NAILD Innovation 2019 Conference Educates Lighting Industry for Tomorrow

NAILD Innovation 2019 Conference Educates Lighting Industry for Tomorrow



The Biggest Little Light Show Shines April 15-18 in Reno

PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ – Achieving business success through innovation will be the keynote focus at NAILD Innovation 2019, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) announced today.

Keynote speaker Steve Epner will use his more than 40 years of business consulting expertise to focus on innovation to maintain a strong industry in view of the many challenges ahead. He will look at industries that innovated to survive massive changes and repercussions to those that did not adapt.

“The Biggest Little Light Show,” NAILD Innovation 2019, will be held April 15-18, 2019 at the Golden Nugget Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada. There will be two-and-a-half days of in-depth educational sessions for lighting professionals, plus networking and awards. Learn more and register by clicking here or calling 609-297-2216.

“NAILD’s conference is the resource for innovative lighting distributors to gain knowledge to stay ahead of the trends to power their own profitability through education,” said Cory Schneider, NAILD president. “Our conference learning sessions are hyper-focused on what distributors need to succeed today while planning for tomorrow. NAILD Innovation 2019 offers the resources to position your business for future success with opportunities that are not available anywhere else. The Product Sprint is a first-hand look at the most innovative lighting products on the market, while exclusive networking will develop and strengthen business opportunities.”

Epner’s consulting work has focused on how leaders can energize their organizations and find fresh solutions to old problems. A respected author and speaker, he teaches corporate entrepreneurship and innovation in the Graduate School of Business at Saint Louis University.

Randy Reid, editor and founder of the Edison Report, will present on the state of the lighting industry, offering insights from more than 30 years in the lighting industry. The Edison Report is a go-to publication for industry insiders.

The Product Sprint will offer exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their most innovative products and distributor attendees will vote to determine winners in six categories: Best Luminaire, Best Lamp, Best Control, Best Ballast/Driver, Best Accessory/Service and Best Overall.

Organized Casual Conferences will offer distributors and vendors a chance to network in a structured, one-on-one format.

NAILD members are lighting distributors and manufacturers of lighting equipment, products and supplies used by MRO, contractor and facility end-user customers.

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