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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

Hinkley Lighting Recognizes Outstanding Sales Representatives at National Sales Meeting

Hinkley Lighting recognized eight lighting agencies at its national sales meeting held prior to the January Lightovation event in Dallas, Texas. 
 

Live Residential Lighting Training Course Scheduled for June

ALA announced the next Lighting Specialist training course will be hosted June 3- 6, 2019, at Acuity Brands Lighting in Des Plaines, Ill., near Chicago.

The Retail Doctor to Give Keynote Address During ALA Conference

ALA recently announced The Retail Doctor, Bob Phibbs, as keynote speaker for the ALA Annual Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., Sept. 15 - 17, 2019. Phibbs is well-known across various industries for helping brick-and-mortar retailers beat online competition through exceptional customer experiences.

Tips for Using Education Content on ALA’s Website

Last year, ALA launched a completely redesigned member website at ALAMembers.com, which included the launch of a new education platform. The education platform now allows ALA members to take control of their professional education by tracking completed courses, certifications, and more.

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

Conquer the New World of SEO
Get Ready for Global Fusion

Thanks to the mingling of cultures, cuisines and experiences in a well-connected world, the craving for a global design aesthetic has been growing in recent times. It’s easier than ever before to create a space that reflects the spirit of a world traveler without leaving your neighborhood.

ARTS Awards Updates Judging Process

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, today announced updates to the judging process for the ARTS Awards, the international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement in retailing, manufacturing, design and sales representation.

Updated Residential Lighting Training Manual to be Released this Summer

This summer, ALA will release a fully revised version of the industry’s most comprehensive training document, the Residential Lighting Training Manual (RLTM).

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