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    LEDucation 2021

  • Dec 02, 2020
    Date: 
    August 17, 2021 to August 18, 2021
    Location: 
    New York, NY
    New York Hilton Midtown, NYC

    LEDucation 2021 In-Person August Trade Show Cancelled.
    Conference Sessions to be held Virtually

    April 26, 2021, NEW YORK — Due to the uncertainty of New York local and state restrictions regarding mass gatherings in August, as well as government restrictions that impede international travel, the LEDucation committee has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the in-person Trade Show scheduled for August 17-18, 2021. However, the committee is pleased to announce that LEDucation will offer a series of accredited virtual conference sessions in August 2021. Definitive dates and details are forthcoming.

    “To accommodate scheduling efforts and critical deadlines in the industry, we have come to the unfortunate conclusion that an in-person LEDucation in 2021 is not feasible. The safety and protection of attendees and exhibitors is of paramount importance to us,” LEDucation Co-Chairs Burt Grant and Caroline Rinker said in a joint statement. “We understand that this comes as an enormous disappointment to the exhibitors, buyers, and industry professionals who were due to attend the show. As we continue to tackle the unknowns and prepare for better days ahead, we look forward to dynamic and interactive presentations coming this August and look forward to seeing everyone in 2022.”

    The next in-person LEDucation Trade Show and Conference is slated for March 15–17, 2022 at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. The event will include multiple exhibition halls featuring the industry’s top manufacturers and suppliers, as well as a dynamic conference program. In a post–COVID-19 environment, LEDucation will continue to prioritize the health and safety of all attendees and will run in accordance with official government and local authority guidance, as well as New York Hilton Midtown health protocols.

    The 2021 Online Marketplace is available through the end of the year along with on-demand access to the March 2021 educational sessions.

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    Details for the 2022 show will be posted in the coming months

     

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    Signify, the world leader in lighting, will enhance road safety and improve the driving experience in Stockholm’s E4 Bypass tunnel, connecting the northern and southern parts of Stockholm County. Of the road’s 21 kilometers, more than 18 kilometers will be in a tunnel, making it one of the longest road tunnels in Europe, and one of Sweden's largest and most prestigious infrastructure projects to date.  
     

    Bosch Rexroth, EPLAN, Festo, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Rittal and WAGO, seven prominent companies in automation and advanced manufacturing, based in Canada with their headquarters in Germany, are hosting Canada’s third edition of the German Technology Day.

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    LUMEN, A Sonepar Company, announces two important appointments.

    Gilles Motard has been appointed Vice-President of Operations. With an MBA specializing in logistics and transport, Gilles has been in the field of distribution center operations for over 30 years. His main task will be to support the distribution center team while optimizing its operations and logistics.

    During the past few years, he was Vice President of Operations at Sysco, a company that had to face all the logistical challenges related to the restaurant markets which were severely affected by the pandemic. He was also logistics and operations director of the ABB Bromont distribution center from 2015 to 2020.

    Yves Martin becomes Director of Supplier Strategies - Distribution Center, under the supervision of Gilles Motard.

    IMARK CANADA announces the winners of the 2021 Distinguished Performance Awards. Award winning companies were selected based on superior
    performance during the period of time between July 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021.

    The IMARK Canada members listed below were recognized (based on objective criteria tracked by IMARK HQ) for their effective implementation of IMARK Canada marketing programs and their exemplary support of IMARK Canada preferred suppliers.

    Oscan Electrical Supplies of Oshawa, Ontario is the 2021 IMARK Canada Member of the Year. The criterion for this award includes growth on purchase volume, the number of IMARK Canada suppliers purchased from and Joint Market planning activities and success.

    RUSSELECTRIC, A Siemens Business, announces the appointment of Don Bachman as Head of Strategy for Russelectric, A Siemens Business. In this newly created role, Don will focus on the creation and execution of key strategic initiatives around the company’s overall business plans as well as the broader Siemens’ solutions.

    “Don Bachman comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the critical power market, with 35+ years of industry experience,” said Jason Martin, Head of Russelectric, A Siemens Business. “During his career, he’s excelled in Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Business Development and overall General Management roles. I am very excited to see what Don and all of us will create together.”

    WESTBURNE Ontario Division announces two new additions to the Senior Leadership Team.

    Mark McArthur has been promoted to Eastern District Manager effective September 1st, 2021. Mark will be responsible for Westburne’s branches in Belleville, Brockville, Cobourg, Cornwall, Kingston, Lindsay, Oshawa, Ottawa, Pembroke, Peterborough, and Smiths Falls. The Ottawa East branch will continue to report to the Ottawa West Branch Manager.

  • Product Showcase

    Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, announces that Philips Hue has created the first deep integration of lighting and music, providing consumers around the globe with an immersive light and music experience like no other. Thanks to Philips Hue + Spotify, the Philips Hue system is enriched with a new algorithm that analyzes the metadata of each song in real time to make the lights flash, dim, brighten, and color change right along with the beat, mood, genre and tempo of any music on Spotify.

    Advanced light scripts for every song

    A unique Craftsman styled fan integrated lighting fixture. The 36-inch Prime Landesboro Chandel-Air (model 196335) is unveiled by Meyda Lighting

    A stunning Botticino Idalight diffuser is enhanced with a frame and hardware featured in a warm Mahogany Bronze finish. This modern marvel illuminates with Integral energy efficient LEDs. 

    In summer, the fan pushes down a windchill that circulates to keep the space cool and comfortable.  In winter, the fan is reversed to pull the room air up towards the ceiling and force the warm air back down into your space.  

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    October 05, 2021 to October 07, 2021
    November 02, 2021 to November 03, 2021
    November 09, 2021 to November 10, 2021
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