About ALA

The American Lighting Association is a trade association representing the decorative lighting, ceiling fan and controls industries.
We serve the largest network of residential lighting manufacturers, retail showrooms, manufacturers’ representatives, designers, and industry affiliates located throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico. Our mission is to advance quality lighting.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the American Lighting Association, learn more here.


Board of Governors

The ALA is Board of Governors is made up of 12 members, four manufacturers, four sales representatives and four showrooms. The objectives of the Board are to provide direction to the association; establish policy, approve programs and the annual budget; conduct strategic planning retreats to ensure the association's priorities and objectives remain clear; and to ensure the organization is progressing in meeting and addressing industry and member needs. See the current members of the Board of Governors here.


Professional Staff

The ALA professional staff is in place to serve the association and the industry. The ALA office are headquartered in Dallas, Texas, at the Dallas Market Center. The full-time and part-time staff mebers are tasked with ensuring the association is meeting it's goals and best representing the industry. For staff names and contact information, click here


Refund Policy

The refund policy for the American Lighting Association can be viewed online here.