The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA)

Telford, Shropshire TF3 3BQ


About The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA)


Stafford park 7
Telford, Shropshire TF3 3BQ
United Kingdom

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We are Europe’s largest Lighting Trade Association with a mission to promote lighting excellence throughout the Sector and in every area of the lighting industry. From design and manufacture to wholesale and retail, we help our members with legislation, compliance, testing, recycling and staff development.

We are a globally recognised authority on all thing lighting, our agenda is driven by Members for the benefit of Members. We promote best practice throughout the lighting sector and provide technical, policy, performance, recycling and marketing capability for our Members.

LIA Members gain preferential access to a range of services including:

The LIA Laboratory
Europe’s largest independent test laboratory dedicated to lighting. We can help you with testing and certification, improving product performance, efficiencies (in manufacturing and logistics), overcoming market constraints and reducing risk.

The Lighting Industry Academy
The industry’s first professional Academy. Through our unique collaboration of industry bodies and provider partners we are developing the Lighting Community for a Bright and Exciting Future.

Lighting industry professionals and students can develop their careers through the skills and knowledge provided by the Academy’s learning programme.



Academy - Lighting Software

Lighting Design Software is widely used by industry, with courses to suit various levels ofexperience, incorporating information on latest changes to software.IncludingDialux ...

Academy - Emergency Lighting

ICEL Emergency Lighting CourseUnderstanding the specific background, requirements and legislation for the installation ofEmergency Lighting. Supported by ICEL, the Industry Committee...

Academy - Standards and Legislation

Covering the range of standards and legislation that impact the lighting communityand providing the necessary updates and changes including:BSEN 60598-1 Edition 8 2015Understanding...

LIA Certificate - for the Industry’s Bright and Exciting Future

The LIA have completed a major investment in revising and re-developing the LIA Certificate to meet the expectations and demands of the rapidly changing lighting industry and ...

ICEL - Emergency Lighting

ICEL is the Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting. Its mission is to strengthen the industry and promote the benefits of good quality lighting. It represents all aspects of...

LIA Verified

Are you confident that your product claims are correct? Are you confident potential customers can differentiate products that can? The LIA Verified scheme has been created to ...

Laboratory Schemes

The LIA Laboratory is able to offer a number of schemes to high-quality laboratories and internal testing facilities. This allows your internal capability to be independently ...

Testing - Technical Services

At our UKAS Accredited Laboratory we have the capacity to test a large range of luminaires from general domestic luminaires to emergency luminaires. Our expert engineers and technicians...

Testing for International Markets

The LIA Laboratory can support you in exporting to a wide range of international markets worldwide. We are one of only four National Certification Bodies in the United Kingdom...

CE Marking

The LIA Laboratory is able to provide independent documentation to support a declaration of conformity, required to mark a product with a CE Mark. This is a mandatory requirement...

Press Releases

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Industry Guide

UL and The LIA announce a working partnership

UL’s global lighting expertise in testing, certification and standards has now joined forces with The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) to offer U.K.’s lighting ...
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Industry Guide

Introducing the LIA 3rd Party Gonio Photometry Scheme

The LIA and Acal BFi have created a revolutionary Gonio photometry luminaire testing scheme for lighting manufacturers looking to offer efficient 3rd party accredited luminaire...
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Ansell Lighting have become a Lighting Industry Academy Ambassador

Ansell Lighting have become a Lighting Industry Academy Ambassador, joining many other key players in the lighting industry to address the need for a focused approach to learning...


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Manufacturing Services & Testing

STANDARDS & PROGRAMS | TM66 delivers a metric for evaluating lighting circularity claims

BOB BOHANNON summarizes the driving forces and challenges in adopting circular principles in the lighting market, and describes what the TM66 Circular Economy Assessment Method...

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The LIA Laboratory

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Lumicom - LIA's in house WEEE producer compliance scheme

Lumicom is the leading UK WEEE Compliance Scheme, a not for profit company set up by the LIA. Providing you with impartial, accurate and expert advice.Lumicom has unrivalled experience...

LIA Membership

We are proud to represent our Members who are drawn from every area of the lighting industry, from designers and manufacturers, to wholesalers and retailers, facilities management...