2023 Conference Speaker Presentations

Speakers from the 2023 ALA Confernece provided their presentations for attendees to download and review. 

American Lighting Association Women in Lighting Group Announce Speaker for 5th Anniversary Event during ALA Conference

The American Lighting Association’s Women in Lighting Committee has announced another dynamic speaker for its popular reception taking place during ALA’s annual Conference. 

ALA Conference Kicks Off Sept. 10

Next weekend, hundreds of industry leaders will gather in Lake Tahoe, Calif., for the 2023 ALA Conference. 

Upcoming ALA Webinars and Training Opportunities

Join us for these education courses this fall. 

ALA Moves Headquarters to Dallas Trade Mart

The American Lighting Association (ALA) has relocated its national headquarters within the Dallas Market Center (DMC) to be more central to the residential lighting industry, moving from the 10th floor of the World Trade Center to the fourth floor of the Trade Mart (TM 4818) adjoining The SMART Center. 

WAC Lighting Promotes the Skylar Wald Let’s Beat Cancer Fundraiser

Created by their nine-year-old daughter to help The H Foundation support cancer research, WAC Lighting Co-CEOs Dirk and Shelley Wald are asking the lighting and design community to support the Skylar Wald Let’s Beat Cancer Fundraiser.

ALA Conference Keynote Speaker Aims to Take the Guesswork Out of Your Business

During the ALA Conference in Lake Tahoe, Sept. 10-12, nationally recognized economist and popular keynote speaker Jeremy Bess of ITR Economics will take the guesswork out of what lighting businesses can expect in 2024 and 2025 by sharing his team’s forecasts with ALA Conference attendees.

Kayaking Excursion Planned for ALA Conference in Lake Tahoe

The ALA Conference Committee recently announced a kayaking trip planned for attendees of the 2023 ALA Conference in Lake Tahoe, Sept. 10-12. 

New ALA White Paper Provides Guidance on Selling LED Solutions

Consumers have a lot of questions regarding LED technology, and thanks to ALA’s newly released guidance document created by members of the ALA Engineering Committee, showrooms now have expert advice at the ready for answering those questions and helping their customers determine whether an integrated LED product or a socketed one is right for them.

Virtual Residential Lighting Training Course to be held this summer

ALA recently announced its next virtual Residential Lighting Training Course, which guides participants through the associations Lighting Specialist (LS) accreditation. 

ALA and DMC to Host Free Seminars During Lightovation

ALA and Dallas Market Center will host four, free seminars on Wednesday, June 21, and Thursday, June, 22, during Lightovation.

ALA to Host Committee Meetings this June

This June, ALA will host committee meetings in person at Lightovation in Dallas and virtually in the weeks surrounding the event.

ALA Women in Lighting Committee to Commemorate Fifth Anniversary 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 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
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.

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.