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Strong backing by government associations lead LED Expo to focus on making India energy efficient

15 Nov 2017

Covering all aspects in efficient lighting solution sector, LED Expo will host over 290 companies from 11 countries. Messe Frankfurt also announces the Future Zone, promoting Intelligent & Smart Lighting solutions for the nation.

Once at a novice stage, efficient lighting solutions commonly known as LED lights is a market that is now ready take India to a leading spot in the global LED bulb market. India sells around 770 million LED bulbs per day, clearly projecting that the country will soon become the LED capital of the world*. With India showing such tremendous progress in this sector, LED Expo becomes an apt show that has the potential to offer innovative and efficient lighting solutions to industries of all categories. 

This key business event in New Delhi is scheduled from 30 November – 2 December 2017 and is strongly supported by government ministries and industry associations like Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Make in India); Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Digital India); Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Ministry of Power);  Luminaire, Accessories, Components Manufacturers Association (LACMA); Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA); Indian Building Congress (IBC), and Solar Energy Society of India (SESI). 

Covering all aspects in efficient lighting solution sector, LED Expo will host over 290 companies from 11 countries

LED lights are now slowly replacing normal incandescent lights and are being used on a large scale in commercial and public places like parks, streets, metro stations and parking lots. LED lighting will be around 70% of total lighting in 2017 and may be more than 80% by the year 2018, highlighting the efforts the government has been taking to change the lighting practises of India**. Supporting the government’s initiatives, this edition of LED Expo follows the same objective on making India more energy efficient by bringing over 290 companies from India and 11 foreign contingents like India, China, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, the UAE, and the USA to showcase technological advancements. Covering all aspects in efficient lighting solution sector, the three-day event plays an important role in bringing the innovators, industry heavyweights and decision makers from commercial and retail sector, town planners, architects, interior designers, government bodies and energy service companies together for networking and business. 

Messe Frankfurt announces Future Zone promoting Intelligent & Smart Lighting solutions for the nation

Apart from the advanced lighting solutions displayed at LED Expo, Messe Frankfurt India announces the launch of Future Zone, a platform presenting smart and intelligent lighting solutions. This exclusive zone will showcase “next gen technology” like smart lighting, smart switches and controls, wireless keypads, dimmers, decorative lighting and networking devices. In simple words, the lights displayed at this zone will have dimming capabilities and the ability to be controlled by an external network or an app when the person is not in vicinity. 

Technologically advanced solutions displayed at the LED Expo are expected to help business visitors get a better idea of the growth potential in the industry. Looking at the present situation where majority of the houses, public and commercial infrastructures are still being operated manually, introducing Future Zone at LED Expo could be a game changer in the energy conservation system of the country.

“The total turnover of the Indian lighting industry was INR 20,956 crores in 2016, out of which LED contributed to INR 11,399 crores, which is more than 54%. This shows that the lighting market in India is developing rapidly, moving from conventional lighting to LEDs,” shared Mr Shyam Sujan, Secretary General, ELCOMA (Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers Association of India). Keeping the momentum going, the 17th edition of LED Expo will open up opportunities, advantages and a chance of exploring diverse application areas that the LED lighting technology can offer to other industries. 

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Light and building technology fairs worldwide

The LED Expo is headed by the biennial Light + Building event which will take place from 18 – 23 March 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. Messe Frankfurt also offers a series of other light and building technology events worldwide, including Light India, LED Expo New Delhi and LED Expo Mumbai in India as well as Shanghai International Lighting Exhibition and Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition in China, BIEL Light + Building in Argentina, Light Middle East in the United Arab Emirates and Interlight Moscow powered by Light + Building in Russia. 

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt 

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,300 employees at some 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €647 million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). 

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