enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Author - Lillian Anderson

Lighting Industry Unites for Cancer Benefit

The recent Lightovation show in Dallas  brought together members of the industry not only to view new products, but to unite on video for a worthwhile cause that hits close to home. This month marks the much-anticipated annual Goombay Bash...

Focus Industries Welcomes Howard Ma as Product...

Focus Industries Welcomes Howard Ma as Product Manager Lake Forest, Calif.-based Focus Industries Inc. has hired Howard Ma as its new Product Manager. He will be responsible for all product line development with the support of Focus Industries...

Lighting Sales of Memphis Adds to Team

Lighting Sales of Memphis has named Amanda C. Brewer (Mandy) as Customer Service Rep and Office Administrator.  Brewer previously served in the same position for a2z blinds of Beebe, Arkansas.  She will be the first person to fill this...

outdoor-lighting trands

Top 2017 Trends In Outdoor Living

Experts point to an emphasis on natural materials and eco-friendly practices influencing today’s backyards and gardens. The amenities found in the typical backyard have changed over the past 15 years from a focus on children’s recreational equipment...

5 housing trends affecting the housing market in 2017

Realtor.com: What’s Selling Where

Realtor.com® predicts the 5 housing trends affecting the housing market in 2017 Millennials and Baby Boomers to dominate: These two giant demographics are expected to fuel demand for at least the next decade in the housing market. Realtor.com® has...

Facebook Vs Your Website

Rethinking Your Social Media Strategy

In a white paper he wrote for Forrester Research, Nate Elliott explains why the “old” rules for how to use social media are no longer working — and what to do about it. ot that long ago, companies were told that all they needed to do to forge a...

Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Adds New Lighting Showrooms

The upcoming International Lighting Market, held in conjunction with the Dallas Hospitality & Contract Design Show at the Dallas Market Center January 14-18, will mark the debut of many new and expanded showrooms for the thousands of domestic...

The American Made Show: New Date & New...

The American Made Show (formerly known as the Buyers Market of American Craft) will take place January 16-19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.  The show offers thousands of product lines in 100+ product divisions...

In Memoriam: George Feldstein of Crestron

The world-wide staff of home automation and controls company Crestron, headquartered in Rockleigh, N.J., mourns the passing of its Chairman and Founder, George Feldstein, after a brave year-long battle with brain cancer. He passed away peacefully at...

MaxLite Opens New Facility in Anaheim, Calif.

MaxLite, a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expanded its U.S. operations with the unveiling of a new LEED-certified facility in California on October 20. The 48,864-sq.-ft. building increases MaxLite’s product assembly and testing...

26th Annual ARTS Awards Judges Announced

Accessory Resource Team and Dallas Market Center, co-founder and producer of the ARTS Awards, have named the 26th annual ARTS Awards judges. This distinguished judging panel will select winners in 24 categories. The awards will be presented during a...

ART Members to Get Special Deals at High Point...

Charlotte, N.C.-based ART (the creative home furnishings network) has released the final list of the vendors participating in the ART Card Program during the October High Point Market. Retailers are eligible for these exclusive High Point Market...

Visual Comfort & Co. Partners With Niermann...

Houston-based Visual Comfort & Co. has inked a licensing partnership with renowned Millersville, Md.-based designer and manufacturer Niermann Weeks. The new lighting collection will debut at Visual Comfort’s High Point Market showroom in...

ART Schedules Fun Night In High Point

Accessories Resource Team, the creative home furnishings network and trade association, has announced the return of a popular High Point Market networking event: Bowling Night! The ART Fun Night is scheduled for Monday, October 20 at 7pm at the High...

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...

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...