With the government’s focus on smart cities and the construction of individual smart buildings, demonstrating the country’s great potential, the crucial role of IoT infused lights and energy efficient lighting systems becomes even more visible. The overall dynamics of these interdependent sectors are clearly shared by Light India and Electrical Building Technology India (EBTI) as the next edition is already 75 per cent booked, four months before the show, the organisers of the event informs. They add, “Looking at the demand for exhibition space shooting up, it will be no surprise Light India and EBTI will very soon be fully booked.”

Scheduled from 11-13 October 2018 at New Delhi, the co-located shows will host some of the biggest brands like Bajaj, Havells, Hallonix, HPL Electric, Savarochi, Anchor by Panasonic, Kakatiya, Jaguar, Prolite, Silvan, Orient Electric, Surya Roshni, Opulus to name a few. The best of advanced lighting technology in lamps, accessories, luminaires, and decorative categories to top-class building and home automation systems, light control systems, hotel intelligent systems, power supply, instruments, gauges and tools from the electrical engineering sector will be showcased by companies from India, Belgium, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, and the UAE.

The co-existing shows will display an array of latest solutions from these booming sectors opening to a plethora of networking and buying opportunities. Building connections with trusted and well-known brands, selecting solutions from different cost-effective options available, checking out new product launches to understand the future trends of the industry are just some of the benefits that the business visitors will gain with their attendance. The shows that will become a vibrant meeting point for interdependent sectors like smart building automation and lighting will be highly resourceful for industries and professions like architects/interior designers, building and construction industry, energy service companies, hotel industry and government and public utility representatives.

The overall economic growth of the country and projects like the LED revolution and smart city development have created a need for better infrastructure, greener buildings, occupant comfort and energy efficient sources. Catering to industry’s demand, according to the event organisers, Light India and EBTI will help link both sectors facilitating various companies and brands to find the right markets.

Falling under the category of building and energy shows headed by Light + Building, India’s leading shows for light and building automation has received strong support from associations like Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers Association of India (ELCOMA), Global Lighting Association (GLA), Chinese Association of Lighting Industry (CALI), Japan Lighting Manufacturers Association (JLMA) and Taiwanese Lighting & Fixtures Export Association (TLFEA). Messe Frankfurt and ELCOMA together will be hosting a series of technical seminars where technology specialists and industry experts will discuss about the future trends entering into the market and problems faced by the industry. Alongside the seminars, the shows will also organise workshops done by various international lighting associations who will address different issues in the lighting and relevant sectors. Technology transfer would be another focus for the deliberations in these workshops.

With a series of successful past editions, a strong line-up of seminars and workshops, and support from national and international associations, Light India 2018 and EBTI will help strengthen the robust growing prospects of the industry.

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