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The 25th Guzhen Lighting Fair Set Date on Oct. 22-26, 2020

In the context of national favorable policies, economic recovery, active operation recovery of enterprises, and strong audience demand, the 25th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair (hereinafter referred to as the "GILF") will be held at Guzhen Convention and Exhibition Center, Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, from October 22 to 26, 2020.

Lighting procurement festival at the Lighting Capital of China-Guzhen

With China embracing the post-pandemic era and the industry recovers, lighting business is getting back on track. China's lighting capital-Guzhen, attracted a small upsurge in product purchases in the first half of this year. It is foreseeable that the accumulated industry energy will boost the launch of new products and make a big splash in this October. As a key wind vane of the lighting industry, Guzhen Lighting Fair is based on "China Lighting Capital"— Guzhen Town,the center of the lighting industry cluster with an annual output value of over RMB100 billion. Relying on the original lighting source, Guzhen serves as a bridge providing precise matching between hundreds of brands within the industry chain and tens of thousands of global buyers.

1 Main Venue + 7 Sub-venues to build the great GILF

Guzhen Convention and Exhibition Center, as the main venue, joins hands with the 7 sub-venues (Lihe Center, Huayi Plaza, Star Alliance, Lighting Era, Besun Plaza, Huayu Plaza and Streetlight City) to build the great GILF. The exhibition space of 8 venues reach over 1,500,000 sqm, presenting 2,500 high-quality exhibitors. The exhibition will be a one-stop lighting trading platform with full coverage of different exhibit categories, for direct procurement and convenient trade.

Online + offline: Twin engines empowering the industry

Never has the Guzhen Lighting Fair shown any signs of recession even in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic: As early as March 18-20, the Guzhen Lighting Online Exhibition attracted 55,000 professionals came for online procurements. The new form of exhibition not only put the exhibition into the palm of the visitor's hand, but also vitalized the market. Draw from the experience of 24 physical events and the virtual one, the 25th Guzhen Lighting Fair will integrate online platform and offline fair, to achieve zero-impedance docking of supply and demand. Denggle.com, as the fair's B2B platform, allows users to make free inquiries, purchase announcements, make appointments with exhibitors, register for exhibition visits, get the e-catalogue, access the online procurement platform and other matching services. Nearly 20 high-level forums and new product launches will be held one after another during the fair, providing platforms for the lighting professionals to share information and ideas on the latest industry topics and solutions to the challenges.  

Lead the trends to build an industry-wide chain

During the 25th Guzhen Lighting Fair, there will be about 840 well-known lighting enterprises participate in the event in main venue, tap directly into industry trends. Brands with strong engineering lighting capabilities will showcase the latest lighting products onsite, including decorative lighting, residential lighting, commercial lighting, outdoor lighting, etc. A Special Lamp Zone will be set up to exhibit lightings with specific functions, such as plant lighting, education lighting, car lights and off-grid lighting. Additionally, panel lights, fan lights, flood lights and solar streetlights can also be found. In sub-venue, Huayi Plaza is dedicated to European and American, modern, crystal, and customized lighting, among others. The Streetlight City has created a trading center with the collection of outdoor LED lighting, landscape lights and other types of outdoor lighting. Together with Lihe lighting expo center, Star Alliance Global Brand Lighting Center, Besun Lighting Plaza, Lighting Era Center, Huayu Plaza, the 8 venues bring together hundreds of thousands of products, ranging from classic to modern, luxurious to minimalist, and standard to non-standard and custom.

Cross-border integration: advocating a new healthy low-carbon concept

Following the upgrading of the LED industry and the rapid development of intelligent cities and smart lighting, the exhibition has adapted to the new trends and designed a special Smart Lighting & Solution Zone. New products and technologies will be intensively unveiled to comprehensively promote the development of smart homes and provide one-stop smart system solutions for the industry. Using methods including cross-border integration and personalized customization, they will appear one after another in sectors including interior decoration lights, intelligent lighting and engineering customization.

The 25th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair Welcomes Global Manufacturers with Innovation

According to statistics from the China Association of Lighting Industry, in June 2020, the value of lighting exports from China were USD 4.578 billion, a year-on-year increase of 12.95%, achieving a positive monthly growth for the first time in the year. Among them, the LED lighting products exports were USD 3.185 billion, a year-on-year increase of 14.44%.

The lighting industry is ushering at dawn. The demand-side pressure of the overseas market will be more reflected in the third quarter and even the second half of the year, and is expected to unleash in October 2020.

As the subsidiary of Informa, an international leading B2B information service group, and the subsidiary of Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co., Ltd., a leading exhibition company in China and one of the large-scale lighting exhibitions held in the post-epidemic period, the 25th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair (GILF)will present a professional, excellent and safe lighting exhibition by virtue of its strong exhibition strength, professional exhibition service and innovative exhibition operation under the strict epidemic prevention and control.

The exhibition has 8 major venues, covering the exhibition space area of 1.5 million sqm, with a total of 2500 high-quality exhibitors participated, jointly creating a lighting feast with full coverage, direct procurement, convenient trade and price competitive products. At present, there are still more than 100 enterprises queuing up for booths. The number of exhibitors in the main venue is expected to exceed 840, surpassing that of the same period.

During the 25th GILF, all exhibits will be systematically and scientifically partitioned. Decorative lighting, residential lighting, outdoor lighting, commercial lighting, lighting accessories, equipment will be displayed based on zones. There will be special lamp zones exhibiting smart lighting & solutions, plant lighting, educational lighting, car lights, off-grid lighting, etc. that are with specific functions and demonstrate specific purpose in live mode. The exhibition will display products with advanced design, technology and ultra-high cost performance that indicate the new developing trend and new demand of the industry, aiming to trigger a breakthrough of the lighting industry. Meanwhile, a Smart Lighting & Solutions Area will be set up to display new products and new technologies in a centralized manner, with a view to promoting the development of smart homes in an all-round way, and providing one-stop intelligent system solutions for the lighting industry.

Under the model of cross-border integration, the GILF is in line with the global lighting market to introduce smart lighting projects and deliver brand-new lighting designs to buyers with the new concept of health and low carbon.

With the growing popularity of intelligent manufacturing around the world, the GILF aims to build a regional brand of "Guzhen Lighting" based on the innovation-driven industrial development strategy, thus creating a professional, market-oriented, branded and international lighting purchase feast. The Guzhen Lighting

Manufacturing, Supply & Services Expo 2020 concurrently held in the main venue covers the upstream machinery, accessories and components, raw materials, and design, as well as downstream circulation, commerce & trade, services and other links of the industrial chain. It will also integrate the Internet of Things, 5G, AI and other technologies to promote the development of Industry 4.0 and achieve the transformation from manufacturing to intelligent, thus injecting new vitality into production.

Connecting global buyers online and offline, and leading the industry to seize new trends

The GILF plans a dedicated overseas online fair for overseas buyers who are unable to visit the exhibition due to the epidemic, and specifically builds a three-dimensional exhibition window for export enterprises to seamlessly connect with overseas buyers, thus promoting efficient and quick trading between the supply and requisitioning parties.

The organizer provides a factory show of the place origin for overseas buyers, allowing them to gain an in-depth understanding of the R&D, design, production, management, service and other aspects of the branded enterprises; it will also broadcast live at the enterprise booths during the fair, and arrange the persons in charge of exhibitors to personally introduce the hot new products on the spot. If buyers are interested in a product, they can submit a procurement requirement via the EZBUY on Denggle.com, and our EZBUY specialist will provide one on one service to match the corresponding exhibitors. In addition, overseas visitors can make appointments with exhibitors in advance through the online cloud exhibition platform of Denggle.com for a face-to-face exchange. The GILF also provides special travel allowances for loyal overseas buyers, who can enjoy more star-rated services at the exhibition site.

Moreover, by combining the features of EZBUY, Denggle.com and the offline exhibition, a "Denggle.com Diamond Member Zone" will be set up near the main entrance during the exhibition, so as to promote the member enterprises in diverse forms, such as on-site Mini booth, Denggle.com online shops, factory show and video display.

The epidemic will eventually dissipate, and the lighting industry will accelerate its recovery. With the joint efforts of lighting participants, the lighting capital Guzhen has experienced a small upsurge in new product purchases in the first half of the year. Looking into the future, we will witness a dramatical growth of the lighting industry in October 2020. Welcome to the GILF at Guzhen Town from October 22 to 26, 2020.

For additional information, please visit en.jiagle.com/lighting-fair/ or send an email to Karmen.Wu@glexpo.com.cn

About China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair (GILF):

China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair (GILF) is located at Guzhen Town-China's Lighting Capital, where over 38,000 registered lighting enterprises gather. With the location strength, the fair offers buyers a comprehensive range of lighting fixtures (from machines and engines in manufacturing process to off the shelf lighting products) at competitive price.
Meanwhile, the fair joins hands with 7 major lighting malls in town to gather 2,500 brands and extend the exhibition space to over 1,500,000 sq. m.
The fair is held twice a year, on March 18-21 (spring edition) and October 22-26 (autumn edition) respectively.
In view of the Covid-19, a Hosted Buyer Program Go online will be held during the autumn show to upgrade the sourcing experience of prestigious buyers from the globe. The program covers series of online activities from Exhibitor Debut, Online Factory Tour and Booth Display live for buyers unable to visit the show to experience the lighting event online in a more interactive manner. Meanwhile, buyers can post RFQs through GILF's EZBUY platform, where the EZBUY specialists will match suppliers based on buyers' requests and thus improve the efficiency of both sides.