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Lizzette Winters, AFX Inc.
AFX Inc. has hired Lizzette Winters as its new Eastern Regional Manager for Commercial and Residential Sales. "Lizzette brings more than 20 years of experience in the lighting industry," said Colleen DeStefano, AFX's... read more
Donna Moss, Ben Mai Elegant Lighting, Linda Cheng, Lightovation
Interior designer and entrepreneur Donna Moss has signed a five-year exclusive license with Elegant Lighting. Under the agreement, Moss will license a 40-piece collection named "Generations," in which individual looks will... read more
Capitol Lighting CEU Series
Capitol Lighting has developed and launched a free online professional CEU series focused on boosting design industry business opportunities through social media.  Accredited by the Interior Design Continuing Education... read more
The 2015 GE Edison Award competition, sponsored by GE Lighting, is open to lighting professionals who employ significant use of GE Lighting products, and new for 2016, they must be LED. This includes: LED systems, LED... read more
Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, concurrent with Lightovation, announced its guest speakers for the winter market, Jan. 20 through 26. Speakers include: Rebecca and Sharrah Robeson, Jeffrey Alan Marks, Kelli Ellis,... read more
Eaton is now accepting entries for the 39th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition. “There are many talented lighting specifiers and students that should be recognized for their creative and outstanding... read more
The 2016 Next Generation Luminaires Indoor Competition (NGL) has launched. Online intents to submit are due on Monday, Nov. 30, with the judging event taking place Feb. 10-12, 2016. New for 2016: the indoor competition... read more
Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Autumn Edition
The 17th annual Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) drew more than 2,550 exhibitors from 35 countries and regions. The fair ran from Tuesday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Oct. 30, at the Hong Kong Convention... read more
Cathy Choi, Bulbrite Industries
Bulbrite Industries was honored with the 2015 New Jersey Family Business of the Year Award at the 23rd Annual Award Luncheon held on Wed., Oct. 14, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. “It is an honor to have our family... read more
Soraa will open a semiconductor fabrication plant in Syracuse, NY, in partnership with the State of New York. "Central New York's economic growth is due in large part to high-tech companies like Soraa that recognize the... read more
GE Lighting announced its first connected LEDs designed for sleep and everyday illumination, C by GE, which will be sold direct to consumers. The bulbs can be controlled without using a smart hub. “GE wants to simplify the... read more
The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) is seeking experts to present at Enlighten Americas 2016, which will be held Oct.13-15, 2016, at the Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center in Puerto... read more
Acuity Brands is acquiring Juno Lighting Group, a unit of Schneider Electric, for a cash purchase price of approximately $385 million. "We are very excited about this strategic opportunity that will allow us to... read more
Alco Lighting Sales Seminar
Alan and Mitch Colker of Alco Lighting Sales, in partnership with Craftmade, Ellington Fans, Jeremiah Lighting, Satco and Nuvo Lighting, hosted their 37th American Lighting Assn. seminar in Richmond, VA, on October... read more
The Executive Committee for the High Point Market Authority voted to uphold the Board of Director’s decision to change the official Market dates. Beginning in spring 2016, High Point Market will open on its regular day of... read more
Antonio Cuccoli, Targetti USA
Targetti USA appointed Antonio Cuccoli, Vice President of Sales — North America. “We are extremely excited about Antonio joining our new team at Targetti USA," says Marie Paris, U.S. Business Development Manager, Targetti... read more
Dallas Market Center (DMC) announced Eva Walsh has been named Executive Vice President of Marketing and Leasing. In her new position, Walsh will lead the teams and the strategies to both promote Dallas Market Center as a... read more
Surya has named home furnishings industry veteran John Haste to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Business Development. In his role, Haste will focus on growing Surya's lighting business, working closely... read more
Dallas Market Center and the ARTs nominating committee selected Robert Currey of Currey & Co. as this year’s Academy of Achievement honoree. “Robert Currey received an unprecedented number of nominations for Academy of... read more
Eaton, The Lighting reSOURCE
Eaton launched The Lighting reSOURCE, a 24/7 online hub providing lighting industry professionals with information, news and original content designed to inspire and educate. “Our fast-paced industry is constantly changing... read more

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