Philips Lighting South Africa (Pty) Ltd is to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Africa LED Expo for the next two years. The Africa LED expo, which takes place from 13-15 September 2017 in Hall 1 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, is a focused exhibition for professionals to see the latest developments and innovations in the LED lighting industry.

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Philips Lighting will showcase its advanced colour kinetics lighting system – which enables the same luminaire to provide high-quality intelligent colour and white light – as well as its cost effective Telemanagement lighting system, Amplight. Also on display will be SportsStar LED, an innovative, LED-based luminaire that meets the challenges of both area and sports lighting. Philips has been revolutionising lighting for over 125 years. It pioneered the world changing development of electric light and LED, and is now leading the way in intelligent lighting systems. Visitors can head to the prominent Philips stand in Hall 2 (C49).

“Our lighting innovations empower our customers to provide safe, power-efficient residential lighting that helps beautify cities, delivers great lighting experiences at entertainment destinations, as well as the right level of lighting to keep employees as productive as possible,' said Reggie Nxumalo, general manager of Philips Lighting, Southern Africa. 'At this year’s Africa LED Expo, visitors will be able to experience our latest innovations and discover how these will unlock value for their businesses and enrich their lives.'

'We are excited to have a leading brand such as Philips Lighting as our Platinum Sponsor for the next two years. The Africa LED expo has been gaining traction in the industry and is the leading showcase for LED lighting solutions on this continent,' said Africa LED Expo organiser Dyelan Copeland.

The expo will be co-located with Africa Print, FESPA Africa and Sign Africa, with its own dedicated area as there is a distinct synergy with the application of the respective products such as printed wall coverings, printed window graphics, way finding signage, Plexiglas, Perspex and other composite materials used with signage and building design.

Exhibitors will have an opportunity to share knowledge and products so that best practices can be communicated to stakeholders.

The event will focus on: architectural lighting; decorative lighting; commercial lighting, entertainment/gaming lighting and industrial lighting. Visitors to the expo will include: architects; lighting designers; commercial property owners; electrical engineers; ad agencies; the hospitality industry; casino/gaming industry and illumination professionals.

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