American Lighting Association

2020 ALA Conference Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) Board of Governors and ALA staff has made the decision to cancel the 2020 ALA Conference due to the health concerns associated with COVID-19. The event was scheduled…
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Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor

American Lighting Association Free Retail Webinar Available On Demand

As part of the American Lighting Association's (ALA) continuing series of free webinars during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bob Phibbs, The Retail Doctor and prior ALA Conference keynote speaker, presented…
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Layering light sources adds visual interest to a room, but it also helps reduce eye strain and set the mood of a space, helping inhabitants relax and unwind.

How Lighting Technology Advances Affect Consumer Health and Wellness

Lighting, often called the jewelry of the home, can transform the aesthetics of a space, but it also has a major impact on health and wellness. Research has shown color temperature can affect sleep…

Presenters Announced for 31st Annual ARTS Awards

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, announce the guest presenters for the 31st annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 10, 2020. The ARTS Awards, hosted…

More Than 40 Lighting Exhibitors Make Long-Term Investment in Dallas Market Center

Underscoring the strength of the lighting business at Dallas Market Center, more than 40 lighting manufacturers have recently deepened their commitment via long-term renewals, expansions, or new…

Dallas Market Center Announces June 2019 Lightovation Programming

For four days this summer, Dallas will be the global center of inspiration and insights for the lighting business during Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, held June 19 to 22. Inside…
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The Next Lighting Revolution

In many states across the U.S., homeowners can save nearly $160 annually by simply replacing a dozen standard 100-watt light bulbs with LED versions that also last 30 times longer and eat up 80…
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Tariff Increases Are On Hold: What you Need to Know

The 25-percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports, scheduled to go into effect this Saturday, was delayed on Sunday. President Trump announced via Twitter that talks between the U.S. and China…

30th Annual ARTS Awards Presenters Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the presenters for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The ARTS Awards, hosted…
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What to Know About The U.S.-China Trade War Truce

Last weekend, the U.S. and China came to a truce in the ongoing trade war, alleviating (for now) one of the biggest economic concerns for both retailers and designers coming in 2019: the 25 percent…