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Exhibitors And Vistors Discover Valuable Business Prospects At The Fair

Once again, GILE cemented its position as a gathering point for the global lighting community. Both exhibitors and visitors alike spoke positively about their ability to achieve their business objectives at the fair.

Mr Somnuk Ovuthitham, CEO at LeKise Lighting Co Ltd from Thailand, said: “GILE is an influential lighting exhibition with countless interesting products and technologies attracting suppliers and customers. There are ample opportunities for us here and we have already found promising business leads with visitors from the Middle East, Europe and Asia.”

Twelve-time exhibitor from Italy, Fumagalli, shares the same sentiment. Ms Chiara Fumagalli, Commercial Director at the company, expressed: “The show, for us, is a meeting point for existing partners, finding new ones and connecting with component suppliers. Frankly speaking, I am happy about this exhibition and it gives us good results. We have been able to achieve all of our objectives here and we will return.”

For Mr Toshiki Nakata, Japan Optical Liquid Product Development Group Leader at Dow Corning’s Japan office, the fair enables him to see and be seen in the market. Mr Nakata shares: “Here, we can connect with industry professionals and competitors to better understand the market. The exhibition also provides a good chance to learn how many players are in the industry and how active they are.”

Domestic exhibitor Mr Guo Zhijun, Deputy General Manager at Everfine Corporation, said: “GILE is one of the most influential platforms for the development of the lighting and LED industry. The show covers everything from raw materials and equipment to applications and finished products. This enables us to connect with clients throughout the entire supply chain as well as discuss technological know-how with other exhibitors. We strongly recommend the fair to our industry peers and will be back again next year.”

The fair is also effective for buyers. Mr Mustafa Ergin Gungormez, Purchasing Manager at Pelsan from Turkey, told: “I came to GILE to source outdoor and indoor lighting, and have already met some potential suppliers that meet my quality requirements and placed orders with them. The fair is very effective as it allows me to find a wide range of suppliers that can produce good quality products that are reasonably priced.”

Return visitor from India and representative for True Light, Mr Rupesh Mehta, expressed: “The show is indeed a good platform to not only source products but also to learn about the new ideas floating around in the industry. Extensive product variety and the latest technologies, coupled with clear advantages will bring us back to this exhibition next year.”

GILE connects serious business players together. Mr Robert Paajanen, CEO and Managing Director at AIRAM / Oy Airam Electric Ab from Finland, disclosed: “I have been visiting the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition for five years now and I look forward to sourcing the newest lighting components every time. I have already met a few suppliers here and will visiting their manufacturing facilities after the show.”

The success of the 21st edition builds excitement for the 2017 show. Ms Lucia Wong added: “The lighting industry is evolving with opportunities abound and giving rise to more advanced technologies. As the industry evolves and transforms, the lighting community will learn to adapt to and seize never-before-seen challenges and opportunities. By striving to keep information flow and dialogue open, GILE will continue to stay abreast of the latest industry developments and support the exploration of the new dimensions of lighting.”

The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition was held concurrently with Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology. Both events are headed by the biennial Light + Building event which will take place from 18 – 23 March 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. The next edition of Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition is scheduled to take place from 9 – 12 June 2017 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou.

Messe Frankfurt also offers a series of other light and building technology events worldwide, including the Shanghai International Lighting Fair, BIEL Light + Building in Argentina, Light Middle East in the United Arab Emirates, Interlight Moscow powered by Light + Building in Russia as well as Light India, the LED Expo New Delhi, and the LED Expo Mumbai in India.

For more information on Light + Building shows worldwide, please visit www.light-building.com/brand. For more information regarding the lighting shows in China, please visit www.light.messefrankfurt.com.cn or email light@china.messefrankfurt.com.