Celebrating its 11th year, Lighting One member showrooms, suppliers, and sales representatives were hosted for an evening reception January 17, 2012 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX. The theme for the week-long series of meetings and seminars clearly proclaims the focus this dynamic group, as many chanted “In It To Win It” throughout the presentations made by the organization’s leadership.
Lighting One continues to grow showroom membership, adding 11 new showrooms in 2011, while continuing to grow overall sales and comp store sales among the membership. Expansion in Canada this year is a key initiative for the group, utilizing its parent company CCA Global Partners to fuel a larger presence.
Recognizing the efforts of their membership, Lighting One bestowed the following awards for 2012:
ELK Lighting Group
Lighting One Sales Representative Of The Year
Bob Stolzberg – Stolzberg Associates in Lighting – Maryland Heights, MO
Lee Nemeth – ELK Lighting Group
Shocked by the recognition, Dave Pamer of Kichler Lighting receives special recognition from Lighting One leadership.
Other awards announced, but not photographed include:
Member Of The Year
Joe Kafka – Lincoln Lighting Center, Lincoln, NE
Highest Percentage Increase
Wally Zich – KBL Designs – Bloomington, IL
Humanitarian Award (Member)
Dan Wettstein – Lighting Design by Wettstein – Lacrose, WI
Humanitarian Award (Supplier)
Emerson – St. Louis, MO