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Lighting Market Opens in Dallas

Lighting Market Opens in Dallas

DALLAS–The lighting industry begins 2011 with its pilgrimage to the Dallas International Lighting Market, which opens today. Many companies are debuting new, relocated or expanded showrooms, and will host ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate. For today, these include 26th & Soho (World Trade Center #521-B) at 2 p.m. and Stylecraft (WTC, #10074) at 2:15 p.m.More »

Kichler to Host Seminars with Dross and “Extreme Makeover’s” Sanders

Kichler to Host Seminars with Dross and “Extreme Makeover’s” Sanders

DALLAS-Kichler will hold several seminars for attendees during the upcoming Dallas International Lighting Market in its showroom. Ed Sanders, the designer/carpenter from “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” will give two presentations on Friday, Jan. 21. The first, at 2 p.m., is called “Make it Personal: The Ultimate Customer Connection,” where Sanders will discuss how to gleanMore »

Kichler’s Dross Promoted to Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends

Kichler’s Dross Promoted to Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends

CLEVELAND–With 36 years of lighting experience at Kichler, Jeffrey Dross has been named to the post of corporate director of education and industry trends. He will serve as the corporate trends analyst, media spokesperson and industry liaison, as well as expand the company’s training efforts for sales representatives, customers, specifiers and other industry audiences. “JeffMore »

Pacific Coast Lighting to Open Las Vegas Showroom

Pacific Coast Lighting to Open Las Vegas Showroom

CHATSWORTH, Calif.–Pacific Coast Lighting will open a new showroom this month, debuting its new space at Las Vegas Market in Building A, #301. Brand partner Kathy Ireland will be the guest of honor at the showroom’s ribbon cutting on Monday, January 24, from 4 – 5 p.m. The showroom is twice the size of itsMore »

Calling for Clean Lines and Clutter-free Looks

Calling for Clean Lines and Clutter-free Looks

By Andrea Lillo The Dallas-to-Las Vegas route will be the flight pattern of many in the lighting industry this month, as the Dallas International Lighting Market (Jan. 20 to 24) and the Las Vegas Market (Jan. 24 to 28) overlap for the first time. And what awaits it at both shows is the theme ofMore »

Bulbrite Announces Winner of Brite Lights Sweepstakes

Bulbrite Announces Winner of Brite Lights Sweepstakes

MOONACHIE, N.J.— Southland Plumbing Supply of Metairie, La., has won Bulbrite’s Brite Lights Sweepstakes, which includes roundtrip airfare for two to New York City along with accommodations at The Kimberly Hotel New York and Broadway tickets. The contest was offered to U.S. lighting buyers and specifiers who placed an order of $2,500 or more inMore »

Karen Ritter, Meyda Tiffany Lighting Representative, Dies

Karen Ritter, Meyda Tiffany Lighting Representative, Dies

YORKVILLE, N.Y.–Veteran sales representative Karen Ritter of Lewes, Del., passed away last month. She was 49. Ritter had worked as the northeast regional sales manager for Meyda Tiffany Lighting since the mid-1980s, and managed Meyda’s fleet of mobile showrooms with her husband Bob for the past 15 years. “The entire Meyda Tiffany Lighting family wouldMore »

WAC Lighting Opens Sales Offices in China

WAC Lighting Opens Sales Offices in China

NEW YORK–As part of its continuing strategy to expand its sales and marketing efforts in Asia, WAC Lighting has opened three new sales offices throughout China, with plans to open one more within the next two months. The new Chinese offices are in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Cheng Du, to cover the north, south and westernMore »