• 2021 Conference Dates: Monday, Oct 25 - Friday, Oct 29

  • 2021 Trade Show Dates: Wednesday, Oct 27 - Friday, Oct 29

  • Javits Center NY, NY USA

Let's Talk Lighting! Trade Show, Conference and Networking.

Welcome to LightFair.

This is where we shape the future of lighting together.
LightFair is the premier, annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, the preferred marketplace, networking and learning destination for 500+ exhibitors and 25,000+ professionals. The LightFair Conference has been setting the standard in continuing lighting education for 30+ years.

Managed and produced by the International Market Centers (IMC, www.imcenters.com), the world's largest network of premium showroom and exhibition space, LightFair is also co-owned by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD, www.iald.org) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES, www.iesna.org). Meet our management committee.

LightFair 2021 will be staged at the GBAC STAR™ accredited Javits Center, New York. Attendees can expect enhanced programming and amenities along with a re-imagined trade show layout and streamlined conference aligned with the latest health and safety guidelines for next year.

Exhibitors: We invite you to showcase your brand, products and solutions, and connect with industry professionals who continue to specify product throughout the year.
Attendees: Our goal is to provide you with the education, inspiration and connections you need to succeed and stay ahead. We invite you to make the most of every opportunity and your time at LightFair.

We look forward to seeing you at the show!

Experience the Excitement

Year after year, thousands of architecture, design, engineering, energy and lighting industry professionals come to LightFair from more than 85 countries to find the newest ideas in lighting products, technology and design.

Trade Show

More than 550 of the industry’s leading companies will be exhibiting at LightFair. Exclusive introductions. Products that will define lighting design and integrated solutions for years to come. View the complete list of exhibitors and visit each company's Virtual Booth for more information.


LightFair offers the world’s largest and most comprehensive annual lighting conference, featuring approximately 200 hours of accredited courses over 5 days: 2 days of in-depth Pre-Conference courses before the trade show and 3 days of Conference courses during the trade show. All course registrations include FREE entrance to the LightFair Exhibit Hall.

Networking & Special Events

Discover what thousands of past attendees have learned: LightFair is the THE place for professionals with an interest in lighting to come together and celebrate, support, and honor the best the industry has to offer. Find your best opportunity to join like-minded professionals from around the world:

  • Networking lounges
  • LightFair Innovation Awards
  • New Attendee Orientation
  • Keynote Luncheons
  • Special speakers and events the Design Theater
  • Curated pavilion tours
  • … and more
Who Attends?

In recent years, LightFair had 28,000+ registered attendees including design, lighting, architectural, engineering and industry professionals from around the world:

  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • Contractors
  • Distributors
  • Educators
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Energy Consultants / Specialists
  • Energy Managers
  • Engineers
  • ESCOs
  • Facility Managers / Owners
  • Government Officials
  • Hospitality / Contract
  • Inspectors
  • Interior Designers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Landscape Designers
  • Lighting & Energy Educator
  • Lighting Designers
  • Manufacturers
  • Municipalities
  • OEMs
  • Public Utility Specialists
  • Retail Designers
  • Specifiers
  • Students
  • Store Planners
  • Urban / Regional Planners
  • Utilities
  • Visual Merchandisers
  • … and more!
LightFair Innovation Awards®

All that’s new and innovative in the world of lighting will be unveiled at the LightFair Innovation Awards. This informative and entertaining multimedia presentation is MUST-attend for an instant overview of the new product introductions at LightFair!

  • Las Vegas Convention Center
    Las Vegas, NV USA

  • Trade Show
    May 5-7,

  • Conference
    May 3-7,

Conference schedule will be announced in January 2020.

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