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Holiday Home Decor 2014 Collection

Give customers many reasons to come into your showroom as they get ready for holiday entertaining. These gifts & accessories accent the “most wonderful time of the year.”       Harper & Hound: The unique retail display –...

Mirror Masters acquired by ELK Group

ELK Group Acquires Luxury Mirror Supplier Mirror...

Nesquehoning, Pa.-based ELK Group International has added Mirror Masters Company to its roster of companies which span the lighting and home furnishing categories through such brand names as ELK Lighting, Dimond, Lazy Susan, Sterling, Bailey Street...

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Lighting One Expands Membership & Convention...

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...

Surya Launches Think Pink Promotion

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...

ART appoints new president and VP sales and marketing

Susan Andrulis & Kellee Hollenback Hammond...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...