Dallas Market Center (Dallas): This host of several lighting marketplace events each year, has hired Laura Van Zeyl as vice president of lighting technology development and marketing, according to a report from Home Accents Today. Van Zeyl will be responsible for leasing, marketing and overall strategy for the lighting marketplace of manufacturer showrooms located in the Trade Mart building as well as the twice annual Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show. Van Zeyl was previously publisher/editorial director of Residential Lighting and Home Fashion Forecast magazines, and she has been covering the lighting and home furnishings industries since 1993.
“This new role continues my commitment to the lighting industry, which has been the cornerstone of my entire career,” Van Zeyl said. “A vibrant marketplace is critical to the success of the industry, and I look forward to spearheading the ongoing advancement of Lightovation and Dallas Market Center as new opportunities continue to take shape.”