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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.

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.

ALA Conference Speaker to Highlight Effective Priority Management, Leadership Tools

The 2022 ALA Conference, set to take place at the new Austin Marriott Downtown hotel Sept. 11-13 in Austin, Texas, will feature a lineup of impressive speakers covering topics vital to succeeding in today’s business climate.

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 Conference Returns in Live Music Capital of the World®

For the first time since 2019, the ALA Conference is set to return as the lighting industry’s premier event focused on networking and education. Industry members from across the U.S. and Canada will gather Sept. 11-13, in Austin, Texas, at the brand-new Austin Marriott Downtown.

Registration Open for 2022 ALA Conference in Austin

This month, registration opened for the 2022 ALA Conference in Austin, Texas, Sept. 11-13.

2024 ALA Conference

The Breakers

Palm Beach, Fla.

September 22 – 24, 2024

2023 ALA Conference

Lake Tahoe, Calif.

September 10 – 12, 2023

2022 ALA Conference

Marriott Downtown

Austin, TX

September  11 - 13, 2022

Register Now!

ALA to Host Virtual Symposium with Leading Industry Experts

As people across the world adjust their lives to face new challenges, opportunity awaits in the lighting and home furnishings industries

Free Resources for ALA Members

These resources are available to ALA members, compliments of past ALA conference speakers who are recognized for their leadership and professional expertise.

Industry Honors Life and Career of Rick Wiedemer in Lighting Hall of Fame Induction

Rick Wiedemer of Hinkley Lighting was posthumously inducted into the 2019 Lighting Hall of Fame during the ALA Annual Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., on the evening of Sept. 17.

2019 Pillar of the Industry Award Winners Recognized at ALA Conference

The 2019 Pillar of the Industry award winners were honored during the ALA Annual Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 16.

Industry to Honor Life and Career of Rick Wiedemer in Lighting Hall of Fame Induction
Hiring Top Talent

Hiring and retaining dedicated and skilled employees, particularly in the retail industry, can be difficult. Finding someone who will work hard, fit in with company culture, and stick around for the long run is no easy task.

New Conference Networking Activity Focuses on Building True Connections Through Play

When asked why they attend ALA Conference, members consistently name networking opportunities as one of the top reasons

ALA Conference Offers Opportunity to Focus on Business Success, Professional Growth

The 2018 ALA Conference is right around the corner in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, N.C. , Sept. 24 - 26.

ALA Conference Keynote Speakers to Address Topics Focused on Building Business Success

This September, the lighting industry will head to Asheville, N.C., for the 2018 ALA Annual Conference. The theme of the event is to reinvent, reawaken and revitalize.

ALA Young Executives Event to Take Group on Unique Tour of Asheville

The Young Executives Event during the ALA Conference in Asheville, N.C., this September will take the group on a unique trip through the city.

Exclusive Conference Opportunities for Showroom Members

ALA showroom members are invited to take advantage of two opportunities exclusively reserved for this group during the ALA Annual Conference, Sept. 24 – 26 in Asheville, N.C.

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