Light + Building show returns to Frankfurt this March
This year’s Light + Building show, the leading European trade show for lighting and building services engineering, takes place from 13 to 18 March at Messe Frankfurt, Germany. In addition to its exhibition of the latest and most innovative products, the show will feature an extensive complementary programme of other events.
This will include a series of talks from leading experts, and award ceremonies for the most innovative products and design trends. This year’s event will place a particular focus on safety and security technology, building information modelling (BIM), advances in digital building technology and trends in the lighting market. Light + Building is targeted at architects, engineers, planners, interior designers, tradespeople, wholesalers and retailers, and all those working in the industry.
This year the new special show ‘Digital Building’ will pick up on Light + Building’s motto of, “where modern spaces come to life”, and will focus on the integration of technology and services in modern non-residential buildings.
Meanwhile the ‘E-House’ demonstration dwelling will demonstrate what networked building services technology and intelligent energy management look like for the end consumer, and how it is possible for energy efficiency and increased comfort, convenience and security to go hand-inhand.
The ‘Futurecourse’ debating forum will bring together representatives from politics, commerce and industry for lively debate, while at ‘Workshop Street’ young trade visitors and trainees from the electrical and information technology trades will have the chance to learn about the latest practical techniques and installation procedures.
There will also be a special promotional area for innovative startup companies, a job exchange for exhibiting companies to advertise vacancies, and a university area for third level institutions to present their research and information about relevant courses on offer.
A cultural highlight at Light + Building this year is Luminale. This Biennale of Lighting Culture takes place at the same time as the trade fair in both Frankfurt am Main and Offenbach, and offers a programme of entertainment for visitors to Light + Building. For more information, see www.messefrankfurt.com.