More than 64,000 buyers from 141 countries and regions attended the HKTDC Hong Kong Intl. Lighting Fair, Eco Expo Asia, HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Decoration Materials & Hardware Fair and Sports Source... read more
San Diego
Lightfair® Intl. (LFI®) has announced that its 2016 show will take place in San Diego. The Pre-Conference program will run April 24 and 25, 2016, and the Trade Show and Conference will run April 26 to 28, 2016, at the San... read more
Vanilla Ice Lighting
Rapper and DIY Network host Vanilla Ice is working with Capitol Lighting to create his own line of chandeliers and sconces. The inaugural six-piece line includes a 24-inch chandelier, a 28-inch-wide fixture and two sconces,... read more
Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy, which ripped through the mid-Atlantic and northeastern states in late October, is the largest Atlantic hurricane on record. In the United States, it claimed more than 100 lives and caused $30-$50 billion in... read more
International Market Center's inaugural Gift & Home CEO Summit, taking place Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2013, during Las Vegas Market, has added two new speakers. On Thursday, Jan. 31, Claire Shipman, co-author of The New York... read more
The Insignia LED bulb, powered by Cree, is now available exclusively at 1,000 Best Buy stores nationwide. The new bulb is designed with improved features to make adoption of LED lighting easier for consumers and was... read more
Table lamp, chandelier
At the October High Point Market, two lighting companies received Pinnacle Awards from the American Society of Furniture Desginers (ASFD); Hubbardton Forge won the Green Leaf category for sustainable design and Golden... read more
Philips hue
On Oct. 30, Philips introduced hue, a Web-enabled LED home lighting system available exclusively to consumers through the Apple store. With the starter kit, which includes three LED bulbs that fit into any standard light... read more
Kristean Alcocer
NICOR Lighting has hired Kristean Alcocer as the Eastern Regional Sales Manager. Alcocer is a former member of the Navy's submarine force and University of New Mexico alumni. He comes to NICOR with extensive... read more
International Market Centers Facebook
International Market Centers (IMC) has rolled-out a new marketing strategy that incorporates a new website and social media accounts for the portfolio of IMC High Point’s properties. The new campaign —“The Center of Market.... read more
Louie Morales
Louie Morales has joined Progress Lighting as commercial product manager.  He is responsible for all aspects of Progress Lighting’s commercial products, including recessed, track and linear fluorescent categories.... read more
In connection with the summer 2013 reorganization of the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF) into four broad market collections, GLM has announced a series of personnel changes, effective immediately, for the NYIGF team... read more
Francisco Garza
MaxLite has announced the appointment of Francisco Garza to Product Marketing Manager. Garza will report to Pat Treadway, Director of Product Marketing for MaxLite. “With more than 20 years of lighting industry experience,... read more
Generation Brands, the parent company to Feiss, LBL Lighting, Monte Carlo Fan Co., Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, has named several staff promotions within—and additions to—its organization. Matt Vollmer has been... read more
Xicato announced that James Norrish joined the company as Regional Manager for Australia and New Zealand. He will lead the company’s growth in a region that boasts an inspiring community of lighting designers and... read more
On Oct. 4, Capitol Lighting celebrated 88 years in business with a Roaring ‘20s party at its showroom in East Hanover, NJ. The night kicked off with a CEU presentation on LED Lighting and then the party started, complete... read more
Nathan Shannon
Hera Lighting announced that it has hired Nathan Shannon as a new Business Development Executive Manager. Shannon brings more than seven years of experience in sales, marketing and branding for both retailers and... read more
John Strainic
GE Lighting announced that John Strainic will head the business’s North America Consumer Lighting operation. In this newly created role, Strainic will be responsible for driving growth for GE Lighting’s North America... read more
NICOR announced that Cahaba Sales Group Inc. will exclusively represent the company in the state of Georgia. Principals Paul Chatta and Butch Finley formed Cahaba Sales Group in 2003 with over 50 years combined... read more
Dwell with Dignity
Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, announced Dwell with Dignity will be honored during the 24th annual ARTS Awards with the inaugural Visionary Award. The Visionary Award recognizes industry... read more

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