Lightapalooza 2022, hosted by The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), is being promoted as an intimate three-day educational event bringing top custom integrators and 17 lighting segment manufacturers together to engage in conversations around the growing lighting category.
Lightapalooza 2022, set for February 22-24 at the Dallas Hilton Anatole, will include eight hours of lighting fundamentals training, 16 hours of lighting design workshops, eight hours of expert panel discussions, and nearly 24 hours of manufacturer training sessions.
Lighting expert Peter Romaniello (Conceptual Lighting LLC) will be joined by fellow lighting luminary David Warfel, and HTSA’s Tom Doherty, director of technology initiatives, and Keith Esterly, HTSA chief learning architect, to lead and facilitate Lightapalooza learning and business growth activities.
“Lighting is by far the fastest and largest growth category for the HTSA members and our industry at large,” Doherty said. “We recognize that lighting integration, control, fixtures, and wellness lighting can be mastered best by in-person by discussions, sharing experiences and live engagement. HTSA was the first organization to bring expanded lighting solutions to dealers. These are now a key area of success for our members as a natural extension of lighting integration and control. We had to think out of the box on how to bring these folks together live in short order and are thrilled to host Lightapalooza in just 60 days since conception of the event.”
Jon Robbins, executive director for HTSA, added, “We’re excited to bring these communities together, and to have a lighting event solely devoted to the category. We strive to help HTSA members and industry partners accelerate their sharing and growth in lighting and to have relevant solutions to satisfy today’s homeowners. We have intentionally kept Lightapalooza 2022 very personal and intimate so all participants can enjoy quality conversations and leave with fresh ideas for their businesses. As such, the event has limited space and educational sessions are already 98% full.”
Robbins noted that Lightapalooza is an important next step on our HTSA’s path that began in 2017 when the group introduced entirely new categories to the industry such as specifying and installing lighting fixtures, wellness lighting, and more.
“We have come a long way together and as an industry, in just a few short years and we look forward to inaugural event and evolution of the category,” Robbins said.
To preview HTSA’s first-ever Lightapalooza, visit www.lightapalooza2022.com.