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ELCOMA and Messe Frankfurt India to bring over 250 companies to showcase smart solutions for smart cities in New Delhi

Aug 3, 2016

The first edition of the two unified events is reportedly over 90% booked and is expected to bring over 250 companies to New Delhi to showcase solutions for smart cities. Targeting the most important visitor groups and policy makers, the co-located fairs will take place at Pragati Maidan in the nation’s capital.

Light India, India’s renowned fair for the international lighting industry, and Electrical Building Technology India will concurrently open their doors from 5 – 7 October 2016 in New Delhi. The first edition of the two unified events is reportedly over 90% booked and is expected to bring over 250 companies to New Delhi to showcase solutions for smart cities. Targeting the most important visitor groups and policy makers, the co-located fairs will take place at Pragati Maidan in the nation’s capital.   

The organisers, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd and ELCOMA (Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers' Association of India), are now collaborating to bring forward technical innovations, knowledge sharing, as well as market developments through strategically planned fringe programmes. This includes a lighting conference on 6 October and a series of workshops with international associations over the three days of the fair. A Council of Architects Conference is also being planned by the organisers during the show. 

From advanced materials for lighting applications for visitors from the manufacturing side to mood and ambient lighting for hospitality and retail sector visitors; and from the complete home lighting controls and automation for smart buildings for architects and interior designers to solar street lighting for urban planners, the conference sessions will offer valuable insights for every visitor segment. A gala networking night with the lighting industry’s who’s who will also make way for new ideas, innovations and networking among sector players. 

India’s fast-developing public infrastructure together with plans for highway expansions, smart cities and smart homes is expected to drive adoption of intelligent, energy-efficient and connected technologies in the lighting, solar and building technology space. The "smart" street lighting market in India anticipates a stellar growth of USD 1,868.9 million (125.43 billion) by 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 42.2 percent* as adoption of LED and solar powered systems continue to rise. Projected to achieve a CAGR of more than 22 percent during 2015-20**, the infiltration of cloud-based smart street-lighting and building technologies will also rise in the near future. Increased building automation will lead to more energy efficiency, security and safety in buildings. 

Industry’s topmost brands covering these innovations will all be present at this important business event making it a go-to destination for city developers, urban planners and architects. This includes technology-leading brands like Anchor, Surya, Crompton, Bajaj Electricals, Havells, Orient Electric, MLS, Opple Lighting, Century LED, Delta Electronics among others. In addition there will be building technology experts such as KNX India, Legrand, Crestron, Hensel, Ray Logic, Prolite Autoglow as well as foreign contingents from China, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan at the three-day fair. They will show a unique combination of innovative, energy and cost-saving technologies to the Indian market. 

For more information about the fairs, please visit: www.ebt-india.in ; www.light-india.in   

For more information on Light + Building shows worldwide, please visit www.light-building.com/brand

*http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160620006331/en/India-Smart-Street-Lighting-Market-Growth-42.2

**TechSci Research report

Background information on Messe Frankfurt 

Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers, generating around €648 million in sales and employing 2,244 people. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 30 subsidiaries and 55 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in 175 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at approx. 50 locations around the globe. In 2015, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 133 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Comprising an area of 592,127 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres. The historic Festhalle, one of the most popular venues in Germany, plays host to events of all kinds. Messe Frankfurt is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.

For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com

Background information on Electric Lamps & Components Manufacturers Association of India (ELCOMA)

ELCOMA is an Apex Body of the Rs. 12,000 Crores Lighting Industry. Our Association has nearly 100 members from all segments of large, medium and small manufacturers. We have aligned our products with government plans by initiating introduction of Energy Efficient Lighting Products like CFL and LED Lamps etc. and bringing in awareness to users by organizing Workshops, Exhibition and Media publicity. Lighting accounts for over 18 per cent of the total electric consumption in our country and therefore in keeping with the Government priority the Industry has made important contributions by introducing the most Energy Effective products and systems that have saved substantial energy. Elcoma has played a very important role in bringing in awareness in energy conservation and providing the most energy efficient products from time to time. The CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamps), Electronic Ballasts, and the recent introduction of LEDs are some examples which all save 40 to 80 per cent Energy when replacing traditional products in the Lighting range.