From solar to smart lighting - introducing market-leading innovations by over 175 Indian exhibitors, LED Expo has opened its doors in Mumbai today and aims to promote made-in-India LED products and applications. Over 50% of the participating brands this year are new entrants on the show floor, reinforcing the Indian industry’s focus to strengthen domestic collaborations and capture the market share.
Extending strong support to the platform, Mr Shyam Sujan, Secretary General, ELCOMA (Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers’ Association of India) said: “India has been the fastest in the world to convert to LED Lighting. The conventional incandescent bulbs/CFLs are almost extinct in India where many countries are still using it. Energy efficiency in Indian households has touched 88 percent with LED bulbs lighting up homes due to affordable government schemes UJALA. Very shortly almost 100% lighting will convert to LED Lighting, whereas other countries are likely to take more than six to eight years. The LED Expo, organised by Messe Frankfurt India has created a platform for the Indian lighting industry to network with local stakeholders and global visitors, for business development and joint partnerships. There is a great opportunity for visitors to see the futuristic technology at the LED show.”
With brands like Cygnus Lighting, Geep Industries, LC Tech LLP, Lemonlite, Litomatic, Nirvana Lighting Pvt Ltd, Power Palazzo, Pride Lighting Pvt Ltd, Semiconic and Smartlight (Lightshop) under its roof, the trade fair will display a wide array of LED products and technologies, including smart lighting & IoT controls, solar powered LED Lighting products and solutions, components, accessories and raw materials, manufacturing equipment, machinery and allied products, drivers and power supply, as well as signage and display products.
The key business event was inaugurated in Mumbai by:
- Smt Suvarna Hundekari, General Manager (EC), Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA)
- Mr Deepak Doshi, Vice President, LACMA (Luminaires, Accessories, Components Manufacturers Association
- Mr Bhavesh Doshi, Founder Entelechy group of companies and Director KNX Association India
- Ar. Surbhi Jindal, Founder & Principal Lighting Designer, Da Light Hub Lighting Design & Consultancy
- Mr Naresh Jiandani, Director, Pride Lighting
- Mr Udayan Kakar, Managing Partner, LTECH
- Mr Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings Ltd
Coming back stronger with its return in the financial capital, the organisers shared that “Over the years, energy conservation has been one of the most prioritised implementation programs, and the adoption of LED lighting has significantly contributed to this goal. Considering the enormous progress made in the field of LEDs and the unique displays year on year, LED Expo has succeeded in positioning India as a competent sourcing and manufacturing destination for LED Technologies.” Mr Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings Ltd said: “LED Expo has been a movement – facilitating the most effective marketplace for the business of LED technologies. Today, with the strong support of several government stakeholders, we aim to lend further momentum for B2B collaborations, partnerships, and strengthening domestic distribution network - which will mark the next phase of LED technology development, manufacturing and implementation.”
The Indian LED lighting market reached a value of USD 3.58 billion in 2020. After a dip in value during the pandemic, the sector is bouncing back and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 28.3% during 2021-2026. The trade fair continues to draw strong support from the Ministries, government departments and top industry associations, such as Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Ministry of Energy, New and Renewable Energy Maharashtra (MAHAURJA), Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST), Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Indian Building Congress (IBC) and Luminaries Accessories Components Manufacturers’ Association (LACMA).
Press information and photographic material: www.theledexpo.com
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
The Messe Frankfurt Group is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. The Group employs approximately 2,300* people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 30 subsidiaries around the world. In 2021, the company had to contend with the challenges posed by the pandemic for the second consecutive year. Annual sales will be approximately €140* million after having been as high as €736 million in 2019 before the pandemic. Even in difficult times caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we are globally networked with our industry sectors. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are expanding our digital expertise with new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
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*Preliminary figures for 2021