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LED Expo opens in New Delhi with 75% increase in international participation

30 Nov 2017

Over 360 companies from 10 countries to showcase cost effective and energy saving solutions at the largest ever LED Expo this year. With an aim to continue leading the LED revolution in India, combined with strong backing by government ministries and industrial associations, LED Expo 2017 was inaugurated today.

The absolute need for saving energy to live a better future is making many lighting companies experiment and come up with efficient alternatives to conventional lights. With an aim to continue leading the  LED revolution in India, combined with strong backing by government ministries and industrial associations, LED Expo 2017 was inaugurated today by -

  • Mr Rajoo Goel, Secretary General, ELCINA
  • Mr Shyam Sujan, Secretary General, ELCOMA
  • Mr S K Marwah, Director, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology
  • Mr Raj Gaurav Batra, Director, Rabyte Electronics Pvt Ltd
  • Mr Ning Li, Sales Director, BP Semi 
  • Mr Aditya Malik, Director, Glow Green Energy 
  • Mr Gaurav Malkani, Managing Director, Fulham India  
  • Mr Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Ltd
  • Mr Rasheed Anwar, Group Exhibition Head, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd

Addressing the media and the delegates present at the inauguration ceremony, Mr S K Marwah, Director, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology said: “The LED industry which is projected to grow at 30 per cent CAGR over the next five years will create a huge opportunity in Indian market and LED Expo will be an apt networking point for LED entrepreneurs, innovators and suppliers under one roof.  

He also added, “Government is planning to set up 18 Electronic manufacturing clusters in India. Starting with Bhiwadi in Rajasthan. The government will also continue its capital subsidy schemes to promote the growth of LED products and technologies in the Indian market. 

LED Expo opens in New Delhi with 75% increase in international participation

Changing conventional lights to LED or energy efficient lights is becoming one of the most quintessential parts in the country’s overall development. Due to rising awareness amongst the consumers, demand for a smart and connected lifestyle, and initiatives taken by the government, the LED industry is growing at a tremendous rate. 

The progress in the industry is reflected at the 17th edition of LED Expo, as it plays host to over 360 exhibitors with 75% growth in international participation from countries like China, Demark, Finland, Germany, Hongkong, Italy, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, the UAE and the USA.  

Talking about the wonderful response, Executive Director and Board Member of Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Ltd, Mr Raj Manek shared: “India has been an experimental space for the this industry and as an exhibition, LED Expo 2017 will give the manufacturers and innovators a perfect platform to discuss business with the decision makers of the lighting sector. LED Expo has grown with every edition and the 17th edition of the fair has over 360 exhibitors showcasing technologically advanced solutions. I am very happy to see how LED Expo has moulded itself as one of the most prominent and influential platforms for the light industry.” 

Innovative products have always come with a notion of being highly priced. At LED Expo the products displayed not only concentrate on advanced technology but also on providing cost effective alternatives. 

Among the many highlights are:

  • Launch of solar emergency bulb with three solar panels and an emergency light backup of seven watts EcoEarth Electric Pvt Ltd that can prove a beneficial solution for India’s rural areas 
  • Seen for the first time in India, highly customisable signages that showcase a million colours using addressable pixel LEDS controlled through microcontrollers by Stencil Point
  • Launch of LED bulk head with polycarbonate reflectors that can save up to 80% of energy by Kundan Switchgears Pvt Ltd
  • SMD PCB terminal block and 221 series splicing connector by WAGO Pvt Ltd
  • Silan SD6835 device for 12v 2Amp LED strip light application by Millennium Semiconductors
  • Launch of 20KV SPD with thermal cut off and additional features like low clamping voltage, IP67, epoxy potted & 440V compliance by Fulham

The show touches many industrial needs within the LED sector, showcasing an array of solutions to the key business visitors. Another interesting highlight at the show is the launch of Future Zone. This exclusive zone introduced at LED Expo, aims to bring next gen technology to India. A slim, flexible and cost-effective electroluminescent lighting strip system that can be used for numerous industrial and commercial areas by Light Tape is showcased at this high-tech zone.

Continuing the string of highlights, LED Summit 2017, New Delhi will be conducted on 1 December 2017. The exclusive summit held at LED Expo will be a knowledge forum focusing on the topic “Accelerating Growth of LED Industry in India: Challenges & Opportunities.” 

LED Expo is strongly supported by government ministries and industry associations like the Chief Minister, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi; the Ministry of Power, Health, PWD & Industries; Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Make in India); the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Digital India); Energy Efficiency Services Limited; Government of Maharashtra; Luminaire, Accessories, Components Manufacturers Association (LACMA); the Electronic Industries Assocation of India (ELCINA); The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI); BSES Rajdhani Power Limited; the Solar Energy Society of India (SESI) and the Indian Buildings Congress (IBC). 

In support of the platform and its impact on creating awareness about energy efficient and cost-effective lighting solutions in India, Mr Satyendra Kumar Jain; Minister of Home, Health, Power, PWD, and industries; Government of Delhi said: “I am happy to note that Messe Frankfurt India, a pioneer in organising shows worldwide in different sectors, is organising International LED Expo 2017. LED based lighting technology is one of the fastest growing technologies that provides reliable, efficient, effective and durable lighting solutions for various applications. LED Expo will create awareness about energy efficient lighting quality, and money saving potential of the new products. The show will provide a forum for industry stake holders to discuss, network and share business insights.”

The exhibition will keep its doors open to trade, private and government professionals until 2 December 2017.

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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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