, which consists of 30 commercial, industrial and showroom representative agencies, (with more to be added... read more
Tim Forse
Bill Brown Sales (BBS) has appointed Tim Forse to Regional Account Manager for its Southwest territory. Forse has experience in sales, marketing and customer service and brings nearly 30 years of lighting-related experience... read more
Nora Lighting Executive Vice President Jilla Farzan spearheaded a team effort to raise funds and donate building materials to Homes For Our Troops (HFOT), a privately-funded nonprofit organization, which builds... read more
Juno Lighting Group donated its Indy ChromaControl LED downlights with color tuning and turnable white technology to Pavarini Design as part of the design firm’s involvement in phase two of Project Design with the Ronald... read more
Jim Hunter
MaxLite has announced the appointment of Jim Hunter as its new senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Jim’s extensive lighting industry experience, paired with his successful sales and marketing leadership... read more
Tim Schaefer
Sales rep Tim Schaefer of T.J. Schaefer Assoc. died on Jan. 14, 2015, during the winter Dallas Intl. Lighting Market after being struck by a car in the Stemmons Corridor. He was 71. Schaefer, a long-time industry member,... read more
International Market Centers (IMC) announced that the company has purchased the Commerce & Design (C&D) building in downtown High Point. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. “Our acquisition of... read more
Donny Osmond ARTS Awards
Lighting had an exciting night at the 26th Annual ARTS Awards, which took place on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Hilton Anatole hotel during the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market. The awards were sponsored by ART – The Creative... read more
Arteriors announced the appointment of Ben Howard as National Sales Manager of Lighting. Howard will shape and implement the sales strategy for lighting showrooms and electrical distributors nationwide, while continuing to... read more
Pacific Coast Lighting announced that Lauren Vanskiver has been named Associate Brand Manager. “We are excited to have such a promising and creative individual, such as Lauren, to be joining our team," said Clark Linstone,... read more
AFX Inc. announced that Julie Archer has been hired as the new Western Regional Manager for Commercial and Residential Sales. She will manage business in the western states of the United States, focusing on growing the sales... read more
Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) has elected Lighting by Gregory Chief Lighting Designer Clifford Starr as Chapter President. This comes after he served as Vice President for two years and as a DLFNY board member... read more
Submissions for the 2015 Illumination Awards presented by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) are due Feb. 14, 2015. The IES Illumination Awards provides a unique opportunity for public recognition of professionalism... read more
CODARUS has hired Peter Shane as the Vice President of Sales, Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast and Tyler Lynch as the Atlanta Metro Interior Design Sales Manager. Shane brings 27 combined years in the fashion and home... read more
Midwest-CBK LLC has added Scott Wehrs as General Manager and Chief Administrative Officer, effective immediately. In his new role, Wehrs will oversee all aspects of day-to-day operations and manage the growth of the Midwest... read more
River of Goods will be hosting an event to launch the first Downton Abbey Lighting Collection with special guest Lesley Nicol, the actress who plays Downton Abbey’s cook Mrs. Patmore. The special event is open to all... read more
"For Your Home," a popular lifestyle show that airs on PBS, plans to feature several solutions from Eaton’s Residential, Wiring Devices and Lighting businesses in an episode expected to air during the spring of 2015. Vicki... read more
American Lighting Association Upton Symbalsky Weems
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) and the ceiling fan industry participated in two days of hearings at the Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C., Nov. 18-19. During the meetings, the parties discussed topics related... read more
The Lighting Technology and Training Center will launch during the January 2015 Dallas Market.    With more than 1,000 square feet of space in Trade Mart 4909, the Lighting Technology and Training Center... read more
Dallas Market Center announced that Donny Osmond will make an appearance during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, Jan. 14-20, 2015. Osmond will host a Q&A followed by a meet-and-greet on Thursday, Jan. 15 at noon... read more

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