ALA June Lightovation Schedule Announced

This June at Lightovation, we are all about connecting. In addition to ALA's post in The SMART Center, you'll find the team hanging out in the ALA pop-up lounge on the Trade Mart 4th floor atrium.

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.

Send an email to for the invite.

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.

Section 301 Tariffs Turn 4

The first $34 billion of Section 301 tariffs on products coming from China turn 4 later this year. Before these tariffs can completely enter the “ferocious fours” they are required to undergo a Congressionally mandated effectiveness review. The tariffs could expire if the review is not completed within 60 days of July 6.

Integrated Home Competition - 2022 Entries and 2021 Winners

he Integrated Home Competition identifies and supports newly available products that will help achieve this vision of a comfortable, convenient, connected home.

Learn more about the competition in this video, presented by Alice Rosenberg. Principal Program Manager at CEE, and Terry McGowan, Director of Engineering and Technology at ALA.


DOE Initiates Standards Work for Ceiling Fans

The Department of Energy (DOE) released a preliminary technical support document (TSD) that includes its analysis of potential energy savings from ceiling fans

Upcoming Live ALA Webinars

Join Peter Romaniello, IALD, of Conceptual Lighting, LLC, April 12, 2022, at 11 a.m., Central Time, for a live webinar with the American Lighting Association.

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.

ALA Members Earn Professional Accreditation

Over the last few months, nearly 50 ALA members have earned professional accreditation as either Lighting Associates or Lighting Specialists. 

Calling All Connected Products: 2022 Integrated Home Competition Launches
Capitol Hill Buzzing about China