enLIGHTenment magazine is a proud member of the American Lighting Association In late December, the U.S. House passed a last-minute rider that was attached to the omnibus government spending bill, which impacts the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), set to begin Jan. 1. “Many of you have asked if this makes EISA […]
The American Lighting Association (ALA) has just announced its joint participation with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) in sponsoring the 2012 IES Research Symposium. The two-day event, named Light + Seniors: A Vision for the Future, will be held in Washington, D.C. on March 6 and 7. Among the topics that will be covered by […]
From left to right: moderator Fred Naimer of Union Lighting, Zia Eftekhar of Philips, and Rick Leaman of Osram Sylvania During the annual American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference in Palm Beach, Fla., September 11-13, Zia Eftekhar, CEO of Philips Professional Luminaires, and Rick Leaman, CEO of OSRAM SYLVANIA, sat down to publicly discuss where the […]
The recent American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference, held last week in Palm Beach, Fla. at The Breakers resort, was the opportunity for the ALA to give public appreciation to outstanding ALA members in each sector (manufacturer, representative, and showroom) for their unique and meaningful service to advance the lighting industry and the ALA’s programs and […]
“This is obviously a special moment that will remain with me for the rest of my life,” said Zia Eftekhar, CEO of Philips Professional Luminaires North America, a division of global giant Royal Philips Electronics. A 40-year veteran of the lighting industry, Eftekhar has headed such illustrious companies as The Genlyte Group and Lightolier. “I […]
ALA Conference 2011 in Palm Beach draws strong attendance
Author and popular American Lighting Association seminar speaker, John Arnold, urges retailers not to ignore the Internet. In the free Webinar “Web Marketing Strategy” hosted by John Arnold and sponsored by the American Lighting Association (ALA), the Web and social media strategist advises even those retailers who do not intend to sell online to establish […]
Join your fellow lighting industry members in brainstorming solutions to combat the business problems of today and tomorrow together. With the theme “Ride the Wave to Success,” the 2011 ALA Conference promises to deliver innovative tools, proven techniques, and incomparable networking opportunities to its membership.