IoT for Free by Ted Konnerth, Egret Consulting Group’s Founder and Chairman of the Board

We attended LightFair, as usual and in general it felt a little less crowded, with fewer exhibitors and lighter foot traffic. LFI has become the mega-show for the lighting industry; but is now facing multiple competitive shows across the country

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LIGHTFAIR® International Returns to Las Vegas Convention Center in 2020

LIGHTFAIR® has additionally committed to a 2021 return to Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where LFI 2019 opens on May 19.  Staged alternately on the U.S. east and west coasts, LFI returns to Las Vegas in 2020 following its

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LFI Returns in 2019With the Synergy of Light in Life

Light, technology, knowledge and design connect in a convergence of global introductions, innovations and thought leadership at LIGHTFAIR® International 2019, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LIGHTFAIR was established in 1989 and will hold

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The Synergy of Light in Life at LIGHTFAIR® International 2019

The 30th-annual staging of LIGHTFAIR® International in Philadelphia next May will reveal the synergy of light in life with the newest solutions in lighting, connectivity, design and integration presented in a trade show and conference driven by innovation. LIGHTFAIR’s 2019

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Osram Plans to Exit Luminaires Business

Osram Licht AG has announced that it will sell its Lighting Solutions business unit that manufactures finished luminaires. The company said it will focus on high-growth-potential applications going forward — most likely smart LED lighting and the Internet of Things

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2018 LFI Innovation Awards

This prestigious event honors industry innovations for lighting-related products and designs introduced in the past 12 months. Each product was judged by an independent panel of renowned lighting professionals. Categories and companies within the categories are listed in alphabetical order;

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2019 Will Take Place in Philadelphia for it’s 30th Annual Staging May 19-23

The five-day Conference program features more than 70 courses presenting the latest information and leading-edge concepts to attendees representing a broad spectrum of industries. Under a curriculum developed by lighting, technology and design experts seated on a select Advisory Committee,

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2018 Call for Speakers

The LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) Conference, which offers hundreds of hours of education in a highly diverse curriculum, begins its run to opening day 2018 with the Call for Speakers launching on July 11, 2017. This global invitation calls for top

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Tunable LED Lighting Technology Takes Lightfair Center Stage

Smart lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) may have been the most prevalent theme at LightFair International (LFI), but tunable-white LED technology was close behind and of course inherently requires some form of lighting controls to set color and

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LIGHTFAIR 2017 Features Strong Controls Focus

The LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2017 conference will offer 77 courses totaling more than 190 education hours at Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center May 7-11, 2017. Highlighting the conference are two leading-edge forums that will explore some of the newest advancements in

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2016 Was Largest Trade Show to Date

The largest LFI trade show in its 27-year history totaled 269,680 net square feet housing 617 exhibitors, including 102 first-time exhibiting companies and 117 manufacturers headquartered outside the U.S. Registration increased to 27,628 to set a new west-coast show record,

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2016 Opens April 24 in San Diego to Reveal Light and Technology in a New Language

Thousands of professionals from around the world will experience and explore light and technology in a new language in the Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute® (April 24 – 25) and Trade Show & Conference (April 26 – 28). More than 600 exhibitors

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Now Open! LIGHTFAIR International 2016 Registration

Save with early bird pricing now through April 1. LFI® has an expanded trade show floor offering attendees the broadest product selection in LFI history starting April 24, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA (Pre-Conference: April

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LIGHTFAIR® International Offers Its First-Ever IoT & Smart Lighting Forum

A new one-day series of six 60-minute sessions designed to explore the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) and how it relates to smart lighting. Within the 2016 Conference, which includes 82 courses, the IoT & Smart Lighting Forum strives

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Light and Technology in a New Language at LIGHTFAIR® International 2016

Light, technology and design will converge to reveal new solutions, new knowledge and new discoveries at LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) 2016. The world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference will be staged for the first time in

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2016 Call for Speakers Closing this Monday, September 14

Now open in a global invitation seeking responses from top lighting and design practitioners looking to participate in the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference in San Diego April 24 – 28, 2016. Experts are

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2017 Will Take Place in Philadelphia

LFI® returns to Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center in 2017 for its 28th-annual staging May 7—11, according to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., vice chairman, president and chief operating officer of LFI managing partner AmericasMart® Atlanta. LFI’s 2017 return to Philadelphia will

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2016 Call for Speakers

The LFI® 2016 Call for Speakers is now open in a global invitation seeking responses from top lighting and design practitioners looking to participate in the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference in San Diego

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Lightfair® International 2015 Breaks All Records

LFI 2015 broke all registration and trade-show records with double-digit growth in its five-day New York run May 3-7. For highlights: http://www.lightfair.com/lightfair/V40/press.cvn?id=11&p_id=336 • 268,580 net square feet • 599 exhibitors • 29,900 registered attendees See LIGHTFAIR International 2015 highlights here:

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2015 Breaks All Records

LFI’s 2015 five-day run in New York May 3—7 posted an all-time trade show floor record with 268,580 net square feet housing 599 exhibitors, including 108 first-time exhibiting companies and 110 manufacturers headquartered outside the U.S. LFI 2015 registration grew

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