NAILD: Your Lighting Business Edge


The National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) is a national non-profit trade association that drives lighting innovation through education, conferences, industry awards, networking and sharing of best practices. Founded in 1977, NAILD’s mission is to provide its members— lighting distributors— with tools, resources and opportunities to grow their businesses profitably.


Join Lighting Leaders in NAILD

By promoting the expertise and improving the competencies of our members, NAILD offers abundant benefits that advance your leadership and technical skills as well as your business profitability.

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NAILD Annual Conference

Our largest meeting, the Annual Conference is attended by top distributors and manufacturers in the lighting industry. Sessions focus on general lighting industry and business concerns, industry trends, sales tactics and more.

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Today’s Lighting Distributor: The Pulse of Lighting Today

TLD magazine provides must-know editorial coverage of lighting news, trends, new products, member profiles and NAILD programs to give you a competitive knowledge advantage in the marketplace.

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LS Programs

Building Knowledge and Sales: Lighting Specialist Training

Lighting technology has been advancing at an unprecedented pace over the past decade and NAILD’s Lighting Specialist training and certificate is the best way to stay ahead.

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NAILD is your source for lighting educational opportunities, networking with industry peers, technology trend updates and knowledge exchange about lighting market forces.

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