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Global Lighting Events Calendar is your ultimate resource for information on all events associated with the lighting industry. Check out our calendar for upcoming industry trade shows, product exhibitions, organizational conferences, business meetings, seminars and symposiums. Our list of business events has been compiled exclusively for decision-makers working in the lighting industry. As lighting has evolved from a basic and functional feature to ride on the huge success of LED technology and its integration with the Internet of Things (IoT), we look beyond the lighting industry to include events themed for other industries where lighting also plays a role.

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Saudi Light & Sound (SLS) Expo

Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre King Abdullah Rd, King Abdullah Dt., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

A stage where people can stop, look and listen to the latest developments and illuminating innovations. Saudi Light & Sound (SLS) Expo gives you the opportunity to share your vision with professionals working across the Kingdom’s largest leisure and entertainment projects.

IMX 2023 | Inland Marine Expo

Music City Center 201 Rep. John Lewis Way S, Nashville

Inland Marine Expo (IMX) is the annual tradeshow for the inland and intracoastal marine transportation industry. This annual event invites maritime and logistics professionals to collaborate on making marine transportation even more cost-effective, safe, and environmentally friendly.

Lightexpo Africa

Kenyatta International Convention Centre Harambee Ave, Nairobi, Kenya

Lightexpo will be your window to meeting high-level buyers with-in the African Industry. Having being branched out from Buildexpo previously, Lightexpo will be the largest event for the lighting market in East Africa.

Cine Gear Expo: Los Angeles 2023

The Studios at Paramount 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The premier annual event draws the most dedicated specialists from all major departments including digital media, film, entertainment, post production, virtual and augmented reality, government and military, sports, live events, the academic world, and more.

IMM Cologne | The International Furnishing Fair

Koelnmesse Messeplatz 1, Cologne, Germany

The leading business platform for the international furnishing sector. It endeavors to address the needs of both a business-oriented audience of trade visitors and those of architects, interior designers and the media.


Station Berlin Luckenwalder Str. 4-6, Berlin, Germany

Experience Germany's largest theater technology trade show with innovative products and plenty of time for international networking. SHOWTECH attracts exhibitors and visitors from stages and theaters around the world.

Cruise Ship Interiors Design Expo Americas (CSI)

Miami Beach Convention Center 1901 Convention Ctr Dr, Miami Beach, FL, United States

The world’s only exhibition and conference exclusively dedicated to connecting the buyers and suppliers of the cruise design industry. The event has been created for those working within the cruise interiors industry.

Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX)

Hamburg Messe Messeplatz 1, Hamburg, Germany

The world's leading event for the airline and supply chain to source the latest innovations, technologies and products for the cabin interiors, inflight entertainment and passenger comfort industries.

ABTT Theatre Show

Alexandra Palace Alexandra Palace Way, London, United Kingdom

A trade show dedicated solely for theatre and live events. It is the UK launch pad for new theatre products from both local and international brands. The event draws exhibitors and visitors from all over the world.

AIA Conference on Architecture

Moscone Center 747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA, United States

North America's largest and most anticipated architecture and design event which gathers thousands of architects, design professionals, academics, and students for three immersive days of workshops, seminars, and experiences.

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

China Import and Export Fair Complex No.380, Yuejiang Middle Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

An influential trade show in China, with a huge selection of lighting products and technologies appealing to the global lighting market.

NeoCon 2023 – Design Expo and Conference for Commercial Interiors

The Mart 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL, United States

NeoCon serves as the commercial design industry’s launch pad for innovation and brings the latest products, trends and ideas to market.. It offers ideas and introductions that shape the built environment today and into the future.

Retail Innovation Conference & Expo

McCormick Place 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL, United States

The nation's largest trade show and conference dedicated to store design, merchandising and shopper-facing marketing and technology, bringing together retailers, brand marketers and industry suppliers each year since 1993.

GreenTech Amsterdam

RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre Europaplein 24, Amsterdam, Netherlands

A global meeting place for all professionals involved in horticulture technology. Experience horticulture solutions first-hand, and join inspiring knowledge sessions.

The Professional Lighting Summit

Science and Industry Museum Liverpool Rd, Manchester, United Kingdom

A two-day conference providing topical, relevant presentations from experts in several fields of lighting, combined with a programme of sponsored workshops, sessions and exhibition.

InfoComm 2023

Orange County Convention Center West Concourse Building, 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL, United States

The only show dedicated exclusively to professional AV systems for audio, unified communications and collaboration, display, video, control, digital signage, home automation, security, VR, and live events.

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Salt Palace Convention Center 100 S W Temple St, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

North America's largest trade show in the outdoor industry. The premier trade event and community gathering features the best of the outdoor industry's manufacturers and top retail buyers.

Lightovation | Dallas International Lighting Show

Dallas Market Center 2100 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX, United States

The largest residential lighting trade event in North America and unites the leading global lighting manufacturers with thousands of lighting retailers and other businesses devoted to the sale of lighting fixtures.


Messe Frankfurt Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, Frankfurt, Germany

The central platform for the bike and future mobility world. Eurobike is shaping the transformation of the bike from a leisure and sport device into a central foundation of sustainable future mobility.

Live Entertainment Expo Tokyo

Tokyo Big Sight 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto City, Tokyo, Japan

A B-to-B trade show for the live entertainment and media industry. It gathers LED display, pro-lighting, pro-audio, stage art and digital entertainment for concert venues, theaters, stadiums, and arenas.

ICBC Berlin | International Cannabis Business Conference

Estrel Berlin Hotel Sonnenallee 225, Berlin, Germany

Europe’s premiere cannabis business networking environment, the event attracts 350+ sponsors and exhibitors and 5000+ attendees from 80+ countries. ICBC is a cannabis industry conference series with previous events being held in the United States, Canada, Spain, Switzerland, Croatia, and Germany.

IALD Enlighten Europe

Cafe Moskau Karl-Marx-Allee 34, Berlin, Germany

A premier boutique conference focused on the unique educational and networking needs of lighting designers. IALD Enlighten Europe challenges traditional thought, identifies trends and motivates attendees to move architectural lighting design into the future.

Xiamen International Lighting Exhibition

Xiamen Convention and Exhibition Center 198 Huizhan Rd, Siming, Xiamen, Fujian, China

The event is intended to allow companies to interact and forge new partnerships with a diverse group of potential overseas buyers and clients. However, it's a domestic, very localized event attracting primarily neighborhood exhibitors and visitors.

2023 Summer Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market 475 S. Grand Central Pkwy, Suite 1615, Las Vegas, NV, United States

The gateway to opportunities with West Coast and international businesses. Fashion and function merge in the decorative lighting category, and Las Vegas Market provides an on-ramp to latest looks for on-trend interiors.

VenueConnect 2023 | IAVM Annual Conference and Trade Show

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

The leading industry conference created specifically for professionals from auditoriums, arenas, convention centers, exhibit halls, stadiums, performing arts centers, university complexes, amphitheaters, fairgrounds, racetracks, fairgrounds, and college & university venue professionals.

2023 IES Annual Conference

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center 1551 Thoreau Dr N, Schaumburg, IL, United States

The conference brings experiences, education, networking and inspiration together to foster personal and career growth. It also provides exhibition opportunities for those who want to leverage the professional conference audience.

Shanghai International Automotive Interiors and Exteriors Exhibition (CIAIE)

Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) No.2345 Longyang Road, Pudong, Shanghai, China

With a series of exhibitions, several summit forums, new product and technology conferences held concurrently, the trade show connects the upstream and downstream industry chains of automotive interior and exterior parts and accessories in China.

Cannabis Conference

Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States

Cannabis Conference brings together cannabis cultivation veterans with university researchers and professors to explore the latest in cultivation science. It gets you face-to-face with more than 3,000 attendees from the U.S. and 30 other countries.

EBMI Electrical Expo

St. Charles Expo Convention Center 1 Convention Center Plz, St. Charles, MO, United States

The Electrical Board of Missouri and Illinois manages the expo that attracts manufacturers from across the country. In addition to product information, seminars are held on a wide variety of topics to enhance the educational value of the Expo.

Shanghai Smart Home Technology (SSHT)

Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) No.2345 Longyang Road, Pudong, Shanghai, China

A comprehensive platform for smart home technologies. The event focuses mainly on technical integration, fosters cross-sector business collaboration and encourages industry players to innovate.

Integrate Expo

ICC, Sydney 14 Darling Dr, Sydney, Australia

Australia's premier annual AV and Integration trade show dedicated to bringing real world innovation directly to Asia Pacific AV buyers and driving the next revolution of AV evolution.

IFA Berlin 2023 | IFA Global Markets

Messe Berlin Messedamm 22, Berlin, Germany

The world's leading trade show and innovation powerhouse for consumer electronics, home appliances and other applications of technology and software, , bringing together industry pioneers and innovative products all under one roof.

SPE Offshore Europe 2023

P&J Live E Burn Rd, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

The leading European exploration and production event with a global focus. SPE Offshore Europe is a key resource for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry.

CEDIA Expo 2023

Colorado Convention Center 700 14th St, Denver, CO, United States

CEDIA Expo is the premier trade event for home technology pros, media and residential technology partners and offers exhibitors a highly effective platform for showcasing their products and services.

ALA 2023 | American Lighting Association Annual Conference

Everline Resort & Spa 400 Squaw Creek Rd, Olympic Valley, CA, United States

The event is loaded with impactful and timely seminars, enlightening speakers and memorable social events. Create crucial industry contacts in a relaxed, resort-style setting.

INDEX Saudi Arabia

Riyadh Front Exhibition & Convention Center King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom’s premier interior design, furniture and fit-out trade event where interior brands meet interior designers, retailers, distributors and fit-out contractors.

Lighting Design & Technology Expo

Riyadh Front Exhibition & Convention Center King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

A dedicated platform for global solution providers in the lighting industry to present cutting-edge technology, innovative products and spark creative thinking.

Collaborate 2023

Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City 170 S W Temple S, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

A unique event that pairs some of the world’s most respected retail design firms, architects, and retailers, with cutting-edge solution providers. Collectively, these are the experts currently creating the most innovative retail environments!

ArchLIGHT Summit

Dallas Market Center 2100 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX, United States

A two-day event dedicated to delivering a dynamic, interactive, inclusive and collaborative experience for lighting designers and specifiers, interior designers, architects and other practicing and aspiring lighting professionals.

LED Expo Thailand 2023

IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center Muang Thong Thani, Popular 3 Rd, Ban Mai, Nonthaburi 11120, Bangkok, Thailand

ASEAN’s largest international exhibition on LED products and technology. It aims to accelerate the growth of the LED lighting markets in the Southeast Asian region.

Circular Lighting Live 2023

Royal College of Physicians 11 St Andrews Pl, London, United Kingdom

The UK’s first and largest event dedicated to sustainable lighting. It will give you insights that will drive your business forward and ensure you stay at the forefront of the sustainable lighting revolution.

Light! Design Expo

James R. Herman Cruise Terminal Pier 27 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, United States

The event showcases the latest in architectural lighting products, attracts a wide range of design professionals, and is the only architectural lighting products show in Northern California.

Design Shanghai

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center No.1099 Guozhan Road, Pudong, Shanghai, China

One of the world's most prestigious international design events as well as the leading design event in Asia. Design Shanghai brings together the world's most established brands, emerging designers from China and abroad, and internationally renowned galleries under one roof.

International Symposium on Automotive Lighting

darmstadtium Congress Centre Schloßgraben 1, Darmstadt, Germany

ISAL encourages the exchange between lighting engineers, road safety experts, and regulative bodies. Leading companies in automotive lighting showcase their latest products, hardware and software solutions to a broad audience of more than 1000 visitors.

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC, United States

The world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The event provides the opportunity to visit with 350 suppliers and top manufacturers of the latest green building equipment, products, services, and technology available in today's market.

LANDSCAPE – The Industry Trade Show

The NEC, Birmingham North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham, United Kingdom

The essential trade event for discerning landscape designers, architects, contractors, facilities managers and interior designers involved in some of the most important, prestigious and valuable projects in the UK and beyond.

NECA 2023 Convention & Trade Show

Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

NECA is the voice of the electrical construction industry. Electrical contractors count on NECA to deliver the resources that help them make better business decisions, provide excellent customer service, and take advantage of innovative technology.

IBEX Show | The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference

Tampa Convention Center 333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL, United States

The largest technical marine event in North America, and the three most valuable days of the year for all marine professionals. If you build, design, service, or sell boats or marine products, IBEX is your must-attend marine industry event.

Boston Lights Exposition and Conference

Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St, Boston, MA, United States

A trade show and conference held to provide architects, engineers, interior designers, and lighting designers with local access and an approachable format to the latest and greatest in new lighting fixtures and controls.