enLIGHTenment – The Lighting Industry Trade Publication
Mark Okun

The Importance of Strategic Partnerships

How much you move your company forward this year may come down to how well you play with others. he quote “No man is an island entire of itself” by English metaphysical poet John Donne can also apply to your business. It has been proven that humans...

Amazon to Join Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

The Zigbee Alliance – an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT) – has announced that Amazon will join its Board of Directors. As IoT growth continues to...

IMC Breaks Ground on $90 Million Expo at World...

“Our bias is for growth,” Maricich said, joking, “I’m much better at addition than subtraction.” On the second morning of Las Vegas Winter Market – while buyers and interior designers were actively examining new...

Lighting Industry Shines Bright at 30th ARTS...

Often compared to the Academy Awards’ Oscars® ceremony, the annual ARTS Awards – sponsored by the Dallas Market Center, ART (the creative home furnishings network), plus trade magazines including enLIGHTenment magazine – is one of the most...

Dale Tiffany Marks 40th Anniversary at Dallas...

Renowned Tiffany-style lighting manufacturer Dale Tiffany kicked off the New Year at the recent Dallas Total Home + Gift Market, held at the Dallas Market Center (DMC), with a 40th Anniversary celebration. Founded in 1979 by Ye Chung in Moonachie, N...

Bulbrite Bestows Sales Awards at Lightovation

During Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, Moonachie, N.J.-based Bulbrite announced its annual Sales Representative Award winners for 2018 in categories such as Most Improved Agency, Best New Agency, Market Saturation, and Agency of...

Lamps Plus Rebrands Professional Trade Division

Los Angeles-based Lamps Plus, the nation’s largest specialty lighting retailer, has rebranded its division serving the professional trade to Lamps Plus Pros. The rebranding includes a new website – LampsPlus.com/Pros – featuring an improved user...

LEDucation 2019 Announces Roster of Presentations

New York City-based LEDucation 2019 has announced the line-up of presentations and panel discussions to be held during the conference and trade show in New York City on March 12 and 13 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Abstracts are published on the...

Lighting One Celebrates 20th Anniversary

This year, Lighting One, the largest lighting and home décor cooperative in North America, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Through the cooperative, showrooms – many now owned and operated by second and third generation family members – come...

Juliska Debuts in Light + Design on Ten at DMC

The Dallas Market Center (DMC) has announced that Juliska, a manufacturer of handcrafted lighting and tableware, will debut an open-daily space in Light + Design on Ten prior to the upcoming January Total Home & Gift Market (January 16-22). The...

Quoizel Becomes Part of NBG Home, Headquarters...

Executives at Quoizel have announced that the Goose Creek, S.C.-based family-owned decorative lighting manufacturer has been sold to New York-based private equity firm Sycamore Partners and will become part of its NBG Home group headquartered in...

Nora Lighting Celebrates 30th Anniversary at...

Dian Oatman (right) of Fusion Light & Design in Denver won an Amazon Echo Dot as a raffle prize, presented by Neda Farzan during the anniversary party. Fred Farzan, President of Commerce, Calif.-based Nora Lighting, and Executive Vice President...

Editor’s Note January 2019

Meet My Industry Crushes lmost immediately after I entered this industry, I realized that what makes Lighting so different from other categories in the build environment is the amount of mavericks and trailblazers we have among us. I have met some...

2019 Dallas Market Preview

In addition to LIGHTOVATION in the Trade Mart, there is plenty of lighting to see in the World Trade Center as well as the fast-growing Interior Home + Design Center — all part of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market this month.  

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How The 2019 Stats Apply to You

Now that you’ve got a pretty solid understanding of the business conditions and economics being forecast for 2019, how do you put your showroom in the best position for growth? Pam Danziger of Unity Marketing, a recognized expert on doing business...