Next month’s International Lighting Market, held next in conjunction with the Dallas Hospitality & Contract Design Show at the Dallas Market Center (DMC) January 14-18, will boast many new and expanded showrooms. In addition, there will be educational seminars presented by the American Lighting Association (ALA) at $49 for members and $74 for non-members. To register, visit the ALA Web site (

Lighting buyers and exhibitors are invited to attend the Lighting After Dark party at the Sheraton Downtown (the official market hotel for the lighting industry) on Thursday, January 15 at 9 p.m. to enjoy cocktails and networking with fellow lighting professionals, manufacturers, buyers, and reps. Although the Sheraton is sold out, special discounted rates may still be available at other hotel properties; interested buyers should email Amy Galindo at

The 26th annual ARTS Awards, organized and co-founded/produced by ART and DMC, will be held – for the first time – on Friday evening, January 16. The black-tie event will be held at the Hilton Anatole, beginning with cocktails at 6 p.m. and followed by dinner and the awards presentation. For tickets, visit:

New Showrooms

Blackjack Lighting, 4-4432.12 TM

Crystal World, 3-3353 TM

Lattrel Canada, 4-4432.10 TM

Origina Canada, 4-4432.14 TM

Spotlight America, 4-4432.05 TM

wakaNINE, 4-4432.11 TM

Expanded/Relocated Showrooms

Avenue Lighting, 3-3521 TM

Bulbrite Industries, 3-3525 TM

Crystorama Lighting, 3-3503 TM

Fanimation, 4-4943 TM

Golden Lighting, 4-4909 TM

LED Inspirations, 4-4531 TM

Norwell Lighting, 3-3531 TM

StarFire Lighting, 3-3515 TM

Zeeve Lighting, 4-4535 TM

Z-Lite, 4-4600 TM