Market Choice Awards Voting Opens

—Record number of entries for new products; voting opens ahead of June 19-22 Lightovation—

DALLAS – May 31, 2019 – Voting is officially open for the sixth annual Market Choice Awards, the program recognizing new products introduced at the summer edition of Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, June 19-22. Voting is available through noon on Thursday, June 20, at and on site during the show. For this year’s Market Choice Awards, 50 Lightovation exhibitors submitted a record-setting 130 products for voting.

Sponsored by enLIGHTenment magazine, the Market Choice Awards includes six product categories including Bath, Ceiling Fans, Chandeliers & Pendants, Outdoor, Portable Lamps, and Technology. New for 2019 is an Editor’s Choice Award, recognized by the enLIGHTenment editorial director for design and functionality. All entries in every category are eligible for the Editor’s Choice Award. One winner of each category will be announced during Lightovation. Voting will take place online and on-site at a dedicated voting kiosk located near the north escalators on Trade Mart 3, and on a special touchscreen in The SMART Center, Trade Mart 4826. You can also vote using the Lightovation app.

In addition to being showcased at participants will be highlighted in a convenient printed guide that will be mailed with the June Lightovation preview issue of enLIGHTenment and can also be picked up on site during the show. This guide can also be accessed in a digital edition here:

Participants included Adesso, Aero Pure, Allegri, Alora, Artcraft, Avenue Lighting, Big Ass Fans, DALS Lighting, ELK Lighting, Emerson Ceiling Fans, ET2 Lighting, Eurofase, Focus Industries, Frederick Ramond, Generation Lighting, George Kovacs, Golden Lighting, Hammerton Studio, Hinkley Lighting, Hubbardton Forge, James R. Moder, Justice Design Group, Kenroy Home, Kichler Lighting, Kuzco Lighting, Lite Source, Livex Lighting, Matteo Lighting, Matthews Fan Company, Maxim Lighting, Metropolitan Lighting Fixture Co., Minka-Aire, Minka-Lavery, Modern Forms, Monte Carlo Fans, Nora Lighting, Norwell Lighting, Progress Lighting, Quoizel, Robert Abbey, Savoy House, Star Fans, Stone Lighting, Schonbek Lighting, The Great Outdoors, Trans Globe Lighting, Ulextra, Varaluz, Vaxcel, and WAC Lighting.

Lightovation at Dallas Market Center, the largest residential lighting trade event in North America, offers decision makers from around the world the unmatched opportunity to discover more new products and best-selling ceiling fans and lighting in all interior and exterior categories, along with home décor, gifts, holiday and floral, housewares and gourmet, and artisan products. The marketplace serves retailers and interior designers from all 50 states and 85 countries.

Visit the Lightovation page of the Dallas Market Center website for more information about the show, including registration, and hotel and travel assistance. Also, keep up-to-date by following the #Lightovation hashtag on social media, visiting the Lightovation Facebook page and joining the Lightovation Lighting Industry Discussion Group. The Lightovation app will also help you navigate the events and exhibits at the show.

Plan ahead for January 2020 when a new, earlier date pattern for Lightovation will mean a head start on business for the new year. Lightovation will take place January 8-12, 2020, and travel plans may be made in person in The SMART Center during the June show.

About Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in lighting, home décor, furniture, gifts, apparel, and accessories. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek new products, industry trends, networking, and business education from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center. The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80 percent of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center and Lightovation Apps. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.