Lightfair Continues Management Agreement with IMC as a Result of Merger With AMC

LIGHTFAIR® International has announced that it will continue its management contract with International Market Centers (IMC) following the merger between IMC and AmericasMart Atlanta (AMC). LIGHTFAIR International is co-owned by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD, www.iald.org) and the

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DOE LIGHTFAIR Presentations Available Online

The U.S. Department of Energy once again hosted its award-winning informational booth and free educational sessions at LIGHTFAIR® International, held May 8–10 in Chicago. Attendees got the latest scoop on SSL’s most challenging topics and had the opportunity to attend

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Stars of the Show at LightFair

One of the highlights each year at Lightfair is the Product Innovation Awards. Lighting manufacturers submit their new products for review by a board of lighting designers and other industry professionals. While well-known brands like Zumtobel Lighting, Philips/Gardco, and Acuity

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EdisonReport’s 2018 Top 10 MUST SEE List

Our Top 10 lists focuses on revolutionary products that will be viable in the marketplace. The one recurring theme is that these products will help bring badly-needed profitability back to our industry. https://edisonreport.com/edisonreports-2018-top-10-must-see-list/ 1) Acuity Brands, Atrius Enabled Luminaires 2)

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Lightfair 2018: Mike Eby’s Product Picks — Part 1/2/3

Mike Eby, senior director of content and all-around electrical industry expert, is scouting Chicago’s McCormick Place to track down this year’s latest and greatest product offerings. This photo gallery showcases the top 10 Lightfair product offerings that caught Mike’s attention

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Lighting Controls Association’s 2018 LIGHTFAIR Product Guide

The Lighting Controls Association offers an advance look at a selection of new products that will be displayed by members at LIGHTFAIR International May 6-10, 2018 in Chicago. While some can be seen here, many more await at member booths,

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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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Lighting Industry Exhibits Make Leaps into Smart Era at Lightfair

The event opened on May 7, with an array of educational courses, presentations, and keynotes on the docket throughout the week; exhibits open on May 9 and run through May 11. Featuring more than 590 companies representing the lighting and

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Acuity Brands Bets the House on IoT

The company is hoping to continue to provide and expand its comprehensive set of IoT offerings, by combining luminaires and building management controls together. IoT sensors implanted in LEDs have the ability to collect analytical information on the behavior of

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Thoughts from Lightfair 2017 by Jim Lucy

It doesn’t seem all that long ago at Lightfair that LEDs were on the frontier and you would only see them in exit signs, theatrical lighting and traffic lighting. But in the late-1990s/early 2000s LEDs began a steady march through

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SoraaLaser to Demo Laser Light Source Technology at LightFair

SoraaLaser boasts that its safe, solid-state laser light source technology offers advantages over LED, OLED, and legacy sources in specialty lighting. The company claims that its laser light source technology grants specifiers and luminaire manufacturers a new digital design freedom

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The Global Lighting, Design and Technology Community Connects at LIGHTFAIR® International 2017

When the global lighting, design and technology community converges at LIGHTFAIR® International in Philadelphia May 7 – 11, professionals from around the world will discover a full slate of industry-specific networking events available to elevate and enhance the trade show

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2018 Will Take Place in Chicago

The May 6-10, 2018 event marks LIGHTFAIR’s first Chicago staging since 1995 and will afford the global lighting design community the extensive accessibility, convenience and service benefits present in the city and in the vast facilities of McCormick Place, which

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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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Call for Speakers

• Lightfair http://www.lightfair.com/lightfair/V40/index.cvn?id=10301#/.V9L3_o-cGcA Submission Deadline extended until September 16, 2016… • LEDucation http://www.leducation.org/index.html Submission Deadline – November 28, 2016…

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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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DOE Booth Presentations from LIGHTFAIR International 2016

As in previous years, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid-State Lighting Program offered free educational sessions at its booth at LIGHTFAIR International. These booth presentations are now posted on the DOE SSL website. http://energy.gov/eere/ssl/articles/doe-booth-presentations-lightfair-international-2016

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Electrical Wholesaling’s 10 LED Product Picks from LightFair 2016

An astounding array of new product development. It’s tough to narrow down all of the interesting products we saw to just 10 picks, but we are going to take a crack at it in this product gallery. Many of the

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