2009 launches celebration of Lightfair International's 20th anniversary

Jan. 22, 2009
Date Announced: 22 Jan 2009 ATLANTA -- This May, the world’s largest annual architecturaland commercial lighting trade show and conference, LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI), celebrates 20 years of inspiration and innovation as it opens the doors to thousands of lighting industry professionals. On its 20th Anniversary, LFI promises to offer its most comprehensive conference programming and most robust tradeshow floor ever seen.For the last two decades, LFI has been North America’s leading lighting resource, featuring the world’s best and brightest innovators, designers and educators. Its creation was the brainchild of the industry’s most renowned associations and leaders, and today, encompasses more than 500 exhibiting companies and attracts more than 21,000 attendees from across the globe.In recognition of its continued strength and to honor its new and veteran exhibitors, LFI is hosting a spectacular celebration in New York on the opening day of the trade show—complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the entrance of the show. LFI’s Libby Morley—who was among the group that initially spearheaded this concept—has been invited to be in New York to celebrate with the team, in additionto other special surprise guests. Additionally, exhibitors that have been partners with LFI since its conception will receive special recognition.Twenty years of innovation…20 years of education…20 years ofexcellence…LIGHTFAIR International. The celebration starts now.The LIGHTFAIR International Trade Show & Conference takes place May 5-7, 2009 and the LIGHTFAIR Daylighting Institute® & LIGHTFAIR Institute® takes place May 3-4, 2009 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY.LIGHTFAIR International is sponsored by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). The event is produced and managed by AMC, Inc.

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