ALA Women in Lighting to Host Reception, Kick Off Charitable Initiative during January 2023 Lightovation in Dallas

The American Lighting Association (ALA) Women in Lighting (WIL) Committee will host its popular networking reception at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, during the Lightovation show in Dallas.

ALA to Release Updated Lighting Associate Courses

ALA announced its newly updated Lighting Associate (LA) training program will be available online in December.

ALA President and CEO Announces Retirement
ALA Advertising and PR Program Announces 2023 Lighting Magazine

Manufacturer Image Submissions Due by Nov. 18, 2022.

Nominations Open for 2023 ALA Women in Lighting Leadership Award

The American Lighting Association’s Women in Lighting (WIL) Committee announces that nominations are open for its fifth Annual Women in Lighting Leadership Award (WILLA).

ALA Manufacturers Discuss Latest Trends in New Video Series

In a recently released series of videos produced by the ALA Advertising and PR Program and Better Homes & Gardens, Editorial Director of Lighting magazine Jill Waage sits down with ALA-member manufacturers to discuss the latest trends in lighting.

ALA Announces 2023 Conference Location

During the 2022 ALA Conference in Austin, Texas, 2023 ALA Conference Chair Kris Quackenbush, CLMR, president of The Carlson Group, announced the annual event will be held in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Sept. 10-12. 

Internationally Recognized Success Strategist to Speak at ALA Conference

The 2022 ALA Conference in Austin, Texas, Sept. 11-13, at the Austin Marriott Downtown will feature expert speakers highlighting a range of topics related to lighting, business, and personal growth. Internationally recognized keynote speaker and success strategist for high-performing leaders and teams, Betsy Allen-Manning, founder of Motiv8u Enterprises, will present a breakout session and speak during the Women in Lighting event on Monday, Sept. 12.

ALA to Host Virtual Residential Lighting Training Course this September

ALA’s popular training course, designed to help members earn their Lighting Specialist accreditation, will be held this September through a series of live, virtual classes.

Clark Linstone to be Inducted into ALA Lighting Hall of Fame

The ALA Awards and Recognition Committee announced Clark Linstone, COO of Lamps Plus, as the 2022 inductee into the Lighting Hall of Fame.

Kellee Hollenback Hammond of Varaluz to Receive ALA Women in Lighting Leadership Award

The American Lighting Association’s (ALA) Women in Lighting (WIL) Committee recently announced the 2022 recipient of the Women in Lighting Leadership Award (WILLA) is Kellee Hollenback Hammond, Vice President of Sales at Varaluz.

ALA Government Engagement Update

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a long-awaited final rule officially establishing a minimum efficacy standard of 45 lpw for lamps.

ALA Seeks Assistance in Recognizing Lighting Industry HEARTS Award Nominee

The Accessories Resource Team (ART) and Dallas Market Center (DMC) recently announced they will again celebrate the HEARTS award category during the 33rd Annual ARTS Awards in January 2023. 

ALA to Host Committee Meetings This June

Each winter and summer during Lightovation, ALA hosts committee meetings.

ALA June Lightovation Schedule Announced

This June during Lightovation, ALA is hosting various events focused on bringing members together.

ALA Tech Forum

Join us and invite others interested in the technical aspects of residential lighting for this unique chance to discuss technical information with others in the industry and to get your questions answered.

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Program to Develop New Fixtures to Improve Sleep, Health and Well-Being.

Work one-on-one with the Light & Health Research Center (LHRC) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City to develop new fixtures for your product line as well as lighting design recommendations to improve sleep, health and well-being. 


ALA Conference Keynote Speaker to Offer Insight into Real Estate Industry

During the 2022 ALA Conference in Austin, Texas, Real Estate Consultant John Burns will share his firm’s views on the shifts in the housing market, digging into the details of what is happening across the country.

ALA Members Lower Shipping Costs

In 2021, ALA members saved 98458.38* through our UPS® Savings Program.