Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
  
Light Middle East 2013 Opens 24% Larger Than Previous Edition
Light Middle East 2013 Opens 24% Larger Than Previous Edition

The region's leading trade and networking event for lighting design and technology got underway yesterday (Monday, October 7th), bigger in terms of both the number of exhibitors participating and the space they are occupying.

The seventh edition of Light Middle East was inaugurated by H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, who was accompanied by senior industry figures, government representatives and senior management from organiser Epoc Messe Frankfurt. The exhibition which is taking place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre will run until this Wednesday, October 9th.

The exhibition and conference kicked off 24% larger in terms of floor space and with a 15% increase in the number of exhibitors – with 253 participating from 25 countries – underlining the growing importance of the region to international lighting manufacturers and designers.

Light Middle East 2013 is a trade exhibition which focuses the attention of the regional lighting industry on the latest international products and trends which are being presented by a range of the world's foremost lighting manufacturers and designers.

Focusing on cutting edge design and innovative technology, the Future Zone made a remarkable debut with trade visitors flocking to see the latest creations and futuristic fixtures from some of the industry's biggest names. The Future Zone features innovative designs and products from the likes of GE Lighting, acdc, LG, linealight, Trilux, iGuzzini, ERCO and Osram.

“The future of the lighting industry will be driven by innovation,” said Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Epoc Messe Frankfurt. “Over the years we have seen the industry transform itself from being one focused on energy consumption to one that is driven by the need for conservation of energy and resources and the use of alternate, environment-friendly technology.

“At Light Middle East we turn the focus of the regional trade buyers, developers, architects and designers to the latest in cutting edge design and revolutionary technology. We also work towards helping realise the conservation goals and green building targets set by regional authorities and are delighted to have the support of Emirates Green Building Council,” he added.

Some of the key concerns arising from the ongoing shift to LED technology for lighting solutions from more conventional lighting forms were addressed at the two-day Light Insight Arabia Conference, organised in conjunction with Lux Review magazine. The conference, which got underway yesterday (Monday October 7th), touched on the problems involved in installing and adapting LED lighting solutions. Speakers stressed the need for the entire supply chain to become aware about the advantages of adapting to new technologies as well as the pitfalls to watch out for.

The inaugural Light Middle East Awards taking place tonight (Tuesday October 8th) will recognise and honour the designers behind some of the most iconic regional projects.

Energy-efficient lighting solutions are among the focus areas at Light Middle East 2013. Platinum Sponsor GE Lighting is showcasing its wide range of solutions for outdoor, retail and office lighting. General Manager for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, George Bou Mitri said: “Light Middle East is one of the significant regional platforms for GE Lighting to showcase our diverse array of lighting solutions with a particular focus on sustainability, in line with the region's current focus on promoting energy efficiencies in lighting. Our extensive portfolio of LED lighting solutions, underline our industry leadership in this segment, which can play a key role in saving electricity consumption while being environment-friendly.“

Posted by : BIZ COM - For Proactive Communications,
Viewed 10016 times
PR Category : Energy and Industry
Posted on : Monday, October 7, 2013  2:40:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to BizCom PR

Related Stories

 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Aigner Aprilia [10175-Views]
'Tis the Season to Gift and Glow' With Foreo Holiday Gift Sets [8028-Views]
Nourish your hair with Vierro's Styling Cream range [6942-Views]
Steve Madden set to arrive in Dubai to kick off brand's 30th Anniversary Celebration [5685-Views]
Look after your body & enjoy nourished skin from Local, Homegrown Company, The Simplicity ... [5563-Views]
Skincare Through The Ages: The 20-Something's Skincare Guide [5563-Views]
Foreo Expects a Record Sale for Black Friday [5447-Views]
Adventurous Sailor François Gabart begins the 2019 Brest Atlantiques race [4764-Views]
Dubai Fitness Challenge Continues to Inspire the City [4654-Views]
Time for tennis - Ugo Humbert joins Rado YoungStars [4416-Views]
China's Latest Moves in Ip Protection Leads to Unprecedented Legal Judgement for Swedish S... [4099-Views]
The Official 48th UAE National Day Celebration is a Symbol of UAE Heritage and Internation... [4008-Views]
Dine With Your Favourite Plus Ones at IKEA [3995-Views]
Dubai Pink Ride Attracts More than 4500 Participants [3928-Views]
Tag Heuer Equips Iconic Monaco Wristwatch With Avant-garde in-house Manufacture Movement [3764-Views]
PCFC discusses wider horizons for trade and logistic services with Dubai business groups [3758-Views]
Jafza – First Free Zone to Roll Out Workforce Protection Programme [3721-Views]
Al Tayer Motors Opens Magnificent New Maserati Showroom In Dubai [3532-Views]
Al-Futtaim Malls Wins Big at RECON MENA [3514-Views]
Karama gets crowned. Once more. [3440-Views]
Hamdan bin Mohammed leads first Dubai Run on Sheikh Zayed Road featuring 70,000 participan... [3410-Views]
Monochromatic Denim [3386-Views]
National Geographic Abu Dhabi Provides an Unprecedented Look into Makkah's Sprawling Hospi... [3251-Views]
Al Tayer Motors launches the new Maserati Quattroporte SQ4 Zegna PELLETESSUTA™ at the Duba... [3184-Views]
Dubai Airshow Announces Edge As First Ever Advance Technology Partner [3062-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories