Member Benefits

for Agencies and Manufacturers


planned for 2022

SELLING LIGHT series – Understanding, Presenting, and Selling

  • TM30

LIGHTING 101 for new Lighting Salespeople at Agencies & Manufacturers

  • What do Agents do and how do they fit in?
  • Lighting Terminology
  • Controls Terminology
  • Design Process
  • Construction Process
  • Sales Process



Monday, March 14th – Introduction to AAILA Cocktail Event at LEDucation

  • Member Agent Principals
  • Member Manufacturer Liaisons

Monday, June 20th – Member event at Lightfair



  • Keynotes & Educational sessions
  • Manufacturer Agency Council and/or Sales Meeting sessions
  • Product Showcase
  • Social event
  • Sponsorship Opportunities


Results available to members

AAILA Commissioned Industry Surveys

Independent benchmark survey of Manufacturers

  • What would help manufacturers improve their business?

Independent benchmark survey of Agents

  • What would help agents improve their business?

Customer and influencers surveys

  • What issues can lighting manufacturers and agents solve?

Get Involved

Member Volunteer Opportunities

Board of Directors

  • Education
  • Events
  • Survey

Member Discounts

Members of the American Association of Independent Lighting Agents can now access business, employee, and personal discounts through National Purchasing Partners (NPP). NPP is a new member benefit provider of AAILA and helps members reduce costs with exclusive pricing.

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