The 24th edition of LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) opened on April 23rd at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. This year’s show boasts the largest trade show floor in LFI history.
Preceding and setting the stage for the trade show opening was the celebrated LFI Innovation Awards®, which featured the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months. The LFI Innovation Awards had 307 entries from 156 companies and spanned 15 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 2013 key award winners are:
• PHILIPS (BoldPlay): Most Innovative Product of the Year—the program’s highest award, recognizing the most innovative new product, booth 1401;
• COOLEDGE LIGHTING (Light Sheet): Design Excellence Award—recognizing outstanding achievement in design, booth 3712;
• DOW CORNING CORPORATION (Dow Corning® Brand Moldable Silicones): Technical Innovation Award—recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology, booth 159;
• PHILIPS (hue personal wireless lighting): Judges’ Citation Award—special recognition of an innovative product at the judges’ discretion, booth 1401.
Visit http://www.lightfair.com/lightfair/V40/index.cvn?id=10219 for a full list of LFI Innovation Awards 2013 winners.
LFI has also awarded exhibitors that excelled in visual booth display and product presentation.
The 2013 Best Booth Award Winners are:
100 Square Feet:
OXYGEN Booth # 3631
200 to 300 Square Feet:
EVERBRIGHTEN, CO., LTD Booth # 4905F
400 to 500 Square Feet:
ILUMINARC Booth # 322
600 to 800 Square Feet:
THE LIGHTING QUOTIENT Booth # 4035
900 Square Feet and larger:
JUNO LIGHTING GROUP Booth # 2145 & PHILIPS Booth # 1401
Building Integration Pavilion:
TOUCHE CONTROLS Booth # 3145
CIRALIGHT GLOBAL, INC. Booth # 3037
OCL ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING # 725
Exterior & Roadway Lighting Pavilion:
AURORALIGHT, INC. Booth # 1855
Global Light + Design Pavilion:
AXO LIGHT USA Booth #435
REGGIANI LIGHTING USA, INC. Booth # 635
New Exhibitor Pavilion:
NORDIC LIGHT AMERICA, INC. Booth # 3825
The LFI Trade Show and Conference will run Tuesday, April 23 – Thursday, April 25, 2013. For more information about LIGHTFAIR International, please visit www.lightfair.com.