Light + Building 2022 will be postponed
The world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology planned for the spring will be postponed to the autumn due to the pandemic and will take place in Frankfurt am Main from 2 to 6 October 2022. "We took the concerns of our partners very seriously and of course also weighed up the entrepreneurial opportunities and risks. As already announced in December, all options for a new date were under review. Fortunately, we managed to find an attractive autumn date and make it possible through internal rescheduling for Light + Building. This means that the prospect of a strong, international sector launch in Frankfurt in 2022 remains", explains Wolfgang Marzin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Messe Frankfurt.
For the Light + Building Autumn Edition, the hybrid concept remains the same. In addition to the international industry meeting place in Frankfurt, participation is possible via the Light + Building Digital Extension platform. At the Exhibition Centre from 2 to 6 October 2022, exhibitors will present a unique product spectrum for integrated building planning. All electricity-carrying trades are united here: from lighting and luminaire design, connected security and building automation to electrical installation systems, intelligent energy management and the suppliers of e-charging infrastructure.
In the discussions, major parts of the industry confirmed the need for an international meeting place for the sector in Frankfurt this year. Daniel Hager, Chairman of the Electrical Installation Systems Division of the Electro and Digital Industry Association (ZVEI) of the Electro and Digital Industry Association (ZVEI), explained: "After the long break, the industry absolutely needs the new start to finally be able to present the many innovations in the future market of "sustainable building" - and to do so at the world's most important platform of its kind, Light + Building. The new date from 2 to 6 October 2022 gives all participants sufficient planning time and enables personal exchange before the end of the year. We are already looking forward to seeing business customers and partners again and to a joint, successful autumn edition of Light + Building 2022 in Frankfurt." (am)