January 2013 – Dallas Market Highlights

A well-attended International Lighting Market, held at the Dallas Market Center in January, set the tone for an optimistic year ahead. Exhibitors and retailers said their respective business avenues seemed to have turned a corner and are experiencing slow but steady growth. Here are some moments we captured in Dallas.


Sergio Orozco for Quoizel Philips Consumer Lighting Gina Gasbarre Lighting Innovation Judy Ziccardi and Alex Miranda
 Designer Sergio Orozco stands next to one of the newest fixtures in his highly successful Uptown collection for Quoizel.  L to R: John Stumpf, Philips territory manager; Gina Gasbarre, Philips communications manager; and Philly rep Carolyn Stiglitz.  Judy Ziccardi of Lighting Innovation in California and showroom manager Alex Miranda visit the new Van Teal showroom.


Paulmann Lighting and AFX
 L to R: Mirek Pospisil of Paulmann Lighting, Mark Kaffee of AFX, Tim Tevyaw of AFX, Sandra Bartolomeo of
Paulmann Lighting North America, Bill Solomon of AFX, and Christian Otte of Paulmann Licht GnbH of Germany.


Crystorama Kalco Lighting
 L to R: Ryan Ranzino of Crystorama; Stan Oldfield and Bill Barnhart of Representations Inc. – Rep Agency of the Year; Brad Kleinberg and Nancy Lonoff of Crystorama.  Newly appointed design director Larry Viveiros (center);
Snehal Shah, president of Kalco (left); and Bob Ross, national sales manager.


Lighting One at Elk Lighting
 Lighting One supplier ELK hosted a special evening party for Lighting One members
on Thursday night of market, complete with several random drawings.


Hinkley Lighting Hinkley Rocks
 Gina Wiedemer, Hinkley Lighting (left); David Stark, Arizona lighting rep, and Kim Mager, Hinkley Lighting.  Hinkley party-goers: Jillian Puglisi, Suzanne Clark, Grace Royals, Amy Owens, Deborah Terrazas, and Morgan Abtahi – all from Ferguson.


Carolyn Kinder at Quoizel
 L to R: Rob Wilson, newly appointed president and CEO of Carolyn Kinder International; Todd Phillips of Quoizel;
designer Carolyn Kinder and her sister Coni Houghtling; and Carol Tu of Carolyn Kinder International.

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