Market Choice Winners Announced at Lightovation

—best in new lighting products selected by show attendees

from record number of entries—

DALLAS – June 22, 2019 – The Market Choice Awards winners representing seven innovative lighting manufacturers have been announced during Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show. The awards, organized by Dallas Market Center in partnership with enLIGHTenment magazine, recognizes new product introductions during the June edition of Lightovation.

For this year’s awards, 50 Lightovation exhibitors submitted a record-setting 130 products for voting by market attendees. There are six product categories: Bath, Ceiling Fans, Chandeliers & Pendants, Outdoor, Portable Lamps, and Technology. All entries in every category are eligible for the Editor’s Choice Award.

The Market Choice winners are:

· Bath: Delaney by Savoy House

· Ceiling Fans: i6 by Big Ass Fans

· Chandeliers & Pendants: Rinkle by ET2

· Outdoor: Taper by Hinkley Lighting

· Portable Lamps: Goliath by Robert Abbey

· Technology: Wi-Fi Smart Panel Light by DALS

· Editor’s Choice: Glacier by Hammerton Studio by Hammerton

“Congratulations to these stylish and innovative companies,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “The summer introduction of new products, paired with educational seminars and business insights, helps make Lightovation a must-attend event.”

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.