Connect with industry decision makers who matter.

LightFair® attracts top decision makers from across the global lighting design, integration and technology spectrum.

We’ve re-imagined the trade show experience by focusing on what makes LightFair worth attending for the attendees you want to see. Engaged attendees make promising prospects and serious customers.

We attract and engage the right attendees through:

  • Robust targeted marketing programs
  • Curated experiences
  • Meaningful, thoughtfully designed networking opportunities
  • Expanded education (one of the industry’s most comprehensive)
LightFair attendees include leading global firms.

Network with and present your products to lighting professionals in design, integration and technology and more.

  • Lighting Designers, Hospitality Designers, Interior Designers, Lighting Retailers, Retail Designers / Store Planners, Specifiers, Consultants, Healthcare Designers, Architects
  • Electrical Engineers, Engineers, Electrical Specialists, Construction Professionals
  • Energy Consultants / Specialists, Utility / Public Utility, Urban/Regional Planners, Government Officials / Municipality
  • ESCOs, Facility Managers / Owners

Percentage increase by profession

LightFair Attendance Continues to Grow Across Professions.

We saw a marked increase in 2020 conference and trade show registrants over 2019, proving LightFair is where you need to be.
  • 50%

    Increase in conference registration

  • 12%

    Increase in qualified attendees/buyers

We identified gaps and strengthened targeted marketing efforts to attract attendees from niche industry segments and professions. Our combined efforts from research, attendee and exhibitor outreach and targeted marketing led to a boost in our pre-registration numbers for 2020.

37% spent

$1‐10 Million

11% spent

$10 Million

Annual $ lighting products specified or purchased among LightFair attendees.

Top specifiers: Building, construction, engineering, architecture or design company

  • 72%

    Average proportion of time attendees spend on exhibition floor.
  • 89%

    of attendees surveyed are decision makers.
  • 90%

    are likely to recommend LightFair.
  • 88%

    say LightFair has a high quality, professional set of Exhibitors.

Among 400+ events, attendees rated LightFair as the most popular, must-attend event to discover, learn, network and assess.

Based on factors such as relevance, learning, networking, trends, innovations & exhibitors, LightFair ranked up to 22% higher than comparable global lighting events.

Top Reasons to Attend LightFair

  • 76%

    Discover products/services
  • 66%

  • 74%

    Learn trends
  • 62%

    Assess products

Attendee Testimonials

Joshua Davis

President, The Will Group


“Attending LightFair conferences has been an excellent way to gain and share new ideas and best practices when it comes to intelligent cities. Every year, we look forward to learning about the latest innovations and insights within the lighting industry. The environment is diverse and inclusive, which makes it easy to make new contacts, and stay connected with current clients and proactively observe industry trends.”

Collean Peach

Senior Associate, KGM Architectural Lighting


“LightFair provides an introduction to new products and lines that strongly influences our work.”

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.”

Christine VanLeeuwen LC

Raleigh IES Board of Managers


“LightFair offers a good balance of education and networking. The opportunity to connect face-to-face with lecturers and industry leaders is what’s great about LightFair.”

All data taken from LightFair 2019 research, Fusion Insights and Strategy attendee/exhibitor research, and 2021 registration

Is LightFair the right fit for you?

This is the event that attracts top brands and decision makers.

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