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Trade Show: May 23-25, 2023 | Pre-Conference: May 21-23, 2023 | Javits Center, New York, NY USA

Join the best and the brightest in architectural & commercial lighting at LightFair. Gain key insights and knowledge that can help you with product selection and design decisions in your upcoming projects.

  • Discover the latest lighting products, solutions, technologies and ideas under one roof via self-paced exploration, curated tours, networking events and inspiration-packed programming designed by the IES and IALD.
  • Experience product launches and immersive lighting installations from leading manufacturers.
  • Learn about promising innovations in outdoor lighting, decorative lighting, Intelligent lighting systems and more.
  • Delve into new research and relevant training while earning CEU credits. The LightFair Conference has been curated by Brienne Willcock, IES Director of Education & Standards and a team of well-respected thought-leaders from the IES and IALD.

It all unfolds at the Javits Center, New York, May 21-25, 2023. The signature 2-day Pre-Conference (May 21-23) offers immersive training and hands-on workshops not available at most other events. LightFair 2023 is poised to be the most inclusive and immersive lighting trade show and the industry’s most comprehensive conference. Whether you attend just a few sessions, walk the show floor for a day or stay all five days, you are sure to expand your horizons at LightFair.

Managed and produced by the International Market Centers (IMC), LightFair is also co-owned by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

As one of the three owners of LightFair, IES receives one-third of the net revenue from each show. These funds support the IES and endow its research, education and global collaboration. When you attend and support LightFair, you support IES.

Learn more and register here: www.lightfair.com.

The following IES Technical Committees will hold in-person meetings in room 2D14:




Discomfort Glare in Outdoor Nighttime Environments Committee
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Lighting Upgrades Committee
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Lighting Control Systems Committee
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Hospitality Lighting Committee
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Lighting for Videoconference and Presentation Spaces Committee
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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