Lightfair 2013 opens doors, names innovation and booth awards winners in Philadelphia

Date Announced: 24 Apr 2013

Philadelphia – Yesterday morning, the 24th edition of LIGHTFAIR International (LFI ), the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, opened at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Thousands of attendees flooded the largest trade show floor in LFI history ready to experience the technologies and innovations that will define the future.

At LIGHTFAIR International 2013, the world’s top designers, specifiers, engineers, architects, consultants and other industry professionals converge to discover all that is new, and all that is next. Preceding and setting the stage for the trade show opening was the celebrated LFI Innovation Awards, which featured the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months. The energy and excitement were evident and expected to continue through the close of the show on Thursday.

The LFI Innovation Awards had 307 entries from 156 different companies and spanned 15 categories, with each submission judged by an independent panel of lighting professionals. The winners were awarded for product entries that exemplify the best in innovative design and thinking.

The 2013 key award winners are:
PHILIPS (BoldPlay):Most Innovative Product of the Year—the program’s highest award, recognizing the most innovative new product, booth 1401;
COOLEDGE LIGHTING (Light Sheet):Design Excellence Award—recognizing outstanding achievement in design, booth 3712;
DOW CORNING CORPORATION (Dow Corning® Brand Moldable Silicones): Technical Innovation Award—recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology, booth 159;
PHILIPS (hue personal wireless lighting):Judges’ Citation Award—special recognition of an innovative product at the judges’ discretion, booth 1401.

Visit http://www.lightfair.com/lightfair/V40/index.cvn?id=10219 for a full list of LFI Innovation Awards 2013 winners.

LFI has also awarded exhibitors that excelled in visual booth display and product presentation.
The 2013 Best Booth Award Winners are:
1) 100 Square Feet: OXYGEN Booth # 3631
2) 200 to 300 Square Feet: EVERBRIGHTEN, CO., LTD Booth # 4905F
3) 400 to 500 Square Feet: ILUMINARC Booth # 322
4) 600 to 800 Square Feet: THE LIGHTING QUOTIENT Booth # 4035
5) 900 Square Feet and larger: JUNO LIGHTING GROUP Booth # 2145
PHILIPS Booth # 1401
6) Building Integration Pavilion: TOUCHE CONTROLS Booth # 3145
7) Daylighting Pavilion: CIRALIGHT GLOBAL, INC. Booth # 3037
8) Design Pavilion: OCL ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING # 725
9) Exterior & Roadway Lighting Pavilion: AURORALIGHT, INC. Booth # 1855
Global Light + Design Pavilion: AXO LIGHT USA Booth #435
REGGIANI LIGHTING USA, INC. Booth # 635
10) New Exhibitor Pavilion: NORDIC LIGHT AMERICA, INC. Booth # 3825

LIGHTFAIR International held an Exhibitor Reception last evening and the winners of the iPad® drawing were BARRISOL USA Booth 423, GREENTEK LIGHTING Booth 3752 and EXCELLENCE OPTO, INC. Booth 3357.

For LIGHTFAIR International 2013, the Pre-Conference program took place from Sunday, April 21 – Monday, April 22, 2013 and the LFI Trade Show and Conference is running Tuesday, April 23 – Thursday, April 25, 2013.

LIGHTFAIR International is the world’s largest annual commercial and architectural lighting trade show and conference and is sponsored by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). The event is produced and managed by AMC, Inc.

Contact
Lisa Kay Bokovoy LIGHTFAIR International

E-mail:lisab@lightfair.com

Web Site:www.lightfair.com

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