Proving to be the country’s most premium exhibition to source LED lights, components, gears and other technologies. LED Expo Mumbai’s 25th edition kicked off today with 220+ exhibitors from contingents like India, China and Denmark focusing on lighting categories like LED application, lighting signages, display components/accessories, raw materials, power supply, machinery and manufacturing equipment.
Talking about the show’s evident growth and strong objectives, Mr Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings Ltd said: “LED Expo has seen strong growth throughout the years and today, at the inauguration of the 25th edition we are sure to reach greater heights. It gives me immense pleasure to say that with strong support from the government & associations LED Expo started back in 2009 has stood the test of time by consistently delivering results and increasingly becoming the maiden choice of LED manufacturers, suppliers and buyers across India. LED Expo as a brand over the years, has increased awareness and evolved by bringing global technologies to the show floor with new trends in the industry.”
Notable personalities present at the show included
- Sh. Dinesh Waghmare, IAS, Hon’ble Principal Secretary Home, Maharashtra
- Sh. Devidas Kulkarni, Divisional General Manager Mumbai, Maharashtra Energy Development Agency
- Sh. Deepak Doshi, Vice President, LACMA
- Dr. Prakash Bharjatiya, GB Member & Director - Education & Training (ISLE)
- Ms. Surabhi Jindal, Women in Lighting India Ambassador
- Mr. Nirmohi Shah, President, The Electric Merchant's Association
The show received a grand start with notable representatives from leading companies and associations making their presence felt at the inauguration. Taking the lead as a chief guest Shri. Dinesh Waghmare, IAS, Hon’ble Principal Secretary Home, Govt. of Maharashtra shared: “In a country which celebrates light each year with the joyful Diwali festival, it is fitting that efficient lighting systems are becoming more affordable and accessible. By covering the initial cost of energy-efficient technologies and reducing the risks involved in proving their commercial viability, LED Expo is a trusted platform showcasing such products that are affordable and marketable for businesses. LED Expo aims to increase energy efficiency across India through the promotion of efficient technology such as LED lighting, super-efficient and tri-generation systems.”
The opening day of the silver jubilee edition witnessed a panel discussion, ‘Emerging Market of Smart Lighting (LEDs) in India’ – ISLE which shared insights on the emerging smart lighting technology market was also hosted. This was followed by an exclusive presentation on Light + Building Frankfurt & Light Middle East displaying the business opportunities for Indian companies via Messe Frankfurt’s global Lighting Trade fair platforms thus, becoming an integral part of the global supply chain.
On the second day of the trade fair, there will be a panel discussion on “Future of IoTech in home & building – KNX IOTech” focusing on how IoTech technology will define the future of the IoT devices to be used in the smart home and building of NextGen. There will also be the unveiling of the coffee table book ‘The Power of Stories’ featuring interviews of 40 Indian women lighting designers.
LED Expo Mumbai 2023 has garnered support from the Ministries, government departments and top industry associations, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade Ministry of Commerce & Industries (DIPP), Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) and Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) and leading industrial associations including Indian Buildings Congress, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Luminaire, Accessories, Components, Manufacturers Association (LACMA).
Highlighting the latest technologies and innovations which provide insights into the emerging trends in the industry. LED Expo Mumbai 2023 will continue to attract lighting industry professionals until the conclusion of its three-day exhibition on 13 May 2023.
LED Expo is part of Messe Frankfurt’s Light + Building Technology fair portfolio headed by the biennial Light + Building event in Frankfurt, Germany. The next show will be held from 3 – 8 March 2024. Messe Frankfurt organises a number of trade fairs for the light and building technology sectors in Asia, Argentina and the UAE. For more information on Light + Building shows worldwide, please visit: www.light-building.com/brand
Press information and photographic material: www.theledexpo.com
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 some 2,200* people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. Group sales in financial year 2022 were around €450 million*. We serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of Messe Frankfurt’s key 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.
Sustainability is a central pillar of our corporate strategy. Here, we strike a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity.
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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).
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* Preliminary figures for 2022