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The information on these pages pertains to LightFair 2023, hosted at the Javits Center, New York, May 21-25, 2023. Please check back for what's coming next from LightFair. Follow us on social and visit our blog for the latest.

Join the best and the brightest in architectural and commercial lighting at LightFair. Discover the latest lighting products, solutions, and technologies at the industry’s most inclusive and immersive lighting trade show and conference. Choose from self-paced exploration, curated tours, networking events, 100+ hours of education and inspiration-packed programming designed by the IES and IALD at a lighting show like no other.

NEW IALD Immersive Lighting Installations - Discover Sustainable Design

This experiential journey of discovery around the theme of Circular Economy explored seven unique lighting installations, each designed and developed through collaborations between leading NYC design firms and some of the most innovative manufacturing brands.

NYCxDESIGN - The Destination for Design Inspiration

We partnered with the most exciting design event in town to bring you curated, after-hours NYC lighting installation tours and on-site programming on the LightFair show floor. On-site sessions were included with LightFair registration.

NEW ICFF Co-location - Two Shows for the Price of One!

We were co-located with The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), North America’s leading platform for contemporary furnishing design at the Javits Center May 21-23. Registrants of either event could experience the other at no extra cost, discovering trends and products from the furnishing design world that expand and complement your lighting design perspective.

2023 Exhibitors
Explore the latest designs and technologies on the floor.

Learn about promising innovations in outdoor lighting, decorative lighting, Intelligent lighting systems and more.

Why They Attend

Clifton Stanley Lemon

CEO, Clifton Lemon Associates

“LightFair offers the most comprehensive menu of professional education choices for lighting professionals and the latest in product developments for manufacturers. I can count on seeing everyone I know in lighting in one place.”

Brandon Thrasher

Assoc. IALD, MIES, LEED AP | Principal, HLB Lighting Design

“LightFair is the lighting community’s event to meet inspiring industry leaders, obtain inspiring education, and see inspiring architectural lighting products all under one roof.“

Dawn Hollingsworth

CLD, FIALD, WELL AP | Principal, Darkhorse Lightworks

“Lightfair is more than a trade show and conference. There is lasting value in the relationships each of us makes and maintains by attending the event.“

Tom Lillie

Director of Specification Sales, WAC/Modern Forms

“We were very pleased with the overwhelming response to our new products in design, innovation and technology. The traffic exceeded our expectations.

Find the latest products from leading exhibitors in every category.

Discover the latest lighting design products and solutions for your upcoming projects. Nothing can substitute seeing and experiencing products in person.

LightFair Conference: Choose from 165+ CEUs Including 13 AIA-HSW/ IDCEC-HSW Credits!

The LightFair Conference offers the most comprehensive, world-class Continuing Education in the lighting industry to complement product discovery and networking. We recognize that we are connected by light in more ways than we realize. At LightFair, we celebrate the multidisciplinary interconnections within lighting and beyond. Whether it's in the conference tracks we offer, the speakers we select or the topics and categories we cover, our goal is to be inclusive and to push boundaries. If you're interested in lighting, YOU belong at LightFair.
View 2023 Conference Schedule

Pavilions and Tours

Explore what's new from exhibitors in each category.

Design Pavilion
Outdoor Pavilion
Technology Pavilion
The Collective

The Mood is Electric on the Show Floor!

IALD Designery: Elevating Design Conversations

The highly-acclaimed Designery expanded in 2023 to offer on-floor educational content curated by IALD — complimentary for all show attendees. Features included panel discussions, student events and curated lighting installations throughout the show floor.

Designery Image


IES LIVE: On-Floor Education Re-Imagined

The LightFair LIVE stage was re-imagined by IES as a world-class theater for thought-leaders, clad with a fresh new design and all-new content including color demonstrations, the Sales Stars contest and more.

lightfair innovation awards

Discover this year’s leading innovations.

The LightFair Innovation Awards recognize the lighting industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced in the past year. Get to know the products that move our industry forward.

Bring valuable new ideas, solutions & enthusiasm to your projects.

For the cost of one experience, you get value that keeps on giving long after the event is over.

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