HANOVER ’96

Lighting Trade Fairs – World Light Show 22-27 April – Hanover Messe Generally regarded as the premier European event for the lighting industry with more than 700 exhibitors from 30 countries.

Lighting Trade Fairs

World Light Show

22-27 April – Hanover Messe

Generally regarded as the premier European event for the lighting industry with more than 700 exhibitors from 30 countries. The lighting sector of the exhibition opened on Sunday 21 April.

Further information from Hanover Fairs: 0181-688 9541

Lightfair International

14-16 May, Moscone Centre, San Francisco

Annual trade show for the commercial lighting industry in the US. Lightfair has no fixed abode, instead moving around the country – last year it was held in Miami, this year in San Francisco. Pavilions showcase decorative, international, and theatre, entertainment and speciality lighting.

For registration details telephone:

001 214 242 8901

FIAM

21-29 September, Valencia

Held jointly with FIM, the international furniture fair, this is where the Spanish launch their new lighting products, mostly decorative and traditional. The architectural lighting designs can be seen in the SIDI area in the furniture pavilion, alongside avante-garde furniture from Spanish designers.

Further information from: 00 34 6 3861

Hilight

26-28 November, Business Design Centre, London

An annual event which showcases contemporary lighting products from the UK and Europe. This year’s event will be held alongside Top Office, the biennual office furnitur exhibition.

Further information from BDC Events Department: 0171 359 3535

Lumière ’99-13th January 1997, Halls 5 and 6, Porte de Versailles, Paris

This claims to be France’s leading lighting exhibition, and it is divided into three main sections – architectural, decorative, and boutique. But beware – the architectural side is the smallest. Lumière is held alongside the Paris furniture show.

Further information from Overseas Trade Show Agencies: 0171-486 1951

Lightshow 97

January 26-29 1997, Earls Court,

London

Trade event for the decorative and technical industry with approximately 200 exhibitors. The decorative element tends to dominate though the organisers tell us that next year’s event promises to have more technical input.

Further information from The Lighting Association: 01952 290905

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