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Norburn Lighting and Bath Announced As Finalist for International Retailer of the Year Award by the 24th Annual ARTS Awards.
Dallas Market Center and Accessories Resource Team (ART) announced the 24th annual ARTS Awards finalists. The ARTS Awards is the premier awards program for the home industry and is held each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market (Jan. 16–22, 2013).

The ARTS Awards is the premiere awards program dedicated to the home decorative accessories industry. Norburn Lighting and Bath is nominated for the International Retail Showroom of the Year .
In June of this year Norburn Lighting took home the prestigious award for 2012 North American Lighting Showroom of the Year sponsored by Residential Lighting Magazine and is excited to showcase itself again for this new recognition.

“Congratulations to the finalists for this year’s ARTS Awards,” said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center. “It’s an honor to celebrate the home industry’s finest manufacturers, retailers, product designers and sales reps.”

The finalists will submit a digital presentation to a panel of distinguished judges previously announced, including Melanie Belew, interior designer and owner of Belew Design Studio; Cheryl Holland-Bridges, director of the Center for Retailing Studies and executive professor of marketing at Texas A&M’s May Business School; Ignaz M. Gorischeck, vice president of store development at Neiman Marcus; Jena Hall, president and CEO of Jena Hall Associates; Leslie Newsom Rascoe, who helped launch VERANDA and held various editorial positions including fine arts editor and decoration and design editor; and Susan Inglis, producer, importer, sourcing agent and broker in the home furnishings, fashion and gift industries.
Developed by non-profit ART and produced by Dallas Market Center, the ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement in retailing, manufacturing, design, and representation.

The ARTS Awards culminate with a black-tie gala held event on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The 24th annual ARTS Awards are sponsored by EnLIGHTenment, Gifts & Decorative Accessories, Giftware News, HFN, Home Accents Today, Home Fashion Forecast, Home Lighting & Accessories, Overcoffee, Residential Lighting, Sustainable Furnishings Council and SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS.
To view all the nominee’s click here

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Winner 2012 Showroom of the Year

Winner 2012 Showroom of the Year

June 26th 2012 Vancouver, B.C. On June 21, 2012, Norburn Lighting and Bath is proud to announce it was selected as winner of the Showroom of the Year Award at a cocktail reception on the opening night of the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market. The awards were sponsored by Residential Lighting and Dallas Market Center.

One retailer was honored as Showroom of the Year in one of three dollar-volume categories, as well as three specialty categories. Each dollar-volume category had up to 10 finalists. Norburn Lighting and Bath was selected as winner of the Revenue $5 Million and Over category. To view all of the winners of the third annual Showroom of the Year Awards visit http://www.residentiallighting.com/2012-showroom-year-winners-announced

Three geographically diverse retail, visual display and marketing experts judged the finalists and winners. This year’s judges included Michelle Lamb, Chairman of Marketing Directions Inc. and Editorial Director of The Trend Curve, Eden Prairie, MN; Jon Schallert, President of The Schallert Group and founder of Destination University, Longmont, CO ; and Crystal Vilkaitis, Director of Social Media for SnapRetail, Vista, CA. Judges praised Norburn Lighting & Bath for their “investment in a new luminaire theatre space,” as well as for their customer service strategy.

Norm Brown, CLC, Marketing Manager for Norburn Lighting commented “I truly appreciate this recognition, it is a real honor. Our staff and their commitment to their craft are really what make our stores distinctive. They’re all professional, ALA certified lighting specialists. They set us apart from the competition.”

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The Interior Design Show West (IDSwest) is Western Canada’s annual premiere residential design show featuring 200 exhibitors showcasing quality products and services to an audience of industry professionals, architects, designers, consumers and media. Norburn Lighting Will Be A Featured Exhibitor At IDS West In October 2011 make sure to Visit us there, more details to come soon!
featuring Swarovski LED Lighting!