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LIGHTFARE International Conference

Come to the LIGHTFARE International Conference at Chicago’s McCormick Place, May 8-10, and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park.

The LIGHTFAIR International Conference is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference – where architects, designers, engineers, government officials, facility managers, energy consultants and many other lighting and energy professionals have an unparalleled opportunity to learn from industry experts, gather new information, view innovative products and find the latest technical advances from the lighting industry’s global leaders.

The LIGHTFARE International Conference is sponsored by the International Association of Lighting Designers and the Illumination Engineering Society. Meet and greet at such events as a Chicago Architectural Cruise, the LIGHTFARE reusable water bottle giveaway, a free appreciation lunch, and much more.

Categories of exhibitors include: Alternative Energy and Solar power; Coatings, Finishings and Materials; Digital Signage; Fiber Optic and Remote Source Lighting; Office Lighting; Research and Publications; Sports Lighting; Switches, Sensors, Controls and Controls Software; Theatrical and Entertainment Lighting; Plasma; Horticultural Lighting; and much more.

The New Exhibitor Pavilion features first-time exhibitors from around the globe showcasing their products and technological advances for the architecture and commercial industry. This is a must-see part of the show. The IoT PAVILION area displays the intricate technology used to create a network that uses the power. The INTELLIGENT LIGHTING PAVILION features smart lighting solutions that provide the benefit of controlling the lighting in a space by using sensors and data to maximize efficiency and energy savings.

McCormick Place is located at 2301 South King drive in Chicago. For details, and to register for the LIGHTFARE International Conference, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your LIGHTFARE International Conference experience even more enjoyable by staying at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.