The Light Stars program enables top retail sales floor personnel to experience the largest residential lighting market in North America. Aside from rewarding hard-working and talented showroom employees, the Light Stars program enhances the perspective of the next generation of lighting retailing by exposing them to educational opportunities, display inspiration and a higher level of engagement with product introductions. Anyone in the lighting industry may nominate an individual for consideration in the Light Stars program, so let us know who belongs in the Class of 2020!

Submit nominations by March 1, 2020

Manager's noticed: March 3, 2020
Drawing happens: March 18, 2020 
LIGHT STARS CLASS OF 2020 will be notified individually: Monday March 18, 2020

Light Stars who are accepted into the program receive:

  • Round-trip coach airfare to attend the June 24-27, 2020, edition of Lightovation
  • Two-night hotel stay in Dallas during Lightovation

If you are accepted into the Light Stars class of 2020, you will also be eligible to receive:

  • Four hotel nights instead of two
  • Discounted course rate of $475 (vs $675)
  • 20% discount on the training manual
  • visit the live training section at to register for the course

Light Stars program qualifications:

  • Nominee has not been to Lightovation in at least two years (past four markets) or has never been to Lightovation
  • Nominee works directly with customers in a sales capacity at a brick-and-mortar retail lighting showroom
  • Only one nominee per showroom location will be accepted into the Light Stars program
  • Dallas Market Center will confirm a nominee’s availability to attend the June 24-27, 2020, edition of Lightovation with the store’s management prior to being accepted into the Light Stars program
  • Owners and Sales reps who represent manufacturers do not qualify