Recently, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) showcased the latest lighting solutions to more than 140,000 visitors from around the world
Themed ‘THNKLIGHT : A new dimension”, this year’s fair, held from 9 June to 12 June, gathered a record 145,080 visitors from 137 countries, increased by six percent compared to last year, with over 100 seminar sessions coming to life with expert speakers and attendees representing various facets of the lighting world.
The exhibition showcased lighting solutions from 2,399 exhibitors from 23 countries at China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou. Spanning over 175,000 sq-m, the exhibition allowed companies to introduce innovative lighting-related products and applications for retail, residential, industrial, office, hospitality, transport and urban purposes.
Some of the offerings on display included Chip Scale Package (CSP) technology, Driver on Board (DoB) technology, smart lighting, specialised lighting applications, and filament LEDs.
“Everyone is talking about big data, smart cities, artificial intelligence and the IoT. Lighting is not only about energy efficiency anymore but more about delivering human-centric solutions and comfort to human beings,” said Johan Moritz, guest speaker and lighting designer for the City of Malmo in Sweden.
The next edition of GILE is scheduled to take place from 9 June to 12 June in 2017.