The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will host the world’s largest lighting marketplace this October. The two events in Hong Kong will put a spotlight on smart home technology, and horticultural lighting
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will stage the third Hong Kong International Outdoor & Tech Light Expo from October 26–29 at the AsiaWorld-Expo and the 2oth Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) from October 27–30 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.The twin fairs anticipate a total of close to 3,100 exhibitors from around the world, forming the world's largest lighting marketplace for traders to tap into global markets. In 2017, the fairs attracted close to 69,000 buyers from 151 countries and regions.
Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) spotlights smart home devices
The famed Hall of Aurora at the Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) returns to bring top-notch branded lighting collections under one roof, leading brands include BJB, LEDUS, MEGAMAN and VIRIBRIGHT. The popular LED & Green Lighting zone will display a wide array of energy-efficient lighting for commercial uses, whereas the Residential Lighting zone will gather functional and decorative domestic lighting products.
In response to acute industry demand, the Smart Home Gallery will make its debut at the Lighting Fair
In recent years, the industry has been developing smart lighting systems powered by the Internet of Things, connecting multiple lighting devices in a single platform. A commissioned survey conducted in April during the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) this year shows 72% of interviewed buyers and exhibitors were optimistic about the market potential of smart lighting, and smart lighting systems for home automation were expected to be the most promising (27%) among other smart lighting applications in the next two years.
In response to industry demand, the Smart Home Gallery will make its debut at the Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) to display smart home lighting products from such renowned brands as Yeelight/Xiaomi, Philips, Opple, Tmall Genie AI Union and Tuya. The Smart Lighting & Solutions zone is also home to the latest smart lighting designs, software, management systems and control panels.
Horticultural Lighting Zone debuts at Outdoor & Tech Light Expo
The Outdoor & Tech Light Expo showcases lighting products by various applications to facilitate sourcing for buyers. A new Horticultural Lighting zone will be established this year, showcasing grow lights for plants in farms, domestic landscaping and public parks.
The Exterior Lighting Solutions & Systems zone will highlight high-performance and energy-efficient lighting systems and technologies. The Outdoor & Public Lighting and Outdoor Advertising Lighting zones will be home to lighting solutions for outdoor public spaces and promotional uses respectively. The Technical & Professional Lighting zone will cover lighting equipment for warehouses and studios.
HKTDC OCTOBER LIGHTING EVENT DETAILS:
HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)
October 27-30 Oct
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
HKTDC Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo
October 26-29 Oct
Venue: AsiaWorld-Expo Halls 6, 8 and 10