—The industry converges in Dallas June 20-23 for knowledge, networking and new products—
DALLAS– The summer edition of Lightovation – Dallas International Lighting Show will present an unmatched opportunity to discover new products, knowledge and inspiration inside the largest residential lighting marketplace in North America.
The centerpiece event at the global show welcoming buyers from around the world is the opening of The SMART Center, powered by Dallas Market Center and the American Lighting Association.
The SMART Center is a new, 6,000-square-foot education and activity center opening on Wednesday, June 20 in Trade Mart 4826. The Center includes a seminar suite, lounge space, and reception area that will be open to all registered attendees, exhibitors and guests throughout the show. The SMART Center replaces, expands, and upgrades ALA’s previous seminar location in the World Trade Center and will serve as a central hub for show and association information, networking, education and inspiration for all segments of lighting, uniting the mission of Dallas Market Center and the American Lighting Association to connect business leaders with the latest industry intelligence and one another in order to create better business.
As the entire lighting industry gathers for Lightovation, all are welcome to attend the Grand Opening celebration for The SMART Center at 9am on Wednesday, June 20, with a ribbon-cutting and toast, which will be followed by eight Certified Lighting Consultant (CLC®) accredited educational opportunities in the space during the course of market, including two top-notch keynotes. All sessions are complimentary, but pre-registration is recommended. All four sessions on Thursday, June 21, are National Kitchen and Bath Association-accredited and presented in partnership with NKBA.
In addition to dynamic and fun events there will also be debuts of hundreds of new products focused on ever-changing lighting advances and trends. Notable for June is the new location for Justice Design Group (TM 3920), exclusive landscape lighting technology launch from Kichler, the debut of the mini version of the popular Sirius fixture from Kuzco, and celebration of the 80th anniversary for AFX and the 70th anniversary for Robert Abbey. Individual showroom hospitality will include an opening night party at Legrand on Wednesday, June 20, 5:00pm in TM 4727. Watch the Lightovation Facebook page for additional exhibitor highlights as they are announced.
Lightovation at Dallas Market Center offers lighting decision makers the unmatched opportunity to discover more new products and best-selling ceiling fans and lighting in all interior and exterior categories, along with home décor, gifts, holiday and floral, housewares and gourmet, and artisan products.
For more information and schedule of events, visit: http://dallasmarketcenter.com/markets/markets.aspx?m=1033.