Don't miss this experiential journey of discovery around the theme of Circular Economy. Explore seven unique lighting installations each designed and developed through collaborations between leading NYC design firms and some of the most innovative manufacturing brands. Take a curated tour or check it out on your own.
We've 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 are included with LightFair registration. Offsite tour: $25
We will be 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 can experience the other at no extra cost. Discover trends and products from the furnishing design world that expand and complement your lighting design perspective.
Experience the lighting industry in a whole new light. Join us in New York City this May to experience the latest innovations, curated conference sessions, and experiential tours that will illuminate the future of the lighting industry.
Learn about promising innovations in outdoor lighting, decorative lighting, Intelligent lighting systems and more.
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.”
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.“
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.“
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.“
Discover the latest lighting design products and solutions for your upcoming projects. Nothing can substitute seeing and experiencing products in person.
The LightFair Conference has been curated by Brienne Musselman, IES Director of Education & Standards and a team of well-respected thought-leaders from the IES and IALD.
Workshops May 21-23, 2023 | Conference & Trade Show May 23-25, 2023
Our signature Workshops preceding the trade show (May 21-23) offer immersive training not available at most other events. Whether you attend just a few sessions, walk the show floor for a day or stay all five days, you are sure to expand your horizons at LightFair.
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Conference registration includes 3-day trade show access and offers the best value.
Chasing Darkness Into the Light: Preserving Night Skies in National Parks
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 | 12 - 1 pm | IES LIVE
Karen Treviño, the Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division Chief will share her experiences, successes and challenges in turning a small, little-known program into a national success and discuss how outdoor lighting can effect national park resources and values.
Discover products across different categories by touring our Design Pavilion, Outdoor Pavilion, Technology Pavilion and The Collective.
If this is your first time at LightFair, don't miss the New Attendee Tour on May 23.
The highly-acclaimed Designery expands in 2023 to offer on-floor educational content curated by IALD — complimentary for all show attendees. Immerse yourself in panel discussions, network with lighting design thought-leaders and peers, participate in student events and experience unique, curated lighting installations throughout the show floor.
The LightFair LIVE stage has been re-imagined by IES as a world-class theater for thought-leaders, clad with a fresh new design, all-new content and the opportunity to expand your connections and knowledge. Delve into color demonstrations, visual storytelling techniques, sustainability Q&As and more. Connect with LightFair Conference speakers.
Shop, dine and explore New York’s newest neighborhood...a stone's throw away! From lunch on the go to dinner with a view, discover the array of dining offerings at Hudson Yards for every cuisine. Shop the newest collections and designs from The Shops at Hudson Yards. LightFair attendees unlock over 25 exclusive shopping & dining offers. Show the digital flipbook to redeem.
Get the most reliable rates on your preferred hotels with high-end amenities. Explore dining, attractions and more.
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