Lighting One Expands Membership & Convention Format

Lighting-One expands membership

Earth City, Mo.-based Lighting One has added 60 members and grown to 207 member locations throughout North America over the past few years. “One change that is has become apparent is that we need more quality time as a group – not only for members, but for our suppliers as well,” explains Gregg Garofalo, Senior […]

Surya Launches “Think Pink” Promotion To Benefit Nat’l Breast Cancer Foundation

Surya Launches Think Pink Promotion

For the second year, Calhoun, Ga.-based Surya has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to help increase awareness of breast cancer and the need for early detection and treatment.           From now through the end of October – as part of its Think Pink campaign – the rug and […]

Susan Andrulis & Kellee Hollenback Hammond Take New Positions At ART

ART appoints new president and VP sales and marketing

Charlotte, N.C.-based ART – the creative home furnishings network and trade association formerly known as the Accessories Resource Team – has appointed Susan Andrulis, National Sales Manager of IMAX, as its new President and Kellee Hollenback Hammond, VP/Sales & Marketing for Littman Brands & Sonneman – A Way of Light, as its new Executive Vice […]

Meet the ALA 2014 Pillars of the Industry

Meet the 2014ALA Pillars of Industry

During the official ceremony at this month’s ALA Conference, the recipients will talk about their backgrounds in the industry, but we took a fun approach to revealing what you don’t know about this year’s honorees. The Pillar of the Industry awards recognize three ALA members – one for each category served by the ALA (manufacturers’ […]

Winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow 2014 Awards Announced at ALA Conference


Lighting for Tomorrow 2014 Winners Announced! On September 16, at one of the most highly attended conferences of the American Lighting Association (ALA) – held this year in Nashville – the names of the winning companies and their respective energy-saving products were revealed during a special ceremony. The annual Lighting for Tomorrow design competition challenges […]

Special Edition Series From Hubbardton Forge Unveiled at ALA

Hubbardton Forge Unveils Designer Portables

In honor of Castleton, Vt.-based Hubbardton Forge’s 40th anniversary, the company will be showcasing its three “Designer Edition” portable lamps at the ALA Conference to celebrate the firm’s four decades of design. The new lamps are available for shipment in September. Each designer – David Kitts, David Martin, and Zach Pyle – was tasked to […]

Nashville Star – Hermitage Lighting Gallery


A weekly game of Pinochle, the advent of the hot plate, and the growing availability of other household appliances all played a role in Hermitage Lighting Gallery’s 70-year history.  There are several unique things that can only be found in Nashville – the Grand Ole Opry, the Parthenon, and Hermitage Lighting Gallery – and each […]

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 […]