LIGHTFAIR 2017 Set All-New Records at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

Editor's Note.  Your humble editor will be in Chicago next week conducting a 2018 LIGHTFAIR pre-show Report.

ATLANTA, June 14, 2017— LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) set all-new records at the Pennsylvania Convention Center May 7-11 with the largest trade show floor and largest Philadelphia registration highlighting its 2017 performance.

The trade show encompassed 277,600 net square feet housing 592 exhibitors, including 59 first-time exhibiting companies and 127 manufacturers headquartered outside the U.S.  Exhibitors presented the lighting and design industry’s latest innovations and newest concepts from the world’s leading manufacturers.  Two brand-new pavilions—Intelligent Lighting and IoT—displayed cutting-edge products and solutions showcased in product presentations featuring technology and connectivity innovations.

LIGHTFAIR 2017’s registration of 27,939 topped the 2016 total and posted a 7.4 percent increase over the 2013 Philadelphia registration total.  Registered attendees represented 81 countries.