enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication
Meet the 2014ALA Pillars of Industry

Meet the ALA 2014 Pillars of the 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...

Lighting-For-Tomorrow

Winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow 2014 Awards...

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...

Hubbardton Forge Unveils Designer Portables

Special Edition Series From Hubbardton Forge...

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...

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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...

Alico joins ELK Group

ALICO Joins ELK Group, Brings LED Focus

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...

ALA

A New Era Begins – ALA Leadership Transition

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...

its-not-led

Inventor Debuts New Energy-Saving Light Bulb —...

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...

HKTDC

Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair Continues to...

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...

Las Vegas Market adds Priscila Gilburg to Leasing Team

Priscila Gilburg Added to Leasing Team at Las...

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...

ASFD Rebranding

ASFD Rebranding Deemed A Success

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...

National Ceiling Fan Day

Ceiling Fan Manufacturers Join Forces, Raise...

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...

Nikki Chu Home For IMAX Products Featured On Lifetime

Nikki Chu Home For IMAX Products Featured On...

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...

Osram Sylvania To Relocate Headquarters

OSRAM SYLVANIA To Relocate Headquarters

Danvers, Mass.-based OSRAM SYLVANIA will be moving its headquarters from Danvers to Wilmington, Massachusetts. The new location will be within the technology corridor and is being designed as a dynamic workplace that will cultivate an energizing...

SnapRetail

Snap Retail Places In Top 25 Of...

Pittsburgh-based SaaS (software-as-a-service) marketing automation start-up SnapRetail has earned a spot in the top 25 of the Pittsburgh’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies as a result of 125.9 percent revenue growth between 2011 and 2013. The...

Civilight Ready for North American Market

After a soft introduction during this year’s Lightfair International in Las Vegas, Civilight North America has officially announced its entry into the LED lighting category with indoor LED lamps for the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. The Cary...