Light + Building, the world's largest trade fair for lighting, technology and construction services, which ran from 18 to 23 March 2018 in Frankfurt am Main. About 2,600 exhibitors were present and presented their new products. This edition was very important to EXPORLUX, been the most successful edition to date. Light + Building is the innovation fair by excellence. This fair brings together all electrical construction service systems, promoting integration in building planning, with a spectrum of products that are unique - from "smart home" to "smart building". The Fair Light + Building 2018 remains a success with the latest news and EXPORLUX could not fail to be present. We are grateful for the visit of all those who have visited us and who have made this edition a great success.
Light + Building is the world’s leading event for the sector – and impressive demonstration of this was given yet again by the latest edition of the fair in Frankfurt am Main from 18 to 23 March 2018. A total of 2,714 exhibitors (2016: 2,626*) from 55 countries launched their latest products onto the world market. Altogether, more than 220,000 trade visitors (2016: 216,610*) from 177 countries made their way to Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre to discover the latest products, solutions and trends offered in the fields of lighting, electrical engineering and home and building automation. “Over the last six days, Light + Building presented a plethora of innovations. Everyone involved – exhibitors, partners and visitors – were delighted with the fair and this positive mood was prevalent in all halls. The upswing in the sector continues”, said Wolfgang Marzin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Messe Frankfurt, summarising the fair.
All participants gave the fair top marks for quality. Thus, at over 80 percent, the overall level of satisfaction remains very high. 90 percent of exhibitors said they considered the economic outlook to be good. In the case of German exhibitors, no less than 94 percent said they think the outlook is bright. The overall level of satisfaction on the visitor side is event higher and once again reached 97 percent.
Around 240,000 visitors thrilled by Luminale in Frankfurt and Offenbach. Held concurrently with Light + Building, this year’s Luminale, Biennale for Lighting Art and Urban Design, was characterised by a new concept with 149 projects, light installations, performances and discussions in five categories – ART, COMMUNITY, STUDY, SOLUTIONS and BETTER CITY – on the programme. Around 240,000 visitors came to the venues in Frankfurt and Offenbach. Particularly popular was the Light Walk in Frankfurt city centre. The ninth edition of the festival was coupled with a debate on urban challenges in the 21st century. The next Light + Building will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 8 to 13 March 2020.