EventsTrends June 19, 2022 TiL Editors
LAS VEGAS – June 13, 2022 – The LightFair Conference and Trade Show will focus on future-shaping innovations, and an incredible attendee experience driven by new product discovery across 320+ exhibits, 41 conference educational sessions and on-floor networking, June 19 – 23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s new West Hall.
“LightFair’s return to Las Vegas marks the gathering of the lighting industry once again to form business connections, learn the newest in commercial and industrial lighting and discover the latest products and brands all under one roof,” said Dan Darby, show director. “Our unmatchable, curated education and expansive trade show floor full of the industry’s top players confirms LightFair’s position as the can’t-miss opportunity for lighting knowledge and product offerings.”
Conference and Tracks
Over the course of five days, LightFair offers 41 sessions with more than 123 CEU credits. The LightFair “pre-conference” LightFair Institute, runs June 19 and 20, with 2-day, 1-day and 3- hour long courses, and five tracks continue the conference, which runs June 21 – 23 with either 90-minute sessions or 60-minute sessions. The 2022 conference tracks are: The Art of Lighting; Design Guidance + Tools; Evidence-Based Design; Experiencing Lighting; and Technologies.
The LightFair Trade Show will present some 320+ exhibits showcasing the newest innovations and lighting resources, June 21 – 23, across the West Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Both first-time and veteran LightFair exhibitors will be showcased in four pavilions – The Collective, Design Pavilion, Outdoor Pavilion and Smart Pavilion – as well as individual booths.
LightFair will celebrate the top-of-the-line product offerings and noteworthy booth designs through two award ceremonies: the LightFair Innovation Awards and the Best Booth Awards.
The Lightfair Innovation Awards, which will celebrate the industry’s most innovative product designs in 14 categories, will be announced Tuesday, June 21, at noon in LightFair Live, with a tour of award-winning booths/products immediately following. The Best Booth Awards, which celebrate product display and branding excellence across four booth sizes, will be announced by Monica Lobo, IALD president, and Susanne Seitinger, IES president, Tuesday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. at LightFair Live.
LightFair now offers five on-floor event locations: LightFair Live, the Special Events Area, the Designery, Outdoor Exchange and Tek Talks. These locations will provide attendees access to 55+ educational and networking events and pavilion and award winner tours. LightFair Live will offer 15 exhibitor- and industry-association-led educational sessions. The Special Events Area will hold five networking events and amenities on the show floor. The Designery provides an additional 13, hour-long, design-focused sessions. The Outdoor Exchange, located in the Outdoor Pavilion, offers six opportunities to hear from and ask questions to outdoor lighting exhibitors. Tek Talks, which are exhibitor-led informational sessions in the Smart Pavilion, offer 5 opportunities to learn about smart lighting topics.
LightFair, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, is owned by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). The event is produced and managed by International Market Centers.