New Exhibitors, Renewals Deepen Lighting Industry Commitment to Lightovation and Dallas Market Center

—Nearly 60 Companies Have Recently Made Long-Term Investment in the Dominant Marketplace—

DALLAS – November 26, 2019 – Underscoring the strength of the lighting business at Dallas Market Center, more than a dozen companies have deepened their commitment via long-term lease renewals in addition to new exhibitors for permanent showrooms and the Spectrum shared showroom for the January 8-12, 2020, Lightovation show. These companies join previously announced agreements that together total more than 200,000 square feet and represent the largest collection of lease agreements since the expansion of the Trade Mart in 2007.

Companies recently extending their partnership with Dallas Market Center include Quoizel (TM 3200), Maxim Lighting (TM 3901), ET2 (TM 3905), Crystorama (TM 3503), Z-Lite (TM 4600), Swarovski Lighting/Schonbek (TM 4926), Kenroy Home (TM 4707), AFX (TM 4713), Luminance Brands (TM 3135), Golden Lighting (TM 4319), Bethel International (TM 3220) and Abra Lighting (TM 4432-01).

Fine Art Handcrafted Lighting leads the latest round of new exhibitors with the company’s atrium location (TM 4705). Formerly known as Fine Art Lamps, the brand retains its reputation for high-quality designs made domestically with hand-applied finishes. Additionally, DALS Lighting has relocated to an expanded atrium showroom (TM 3602) nearly tripling the company’s size at Lightovation. Viz Glass has also taken its first Lightovation showroom (TM 4509), and there are six new brands in Spectrum (TM 4432): Aeratron, Clark Communications Group, DDI System, SPECTRA, Windward Software and XO Logic.

“These lighting companies are our partners, and together we continue to serve a loyal community of retailers inside the most dominant marketplace for lighting business inspiration and commerce,” says Cindy Morris, President and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We appreciate the tremendous value they bring to the marketplace, and these new agreements will help retailers succeed by ensuring that more new products, technology, and business insights are presented in Dallas. We are actively invested in the success of our exhibitor partners through global trade events, unmatched daily business, and partnerships with organizations such as the American Lighting Association and Lighting One.”

These companies join a significant number of companies already extending their lease commitment including American Lighting, TM 4745; American Lighting Brands, TM 3915; Avenue Lighting, TM 3521; Blackjack Lighting, TM 4432-12; Canarm, TM 3934; Capital Lighting, TM 3931; The Coppersmith, TM 4432-16; CWI Lighting, TM 3327; DVI , TM 4301; EGLO USA, TM 4916; ELK Lighting, TM 3606, 3664; Galilee Lighting, WTC 10085-01; GS Designs, TM 4525; Legrand, TM 4727; Lite Source, TM 3321; Luxrite, TM 4432-24; The Minka Group, TM 3725; Norwell Manufacturing, TM 3531; Robert Abbey, WTC 305-1; Toltec Company, TM 3343; and Vaxcel International, TM 3942.

Companies recently signing new leases at Dallas Market Center include: Accord Lighting, TM 3353; Acuity Brands Lighting, TM 4634; AeroPure Fans, TM 4432-21; Alora Lighting, TM 4402; Artika, TM 3309; Asfour Crystal, TM 4432-03; Beacon Lighting, TM 4933; Big Ass Fans, TM 4830; Carro USA, TM 3351; InStyle Gallery, WTC 10085-2A; Juliska, WTC 10085-14A; Lumiland Industries, TM 4432-18; Page One Lighting, TM 3920; Samsung, WTC 10085-11; Star Fans, TM 4432-10; and Xanlite North America TM 4733.

In addition to new leases and renewals, recently announced expansions include Sonneman—A Way of Light, making a major expansion in TM 4804; Eurofase, already expanded in TM 4002; Kuzco, already expanded in TM 4010; Fanimation, already expanded in TM 4943; Varaluz, already expanded in TM 4507; Ulextra, expanding in TM 4517; Acclaim Lighting, already expanded in TM 4432-06; and Lantern & Scroll, already expanded in TM 4432-14.

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 smart home technology, home décor, gifts, holiday and floral, housewares and gourmet, and artisan products.

Visit the Lightovation page of the Dallas Market Center website for more information about the show, including registration, and hotel and travel assistance. Note that for January 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. 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.

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, and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at