NEW DATES: 28 – 30 September, 2021

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After extensive consultation with our key stakeholders, we have set new dates for Light Middle East 2021. Your dedicated exhibition and conference for lighting, design and technology will now take place from 28 - 30 September 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

In its 15th edition, Light Middle East 2021 will solidify its position as the region’s number one networking and sourcing platform for the entire scope of architectural, decorative, technical, industrial, indoor and outdoor lighting solutions.

Meanwhile, the team will continue on with our highly popular THINKLIGHT and IB Tech Forum Webinar series, where a new track will be launched under the theme of intelligent buildings: ‘IB Tech.’  

We look forward to safely reuniting the industry again in September 2021

Lighting Design & Building Technology

Light Middle East, the region’s premier exhibition and conference for lighting design and technology will take place from 28 - 30 September, 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Light Middle East is the region’s number one networking and sourcing platform for the entire scope of decorative, architectural, outdoor, and indoor lighting solutions. The platform will be packaged with the return of the THINKLIGHT Forum and the IB Tech Forum, offering insights and reflection on the evolution of our industry, particularly in light of the pandemic we’re currently navigating.

Exhibitors that have already booked their stand for Light Middle East 2021.

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gap lighting
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Safety in the air, on the ground and at the venue

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We understand the concerns related to air travel, as well as health and safety on the ground while in Dubai. We are happy to report that stringent measures across airplanes, airports, in the city and at the venue have helped boost exhibitors and visitors confidence significantly.

Click here to view the health and safety protocols that we have put together for your visit to Light Middle East 2021.

Webinars live and on-demand

  • Impact of Covid-19 on the Lighting Industry
  • Digital change for the Lighting Industry
  • General lighting regulations in the Middle East
  • Lighting for Hospitality (a three part miniseries)
  • Specialty lighting for disinfection (UVC)
  • Registration and compliance issues
  • Market surveillance for suppliers of lighting products
  • Use of the blockchain to improve market surveillance

View the webinar series and schedule here

Join our next webinar

Lighting for Hospitality | Register here

Date: Wednesday 9th December, 2020
Time: 4:00pm GST

  • Ahmed Saliem, Projects Director at Nulty+
  • Diane Thorsen, Design Director at Gensler
  • Siddharth Mathur, Partner at STUDIO LUMEN
  • Samer Moukalled, Vice President at Scientechnic Lighting Solutions
  • Courtney Mark, Design Director at Founder @ STUDIO MARK
  • Oli Rodrigues, Business Development Director - Digital Lighting Systems at OSRAM Lighting Middle East

Who visits the show?

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  • Service providers such as Architects, Interior Designers, Lighting Designers, Consultants, Facilities Mangers & System Integrators
  • Project Owners such as Developers, Operators & Real Estate 
  • Contractors / MEP & Electrical Planners 
  • Distributors and Retailers of decorative lighting and accessories, electric lamps, electrical and electronic components, LED lighting, Technical lighting and house and building automation
  • Import/Export trade agents
  • Governments, Municipalities & Trade Associations

"The Middle East has always been a key market for KNX as smart homes and smart buildings shape the landscape of this whole region. In order to provide the best and most sustainable solutions for the market, KNX Association is happy to yet again present its dominance during Light Middle East, the leading fair for lighting and building automation."


"Light Middle East is an excellent platform that allows us to showcase our latest technological innovations to the greatest regional audience."


"Being at Light Middle East is very important because we get to see how the market is changing and how clients react to the new products we have."


"People who visited us were genuinely interested in the product. It’s important for us to interact with potential and existing customers. This helps us learn and adapt to the market. Everyone has their own design preferences and all the feedback we get is valuable."

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"What we love about this show is that it is focused on a specific audience and specific target customers and that’s what is important to our business."

Martin Klassen Principal & Founder at Lighting Design of Things (LDoT)

“The world is changing and we need to understand that lighting is no longer a sole discipline anymore. There is a need to partner up, connect, and work together as the requirement for integration is becoming essential."

Conference, Events & Workshops

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In addition to tremendous opportunities to trade and network, Light Middle East presented an engaging range of highlights, such as:

Workshops at Light Middle East

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The past edition of Light Middle East hosted a number of new workshops during the three day exhibition, on topics including:

  • Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting Design
  • Hospitality & High-End Residential Lighting Design

Learn more about the workshops here

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