LightFair International Annual Conference

Next week, LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI) 2013 kicks off in Philadelphia, PA.  The week long conference is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show, offering its attendees continuing education and allowing exhibitors to showcase innovative products ranging from high-end design to cutting-edge technology.  This year’s conference is offering 500 exhibits and 66 conference courses to its expected 23,000+ attendees.

While LFI is geared towards lighting professionals, it does attract individuals from various design related disciplines such as Architects, Landscape Designers, Interior Designers, Educators, Energy Managers, Urban Planners and many, many others. This is the premier event that gives lighting manufacturers the opportunity to connect with industry professional from around the world.

One of the conference’s highlight events is the LFI Innovation Awards® which honors the industry’s newest product designs that have been introduced over the past 12 months since last year’s conference.  The product categories are:

Most Innovative Product of the Year Award – Highest award presented by the judges, recognizing the best new product

Design Excellence Award – Recognizing outstanding achievement in design and application

Technical Innovation Award – Recognizing the best leap forward in lighting technology

Judge’s Citation Award – Special recognition at judges’ discretion


LFI is co-owned by the Illuminating Engineering Society and the International Associate of Lighting Designers.

Light Positive is excited to attend this year’s conference, and we hope to see you there!

Are you planning to attend LFI this year?  Comment below and let us know what seminars, speakers and/or exhibits you’re excited to participate in or see.


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