The breadth and depth of exhibited products was significantly improved at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) 2016, which took place from June 9-12 at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangzhou, China as it served as a comprehensive platform for exhibitors and buyers while providing all-in-one purchase platform of lighting equipment, LED packages, technology and applications to buyers.
The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, which was jointly held with Guzngzhou Electrical Building Technology, saw 135,990 visitors from 131 countries back in 2015. There were more than 100 conferences being held under the theme of “Thinklight”, “Thinkmarket” and “Think light: a new dimension.” LEDinside had the opportunity to participate in the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition and exchanged market insight and pulse with industry insiders.
Themes of 2016 GILE: Think, Lighting and a new dimension
Lighting means more than illumination today while it means the provision of improve living quality in terms of well-being, comfortability to people, said Bao-ci Huang, vice president of Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai). Meanwhile, with the integration with Internet and connectivity, data can be analyzed through collaborations among varied industries. The lighting industry sees booming development in China and worldwide. The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition provides lighting with new thinking while opening up new dimension that brings break through, innovation and new way of living to the industry.
As smart lighting and connectivity being integrated into daily lives, it’s expected that the development of LED technology will enable improved light quality and comfortability of lighting, said Wenbo Pan, a member of the boards.
The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) 2016, which took place from June 9-12 at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangzhou, China as it served as a comprehensive platform for exhibitors and buyers while providing all-in-one purchase platform of lighting equipment, LED packages, technology and applications to buyers.(All Photos Courtesy of LEDinside)
Up-to-date LED technology include COB package and smart lighting like LiFi were demonstrated at the exhibition and discussed in the forums.
Meanwhile, the fourth Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition- Alighting award was granted to outstanding art and technical design on June 9.
With the successful experience of Light+ Building 2016 in Frankfurt, the GILE is one of the key exhibitions in Chinese market, said Chen-hua Tu, executive member of board, Messe Franfurt. Meanwhile, Messe Frankfut has been hosting related exhibitions worldwide to meet the need of global lighting and building technology, including Interlight Moscow powered by Light + Building, Light Middle East, BIEL Light + Building Buenos Aires, Light India, LED Expo INDIA, Electrical Building Technology India and IEE Expo.
Providing exhibitors and visitors with collaborative platforms while focusing on the collaborative effectivity of energy-efficient building technology, Messe Frankfurt has changed the world with technology by facilitating the development of markets.
As technology changes the world, the connections between people grow closer while facilitating the development in smart building. The rapid development in Asian real estate and infrastructure accelerate Messe Frankfurt related exhibitions’ growth in the market. Meanwhile, the long-term investment in Chinese market also reflect the importance Chinese market has in terms of global market and our determination in establishing professional trading platforms for exhibitors and visitors.
Theme development for lighting exhibition 2017
“Healthy lighting” is expected to be one of the theme of lighting exhibition in response to market and technology development. Emerging market include museum lighting, medical lighting and other special lighting applications are also considerations in the upcoming exhibitions.
Future direction of lighting industry
The development of lighting industry remains to be closely linked to the way light is viewed. The emergence of Internet of Things (IoT), intelligent development and combinations of other products hint the upcoming development of lighting market. Meanwhile, varied customized products will be developed to satisfy needs on the market. The lighting industry is expected to find relatively delicate division and horizontal alliance at the same time in the near future.
“Healthy lighting” is expected to be one of the theme of lighting exhibition in response to market and technology development.