Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show Events

Jan 08 - January 12, 2020

Wed, Jan 08
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Presented by David Rendall
Our parents, teachers and managers have told us that, if we want to succeed, we should find and fix our weaknesses. However, that is the wrong approach because each weakness is also a strength. David Rendall will explain how to create outrageous personal and professional success by amplifying flaws instead of denying them. Following this session, pick up a complimentary copy of Rendall’s book “Pink Goldfish” and have it signed at our ...
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pick up your complimentary copy of David Rendall’s revolutionary book “Pink Goldfish,” which shifts the paradigm of improvement from one of correcting a company’s faults to one of amplifying them to differentiate your business. Enjoy “pink goldfish” mimosas and other refreshments in The SMART Center while you meet the author and have your book signed.

  • Giveaway
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented by David Rendall
Companies need to stand out in a crowded marketplace, but true differentiation is increasingly rare. Based on more than 200 case studies, David Rendall’s Pink Goldfish approach provides an unconventional seven-part framework for achieving complete separation by embracing flaws instead of fixing them.
  • Featured Event
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Presented by Glen Boudreaux, RID, ASID, IDI
Today, transparency and ethical communication are key to a successful business. There are times to be a good listener and there are times to be a good communicator to create better outcomes for our clients. Coming from different viewpoints, backgrounds and lifestyles, communication can create hurdles and sometimes barriers to good working relationships with our clients. We will explore communication styles and working examples to help ...
  • 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. Sponsored by Progress Lighting.

  • Hospitality
  • Industry Event
  • Reception
  • Sponsored event
Thu, Jan 09
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Presented by: Peter Romaniello IALD

Tunable white lighting and circadian rhythm lighting are popular “buzz words” in the industry and within the general public. Customers might think they want it, but are they willing to pay for the fixtures and controls to do it correctly? More importantly, do you and your staff have a comfort level in understanding exactly what it’s all about, when and where to use it, and the pros and cons of it? There are a number of good ...
  • Seminar
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Presented by Leslie Carothers
What’s the keyword for 2020? Smart! Learn from nationally known digital market expert Leslie Carothers, CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and Savour Partnership, exactly how to deploy the smartest digital marketing strategy that will maximize your time and budget. Her practical, actionable plan will produce the most powerful lead generation and sales results for your business in 2020 and beyond. Carothers will return for an afternoon sessio...
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Presented by: Terry McGowan, FIES, LC; Peter Romaniello, IALD; Mary Beth Gotti

ALA’s Director of Technology Terry McGowan leads an expert panel that also includes lighting designer Peter Romaniello of Conceptual Lighting, LLC, and Mary Beth Gotti, Manager of the Lighting & Electrical Institute at GE. This session will discuss the transition from smart home to integrated home technology and the business opportunities this presents. It will also cover CABA’s Smart Home as a...
  • Seminar
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented by Leslie Carothers
You’re a leader. You’re already adept at Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, YouTube, Pinterest and Snapchat. In this seminar led by nationally known digital marketing expert Leslie Carothers, CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and Savour Partnership, prepare to take your social media game to the next level. Learn advanced techniques for taking advantage of Instagram and Facebook Stories, Facebook Messenger Chat Bots, Groups and ad...
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
03:00 PM
Ahead of the main Lighting After Dark event on its new night, take a break to enjoy complimentary wine and beer service at our pop-up bar while you learn details about the official lighting industry party at the Sheraton Dallas.
 
Pop-up Bar near TM 3941 
Sponsored by Lightovation 
  • Hospitality
  • Sponsored event
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Presented by: Peter Romaniello, IALD

So what happens when a client/customer comes to your showroom with a “lighting plan” that you know will not actually perform well? How do you handle that professionally and “politically” in order to make sure that your client/customer is happy? Because selling them lights that might be good quality but not in the right places will not end up well for anyone. We will talk about quick techniques to not only analyze a set of ...
  • Seminar
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

The SMART Center – TM 4826

Ring in the new year with the next generation of the lighting and home accessories industries at this popular networking event for the American Lighting Association’s Young Executives and ART Under 40 groups. Sponsored by ALA, ART and Dallas Market Center.

  • Hospitality
  • Industry Event
  • Reception
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Mix and mingle with industry peers and celeb tastemakers Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley while celebrating home industry excellence. Delight in cocktails and conversation while viewing an exhibit honoring the 31st Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
  • Hospitality
  • Industry Event
08:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sheraton Chaparral Room, 38th floor, Center Tower

Beam Me Up to the 38th floor of the Sheraton Dallas Center Tower to the Chaparral Room for the lighting industry’s legendary party, now on Thursday night. Enjoy networking, refreshments and entertainment with a clever sci-fi twist. All Lightovation attendees, exhibitors and reps are welcome—just bring your badge for entry.

  • Cocktail Party
  • Off-Campus
  • Featured Event
Fri, Jan 10
01:00 PM
Join the Style and Image Director of Estee Lauder and the Founder/Creative Director of AERIN, Aerin Lauder as she shares how she built a global lifestyle brand based on her belief that when the modern woman thinks about beauty, she sees an extension of herself, her home, her wardrobe and her travels. While beauty and Estee Lauder are Aerin's heritage, home and accessories are her true passion.
  • Seminar
  • Featured Event
03:00 PM
DMC’s brand new eTuk mini food truck will be making a stop on the Lightovation floors. Join us for a late afternoon snack and refreshments to reward your successful shopping.
 
TM 3rd Floor BACK ESCALATORS
  • Hospitality