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 (www.americanlightingassoc.com).

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 agalindo@mcmcmail.com.

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: http://dallasmarketcenter.com/markets/artsawards/register.

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