Events | Event-Reports | Event Post Show Report | Jun 21, 2018

Asia’s Most Influential Lighting and LED Event Announces Increased Visitor Numbers

Asia’s Most Influential Lighting and LED Event Announces Increased Visitor Numbers Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition celebrated another successful edition as more than 165,000 visitors (5% increase from 2017) descended on the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou from June 9 ‒ 12. A total of 2,602 exhibitors demonstrated the latest in lighting and LED products and solutions across 19 halls and 195,000 sqm of exhibition space. The main thoroughfare at the exhibition ¬– The Pearl Promenade – was also a hive of activity as the THINKLIGHT: Embracing Changes Forum enticed thousands of visitors to a programme of talks from some of the world’s leading authorities in lighting concepts, technology and design. Read more »

Events | Event-Reports | Event Post Show Report | Jun 12, 2018

LED Expo Thailand 2018 Opened Up Growth Opportunities

LED Expo Thailand 2018 Opened Up Growth Opportunities LED Expo Thailand 2018, ASEAN’s largest exhibition on LED products & technology concluded on an affirmative note with new records. This key business and networking event that took place in Challenger 1, Impact Exhibition & Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand, served as the platform to showcase products and technical innovations from the LED industry. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Jan 15, 2018

LED Expo 2017 Reflected Growth Akin to the Booming Sector of Efficient Lighting Technology

LED Expo 2017 Reflected Growth Akin to the Booming Sector of Efficient Lighting Technology  LED Expo 2017, India’s largest exhibition for LED lighting products and technology, concluded on an affirmative note with new record growth. This key business and networking event that took place in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, served as an apt platform to showcase the product and technical innovations from the LED industry and cost effective alternatives in full display. Read more »

Resources | LpO Article | Event-Reports | Technologies | Measurement | Jan 11, 2018

Measurement Seminar – from SSL to Displays

Measurement Seminar – from SSL to Displays For the third consecutive year, Instrument Systems invited engineers from all industries that deal with light measurement of SSL products and different kinds of displays to their seminar. LED professional’s Editor in Chief, Arno Grabher-Meyer, was also pleased to receive (and accept) an invitation. In this article he shows what attendees can expect, who might find this event of interest, who would benefit the most and who should definitely not miss the next opportunity to attend. Read more »

Resources | LpR Article | Event-Reports | Technologies | Trends | Dec 13, 2017

LpS Gets a Younger Sibling to Foster a Holistic System Approach

LpS Gets a Younger Sibling to Foster a Holistic System Approach For the most part our readers are aware of the fact that the LpS has a strong focus on the component level, but after the 6th event, the Luger Research team realized that it was time to find a way to push the more holistic system approach. After much consideration and careful planning, the Trends in Lighting (TiL) Forum and Show was initiated and took place in conjunction with the LpS 2017. Arno Grabher-Meyer, Editor-in-Chief at LED professional took a close look at both exhibitions and the lectures to find out what the audience thought of the extension and broader outlook. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Nov 15, 2017

19th CIOE - China International OPTOELECTRONIC EXPO

19th CIOE - China International OPTOELECTRONIC EXPO 57,348 visitors from 67 countries and regions attended CIOE 2017, which is an increase of 13% compared to last year. 110,000m2 exhibition area presenting the entire optoelectronic ecosystem. 1,668 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions attended, which is an increase of 6% from last year. 3,653 optoelectronic brands were presented, which is an increase of 15% compared to last year. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Nov 13, 2017

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2017 Welcomes Record Number of Over 156,000 Global Visitors

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2017 Welcomes Record Number of Over 156,000 Global Visitors The fair remains true to its mission of promoting global dialogue and exploring the convergent future. Visitors celebrate the fair as an effective sourcing and networking platform. Kicking off on 9 June, the 22nd edition of the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) welcomed visitors for the four-day fair during which key industry players had the chance to explore the convergent future of the lighting industry. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Nov 09, 2017

SIGN CHINA 2017, LED CHINA 2017 & DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 Successfully Concluded on September 22 in Shanghai

SIGN CHINA 2017, LED CHINA 2017 & DIGITAL SIGNAGE 2017 Successfully Concluded on September 22 in Shanghai Organised by UBM Trust, the 3-day concurrent shows successfully concluded on September 22 at SNIEC in Shanghai, China, attracting 32,645 global visitors from 118 countries/regions and welcoming international VIP buyer delegations from the USA, Korea, Australia, Iran, Japan and Germany. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 24, 2017

LpS 2017 Fulfils Its Potential to be the Most Comprehensive, International Event in Lighting to Date

LpS 2017 Fulfils Its Potential to be the Most Comprehensive, International Event in Lighting to Date The widely anticipated 7th LED professional Symposium +Expo was set to be the biggest and most comprehensive event in lighting to date, and it did not disappoint. Over 1,600 leading technology experts, from industry and research, came together at LpS 2017 to explore, to debate and to build the future of lighting technologies together. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 19, 2017

The First TiL 2017 Successfully Illuminates the Future of Lighting for Over 1,600 Visitors

The First TiL 2017 Successfully Illuminates the Future of Lighting for Over 1,600 Visitors The eagerly awaited Trends in Lighting 2017 saw over 1,600 visitors, including designers, architects, technicians and consultants, from every aspect of lighting, gather for three insightful days of debate and discussion. TiL 2017 met the industry’s expectations by bridging the gap between application, design and technology, and allowing experts to share ideas about, and experience the future of lighting. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 02, 2017

Successful Premiere of the Combined LpS & TiL 2017 Events

Successful Premiere  of the Combined LpS & TiL 2017 Events The organizers of LpS 2017 (LED professional Symposium +Expo) and TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting Forum & Show) were proud to welcome world-renowned lighting experts, companies and organizations to the first combined lighting event at the Festspielhaus in Bregenz, Austria. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Aug 16, 2017

New Records Achieved at the 2nd Edition of InterLumi Panama

New Records Achieved at the 2nd Edition of InterLumi Panama As one of the most promising lighting & LED trade shows in Latin America, InterLumi Panama concluded its second performance from 29 June to 1 July 2017 at ATLAPA Convention Center with new records hit. 151 exhibiting brands from 21 countries attended to showcase the cutting-edge products and technologies in efficient lighting; and it attracted 2,172 high quality visitors from 28 countries/regions in the global range. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Event News | May 09, 2017

The 4th Annual LightingTech Qatar Successfully Launched

The 4th Annual LightingTech Qatar Successfully Launched Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 4th Annual LightingTech Qatar on Monday at City Centre Rotana Doha, Qatar. This event has established itself as the Qatari lighting industry meeting place for key government officials and regulators, lighting industry experts, and construction professionals. Read more »

Resources | LpO Article | Event-Reports | Trends | Sustainability | Human Centric Lighting | Apr 03, 2017

First LightingEurope Summit – An Outstanding Figure in the Lighting Branch, Hands Over His Responsibilities

First LightingEurope Summit – An Outstanding Figure in the Lighting Branch, Hands Over His Responsibilities Diederik de Stoppelaar, one of the most influential and esteemed personalities in the lighting branch, has retired and passed over his responsibilities to Ourania Georgoutsakou. One of his last activities was initiating the first LightingEurope Summit, a one-day program, where a number of respected and eloquent lecturers were invited to speak. The venue, The Steigenberg Wiltcher's, in Brussels, was a good choice for this first of its kind event. About 150 lighting specialists, friends, and colleagues of Diederik de Stoppelaar attended the conference and farewell event. Read more »

Resources | LpR Article | Event-Reports | Human Centric Lighting | Sustainability | Smart Lighting & IoT | Manufacturing | Feb 15, 2017

Swiss Photonics Workshop on Intelligent Efficient Solid State Lighting

Swiss Photonics Workshop on Intelligent Efficient Solid State Lighting Swiss Photonics held their Swiss Solid State Lighting Workshop in the Pantheon at Muttenz near Basel on December 12th of last year. The ambience of the automobile museum was perfect! The program covered a broad range of topics including Human Centric Lighting, Internet of Things and the results of the LASSIE project (Large Area Solid State Lighting Intelligent Efficient: A 7th Framework Program for Research and Technological Development). In the following article, Arno Grabher-Meyer, Editor-in-Chief at LED professional, summarizes the highlights. Read more »

Resources | LpR Article | Event-Reports | Business | Technologies | Applications | Feb 08, 2017

LuxLive and SILE Sharpen Focus on End-Users

LuxLive and SILE Sharpen Focus on End-Users On November 23rd and 24th, as in previous years, LuxLive was held in the Excel Center close to London’s City Airport. This year, for the second time since the merger of Revo Media and Pennwell, LuxLive and Strategies in Light Europe were co-located. Arno Grabher-Meyer, Editor-in-Chief at LED professional, summarizes his impressions of the event, picking out the more technical oriented lectures held in the different "arenas". Read more »

Event Post Show Report | LpR Article | Dec 28, 2016

LpS Event: A Perfect Platform for New Ideas and Innovations

LpS Event: A Perfect Platform for New Ideas and Innovations Like in any “Light + Building year”, there is always the question of which, if any, other shows one should attend in Europe. The visitors to the LpS 2016 knew right from the start that they had made the right decision with Bregenz. As always, the show attracted attendees, exhibitors and visitors from all over the world. Arno Grabher-Meyer, Editor-in-Chief at LED professional summarizes the highlights and shows how the newly introduced program points were received. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 10, 2016

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 Gathered a Record 140,000+ Visitors from Around the World

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2016 Gathered a Record 140,000+ Visitors from Around the World Taking the lighting sector’s transformation in stride, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) wrapped up its 21st edition with visitor figures reaching a record high. The expo maintains its steady position as an influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event by receiving strong industry support – support that was demonstrated through its largest annouced visitor figures in decades. The 2016 edition, held from 9 – 12 June at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, welcomed 145,080 visitors (2015: 135,990) – more than a six percent increase from last year’s numbers – from 137 countries and regions. These professionals hailed from China as well as from various developed and emerging markets worldwide. The top 10 overseas visiting countries and regions were Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, the US, Australia, Italy and Germany. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Oct 03, 2016

LpS 2016 - The Leading European Lighting Conference Forecasts Further Transformations

Registration The sixth LED professional Symposium +Expo opened its doors on September 20th, in Bregenz, Austria. About 1,500 lighting professionals and over 100 exhibitors took part in Europe’s foremost lighting conference and exhibition. Experts from academia and industry, including Prof. Shuji Nakamura, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2014, discussed cutting edge findings and explored new technologies and applied them to business models and use cases in applications. The conversion of lighting, which started with LED and OLED light sources, will continue with new technologies such as communication tools and IoT. The LpS 2016 also showed that lighting will be transformed into specific solutions for things such as Horticulture Lighting, Automotive Lighting and Indoor and Outdoor Lighting. Smart Technologies for Lighting Innovations, the motto of the LpS 2016, conveyed the key aspects for new lighting solutions – building synergies between devices, algorithms and usages. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Sep 27, 2016

LightingTech Egypt: A Step Forward Towards a Smart and Sustainable City

LightingTech Egypt: A Step Forward Towards a Smart and Sustainable City Cairo (September 26, 2016) – In the presence of senior representatives from several government-backed entities in Egypt, Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 2nd annual LightingTech Egypt conference today at Dusit Thani Lakeview, Cairo, Egypt. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | Aug 12, 2016

InterLumi Panama 2016 Made Its Inauguration in a Complete Success

InterLumi Panama 2016 Made Its Inauguration in a Complete Success InterLumi Panama, held its first edition from July 6 - 8 2016, at ATLAPA Convention Center this summer. Attracting over 120 companies from 18 countries/regions and 1,977 high quality visitors from 27 countries/regions, InterLumi Panama 2016 has launched its first step to introduce LATAM’s lighting market to the whole world. Read more »

Resources | LpR Article | Event-Reports | Trends | Jun 02, 2016

Light + Building Post Show Report: The Six Most Noteworthy Observations by LED professional

Light + Building Post Show Report: The Six Most Noteworthy Observations by LED professional In the weeks and months before the show it was obvious that the major topics were going to be IoT and connectivity. There are many reasons for this. One is that LED lighting has become established but the big deals for smart lighting and human centric lighting are missing. IoT seems to be the way to improve communication and enable both smart lighting and HCL. Arno Grabher-Meyer from LED professional gives a summary of his impressions of the fair in regards to these topics, and beyond. Read more »

Leading Article | Event Post Show Report | Event News | Oct 15, 2015

LpS 2015 Post Show Report: Trends, Technologies and Solutions

Product Showcase at the Exhibition Since the biggest cutting edge developments in LED technology have already taken place, one would think that a technology-focused event would be obsolete. However, that is not the case! The LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2015) showed that developments in the lighting industry aren’t slowing down. New user requirements demand a shift from a component-based view to a system perspective. At sixty lectures and seven workshops, international experts presented their findings and analyzed future trends and technologies. A total of about 1,400 attendees from all over the world came to the event, which took place from September 22nd to 24th in Bregenz, Austria. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | News-Spot | Jan 23, 2015

Year of Light and Light Based Technologies Opening in Paris - Let There be Light

William D. Phillips did not simply hold a lecture, he truly gave a performance that brought "Einstein, Time and Light" to life The Opening Ceremony was held on January 19th and 20th 2015 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. During the ceremony the key themes of the year were introduced as an inspiration for worldwide events throughout the year. The IYL 2015 was initiated to raise awareness of the importance of light-based technologies in providing solutions to worldwide challenges in areas such as energy, education, communications and health. The diverse program covering scientific, religious, political, cultural, artistic, humanistic, economic and ecological views was an inspiring start to the International Year of Light. Read more »

Event Post Show Report | News-Spot | Jan 01, 2014

From Cutting-Edge LED/OLED Lighting Technology to Innovative Design Lightings - LIGHTING JAPAN 2013

A big audience attended the official opening ceremony of Lighting Japan 2013 Key event for LED/OLED lightings, LIGHTING JAPAN 2013 concluded with a remarkable success gathering 353 exhibitors and 18,357 visitors. Becoming more international every year as an event representing the Asian lighting industry, more than 30% of the exhibitors this year were from overseas and the number of overseas visitors reached around 3,000. Read more »

Resources | Videos | Event-Reports | Oct 15, 2013

3rd International LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2013) - Event Video

LpS 2013 - Cree Testing Workshop Over 1,100 visitors from 34 countries attended the LED professional Symposium +Expo 2013 in Bregenz, Austria, from September 24th to 26th. Research institutes, lighting organizations and the lighting industry presented their insights on the latest trends in LED and OLED lighting technologies in multiple sessions, workshops and throughout the 2,000 m2 exhibition area. Keynote speaker, Dietmar Zembrot, President of LightingEurope said, “I think this is one of the most important lighting events in the world”. Read more »

FEATURED

A New Fixing Technology for Optics Brings Additional Time Savings in Luminaire Assembly

A New Fixing Technology for Optics Brings Additional Time Savings in Luminaire Assembly Today it is often the fixing technology which decides how efficiently an LED luminaire can be produced. Innovative assembly procedures help in production by simplifying and shortening processes or eliminating them completely. Just a few minutes are often enough to make a manufacturer more ... Read more »

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs

Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per watt (LPW) at 3000 K CCT, 85°C, Cree’s new eTone COB ... Read more »

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PerfectWhite: Luminus’ Latest Spectrally Tuned COB

PerfectWhite: Luminus’ Latest Spectrally Tuned COB Spectrally tuned sources are the essential components of human-centric lighting and Luminus PerfectWhite is it’s newest source, joining the Sensus and AccuWhite products, that has been purpose-designed and improves upon the light from conventional sources. PerfectWhite™, which closely replicates ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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