LightFair International opens, unveils Innovation Award winners

May 10, 2012
Cast Lighting’s LED Perimeter Light won the Most Innovative Product of the Year at the LightFair Innovation Awards.
LightFair International (LFI), billed as the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, opened yesterday at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The trade show features more than 500 exhibitors, and its opening was preceded by the LFI Innovation Awards, with 228 entries representing the latest lighting-related products and designs introduced during the last 12 months.

The LFI Innovation Awards submissions spanned 14 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 2012 key award winners are:

  • Cast Lighting (booth 5545)
    LED Perimeter Light
    Most Innovative Product of the Year – the program’s highest award, recognizing the most innovative new product.
  • Sensitile Systems (booth 1839)
    Fin Light Fixture
    Design Excellence Award – recognizing outstanding achievement in design.
  • Juno WarmDim LED downlights Juno Lighting Group by Schneider Electric (booth 2530) WarmDim LED Downlights Technical Innovation Award – recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology. WarmDim technology features micro-processor controlled dimming that replicates the warmth of incandescent dimming.
  • Lighting Science Group (booth 215)
    Definity Motion Activated PAR 30
    Judges’ Citation Award – special recognition of an innovative product at the judges’ discretion.
  • LFI has also awarded ten exhibitors that excelled in visual booth display and product presentation. The 2012 Best Booth Award Winners are:
    • 100 Square Feet: DASAL INDUSTRIES, #6532
    • 200 to 300 Square Feet: LUMENETIX, #6641
    • 400 to 500 Square Feet: AURORALIGHT, INC., #6735
    • 600 to 800 Square Feet: US DOE SOLID-STATE LIGHTING, #813
    • 900 Square Feet and Larger: TECH LIGHTING - GENERATION BRANDS, #3808
    • Building Integration Pavilion: DIAL GmbH, #6015
    • Daylighting Pavilion: HOMERUN HOLDINGS, INC. - QMOTION SHADES, #5715
    • Design Pavilion: XAL INC., #1639
    • Global Light + Design Pavilion: MP LIGHTING, INC., #1930
    • New Exhibitor Pavilion: PINNACLE ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING, INC., #419
    The LFI Daylighting Institute and the LFI Institute took place as part of the Pre-Conference program on Monday, May 7 – Tuesday, May 8, 2012 and the LFI Trade Show and Conference will run Wednesday, May 9 – Friday, May 11, 2012. For more information about LFI, please visit