LIGHTFAIR International 2013
The annual LIGHTFAIR® International Trade Show & Conference will be taking place April 23rd through 25th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. LFI is the largest trade show for architectural and commercial lighting in the world. There will be classes, seminars, demonstrations, and even immersion sessions for every skill level. This is a great event for lighting professionals to get together, network, and share industry info.
The show expects to bring in 23,000 lighting and design professionals from around the world. Over 500 of the top lighting manufacturers will be exhibiting their new and exciting products. There will be experts in building integration, mounting devices, solar products, and much more.
This year one of the show’s highlights will be retrofitting existing landscape designs and buildings to accommodate new displays, particularly LED outdoor lighting displays. Other new features this year are the solar power and software categories. There will also be seminars offered in Spanish. Keynote Speaker James Ramsey, a Yale educated architect and designer, will speak about his latest project: an underground garden called the Lowline in New York City. Keynote Speaker Vinod Khosla will speak about the future of the lighting industry and its potential to be one of the most high-tech and creative industries worldwide.
Professionals can even earn certifications and Continuing Education Credits while at the conference. These courses are in accordance with AIA (American Institute of Architects), ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects), BOMI (Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education), IDCEC (Interior Design Education Council), IES (Illuminating Engineering Society), and many many more organizations.
LIGHTFAIR® International Trade Show & Conference is a perfect opportunity for lighting professionals to learn the latest industry secrets, get up to date on the newest products, and continue their education or become certified in their field. If you are a lighting professional, don’t miss this exciting event.