enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication

Westinghouse Lighting Receives Sustainability...

Philadelphia-based Westinghouse Lighting was honored by Ace Hardware for its leadership role in support of a nationwide effort to upgrade the lighting of Ace stores while significantly reducing energy use, cost, and environmental impact.   The...

Main Street Properties Adds Exhibitors for Spring...

International Market Centers (IMC) has announced new exhibitors for Spring High Point Market at its Main Street Properties, which includes Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites, and the National Furniture Mart. “The Main Street Properties are really the...

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ALA & Mark Okun Launch Sales Training Program

he American Lighting Association (ALA) has announced a new,Webinar-based Sales Training Course in partnership with lighting veteran Mark Okun, LS, of Mark Okun Consulting, who also writes a monthly sales strategy column for enLIGHTenment...

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Visual Comfort...

Richmond, Va.-based Harris Williams & Co., a middle market investment bank, has announced the partnership of Visual Comfort & Co. with AEA Investors LP. Visual Comfort is an award-winning resource for signature lighting products. The...

In Memoriam Wesley Glover

Wesley Glover Renowned lamp designer Wesley D. Glover, age 68, passed away on February 22 after suffering a stroke. A second-generation lighting industry veteran, Wesley studied Fine Art in college and worked as a lamp designer for his father...

Hinkley Lighting Lauds Outstanding Reps

Hinkley Lighting Lauds Outstanding Reps During its National Sales Meeting at Lightovation in Dallas, Hinkley Lighting recognized 8 sales agencies for sales performance, innovative idea contributions, and overall customer service. “Investments such...

Las Vegas Market Launches C11 Permanent Showroom Floor

Las Vegas Design Center Launches ANDYZ Awards

Las Vegas Design Center Seeks Entries for ANDYZ Awards The Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC), located within the World Market Center campus, is calling for entries for the third annual ANDYZ design awards program, created in partnership with the...

Ann Reo Joins Zumtobel

Zumtobel, a leading international supplier of integral lighting solutions, has appointed Ann Reo as Chief Development Officer for the Americas. Reo gas more than 15 years of LED product development and a history of award-winning luminaire product...

Chinese Investment Group Acquires Osram’s LEDVANCE

Chinese Investment Group Acquires Osram’s LEDVANCE The sale of LEDVANCE by OSRAM to the Chinese investment consortium, consisting of the strategic investor IDG Capital, the LED packaging manufacturer MLS CO., LTD. (MLS) and Yiwu State-Owned Assets...

March Showroom Standouts

Two-tone finishes were prominent all over the winter markets, especially when pairing hints of brass and gold tones with dark browns and black.    

Editors Note: March 2017

‘m not sure where the fascination with nostalgia in home décor started, but I think it might have been when the phase-outs of the incandescent bulbs were being announced all over the globe. Suddenly, everyone wanted what they thought they...

2017 Winter Markets Break Records

The year 2017 is off to a great start if the buyer attendance and new exhibitor roster at the Atlanta, Dallas, and Las Vegas Markets are any indication. espite a tumultuous political climate – often a harbinger of a retail slowdown – the mood among...

Home Grown: Plant Food + Wine

Awarded 4 stars from the Miami Herald, Plant Food + Wine features cutting edge, plant-based cuisine and needed lighting to complement that sustainable vibe. estled amid the Wynwood Arts District, The Sacred Space Miami™ – described as “a space for...

Are Catalogs Becoming Extinct?

The importance and application of the paper product catalog has been slowly marching towards a total revamping. By Mark Okun efore the digital revolution in catalogs, we would share product and technical information with customers. Recently there...

What’s Haute In Kitchen & Baths

Since kitchens and baths remain the top home improvement projects among homeowners, the trends at the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show (K/BIS) are highly relevant to lighting showrooms whose customers are renovating those key rooms. lean white décor is...