Attendance at first summer trade events is more than 85% of previous year; boost of new buyers; exceed all expectations to support retail rebound
The Lighting industry watched online as three Showroom of the Year awards and three specialty categories honored outstanding lighting retailers on Facebook Live
August market experience to include sweeping new health and safety measures; new showrooms and temps; interactive inspiration to support retail rebound
The virtual awards event honoring lighting retailers will be held June 24 on Lightovation’s Facebook page
Temps to take place August 15-17; new dates allow for retail to fully reopen; travel confidence to return; new products to arrive
Single Year Alternative to Annual ARTS Awards Unites the Industry to Honor Leaders During COVID-19 Pandemic
AETA International Trade Show to debut in Dallas in January 2021
Strict health and safety, social distancing measures in place
Annual awards program honors lighting retailers throughout North America.
New dates allow for retail to fully reopen; travel confidence to return; new products to arrive. Additional buying opportunities offered earlier in summer as marketplace continues strict health and safety, social distancing measures
Travel needs for participants at North America's largest residential lighting show coming too quickly for event to be viable as scheduled.
"Queer Eye" Design Guru Bobby Berk is one of three experts judging lighting retailers for annual honors.
Complete spring sourcing experience inside the marketplace with more new product debuts
Shift to Thursday opening day in January accommodates buyer and exhibitor preferences