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Jan 10, 2023 Jan 13, 2023


Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show | Jan 10 - Jan 13, 2023


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Market Info

NEW DATES: Tuesday, January 10 - Friday, January 13, 2023. Select showrooms will be open for a Preview day on Monday, January 9. Dallas Market Center is renowned as the International Home of Lighting. Thousands of lighting buyers travel to Dallas for Lightovation each January and June to discover innovative product lines and experience the most comprehensive collection of fixed, portable, and trend lighting for residential and commercial projects.


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+Dates & Hours

January 10 - 13
Tuesday - Friday
8:30AM - 6:00PM
Show closes at 3PM on Friday

Temp Show Hours

+Featured Events

Tue, Jan 10

Lightovation Trend Report

Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Event Location: TM 4826 - The SMART Center
Furniture Lighting & Decor Editor-in-Chief Diane Falvey moderates a dynamic discussion with trend forecaster Patti Carpenter of Carpenter & Company and trend forecasting VP of Fashion Snoops Jaye Mize. Join them as they discuss trends in design that will be influencing homes and products through 2024. Check out the trend displays and be sure to pick up a printed copy of this report, exclusive for attendees of Lightovation. 

  • Featured Event
Event Location: TM 4826 - The SMART Center

Join us for an afternoon panel as Furniture Lighting & Decor Editor-in-Chief Diane Falvey moderates our discussion with Matthew Rowan the VP of Dominion Lighting. Drew Mihelish, Owner of Western Montana Lighting and certified lighting specialist. Benjamin Parra, Sales Manager at Lights Fantastic Pro. Listen in to how they take design trends and localize them for their merchandising displays, and how trends do (or don’t) pertain to their customers.

  • Featured Event

ALA Women in Lighting Reception

Event Time: 05:00 PM

Event Location: TM 3901

The American Lighting Association’s Women in Lighting group hosts a networking reception that is open to everyone but focused on fostering connections for professional women from all areas of the lighting industry and at all levels of experience. Enjoy refreshments courtesy of hosts Maxim Lighting while engaging with your peers.

  • Featured Event

Lighting After Dark

Event Time: 06:00 PM

Lighting After dark will be kicking off January 2023 Lightovation on Tuesday January 10th at 6PM. This popular lighting industry party is now an on-site event at the Trade Mart Grand Pavilion. Dallas Market Center and Lightovation exhibitors present Live Music, Dinner, and Drinks, and Prizes! 

  • Featured Event
Wed, Jan 11
Event Location: TM 4826 - The SMART Center

Jeffrey R. Dross leads this one-hour American Lighting Association session covering nine very important things that every lighting pro should know. Some of the important areas that will be covered in this discussion: Getting started on selecting lighting for task-oriented spaces or applications; bath lighting; lighting for small spaces; using sconces, closets; light bulb guide; and cleaning and maintenance. This session is IDCEC-certified, earning 0.1 CEU and 1 ALA CLC credit hour. There is a $29 fee to attend and pre-registration is encouraged. Sign up at: more

  • Featured Event
Event Location: TM 4826 - The SMART Center

In this American Lighting Association session, Patricia Barron, COO of Sky Technologies, will address some of the most important technologies to watch, poised to make a significant impact on the lighting industry. Pre-registration is encouraged; sign up at https://...more

  • Featured Event
Event Location: TM 4826 - The SMART Center

We need functional lighting to perform tasks and illuminate spaces. However, the type of lighting that delivers the most visual impact is non-functional accent or decorative lighting. Architectural detail lighting can enliven a space and set a room apart from others. Accent lighting can draw attention to the nuances of the room, give it greater perceptible size and make it the envy of all who experience it. Architectural detail lighting may be small, but its impact packs a visual punch. Today, that type of architectural detail lighting can also be provided by LED tape. This functional and flexible light source continues to grow in use and importance. In this American Lighting Association session, Jeffrey R. Dross will look at multi...more

  • Featured Event


Ready to discover new brands, see the latest trends, learn from industry experts and navigate market like a pro? We’ve got the resources to make your buying experience successful and profitable.

Join Dallas Market Center, Lightovation exhibitors and the American Lighting Association for a night of live music, food, drinks, giveaways & more on Tuesday, January 10th at Lighting After Dark!

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