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 Releases Consumer Guidance Document on Socketed and Integrated LED Light Fixtures

The ALA Engineering Committee recently released a guidance document designed to assist residential consumers in understanding the differences between socketed and integrated LED light fixtures. 

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.

2023 Lighting Magazine Hits Newsstands, Showrooms

The latest issue of Lighting magazine is now available on newsstands and in ALA-member showrooms across North America. 

Laurie Gross to Receive 2023 ALA Women in Lighting Leadership Award
April ALA Public Policy Updates

The latest ALA news on recessed downlights, bulb-in-the-box requirements, and more.

ALA to Offer Advanced Lighting Layout Courses

In April and May, ALA will again partner with Peter Romaniello, IALD, to provide two advanced training courses on lighting layouts.

Economist from Renowned Firm to Give Keynote Address at ALA Conference

During the 2023 ALA Conference, Sept. 10-12, in Lake Tahoe, Calif., economist Kyle Stevens of ITR Economics will give a keynote presentation on how members can prepare for 2024 and beyond. 

ALA to Host Virtual Residential Lighting Training Course This May

This May, ALA will again host its popular four-day, virtual Residential Lighting Training Course with instructor Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, IES.

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.