The restart for the sector will take place at Light + Building Autumn Edition in Frankfurt am Main from 2 to 6 October 2022. With over 1,500 exhibitors from 46 countries, 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 programme 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.
All registered companies are listed in the Light + Building Contactor, the international search engine for lighting and building-services technology. Users can filter the exhibitor profiles, which include information about product highlights, videos and presentations, according to their interests and obtain a compact overview. More at: www.light-building.com/contactor
Light + Building Autumn Edition is being held from 2 to 6 October 2022.
Intersec Forum runs concurrently from 3 to 6 October 2022.
Light + Building Digital Extension can be accessed from 2 to 14 October 2022.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
The Messe Frankfurt Group is one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. With a workforce of 2,200 people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. As in the previous year, annual sales for 2021 were significantly lower owing to the COVID-19 pandemic: approximately €154 million compared with Group sales as high as €736 million in pre-pandemic 2019. We serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. Sustainable business practices are a central pillar in our corporate strategy and strike a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity. Another of Messe Frankfurt’s strengths is its powerful and closely knit global sales network, which covers around 180 countries in all regions of the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are using our digital expertise to develop new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.
With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).