Press Releases

ALA produces press releases throughout the year, which are distributed through PR Newswire to major publications. The releases focus on promoting the sale and proper application of quality lighting, ceiling fan and control products to consumers. Members of ALA are encouraged to share these releases on their websites, blogs and across social media platforms. They can also be shared with local media. 

Media Contacts


Larry Lauck
Executive Vice President
214.698.9898, ext. 227



Raelle Bell
Marketing Manager
214.698.9898, ext. 233



Amy Wommack
Communications Manager
214.698.9898, ext. 223



ALA Women in Lighting Committee to Commemorate Fifth Anniversary in Dallas at Lightovation

The American Lighting Association’s Women in Lighting (WIL) Committee will celebrate its fifth anniversary at a special reception Wednesday, June 21, at 5 p.m.

ALA Members Shine Among 2023 Lighting Showroom of the Year Finalists

Finalists for the 2023 Showroom of the Year Awards, honoring outstanding lighting retailers across North America, have been decided.

Hinkley Team Transitions with the Retirement & Hiring of Key Sales Role
ALA Membership Campaign Launched April 17

The 2023 ALA Membership campaign officially began April 17 and will run through June 30.

Laurie Gross to Receive 2023 ALA Women in Lighting Leadership Award
Hunter Lighting Utilizes Showrooms to Spotlight Brand

This January during Lightovation, Hunter Lighting debuted more than 600 SKUs, tripling the size of the line that initially launched in early 2022.

WAC Lighting Names Thomas Wang as Head of Asia Operations

Thomas Wang has been appointed as Head of Asia Operations for WAC Lighting and will lead manufacturing and marketing for domestic and international sales throughout Asia. 

Deadline Extended for ALA Women in Lighting Mentoring Program

Now in its third successful year, the popular program will match women from all facets of the industry who sign up by the April 10 deadline.  

2023 Integrated Home Competition Now Accepting Entries

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) Integrated Home Competition is now accepting entries.

ALA Marketing Campaign Drives Consumers to Showrooms

Since launching in early February, a campaign run by the ALA Advertising and PR Program has driven nearly 7,000 consumers to the ALA showroom locator.

ALA Members Earn Professional Accreditations

As of February 27, 2023, the following individuals have earned their Lighting Associate or Lighting Specialist designations.

Mike Oborny Earns ALA Certified Lighting Consultant Designation

Co-owner of Dallas-based Focus Design Company Mike Oborny is the latest ALA member to earn his Certified Lighting Consultant (CLC) designation.

ALA Hosts Industry Networking Events During Lightovation

This month during January Lightovation, ALA hosted industry networking events focused on helping members build personal and professional connections. 

ALA Members Honored During ARTS Awards

In a gala this January, Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, announced the winners of the 33rd ARTS Awards.

Hunter Lighting to Launch More Than 600 New Products at Lightovation

Hunter Fan Company announced over 600 SKUs have been added to Hunter Lighting™ since its launch in early 2022.