Dallas Market Highlights: Summer 2014

Dallas Market Preview Spring 2014

The summer edition of the International Lighting Market is June 18-21, and it will have something none of the other summer markets can guarantee — new products unveiled just for this show. Look for the “Market Choice Awards” symbol on the floor maps of this issue for participating exhibitors, and don’t forget to vote for […]

Market Choice Awards: Buyers Vote For The Best New Products

2014 Market Choice Awards

For the first time ever, lighting buyers attending the June International Lighting Market – held June 18-21 at the Dallas Market Center – will make their voices and preferences heard by voting on the product introduction they like most during the inaugural Market Choice Awards co-sponsored by enLIGHTenment Magazine and the Dallas Market Center (DMC). […]

Lightfair Int’l Offers First Peek at German WOFI Line in U.S.

Lightfair Offers First Peek at German WOFI Line in US

The renowned German manufacturer WOFI Lighting has recently established a subsidiary in Boynton Beach, Fla. in order to better serve the North American market. Industry veteran Alan Levy has been appointed National Sales Manager of WOFI of the Americas and will be based in Florida. The WOFI name and brand has enjoyed a solid reputation […]

Civilight Debuts Greater American Distribution at Lightfair

Civilight Debuts Greater American Distribution at Lightfair

Jeff Lagaly, CEO of Civilight North America, sits down with enLIGHTenment Magazine to discuss the company’s enhanced presence in the market. For the past 12 years, Shenzhen, China-based Civilight has made great strides as an innovator in commercial LED lighting and packaging. While the Civilight brand is well-known and respected at all of the major […]

Kenall Manufacturing Breaks Ground on New Facility

Kenall Breaks Ground

Gurnee, Ill.-based Kenall Manufacturing held a formal groundbreaking ceremony for its new state-of-the-art facility in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Designed by Partners in Design Architects and under construction with Alston Construction, the 354,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility will include state-of-the-art machinery and equipment for fabrication, finishing, and assembly, plus a certified UL testing facility, an interactive showroom, and a […]

IALD Welcomes New Professional Members

IALD Welcomes New Members

The Chicago-based International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has welcomed several new Professional-level members to its organization. IALD Professional membership is available to architectural lighting designers who have at least five years of experience in the field in the role of senior designer or above in an independent consulting practice. IALD members worldwide must meet […]

Lighting Veterans David Shiller & Gary Flamm Launch Educational Program

David Shiller and Gary Flamm Launch Educational Program

David Shiller – inventor of the GU24 self-ballasted lamp, recipient of the American Lighting Association’s (ALA) Pillar of the Industry Award in 2013, and founder of Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Lighting Solution Development – has teamed up with Gary Flamm, a former California regulator with the CA Energy Commission who helped write many of California’s most influential […]

Retail Strategy: High Style on a Budget

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Seasonal accessories are a quick & easy way to update a room. Create a “Fresh Finds” section in your store to inspire consumers & encourage impulse purchases for the holidays. Keep customers excited about home fashion trends – and your role in it as a cutting-edge retailer – by rewarding them with stylish vignettes in […]