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According to Dallas Market Center (DMC) PR Specialist Lauren Venegas, the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market, held June 20-23, 2013, saw solid attendance with increases from the Southeast, Mid-America and West. Dallas Market... read more
The LED lamp from Philips Lighting North America that won the L Prize® in the 60W replacement category has shown no falloff in light output after 25,000 hours of continuous lumen maintenance testing, the U.S. Department of... read more
At the June Dallas Market Tech Know Spot, CEO of The Marketing Zen Group and new media and technology expert Shama Kabani presented “The Top Five Apps Every Retailer Needs,” a session she catered to the lighting industry.... read more
Sea Gull Lighting will open a new showroom in January 2014 at the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market.  “Now that the economy is coming back, and we’ve successfully launched several new collections of decorative, on-trend... read more
The winners of the fourth annual Showroom of the Year Awards were announced at a Dallas Intl. Lighting Market opening night cocktail reception on June 20. The awards were sponsored by Residential Lighting and Dallas Market... read more
Yale Appliance & Lighting hosted a fundraiser at Kings Bowling in Dedham, MA, on June 17th to benefit the Boston marathon bombing victims and their families. Participants raised $4,000 to donate to the One Fund. About 60... read more
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced its fall programming. LED Lighting Institute: Sept. 10-12, 2013 http://www.lrc.rpi.edu/education/outreachEducation/InHouseInstitute.aspLRC... read more
Jewelry designer Shannon Koszyk will design a collection of lighting for Currey & Co., to be available at October’s High Point Market. Koszyk first came onto Currey & Co.’s radar when she ordered unadorned chandelier... read more
The 25th Annual ARTS Award Ballot is now open, and will close July 31, 2013. The ARTS Awards is a peer-nominated program presented by ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network in partnernship with the Dallas Market Center... read more
International Market Centers announced that it is expanding and realigning its temporary gift and home décor exhibition space onto three floors of Building C during the Summer 2013 Las Vegas Market, running July 29-August 2... read more
Yelp is an online business directory and crowd-sourced review site that helps connect customers with local businesses. In the first quarter of 2013, the site had an average of approximately 102 million monthly unique... read more
ELK Group Intl. announced that it is launching a new line — Cornerstone by ELK. The line debuts at the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market on June 19, 2013. It consists of 14 new indoor and 10 new outdoor collections as well as... read more
Crystorama, one of the nation’s leading providers of decorative lighting, has awarded winners in its recent Showroom Stars contest, a merchandising promotion hosted on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/Crystorama. The promotion... read more
International Market Centers (IMC) announced that veteran real estate and leasing manager Nicole Hoppen has joined the Las Vegas Market team as a consultant, effective May 28. Hoppen previously was Leasing Manager of Home... read more
Flambeau Lighting, leading designers and manufacturers of upscale lighting, accessories and accent furniture in its signature New Orleans style, has signed a lease for a second showroom in addition to its 10th floor WTC... read more
Nora Lighting President Fred Farzan announced the appointment of two new commercial account firms to represent Nora’s innovative line of lighting products for commercial and architectural applications. DRE Lighting of... read more
John McKiernan, Vice Chairman of Lutron Electronics Co. Inc., will be inducted into the Lighting Hall of Fame during the ALA Conference's Annual Banquet on Tuesday evening. The 40-year lighting industry veteran joined Lutron... read more
According to market officials, the spring 2013 High Point Market saw a nearly three percent increase in attendance compared to the same event last year. There were 79,000 attendees at the event held April 20-25, up from... read more
The industry is buzzing with talk about an e-mail that hit inboxes earlier this week — a message about a newly formed movement dubbed Brick & Mortar Lighting. The campaign is being driven by long-time brick-and-mortar... read more
The 24th edition of Lightfair® Intl. (LFI®) set new all-time attendance and trade show records for its five-day run in Philadelphia April 21-25, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., President and Chief Operating Officer of... read more

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