Increasing registration numbers underscore the highly positive response to Edition from exhibitors during the final weeks before the doors open. From October 2 – 6, more than 1,500 exhibitors from 46 countries will take advantage of the leading international trade fair to present their innovations live to a broad audience of specialist visitors. They include numerous market leaders who will be showing the latest products for the worlds of lighting, electrical engineering, house and building automation and connected safety and security technology. Thus, following the long hiatus due to the corona pandemic, this special edition of Light + Building is set to offer a comprehensive overview of trends in the sector, new products and innovative solutions.
The restart for the sector will take place at Light + Building Autumn Edition in Frankfurt. The leading international trade fair for lighting and building-services technology is on course to provide an urgently needed platform for new products, trends and a personal exchange of ideas and opinions. Light + Building Brand Management Director Johannes Möller: “I am delighted that we have been able to revise our prognoses upwards following the receipt of many additional registrations over recent weeks. This is a highly positive response from the sector to Light + Building Autumn Edition and leaves no doubt that everyone is looking forward to meeting up again in October.” Visitors can look forward to a wide-ranging international overview with exhibitors coming from 46 nations – after Germany, the biggest exhibitor countries are Italy, Turkey, Spain, Poland, the Netherlands, the UK, France, Belgium and Greece.
Focusing on Intelligent Building-services Technology
The ‘Building’ segment is to be found in Halls 9, 11 and 12 of the western section of Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre and covers the spectrum from building automation, via electrical installation systems, to intelligent energy management and electric-charging infrastructure. Numerous key players are represented there with, for example, exhibitors such as ABB, Beckhoff, Busch-Jaeger, Dehn, Gira, Hager, Albrecht Jung, Mennekes, Niedax, OBO Bettermann, Phoenix Contact, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Wago, Warema and Wöhner showing their innovations. Additionally, organisations for building-automation standards, such as LON, BACnet, Enocean, Z-wave and KNX, are presenting their contributions to the development of tomorrow’s smart buildings.
The extensive program of events revolving around the top themes of the building-services-technology industry are being concentrated for the first time at the ‘Building Plaza’ in Hall 9.0. Throughout the fair, this area will be the focal point for lectures, panel discussions and seminars spotlighting the latest developments in the fields of intelligent applications, networking and the climate-friendly use of buildings.
Connected Safety and Security Technology: Intersec Building
From access restrictions and video surveillance to fire and data protection, the demands on integrated safety and security technology are set to climb in tomorrow’s buildings. Accordingly, connectivity and security constitute one of the top themes at the coming Light+Building Autumn Edition. The corresponding product segment can be found in the Intersec Building section in Hall 8 where leading exhibitors will be showing their latest products and solutions for safety and security in homes and buildings. They include Abus, Assa Abloy, Axis Communications, BKS / Gretsch-Unitas, Burg Guard, GEZE, Daitem, DOM, Hikvision, Lupus Electronics, Salto Systems and Siemens. Parallel to this, the Intersec Forum will cater for an exchange of specialist knowledge and expertise in a high-grade programme from 3 to 6 October.
The Lighting Experience
Light in all its many facets can be seen in Halls 3, 4 and 6 of Light + Building Autumn Edition. The international product spectrum ranges from design-oriented luminaires of all styles, technical lighting, outdoor and street lighting, emergency and security lighting to full-range suppliers. Manufacturers of lighting components, light sources and control systems are in Hall 8. As in the past, many leading international brands are taking part this year. They include Artemide, AEC Illuminazione, Bega, BPM Lighting, Casambi, Diomede, Ledvance, Linea Light, Martinelli Luce, Molto Luce, Nichia, Ridi Leuchten, Samsung, Seoul Semiconductor, Secto Design, Serien Lighting, Slamp and Zero. The latest topics of interest to the lighting sector will be taken up at the ‘Design Plaza’ in Hall 3.1. This area combines a stage for lectures, panel discussions and awards ceremonies with adjoining special presentation zones and starting points for guided tours. The Design Plaza is the primary port of call for designers, planners and architects.