6th edition opened up new avenues for exhibitors, visitors and international participation
LED Expo Thailand 2018, ASEAN’s largest exhibition on LED products & technology concluded on an affirmative note with new records. This key business and networking event that took place in Challenger 1, Impact Exhibition & Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand, served as the platform to showcase products and technical innovations from the LED industry.
Organised by MEX Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. & IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. and supported by the Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), the Show was devoted to science, technology and LED applications. It was aimed at providing a major hub for LED lighting companies to promote, discuss, transact, partner and gain insights on neighbouring LED markets.
Sponsored by Philips Electronics (Thailand) Ltd. and ICE LED Co., Ltd., the 3-day event was full of innovative technologies, put on the anvil by 243 exhibitors from 12 countries. The international participation, which accounts for 73.40%, included companies from China, Thailand, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Vietnam, etc. Overall, 91% of exhibitors were satisfied with the show.
The Show attracted 12,347 visitors representing 47 countries which include Thailand, China, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Malaysia, Japan, etc. Of the total, 97.6% of visitors found the show important to their businesses, while 76.1% of visitors found the show with high quality.
The event marked an impressive 656 business meetings, establishing a multitude of new trade partnerships where 72 were international and 21 within Thailand.
Thailand LED & Energy Saving Summit
Overall 938 delegates attended the summit. The keynote speakers provided tremendous knowledge and insights into the current trends in LED & energy saving in residential, commercial and industrial sector. They presented studies on Smart Metro Grid, Lighting Solution with DALI System, Solar panels for farms and sustainable agriculture, etc.
International LED Summit & Workshop
A total of 98 delegates from all around the world took part in the second edition of international LED Summit & Workshop. The industry professionals got the chance to do the lighting workshop on architectural & landscape, while the summit remained focused on case studies, practical design issues, trends, innovations & technological advancements in lighting design.
While the International LED Summit was sponsored by Lasvit, Pulsur, and Lutron; We-ef Lighting provided the lighting equipment, associated controls and cabling for the Workshop.
This zone featured high-performance solar products, services & technology for the housing, commercial and industrial sectors – aimed to induce huge savings on electricity and encouraging the usage of renewable energy.
Architectural Design Village
This special village showcased amazing works of famous architects and designers to increase the efficiency of building as well as the presentation of creative lighting concept. This village also imparted education to visitors in term of energy saving & lighting design.
A great resting place for all trade visitors in the hall, LED Café served a variety of refreshments, in addition to experiencing creative LED lighting.
Agricultural Lighting Zone
It was a dedicated demonstration area of agricultural LED technology, used perfectly by Fresh Ville Farm to showcase the latest innovations.
BOI Business Matching Activity
Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) organised an exclusive business-matching activity to help raise joint investment for LED, Solar energy and Electronics market. The program enabled exhibitors to have a one-on-one discussion with the qualified ‘buyers’ from the wide range network of BOI and Thai Subcontracting Promotion Association.
What Our Exhibitors Say?
“At Philips, we continue to develop innovative products wherein our core concept is IOT, i.e. ‘lighting beyond illumination’. We are committed to bring new innovations to our customers in Thailand. This is why (in our booth), we didn’t showcase products; but innovation and concept lighting.”
Mr. Chalermpong Darongsuwan, MD, Philips Electronics (Thailand) Ltd.
“This is our first time in LED Expo Thailand. The South East Asian market is very important for us. Since, our products are certified to be used in Thailand, we expect bagful of local projects here.”
Mr. Michael, Marketing & Sales Director, Shenzhen Bao Yao Technology Co., Ltd.
“This is the 6th year that we have sponsored this event. It’s a very good platform to launch new products as the responses come in almost no time. This year, we brought spotlight for stadiums, which have already received national innovation award.”
Mr. Pichest Kleangma, President, ICE LED Co., Ltd.
What Do Our Visitors Say?
A mix of top decision makers from the industry, lighting and design engineers, representatives from government and regulatory bodies, and trade professionals marked their presence during the show.
A visitor from UK apprises how it was worth visiting LED Expo Thailand for him. “I am working in development and construction field. This is the right place to see new product and new innovation. This is very good show, I would like to recommend.”
Another visitor from Thailand, who came to visit the show for the second time, found new products that have colorful and tracery for using in decoration. “The use of LEDs helps in term of saving as the cost is cheaper. Also, the show has a wide range of products.”
A first-timer from India didn’t keep his excitement secret. “I am excited because this is my first time to visit LED Expo Thailand. I’m here to get ideas to start new business. I got a lot of opportunities to help myself setup new business, besides exploring innovative new products put forth by the exhibitors.”
The next LED Expo Thailand will be held from 27–29 June 2019 at Hall 3-4, Impact Exhibition & Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand. For more information about the event, please visit www.ledexpothailand.com
We Look Forward To Welcoming You In 2019.