LuxLive – our top 10 things to see

iot-arena-2LuxLive, Europe’s biggest annual lighting event, takes place on 23-24 November at ExCeL London.

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The lighting revolution continues and helping you to keep ahead of the curve LuxLive brings together all the latest innovations in this fast-moving sector. It’s supported by an extensive programme of talks, debates and panel discussions which scrutinise the pros and cons of the latest developments, lifting the lid on some of the UK’s most challenging lighting projects.

All this plus the big names will be out in force, with more than 300 exhibitors showing the latest lighting kit and energy-saving controls.  Meet with companies such as Osram, Ledvance, Hager, Megaman, Aurora and Hamilton plus controls specialists including Danlers, Pharos, Steinel, Rako Controls, B.E.G, Beckhoff Automation, Hamilton Litestat, Harvard and Nicolaudie.

lux-7105This year’s programme of talks is the most ambitious yet with 100+ sessions across six arenas including the new Escape Zone and IoT arenas. There are sessions for lighting in education, healthcare, industry, commercial, transport, outdoor, hospitality and retail as well as general on technical updates, financing and warranties.

Here, we select our top 10 highlights of two jam-packed days of FREE lighting innovation and expertise:

1          Live hacking

Just how vulnerable are connected lighting products and systems to attack? Leading ethical hackers conduct a live penetration test to explore the robustness of the systems produced by the industry.

11.30am Thursday, IoT Arena

2          Are LED tubes safe?

LED tubes are a popular product of the lighting revolution. But are they safe for installation? We explore the issues and discover how to avoid dangerous and poor-performing products.
1pm, Wednesday, LuxArena

exhibitor-technology3          Lighting of Crossrail

In this session, one of a series of Projects Uncovered, learn about the passenger-orientated lighting of the £15 billion, 73-mile Crossrail network and discover how it’s being integrated into architecture.
12.30pm Thursday, LuxArena

4          LiFi demo

Discover how the transmission of data over lighting works and the opportunities for secure, high-bandwidth information delivery. See if for yourself in a demonstration of the technology.
2pm Thursday, IoT Arena

5          Dragons’ Den

Lighting entrepreneurs pitch their innovative lighting ideas to the Lux panel of seasoned industry professionals. Who’ll get the thumbs up, and who’ll be told to think again?
4.50pm Wednesday, LuxArena

6          Bad Lighting Awards

We’ll share the best – sorry, worst – overlit, underlit, glary, shadowy, ugly, unsound and plain weird lighting installations. Nominate an entry by emailing
6.50pm Wednesday, LuxArena

lux-arena7          Chamber of Horrors

To highlight the need for vigilance with product quality, safety and standards, Energima LED UK will be curating a Chamber of Horrors featuring some mad, bad and dangerous lamps and luminaires!

8          Breaking the law?

Our expert outlines the key requirements to ensure your emergency lighting is compliant with current UK legislation. Find out what’s changed with the latest updates to the regulations.
10.30am Thursday, Escape Zone

9          Ground-breaking tech

Experience the next generation CoeLux skylight which will be featured in lightspace, a dedicated zone for architectural lighting. Check-out the latest kit from global market leaders.
See who’s exhibiting.

10       Arena Party

Don’t forget, LuxLive is open until 9pm on Wednesday for the lighting industry’s biggest networking bash, giving you the chance to extend your day and enjoy a drink with exhibitors and colleagues.

More than 8,000 electrical and lighting contractors and engineers as well as facilities and estate managers will be joining end users of large lighting estates at LuxLive for two days of unparalleled lighting expertise and insight.  Sourcing the right lighting and controls can be a real minefield and working with reputable manufacturers is critical.  By visiting LuxLive you can be sure to find the right combination of knowledge, experience, product range and track record.  You will benefit from lessons learned by others and get up-to-date insight into this fast-moving market.

Come with questions and leave with answers!

LuxLive – the facts


Wednesday 23 November 0900-2100

Thursday 24 November 0900-1700


ExCeL London. Please refer to the reverse of this leaflet for travel info.


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