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The variety of topics at Light + Building 2024 at a glance

Whether A for Architecture Day or Z for ZVEI Technology Forum - the range of events, specialist presentations and guided tours at Light + Building in Frankfurt am Main is huge. At the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building-services technology from March 3 to 8, 2024, the abundance of events will ensure a plus in knowledge transfer and inspiration.

Light + Building is the international meeting place for manufacturers from the fields of lighting, electrical engineering, home and building automation and connected security technology from March 3 to 8, 2024. The focus is on solutions for the sustainable, safe and comfortable use of homes and buildings. A visit to the trade fair will be an experience thanks to the huge range of talks, specialist lectures, presentations and award ceremonies.

An overview of the range of events at Light + Building:

Focus: Architecture, light & design
Design Plaza Hall 3.1, Stand B50
Designer Annetta Palmisano from the bora.herke.palmisano style agency will be presenting the 2024/25 trends for lighting design every day. The team will also be staging the three themes in a trend presentation in Hall 3.1 Stand F81.

On March 3, the stage will be under the sign of World Architects. The programme includes Talks + Tours with Sophia Klees at 11:00 a.m. and Prof. Andreas Schulz at 3 p.m. Further guided tours in English will take place on March 6 at 11 a.m. with Sabine De Schutter and at 2 p.m. with Ulrike Brandi.

The Designplus Awards by Light + Building will be announced in the afternoon at 1.30 p.m. All award-winning products will be on display in a special show in the passageway of the foyer in Hall 5.1/6.1 for the entire duration of the fair. Another award ceremony will take place on March 4: the EK Service Group honors the ‘Retailer of the Year’.

Outstanding works in the field of lighting design will be honoured with the German Lighting Design Award. The nominees for 2024 will be presented at Light + Building 2024. Another guest on the stage that day will be the Messe Frankfurt's Italian subsidiary with the theme ‘Right to housing’.

The Design Plaza will be all about light and lighting topics when the Lighting Association of the German Electro and Digital Industry Association (ZVEI) takes to the stage on Wednesday, March 6. This will bring together lighting experts for roundtable discussions on the topics of sustainability, efficiency and digitalisation.

For the first time, the IALD - International Association of Lighting Designers will also be a guest on stage on March 7, providing a day of high-quality content.

On International Women's Day, March 8, the ‘Women in Lighting’ project will be celebrating its 5th anniversary at Light + Building. The theme for the stage programme in the morning is ‘Inspire Inclusion’. This will be followed by a networking session at lunchtime.

Focus: Technology & topics of the built world
Building Plaza, Hall 9.0, Stand D60
The leading content creators in the craft industry will come together live at the Power Creator Days on March 3 and 4. On stage, the online & social media world meets the trade fair action while content creators, visitors and exhibitors pedal together on charity bikes for energy generation. Messe Frankfurt converts the energy generated into a sum of money that is donated to a good cause.

MuP Verlag is organising presentations on the topic of ‘Storing and managing energy’ on the stage on March 5. (Lectures in German only)

The European industry organisation REHVA will provide information on the topic of ‘Data Driven Smart Buildings’ at the Building Plaza on March 8.

The next Light + Building opens its doors from 3 to 8 March 2024.

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