ALICO Joins ELK Group, Brings LED Focus

Alico joins ELK Group

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has purchased certain assets of Toronto-based Alico Lighting. The acquisition, accomplished through ELK’s sister corporation LED Lighting North America Inc., was finalized on August 28, 2014. Alico’s exclusive Zee-Led™ of LED lighting systems will be a core focus for the combined entity. Alico – renowned for its proprietary LED technology […]

A New Era Begins – ALA Leadership Transition

ALA

In his last few months as President and CEO of ALA, Dick Upton reflects on his tenure at ALA plus the  challenges the lighting industry has faced — and overcome. If it weren’t for a chance meeting with a man who was involved with the National Chamber of Commerce, Dick Upton might have become a […]

Inventor Debuts New Energy-Saving Light Bulb — And No, It’s Not LED

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As a high school student, entrepreneur John Goscha invented his first product – adjustable weight golf clubs using silicon fibers and lightweight aluminum instead of titanium – in the family garage and formed his first company, Goscha Golf. In college, he came up with the concept for IdeaPaint (a roller-applied paint that transforms any smooth surface […]

Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair Continues to Grow, Expects to Break Records in October

HKTDC

The 16th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will take place October 27-30 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Last year, the four-day event attracted 2,360 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions and produced a strong visitor turn-out, with more than 38,000 buyers from 144 countries and regions […]

Priscila Gilburg Added to Leasing Team at Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market adds Priscila Gilburg to Leasing Team

International Market Centers (IMC) has appointed Priscila Onou Gilburg, a 17-year trade show industry veteran who has held positions with GLM, MMPI, and ENK International trade show organizers, to join the Las Vegas Market leasing team to expand and enrich its temporary presentations to include more trend-forward, innovative, and directional resources. Effective Sept. 1, Onou […]

ASFD Rebranding Deemed A Success

ASFD Rebranding

High Point, N.C.-based American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) reports that its new initiative of rebranding has been a big success. “We have had many changes over the last 18 months,” states John Conrad, executive director of ASFD. “We launched our new positioning – Touching Lives By Design – a new logo, a Web site […]

Ceiling Fan Manufacturers Join Forces, Raise Awareness for National Ceiling Fan Day

National Ceiling Fan Day

Zionsville, Ind.-based Fanimation has partnered with ceiling fan manufacturers nationwide and the American Lighting Association (ALA) to launch the second annual National Ceiling Fan Day on September 18 with the theme “Swap Your Existing Fan for a Newer, More Efficient Model.” The purpose of National Ceiling Fan Day is to educate the public about the […]

Nikki Chu Home For IMAX Products Featured On Lifetime®

Nikki Chu Home For IMAX Products Featured On Lifetime

Products from IMAX Corporation’s latest designer collaboration with home and sanctuary guru Nikki Chu will be showcased on a new primetime TV series from the Lifetime® network called Girlfriend Intervention, an unscripted makeover series where each week four experts -Nikki Chu, beauty pro Tracy Balan, style and fashion maven Tiffiny Dixon, and soul coach Tanisha […]