Light Middle East, Lighting, Zumtobel

Lighting firms to participate in Light Middle East

Some of the lighting industry’s biggest names have confirmed their participation as exhibitors at Light Middle East, including Ruud Lighting Arabia, Thorn and Zumtobel brands from the Zumtobel Group, OSRAM, Philips Lumileds, Schreder Gulf LLC and many more.

Some of the latest sustainable lighting technologies will be on display at Light Middle East 2011, with an emphasis on LED technology.

According to some experts, countries in the GCC can save around US$ 400 mn and 5.1 megatonnes of CO2 emissions annually by switching to LED lighting technology.

“The event is a major platform for many of the latest deals and developments in the regional industry and is considered the catalyst for introducing the latest technology and methods into the local sector,” said Wilbert Heijmans, group exhibitions director, Epoc Messe Frankfurt, organiser of Light Middle East.

“It also represents the ideal platform for designers to gain inspiration from the best in the field and it spotlights innovative product development, current deisgn trends and invaluable technical know-how in the lighting design sector,” he added.

A special conference has also been organised which includes the Green Middle East Conference, The Light Insight Arabia Conference and the Exhibitor Expert Forum. These will highlight modern trends in lighting solutions, energy-efficiency, green lighting and the potential savings in costs and resources offered by the latest designs.

Light Middle East 2011 will take place from September 12-14 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.