Training / Summer Learning Series


Thirsty Thursdays – Coming back in 2017

Our Summer Learning Series continues in 2017 with Thirsty Thursdays. See the below schedule. No charge to attend and we will guarantee attendees will learn something new in a fun and festive. Open to specifiers, building owners, physical plant engineers, electrical contractors, builders, wholesalers, etc.

Thirsty Thursday

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Past Thirsty Thursdays 2016- Thank you for attending


May 5 – Cree Lighting Update

Our Summer Learning Series is returning for 2016! This year, we kickoff our “Thirsty Thursday” Series with new product rollouts from Cree Lighting. Join us at the Carriage and Western Art Museum in Santa Barbara where we have the whole facility to ourselves! Members of the Cree Lighting Team will be on hand to answer questions, tabletop new products, and have live demonstrations of the products shown at Lightfair. Since it is “Cinco de Mayo”, we will have themed beverages and finger foods so bring your festive spirit! This event is open to architects, electrical engineers, lighting designers, electrical wholesalers, end users and facility managers.

What: Thirsty Thursday – Cree Lighting When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 Where: Carriage and Western Art Museum of Santa Barbara 129 Castillo Street (inside Pershing Park) Time: 4:30 – drinks finger foods begin 5:00 ish – presentation begins


Past Thirsty Thursdays 2015- Thank you for attending


June 25 – Cree Lighting Update

Cree Lighting is the industry leader in commercial and residential LED fixtures. Marshall Dunbar and Heather Eves of Cree Lighting will be our guest this session and will be showing Cree Lighting’s products, including their new parking garage fixtures, architectural pendant, high lumen parking lot luminaires and a complete line of troffers. Come learn about Cree Lighting, talk to the factory experts and see product up close. Held at Harry’s Plaza Café in Santa Barbara.

July 30 – FX Luminaire Landscape Lighting Seminar

FX Luminaire will be present to review their offering of landscape fixtures. There is so much good stuff going on with landscape lighting that you will want to make sure and be here to see product, understand applications and gain new insights as you go out and talk to potential customers about landscape lighting design. Held at the Murphy Auto Museum in Oxnard. Doors open at 4:30pm. Presentation/Discussion from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.

August 27– Ivalo Lighting

Did you know that Lutron Electronics has a complete line of residential and commercial lighting fixtures? These fixtures are known by their trade name "Ivalo" and are available in 3" and 4" recessed, undercounter, surface, pendant and outdoor.Their quality and style are unmatched. Please join us on the last presentation of the summer where Lanell Gray of Ivalo Lighting will be our presenter. Held at the Murphy Auto Museum in Oxnard. Doors open at 4:30pm. Presentation/Discussion from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.

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