CSA Group to Host Power Lunch at LightFair

Learn from industry experts about current trends and challenges in UVC, Horticulture, and Cybersecurity, and learn how CSA Group can help you with testing and certification for your lighting products.

Hunter Fan Company Shares Hunter Lighting™ at Dallas International Lighting Show

Hunter Fan Company recently announced it has expanded its legacy of craftsmanship and design into ceiling and wall lights with the official release of Hunter Lighting™.

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.

Quorum International and Cyan Design Announce Collaboration with Celebrity Designer Tamara Day

Quorum International and Cyan Design recently announced a partnership with celebrity designer Tamara Day.

Succeeding the Legacies of Lighting Manufacturing

These days, mergers and acquisitions are commonplace, supported by strong industry interest and performance, availability of capital, and low interest rates.

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.

Department of Energy Finalizes 45 LPW Standard and Definitions

The long-awaited adoption of the 45 lumens per watt (lpw) backstop requirement by the Department of Energy (DOE) is over.

Hinkley Debuts New Brand, Welcomes Record Crowds at High Point

Hinkley, an ALA-member and a leading designer and distributor of decorative lighting and ceiling fans, kicked off the spring season with an exciting High Point Market.

Nora Lighting Appoints Outbound Warehouse Manager
In Memoriam: Harry Kallick

Beloved industry member Harry Kallick, chairman of Varaluz, passed away April 15, 2022, at the age of 78. Harry was an involved member of ALA and leader among the lighting industry

Schonbek Celebrates Grand Opening of High Point Showroom

Schonbek has celebrated its brand new 6,000+ square foot marquee showroom during the Spring High Point Market.

2022 Lighting Magazine Hits Showrooms This Week

A new, beautiful issue of Lighting magazine is now arriving in ALA showrooms and hitting high-end newsstands throughout North America. The 16th annual issue is produced by the ALA Advertising and PR Program in partnership with Better Homes & Gardens/Meredith Publishing.

ALA Members Lower Shipping Costs

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

USTR Reinstates Some Tariff Exclusions

As the Section 301 tariff ordeal has evolved, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) created and implemented a tariff exclusion process. To date, USTR has approved 549 requests, but all of those have since expired.