Event Name The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition
Region Asia
Location China Guangzhou
Dates Jun.9, 2012 ~ Jun.12, 2012
Website www.messefrankfurt.com.hk
Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition
9 – 12 June 2012
China Import and Export Fair Complex,
Guangzhou, China

160,000 sqm of exhibition space already sold for 2012 show
Launch of new Business Matchmaking Programme
More industry associations show keen interest in AGORA
New name for LED summit
Hong Kong association joins strong international line up of supporters

The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, one of the world’s most influential and comprehensive lighting industry events has already sold more than 160,000 sqm of exhibition space for its show taking place 9 – 12 June 2012 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China.

Organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, the show provides a one-stop platform offering the world’s most dynamic trading hub for the lighting industry, supported by a highly respected fringe programme of events offering market intelligence and networking opportunities.
Commenting on the amount of exhibition space sold, Mr Richard Li, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt in China said: “The response to our show has been very encouraging. With just over six months until the show, we have already sold 75 percent of the allocated space. We are well on our way to setting a new record in terms of exhibition space, with an expected 21 halls covering 220,000 sqm.“

Exhibitors who have already confirmed their space include Cree,
Delta, Everlight, GE, Nichia, Osram and Seoul Semiconductor.  
Launch of new Business Matchmaking Programme
The 2012 show will also see the launch of a new Business Matchmaking Programme to help buyers quickly and efficiently source the right products and solutions, while giving exhibitors the chance to network and build relevant strategic partnerships. 
The Business Matchmaking Programme will take place either at a pre-arranged meeting at the fair or via an on-site online matchmaking service.
More industry associations show keen interest in AGORA
AGORA, a successful business networking event for industry associations and visitors will be held again during the show with these associations showing a keen interest to take part: Asia Institute of Intelligent Buildings, Continental Automated Building Association, KNX Association, Macau Construction Association and Macau Institute of Engineers and the Federation of Asian Pacific Electrical Contractors Associations.

New name for LED summit
Last year’s popular inaugural Asia LED Lighting Summit (ALLS) attracted more than 1,300 attendees. The 2012 summit, which is now renamed Asia LED Summit (ALS), will feature even more seminars and events catering to the lighting industry’s diverse range of professionals, including brand leading Chief Executive Officers, Chief Marketing Officers and Chief Technical Officers who will discuss controversial industry issues and the market, providing LED professionals with insights to master the challenges ahead.
Hong Kong association joins strong international line up of supporters

The Hong Kong Electronics Industries Association has pledged their support for the 2012 Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition and they join a strong line up of international supporters which include:
     China Association of Lighting Industry
     China Hotel Purchasing & Supplying Association
     China Illuminating Engineering Society
     China Real Estate Association
     The Electrical and Electronics Association of Malaysia
     The Federation of Asian and Pacific Electrical Contractors Associations
     The Hong Kong Federation of Electrical & Mechanical Contractors Ltd
     The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Building Services Division
     The Macau Institute of Engineers
     Macau Construction Association
     Institute of Chinese Architects, ASC
     International Association of Lighting Designers
     Korea Illuminating Industry Cooperative
     LUCI Association (Lighting Urban Community International)
     Professional Lighting Designers’ Association
     Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association

The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition is held concurrently with Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology which supports the growing trend of eco-friendly buildings with a special focus on electrical engineering and building and home automation.
The 2011 combined shows were the largest ever and attracted more than 2,931 exhibitors in 20 halls covering 210,000 sqm. Altogether there were more than 100,000 trade visitors from 116 countries and regions. Both exhibitions are part of Messe Frankfurt’s architecture and technology shows, headed by the biennial Light+Building event in Frankfurt. 
To find out more information about the 2012 edition of the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, please visit www.light.messefrankfurt.com.cn or email LBguangzhou@hongkong.messefrankfurt.com.

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is Germany’s leading trade fair organiser, with 448.3 million euros in sales and more than 1,600 active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries, five branch offices and 52 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2010, Messe Frankfurt organised 87 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds, featuring 578,000 square metres, are currently home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Center. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.
For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com

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