enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

DMC Brings Taste of LIGHTOVATION to Dallas Design...

On Wednesday, April 15, the Dallas Market Center (DMC) will be providing attendees of Dallas Design Week with a unique opportunity to preview what LIGHTOVATION is all about through a special luncheon and guided tour of select, premium lighting...

LEDucation 2019 Sets Record Attendance, Expands...

The recent LEDucation 2019 Trade Show and Conference, which celebrated its 13th year in New York City at the New York Midtown Hilton in March, drew 6,000+ attendees from all over the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. The event showcased 295 lighting...

Hinkley Lighting Announces Rep Award Winners

Avon Lake, Ohio-based Hinkley Lighting recognized eight lighting agencies at its national sales meeting held prior to Lightovation in Dallas. Winners were awarded based on sales performance, innovative idea contributions, and overall customer...

Industry Veteran Rick Janecek Joins Uttermost’s...

If you’ve bought or sold decorative pieces in the high-end of the lighting and home furnishings category, you have probably already appreciated the work of Rick Janecek. After lengthy creative directorships at Neiman Marcus, Global Views, and...

Hamilton Wrenn Properties Features CEU-Accredited...

New lines, high-end product introductions, and CEU-accredited seminars will be on tap in the Hamilton Wrenn Properties – at 200, 320, and 330 North Hamilton buildings – for Spring 2019 High Point Market. Located in the center of the Hamilton Wrenn...

C&D Building to Offer New & Expanded...

Home to some of High Point Market’s most notable brands – such as Visual Comfort Group, Sarreid, and Arteriors – the C&D building features more than three dozen showrooms and hundreds of home furnishings and accessories lines across nine floors...

Hong Kong Int’l Lighting Fair Focuses on Smart...

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition), to be held April 6 to 9 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, is expected to attract more than 1,400 exhibitors from nine countries and regions, offering global buyers an...

IDEAL Industries to Acquire Cree Lighting

Durham, N.C.-based and publicly owned Cree, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Lighting Products business unit (“Cree Lighting”) – which includes the LED lighting fixtures, lamps/bulbs, and corporate lighting solutions business for...

DMC Is Ready for Entries in the 2019 Market...

Entries are now open for the 2019 Market Choice Awards, presented by Dallas Market Center and enLIGHTenment Magazine. All Lightovation exhibitors are invited to submit new product introductions debuting during the summer edition of Lightovation...

LEDucation Expands Space for 2020

LEDucation 2019 hasn’t officially started yet, but there’s big news for next year. According to the event’s organizers, “overwhelming demand” has led to an additional 16,398 square feet of exhibition space dedicated to a “Controls and Components”...

DMC Elects Lighting Board of Governors

The Dallas Market Center (DMC) and Lightovation—Dallas International Lighting Show have announced the election results and appointments for the Lighting Board of Governors. The Board serves as a governing body to consult and advise DMC, represent...

2019 National Hardware Show® to Offer New...

The annual edition of the National Hardware Show® (NHS) will include several new additions to this year’s edition (May 7 to 9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center) including new sections and categories, additional interactive experiences, and enhanced...

Arkansas Lighting Acquires Prima Lighting

Family-owned Arkansas Lighting – a renowned hospitality-oriented portable lamp manufacturer, which also produces custom ceiling- and wall-mounted fixtures and pendants in Van Buren, Ark. – has broadened its category and customer reach with the...

Lutron Acquires Limelight Wireless Outdoor...

Coopersburg, Pa.-based Lutron Electronics has acquired the Limelight wireless outdoor lighting control system created by Michigan-based, strategic innovation firm Twisthink and its partner company, TwistHDM. Limelight is a wireless lighting control...

Editor’s Note March 2019

CHANGING CHANNELS ix years ago, when I was at the Taiwan Lighting Fair, I met an exhibitor who proudly told me he was “the number one light bulb provider in the U.S.” Since I was unfamiliar with the company name, I asked where his products were...

Smart Home Lighting IT Solutions

Eye On IoT

Not every showroom will be the ideal fit for offering smart home products, but as the fastest-growing category in lighting, it deserves careful consideration.  By David Shiller   he projections for global home automation sales in 2022...