Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show Events

Jun 19 - June 22, 2019

Wed, Jun 19
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

In this hard-hitting and entertaining presentation, popular Customer Experience and Marketing expert David Avrin, CSP, will shine a light on the monumental shift in purchasing behavior and expectation, while showing your team's role in eliminating barriers, engaging prospects and creating Customer Experiences worth sharing. Registration fees for this session have been generously underwritten by Lightovation exhibitors and Dallas Market Center. <...

  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Immediately following David Avrin’s opening keynote, the first 200 buyers will receive a complimentary copy of Avrin’s brand-new book “Why Customers Leave—And How to Win Them Back” and have the opportunity to get it signed. Enjoy refreshments in The SMART Center while getting the chance to network and interact with the customer experience and marketing expert.

  • Seminar
  • Giveaway
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

This follow-up session to customer experience and marketing expert David Avrin’s morning keynote will take a deeper dive into the topic. In this session, attendees will learn how to understand their customers so they can consistently deliver what they want and how they want it. Registration fees for this session have been generously underwritten by Lightovation exhibitors and Dallas Market Center. 

  • Seminar
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Lighting designer and renowned lighting educator Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, will explain how to establish your customers lighting design priorities and create a professional lighting plan/electrical plan. Seminar fee: $45. 

  • Seminar
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

The American Lighting Association’s Women in Lighting group hosts a networking reception for professional women from all areas of the lighting industry and all levels of experience. 

  • Cocktail Party
  • Industry Event
07:30 PM - 08:00 PM

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of these awards honoring top retail lighting showrooms throughout North America, this event has a new time and location at the Hilton Anatole's Wedgwood Foyer preceding the Lighting After Dark party. All Lightovation attendees, exhibitors and reps are welcome with no additional tickets or registration required.

  • Awards Show
  • Featured Event
  • Industry Event
08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Lighting’s all-industry party turns things up a notch with a new location at the June 2019 Lightovation host hotel, the Hilton Anatole's Wedgwood Ballroom. Themed LED Them Eat Cake, the event will be a decadent mashup of the Palace of Versailles and the disco era.
 
Hold court with your industry peers for music, dancing, drinks and hors d’oeuvres – just bring your Lightovation badge for entry.
 
Location: Hilton Anatole,...
  • Off-Campus
  • Featured Event
  • Industry Event
Thu, Jun 20
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

A follow up to Wednesday afternoon’s seminar, Joe Rey-Barreau, AIA, will explain how to establish your customers lighting design priorities and create a professional lighting plan/electrical plan. Seminar fee: $45.

  • Seminar
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Back by popular demand, social media and digital marketing expert Leslie Carothers returns this market with valuable information about how to generate a steady stream of revenue from your own website---without an e-commerce platform—in the short term; while building additional saleable business assets in the long term. Registration fees for this session have been generously underwritten by Lightovation exhibitors and Dallas Market Cen...

  • Seminar
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Social media and digital marketing expert Leslie Carothers will explain how to supercharge your sales using Instagram, even if you are brand-new to the platform or only have a few followers. Learn how to use your Instagram Bio to drive sales, and learn how to use Stories and Highlights to drive revenue. Registration fees for this session have been generously underwritten by Lightovation exhibitors and Dallas Market Center. 

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  • Seminar
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Retail business expert Mark Okun will cover how to adapt traditional sales teams to compete in the digital economy. Learn why we must learn to ask better questions and how to understand social selling and listening. Seminar fee: $45.

  • Seminar
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Home design is increasingly as much about the features that enhance customers’ lives as the aesthetics that appeal to their eyes, including technologies that provide new conveniences that clients are requesting—or may not even know exist yet. Leslie Carothers, marketing expert to the home and design industries, will moderate a panel of leading smart home brands and experts to discuss emerging technologies impacting and adding value to interiors, and the opportunities they repres...
  • Featured Event
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Join the American Lighting Association Young Executives and the ART Under 40 Group for next-generation networking encompassing all areas of the lighting and home accessories industries. This happy hour is sponsored by Progress Lighting.

  • Cocktail Party
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the first Smart Home showroom in North America! Sip on "Smartinis" as you tour a wide selection of best-in-class brands spanning across home technology categories from premier lighting, smart home furnishings, sound and appliances to artificial intelligence.
 
Participating brands include Samsung, Basalte, BRYTE, California Audio Technology, CinemaTech, Crestron, Display Technologies, Dolby Laboratories, Future Automation, Jos...
  • Featured Event
Fri, Jun 21
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Retail business expert Mark Okun will explain how to adapt the questions we ask for the digital shopper and how to develop questions that create constructive tension. This session will also cover the five “why”s to discovery. Seminar fee: $45.

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