VOL 3 ISSUE 8 | AUGUST 15, 2017

Created in Partnership with LightShow West 
and LED Specifier Summit - Northwest
The Space In Between:
LEDs Drive Contemporary Luminaire Design
by Lois I. Hutchinson
Today's decorative luminaire designs express more about what's not there than what is. The LED has freed designers from clunky lamps and the heavy luminaire structures and optics needed to house them. Minimalism captures the zeitgeist, and contemporary technologies make it possible. Decorative and linear pendants float and bend. Sconces, post tops and bollards are shells of their former selves, holding negative space within.
New Summit at LightShow West to Focus on Controls
In the age of smart buildings, intelligent systems and smart homes, the central element is a control system that performs one or more functions to increase the flexibility of systems used, including lighting. For the first time, LightShow West will focus a full day of education on lighting systems on Thursday, October 12. The inaugural Control Systems Summit: A Lighting Revolution features four 60-minute seminars as well as a show floor tour - led by James Benya, principal of Benya Burnett Consultancy - to visit many of the controls companies exhibiting at LightShow West.
GET $50 OFF the Control Systems Summit rate of $195
with promo code CSS50!
You must register before August 25, 2017.

Lumen West Awards Gala - A Glitzy Event Celebrating LA's Lighting Luminaries
Contributed by
IES Los Angeles
The Los Angeles lighting industry turned out in full force at the spiffy, black-tie-optional 20th Annual Lumen West Awards Gala, held June 24th - kicking off with cocktails in the Gold Ballroom at the Biltmore. The 450 attendees then moved to the Crystal Ballroom, and once the honors were bestowed and dinner polished off, they headed back to the Gold Ballroom for the after-party, featuring a 10-piece dance band.

SCI Headquarters Move to New State-of-the-Art Facility
Contributed by
SCI Lighting Solutions
Southern California Illumination recently made a big move to a brand new state-of-the-art facility. Monday, July 31, 2017, marked the first business day at SCI's new headquarters, located near the Tustin Marketplace off the 5 freeway. The expansive, technology-forward space provides the perfect hub for SCI's ever-growing team of talented individuals, as well as the world-class manufacturers they represent.
LightShow West - Oct 11-12, 2017
LightShow West | October 11-12, 2017 | LA Convention Center
BOMI International
BOMI CPDs are now available through our leading-edge Conference Program.
Sign up now for FREE* access to 27 seminars and a show floor featuring 300+ manufacturers of the latest lighting solutions, controls and technologies!
*Free admission applies to qualified attendees who register online in advance of the show. At-show registration is $50 per person. Non-exhibiting manufacturers will be charged a $500 registration fee.   

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