The comprehensive complementary programme of events rounds off your visit to Light+Building. These events give you a concentrated overview of the latest trends and developments in your sector.
Buildings as power stations in the smart grid
Location: Outdoor area P11 - between halls 8, 9 and 11
The ‘Buildings as power stations in the smart grid’ special show looks at the subject of intelligent energy management and shows what the future could look like with regard to decentralised energy generation using regenerative energy.
Building Performance Congress
Location: Congress Center Messe Frankfurt / Hall 8.0 / Foyer Hall 11.0 North
Held in parallel with Light + Building – the world’s leading trade fair for architecture and technology – the Building Performance Congress offers the opportunity to exchange knowledge and discuss themes relating to lighting and integrated building technology.
Awards at Light+Building
Design Plus powered by Light+Building Exhibition of award-winning products
Organisers: Messe Frankfurt in collaboration with the German Design Council
The Design Plus powered by Light+Building competition showcases the innovative content and future orientation of product ideas of exhibitors at the trade fair from the fields of lighting, electrical and electronic engineering and home and building automation.
Location: Hall 5.1/6.1 Foyer
The Trend Forum presents trends in home design for 2012 and 2013 and is intended for specialist wholesalers and retailers, architects, designers and interior architects.
Meet the Future (Treffpunkt Zukunft)
Meet the Future' (Treffpunkt Zukunft) is a special initiative by Messe Frankfurt aimed at fostering young talent. School and university students are invited to Light+Building by Messe Frankfurt. There they can get an overview of the sector and its innovations and establish contact with potential training centres or employers.
In the Agora, the open-air area between Halls 3, 4 and 5, the University of Wismar will be organising a presentation of street lighting in a simulated urban environment.
The E-House – Energy, Efficiency, Electrical Technology and Intelligence in One
Location: Hall 8.0
Together with the regional associations for Hesse / Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, the Central Association of the German Electrical and Information Technology Trades (Zentralverband der Deutschen Elektro- und Informationstechnischen Handwerke – ZVEH) presents ‘The E-House.
The combination of trade fair and city event transforms Frankfurt and the Rhine-Main region into an unmatched meeting place revolving around the subject of lighting and brings together everyone from manufacturers to designers and artists. The evening lighting events represent a great opportunity to see and be seen – an opportunity that only occurs in this compact form every two years during Light+Building und Luminale. A shuttle bus service links the fair and the city.
Take advantage of the free guided tours of the fair. Find out from our partners’ guides about products and subjects of topical interest.