October 12, 2022
The restart of Light + Building after two and a half years of pandemic postponements received good reviews. “We are delighted with the extremely high level of interest shown by the visitors who came to the Light + Building Autumn Edition. The themes of the event offer the answers to the current challenges of our time. In addition – and this runs through all the discussions we have – personal encounters are and remain the central element of trade fairs. Business is done between people. The following applies to all participants: In times of crisis, it takes courage and a willingness to take risks to look positively and solution-oriented into the future. The exhibiting companies have impressively demonstrated this at the Light + Building Autumn Edition,” said Wolfgang Marzin, Chairman of the Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt in summing up the five days of the show.
The Light + Building Autumn Edition covers the areas of lighting and building services technology. In the area of electrical engineering, home and building automation, the focus was primarily on technical innovations that contribute to increasing energy-efficiency in homes and buildings. Growing areas include regenerative energy sources such as solar or photovoltaic panels, charging management systems for e-mobility, and lighting control. Efficiency and sustainability also play an important role in the lighting sector. High-quality, modular lighting systems, in combination with digital control, provide light when brightness is actually needed. The newly planned lighting area was very well received by exhibitors and visitors.
For this special edition of the leading international trade fair for lighting and building services technology, 92,838 visitors from 147 countries travelled to Frankfurt am Main. In addition to Germany, most of them came from Italy, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Austria, Great Britain, and Poland. International participation is estimated at 55 percent. More than 83 percent of attendees are planning to visit Light + Building 2024.
Light + Building, which takes place every two years, was postponed several times due to the pandemic, but was now held as a one-off special edition in autumn at the request of the industry. In 2024, the fair will again occupy its spring slot as usual.
The next Light + Building will take place in Frankfurt am Main from March 3 to 8, 2024.