enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

First-time Home Buyer Market Faces Challenges

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), competition is stiff in housing markets across the country. Limited inventory of existing and entry-level homes combined with interest rate hikes are causing prices to rise and...

Satco welcomes Bob Nigrello Director/Education...

Satco Products, Inc., based in New York, has named Bob Nigrello Director/Education & Training. “As the industry continues to change, and product lines shift to LED components and include more functionality, training becomes increasingly...

Metro Lighting Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Metro Lighting, headquartered in St. Louis, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. “We are thankful for the continued support of our customers. Fifty years would not have been possible without them,” says Bill Frisella, President of...

GreenLight IoT opens Midwest Headquarters

GreenLight IoT, Inc., based in Edwardsville, ILL., announces the opening of its newest Midwest corporate office in St. Louis. The office expansion will foster the continued growth of GreenLight IoT’s remote system commissioning team and system...

High Point Market Partners with Fashion Snoops

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has partnered with trend forecasting agency Fashion Snoops to create an ongoing strategic alliance. This formal relationship will provide High Point Market attendees and followers with year-round access to...

Gift for Life & National Stationery Show...

For the seventh consecutive year, Gift for Life (GFL) has partnered with the National Stationery Show (NSS) to participate in AIDS Walk New York, a charity fundraiser in New York City on Sunday, May 20. The GFL/NSS team will recruit walkers to raise...

ALA & DMC Open New Seminar/Meeting Center

The American Lighting Association (ALA) is working with Dallas Market Center (DMC) to relocate the ALA Seminar/Meeting Center in the DMC from the 3rd floor of the World Trade Center to the 4th floor of the Dallas Trade Mart. The new space is not...

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Returns To...

Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair celebrates its 10th anniversary April 6-9 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. The fair is expected to welcome more than 1,300...

Jeff Foxworthy Home Collection Debuts for Spring...

Comedian Jeff Foxworthy will visit Spring High Point Market, April 14-18, to launch The Jeff Foxworthy Home Collection for Man Wah Cheers (FP 410), joining a noteworthy list of new and expanded showrooms in International Market Centers’ Main Street...

LED Undercabinet Light Reportedly Kills Bacteria

Germs are a pervasive threat in hospitals, homes, public spaces, and workplaces even after wiping and washing surfaces. Preventing deadly infections caused by the spread of these bacteria and other harmful organisms is a constant and costly battle...

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Access Lighting Welcomes New Hires

Access Lighting, based in Irvine, Calif., has added two team members; Cindy Walck as Internal Sales Manager and Chris Cogdill as Product Data Manager.  As a 20-year industry veteran, Walck brings a wealth of knowledge in lighting sales and...

Deadline Approaching for DMC 2018 Light Stars...

Dallas Market Center will close nominations for its 2018 Light Stars program on March 30. The program enables lighting retailers to bring top salespeople to the June edition of Lightovation if they have not previously attended. Light Stars honorees...

High Point Market Announces Entertainment for...

Stars Under the Stars, the popular series of events at High Point Market, is offering two nights of entertainment at Spring Market April 14-18. Con Brio, the funky, soulful, and bluesy band from San Francisco, will grace Center Stage on Saturday...

Hamilton-Wrenn Showrooms Highlight Upscale...

Easily accessible by trolley or on foot, the Hamilton-Wrenn District showrooms are popular with market-goers. For Spring Market, new product introductions will include high-end furniture, accessories and home décor, along with numerous custom...

White named President of Americas for Philips...

Philips Lighting (PL) has named Chris White as President of the Americas. Reporting to Eric Rondolat, CEO of PL, White will oversee the continued acceleration of the company’s position in the region and manage all commercial and operational...

Green Market Award to Hickory White

The City of High Point and the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) will present the Green Market Award to Hickory White for their proper handling of trash and recycling during the Spring and Fall 2017 Market. A typical Market event generates more...