Attendee Registration Opens for 4th Annual ArchLIGHT Summit

September 17-18 expo and educational platform at Dallas Market Center attracts lighting designers, architects, specifiers, and other design professionals.

DALLAS – April 17, 2024 – ArchLIGHT Summit, the growing annual lighting trade event and educational platform for the architectural, specification, and design communities, has opened attendee registration for its September 17-18, 2024 show. The annual event welcomes lighting designers, architects, interior designers, specifiers, and students to see new products from leading commercial brands, experience the latest lighting technologies, and participate in a wide range CEUs from lighting and design/build thought leaders.

To register and view the full schedule of events, visit

Attendees will have access to dozens of seminars, discussions, and events offering timely and accredited sessions for lighting solutions, trends, and standards, as well as hands-on experiential sessions facilitated by the sharpest minds in design and lighting. Access to the ArchLIGHT Summit show floor is complimentary, and a $50 flat fee will grant admission to an unlimited number of sessions to secure continuing educational credits (AIA and IDCEC). Food and beverages are provided throughout each day for all ArchLIGHT Summit attendees.

“ArchLIGHT Summit is truly an extraordinary industry event, and it continues to grow. Its expansion in reach, exhibits, and programming sets it apart as an event for quality conversations and inspirational experiences unlike any other architectural lighting show in the U.S.,” said Cindy Morris, President and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “The knowledge and connections made at ArchLIGHT Summit will inspire and empower attendees for years to come.”

Programming will include full format CEU seminars on the “Light Bites” Stage on the show floor, and interactive sessions from a new “Inspiration Station” that highlights experiential sessions.

Events include:

• Monday, September 16

  • Women in Lighting + Design (WILD) will host its popular welcome party the night before the show officially opens overlooking the skyline of Dallas. Open to all attendees.

• Tuesday, September 17

  • ARCHITECT magazine’s Editor in Chief Paul Makovsk moderates a panel on “the State of Design” with panelists such as OmniPlan’s Ben Crawford, AIA Dallas past president; John Mears, from Eos Lightmedia will present on the how, why and when of systems integration; and Kate McBride from Clanton & Associates will discuss “Planning for Lighting: Advocating for Better Lighting Regulations in our Cities.”
  • Enjoy great food, fun, and entertainment at the annual Happy Hour sponsored by Casambi following the close of the show floor and sessions.

• Wednesday, September 18

  • HLB’s Anne Reo and Michelle Murray will present “Lighting Designer says ‘Tomato’, Owner hears ‘Orange’”; Anna Forrester from Arup will present “Influencing the Perception of Safety at Night with Human-Centered Design’’; and an insightful panel discussion will be held on the rapid expanding technologies for “Architectural Visualization.”

Interactive Sessions: (September 17 – 18)

  • On both Tuesday and Wednesday interactive sessions include a Healthcare designer vignette sponsored by Visa Lighting that will demonstrate lighting solutions designed specifically for behavioral health/high abuse environments; and “Photometry in Action”, led by Craig A. Bernecker, Ph.D., FIESNA, LC. – a hands-on workshop exploring luminaire photometry delivered using a bench-top goniophotometer fully capable of generating a complete luminaire photometric report, including luminous intensity and spectral data along with an .ies file.

Showroom Spectacular – Wednesday, September 18 – 12:30 – 4:00 pm

  • Showroom Spectacular will provide attendees the opportunity to visit 14 spectacular lighting showrooms with special events and hosted tour. Enjoy food, hospitality, dynamic demonstrations, giveaways, and other exciting attractions in Dallas Market Center’s permanent lighting exhibits. Select showrooms on the Trade Mart’s third and fourth floors will be open to ArchLIGHT Summit and Dallas Design Week attendees, offering a glimpse into the “home of lighting” and Lightovation, the largest residential lighting event in the Western Hemisphere.

ArchLIGHT Summit is an advocate in supporting the growth and development of the design build industry and encourages and supports the attendance of students interested in commercial lighting and design fields with complimentary admission to the two-day event and educational sessions. ArchLIGHT Summit is also co-located with Dallas Design Week, providing additional CEU and networking opportunities for attendees of both events.

Partners for the 2024 ArchLIGHT Summit include: ALA, Casambi, Hossley Lighting & Power Solutions, Preferred Lighting Group, Sourcery, Texas Lighting Solutions, The Lighting Exchange, Visa Lighting

Association Partners: American Association of Independent Lighting Agents, American Institute of Architects Dallas Chapter, American Lighting Association, Illuminating Engineering Society Dallas section, International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), Light Justice, Lighting Controls Association, National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD), National Lighting Bureau, North American Coalition of Lighting Industry Queers, and Women in Lighting + Design international and local chapters.

Media Partners for the 2024 ArchLIGHT Summit include: Arc; ARCHITECT; Architectural Products; Architectural SSL; Commercial Construction & Renovation; D5 Magazine; Designing Lighting; Designer Pages; Edison Report; Electrical News; Energy Watch News; Furniture Lighting & Décor; “Get a Grip on Lighting” Podcast; Inside Lighting; Light Directory; LightNow News; and US Lighting Trends.

Dallas Market is offering ArchLIGHT Summit guests the discounted rate at the Renaissance Dallas, which is within walking distance, with shuttle service available, for $229/night. Rates valid until 2 weeks prior to Market, based on availability and are subject to change at any time so please reach out to Market Travel online or by calling 214-744-7444.

For more information, visit to sign up for show announcements, including when Attendee Registration. Follow ArchLIGHT Summit on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn for the latest developments.

For information on Dallas Market Center, visit our website. In addition to hosting ArchLIGHT Summit, the largest residential lighting show in North America, Lightovation, will take place June 19-22, 2024. Keep up-to-date on information about that event by following 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, interior designers, architects, and specifiers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products 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; a new lighting event, ArchLIGHT Summit, for architects, specifiers, and designers; 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 and ArchLIGHT Summit on social media.