First-time exhibitors at this year’s Lightfair Intl.  will be specially showcased in the show’s first-ever New Exhibitor Pavilion . The new pavilion will feature exhibitors making their Lightfair debut, along with their products targeted to the architectural and lighting design industry.
“Lightfair Intl. is the global showcase for lighting innovations,” Lightfair Vice President, Rochelle Burt, CEM, said in a statement. “Our Lightfair 2012 attendees and exhibitors will experience first-hand the cutting-edge technologies, products and educational offerings that define lighting design and integrated solutions for the industry for years to come.”
To promote the New Exhibitor Pavilion, Lightfair is also introducing its first Passport Program, where attendees visit designated exhibitors in the pavilion to be entered into a raffle to win a new iPad or MacBook Pro.
The new pavilion will feature 16 exhibitors, including:
• AEG Power Solutions
• American Green Technology
• Barron Lighting Group
• C3 Lighting Solutions
• Ceravision Lighting LTD
• Emerge Alliance
• Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute
• Future Energy Solutions LLC
• JLC-Tech Lighting LLC
• Leader Light S.R.O.
• Mundocolor Iluminacion Tecnica
• Pinnacle Architectural Lighting
• Sunsun Lighting China Co. Ltd.
• Vision Quest Lighting
• Wagner Architectural
There will also be first-time exhibitors located throughout the trade show floor.
Also new for this year’s Lightfair are two new networking events – the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, May 9 from 5 to 6 p.m. and Cocktail Hour on Thursday, May 10, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Lightfair’s trade show and conference runs May 9-11, with a pre-conference program on May 7-8, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.