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Controls, Events

Updates On NYControlled & The DLC Controls Summit

    Two lighting control trade shows + conferences have emerged in the past couple years: 1. NYControlled produced by IESNYC & DLFNY, and 2. the DLC Controls Summit. Here is an update on each. Both are occurring in October, this year.  NYControlled  The 2024 show has been announced for October 29th, 2024, 11am – 7pm [...]

Events, Legislation + Regulation

Online Presentation & Discussion On Product Packaging Laws

  ALA’s next member forum will be hosted Wednesday, May 15, at 12 p.m., CDT. This forum, designed for manufacturer members, will cover the extended producer responsibility laws related to plastic and packaging, which are becoming commonplace. Rachel Michelin, president, of the California Retailers Association, will lead the forum with a brief presentation, followed by an [...]

Events, Lighting Industry

Two EV Charger Trade Shows…Where Are Lighting Manufacturers?

Much has been written about the numerous lighting manufacturers that have expanded into EV chargers. A few examples include: Espen Technology, Light Efficient Design, Leviton, and LEDVANCE. So what are the tradeshows for the EV charger industry? One is EV & Charging Expo 2024, held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, today and tomorrow. This show is [...]


ArchLIGHT Summit Opens Attendee Registration

The 4th annual ArchLIGHT Summit has opened attendee registration. The conference and trade show event will be held September 17-18, 2024, at the Dallas Market Center. It is a specifier-centric event for lighting designers, architects, engineers, and interior designers. You can register and view the full schedule of events, here. Attendees will have access to [...]


5 Upcoming IES Events

  IES & DOE Research Symposium May 15-16, 2024 Held in Portland, OR, topics will include: research trends for next-generation lighting tools, new recommendations & methods to evaluate health impacts, innovative approaches to environmental stewardship & support of sustainable lighting practices, novel tools for post-occupancy evaluations, and design for resiliency. Register here. Lighting Education Tour [...]

Awards, Events

IES Seeks Papers, Posters, Speakers, & Product Submissions

  The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) has made recent announcements related to both the IES24 Lighting Conference, as well as the 2024 IES Industry Progress Report. IES24 Lighting Conference The IES is now accepting papers, posters, and speaker presentation abstracts for IES24 Lighting Conference, held August 15-17, in New York City. Subject-matter experts can present [...]

Education + Resources, Events

Turn Your High Schooler Into A Lighting Person!

  Sure, you’re a hardcore lighting person, but what about the teenagers in your life? Camp CANDLE is an architectural lighting design summer camp for high school students. It’s located at Penn State University, with one of the top lighting / architectural engineering programs in North America. The goal of Camp CANDLE is to increase awareness [...]

Events, Lighting Industry

High Point Market Is Now A Major Decorative Lighting Show

  High Point Market is certainly one of the oldest and most established in the furniture industry. The tradeshow dates back to when North Carolina was THE center of the furniture manufacturing industry. Of course, that all changed with globalization and the rise of Asian furniture manufacturing. It’s admittedly been many years (pre-pandemic) since I [...]

Events, Lighting Industry

Nearshoring America International Expo For Home Furnishing, Gift, & Fashion Accessories

    The Dallas Market Center is launching a new international expo and support initiative to promote nearshoring production services for the gift, home furnishings, and fashion accessories industries. December 9-11, 2024, the expo will take place at Dallas Market Center, to connect brands, vetted factories, and supply chain providers from Mexico & Latin America. [...]

Events, Products + Technology

Coastal Source “Launches” Impressive Products At Kennedy Space Center

  Coastal Source may be an unfamiliar brand to many people in the general lighting industry. LightNOW is pleased to be among the first lighting publications to get an inside look at their new products and to share the company’s story with our readers. Coastal Source is a unique outdoor lighting & audio speaker system [...]

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