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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.


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Broad Spectrum of Products Offered at 8th LED Lighting Taiwan

One maker focuses on replaceable LED bulbs to save consumers money

Oct 11, 2012

The 8th LED Lighting Taiwan, held as part of Photonics Festival Taiwan 2012 June 19-21, displayed various lighting products as well as newly-developed parts that enhance functionality, appeal and marketability of so-called innovative lighting products. Edison Opto Corporation, maker of high-factor LED lighting in Taiwan, introduced the new EdiPower II HR series that are supposedly applicab...


The façade of Commercial Light Expo.

Commercial Light Expo

Commercial Light Expo Provides Superb Lighting Business Facilities

May 25, 2012

Commercial Light Expo of Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, provides a complex of convenient facilities on its floors, where lighting manufacturers, exporters, outsourcing companies and design houses can set up offices, warehouses, logistics centers, product inspection labs, exporting outlets, design showrooms, and purchasing offices. As a convenient location, the expo site is near an exit of...


The “Traveler LED Desk Lamp” is a double-function desk lamp for reading and mood creation.

Innovative Product Award Winners Highlighted as Eye-catching Masterpieces at TILS 2012

Judges' Special Award added this year for special recognition

May 23, 2012

With the Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) being held the third time this year as was the annual Innovative Product Award competition, the organizers, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Lighting Fixture Manufacturers’ Association (TLFMA), said that the competition has received wide industry recognition since inception. Some 88 products were submitted by 51 c...


TILS gathers major Taiwanese lighting companies to be a major international lighting procurement platform.

Taiwan Int'l Lighting Show 2012 Draws 20% More Exhibitors

Exhibitors from mid-to-upstream industry the key reason for success

May 23, 2012

This year’s Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS 2012), held March 13-16 in Taipei and co-organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA), saw the annual meetings of the Global Lighting Association (GLA) and Zhaga Consortium (an industry cooperation platform for LED lighting) take place a day before the lighting fair. ...


Buyers swarm into the HK International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) 2012.

HK Spring Lighting Fair 2012 Shows Huge Growth, Unlimited Potential

Exhibitors attract buyers with bright designs, diverse functions, and energy conservation

May 23, 2012

About 6,000 buyers showed up on the first day of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) 2012, which was held on Apr. 6-9, a record high since the spring show was made independent from its co-location shows four years ago. A total of 15,220 buyers visited the show this year. Other impressive records chalked up by the show include the presence of 950 exhibitors, a 45% su...


Johnny Wan

H.K. Int'l Lighting Fair Sets up First-time “Hall of Aurora”

Organizer hopes to replicate success of autumn edition this spring

May 23, 2012

Johnny Wan, senior exhibitions manager with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), enthusiastically announced that 6,000 buyers showed up on the first day of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) 2012, held Apr. 6-9, that hosted 950 exhibitors across approximately 1,300 booths. Both numbers set new highs for the four-year-old event, with the exhibitor number more t...


TAITRA Executive Vice President Walter Yeh attributes the success of the TILS to the support from major companies.

Taiwan Int'l Lighting Show Covers Entire Supply Chain

Show size has doubled since debut to likely exceed 1,000 booths this year

Mar 08, 2012

Since its debut in 2010, the Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) has doubled in size and will likely see over 1,000 booths booked this year, which seems insignificant when compared with the larger international exhibitions held by other industries, albeit encouraging for an emerging industry like green lighting. Held March 13-16 in the main exhibition hall of the Taipei World Trade Cen...


Buyers sign up to enter the 2011 Spring Lighting Fair.

More Attractions Coming to Spring 2012 HK International Lighting Fair

The Spring Edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair will have more attractions than ever.

Mar 08, 2012

This year the event will be held on Apr. 6-9, about a week earlier than previous years, in Hall 1 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center (HKCEC), providing a convenient venue for exhibitors to display, and buyers to source, the latest products. The number of exhibitors soared 70% in 2011, alerting the organizer, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), to an urgent need...


ALT's high-power LED bulbs, light tubes, streetlights, commercial lights, and residential lights.

Taiwanese Makers Exhibit Smart Lighting Technologies at the 2011 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

Industry leaders tout LED lighting innovations

Mar 08, 2012

Taiwan's prominent lighting manufacturers promoted their new brand names and smart technologies at the 2011 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) in late October. This was a significant change from their past emphasis on manufacturing capability. One such company was Bright International Group Ltd., a lighting company founded in Taiwan in 1983 and now listed in Hong Kong....


Aurora CEO Andrew Johnson and the company's new products.

HK Int'l Lighting Fair 2011

Economic Slowdown Spurs Demand for Cost-Efficient Lighting Solutions: Foreign Exhibitors

Jan 04, 2012

The Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2011 (Autumn Edition), held Oct. 27 through 30, wrapped up with 33,319 buyers, up 10% from the 2010 event, to which many foreign lighting manufacturers attributed people’s sourcing cost-efficient lighting amid the gloomy economy. Interviewed by CENS Lighting magazine, Andrew Johnson, chief executive officer of British lighting wholesaler the ...