The eighth HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) opened today and continues through 9 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre with more than 1,300 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions taking part.
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the fair welcomes new exhibitors from Australia, the United Arab Emirates and Ukraine. The fair also features the Guangdong Jiangmen LED Pavilion and Zhongshan Semiconductor Lighting Industry Association Pavilion.
To create more business opportunities, the HKTDC organised 58 buying missions that include major importers and distributors such as B&Q China and M Moser Associates from the Chinese mainland, Globe Electric Canada Inc. from Canada, Moebel Rieger from Germany, Crompton Greaves from India, Trydan Kornel Borowski from Poland and Landmark Group from the UAE.
Smart home display spotlights smart lighting products
The all-new Smart Lighting Product Display at this year’s Lighting Fair showcases a simulated home environment with a smart lighting system for participants to experience the application of smart lighting products. A wide range of smart products are featured throughout the fairground. The KUJU Smart Home System and Devices developed by Tronico Technology Company Limited is fully DIY and offers new smart home experiences including real-time home surveillance, app-controlled lighting control and power monitoring. AVC Technology (International) Ltd. showcases its Lumen Sphere, which is capable of displaying 16 million colours. It is also waterproof and buoyant, making it suitable for creating a dream-like scene in outdoor areas such as swimming pools. Fushun Optoelectronics Technology Co, Ltd. is presenting the FUSHUN LED Street Light Solution. Equipped with GPRS and Zigbee wireless communication technology, the product is able to control an area of street lights through computer or mobile devices, providing a more convenient smart solution for street light control.
LED products popular as demand for green solutions soars
As consumers become more environmentally conscious, the market demand for green lighting products has increased. LED products continue to be popular, with a growing number of new and interesting designs that are practical, decorative and commercially viable. I2M Co., Ltd. from Korea is displaying its Nanum D’light kinetic lighting. It is an LED table lamp with movable lamp shades that can be transformed into shapes. Another eye-catching exhibit is Siansy Technology Limited’s LED writing board, with high brightness LED chips that enhance the visual impact.
The Lighting Fair features several themed zones. The Hall of Aurora gathers more than 230 renowned brands to showcase lighting products and technologies with intricate designs and excellent functionality, including Forest Lighting, Jaykal, Ervan and Viribright. The LED & Green Lighting zone is the largest zone at the fair, featuring indoor and outdoor energy-efficient products from more than 430 companies, to meet market demand. Other zones include the Avenue of Inspiration, Commercial Lighting, Decorative Lighting, Advertising Display Lighting, Lighting Accessories, Parts & Components and Avenue of Chandeliers.
Asian Lighting Forum analyses latest industry trends
A number of seminars and networking events are being held throughout the fair period. Today’s Asian Lighting Forum saw experts discussing topics such as global market trends in LED lighting products and future applications for smart lighting. They also shared the latest market intelligence with the audience.
Buyer forums are set up to spotlight opportunities in markets such as the Chinese mainland, Poland, Spain and countries covered by the Belt and Road Initiative. Exhibitors are also able to demonstrate their latest lighting products at the exhibitor forum.
The award presentation for the ninth Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition will be held at tonight’s networking reception. Awards will be presented in Open Group and Student Group categories. The winning entries are on display throughout the fair period at Hall 1C Concourse, showcasing local creativity to global buyers.
Fair Website: http://www.hktdc.com/hklightingfairse/tc
Finalist Entries of the 9th Hong Kong Lighting Design Competition:http://hklightingfairse.hktdc.com/img/2016/competition/Final_Entries.pdf