Celebrations and celebrity sightings at the Dallas Market
April 14, 2009 - 12:00pm

The January Dallas Market offered a delicious spread of celebrations and celebrity sightings to sate the lighting industry’s craving for conviviality.

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In honor of Fanimation’s 25th anniversary, company founder and President Tom Frampton (far right) -- celebrating here with the Fanimation staff -- pulled out all the creative stops to come up with a silver, three-tired cake, complete with a spinning-fan optical illusion. The festive party was held in the Fanimation showroom on Friday night.

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Charissa Robinett (right) of Webb City, MO’s Interiors by Charissa and Joplin, MO’s Better Living Store met with Cuban American journalist and talk show host Cristina Saralegui during an autograph-signing in the CBK showroom on Saturday.

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In honor of its new president, Rob Henry, Casablanca threw a rock ‘n roll-themed celebration on Friday night. (From left) John Bentencourt Jr. of San Diego’s FanDiego showroom, joined here by Casablanca VP of Sales James Ashley and Henry, took home the grand prize in the evening’s raffle: a signed Led Zeppelin album. John Bentencourt Sr. (not pictured) won an electric guitar in the same drawing.


(From left) WAC Lighting’s Shelley and Tony Wang present raffle winners Jim and Tina Engebreston of Yakima, WA’s Inland Lighting with a check for $2,500 during the company’s 25th anniversary party on Friday night.

Designer Laurie Smith from TLC’s “Trading Spaces”—pictured here with (from left) Brian Mayer and Giovanni Pluchino of Somerville, NJ’s Circle Lighting Inc. and Quoizel rep Bryan Ehrlich—launched a new lighting line with Quoizel during the January Market.

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