LightFair Is Accepting Entries for Its Innovation Awards

LightFair is now accepting applications for its 33rd annual LightFair Innovation Awards and invites exhibitors to submit innovative new products. Winners in 14 categories, plus three overall excellence awards for Most Innovative Product of the Year, Technical Innovation and Design Excellence, will be announced at LightFair 2022, June 19-23, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“The LightFair Innovation Awards have recognized the best-of-the-best in lighting for more than three decades,” says Dan Darby, show director. “Every year, LightFair exhibitors showcase incredible precision and design in their innovations that raise the bar for the next year, and we look forward to reviewing applications of what’s to come in June 2022.”

Exhibitors interested in applying to win a LightFair Innovation Award must submit new products launched between LightFair 2021 (October 30) and LightFair 2022. The 17 awards are:

  • Most Innovative Product of the Year – the program’s highest award, recognizing the most innovative new product
  • Technical Innovation – recognizing the most forward-thinking advancement in lighting technology
  • Design Excellence – recognizing outstanding achievement in design
  • Non-Luminous: Research, Publications, Lighting Software & Specialty Hardware
  • Lamps: Conventional, Retrofit & Replacement
  • LED/OLED, Chips & Modules
  • Ballasts, Transformers, Drivers, Systems & Kits
  • Track, Display, Undercabinet & Shelf
  • Recessed Downlights, Wall Washers & Multiples
  • Indoor Decorative
  • Parking, Roadway, & Area Luminaires
  • Sports, Step, Landscape, Pool & Fountain Luminaires
  • Control Components & Hardware  
  • Commercial Indoor: Troffers, Suspended & Surface Mounted
  • Industrial, Disinfection, Vandal, Emergency & Exit
  • Dynamic Color, Theatrical, Cove, Strips & Tape
  • Control Enabling Technology, Connectivity & Software

Submissions for the LightFair Innovation Awards are free, and available only to confirmed 2022 LightFair exhibitors. The number of entries allowed per company is based on booth size and every entry is given equal consideration. Award submissions must be received on or before March 11, 2022. Submit your entry now.

Judges for the 2022 LightFair Innovation Awards will be selected from lighting professionals – retailers, educators, designers and more – with membership in the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) or the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).
2021 LightFair Innovation Award winners are:

  • Most Innovative Product of the Year –– Lazer Line by PureEdge Lighting
  • Technical Innovation Award – TruTrack by PureEdge Lighting
  • Design Excellence Award –Infinity by Edison Price Lighting
  • Dynamic Color, Theatrical, Cove, Strips & Tape – Lazer Line by PureEdge Lighting
  • Track, Display, Undercabinet & Shelf – TruTrack by PureEdge Lighting
  • Indoor Decorative – Infinity by Edison Price Lighting
  • Non-Luminous – Research, Publications, Lighting Software & Specialty Hardware – The Lighting Library by Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
  • Lamps – Conventional, Retrofit & Replacement – Color Select Power Select HID LED Replacement Lamps by Keystone Technologies
  • LED/OLED – Chips & Modules – H6 Series by Nichia America Corporation
  • Ballasts, Transformers, Drivers, Systems & Kits – Smart Current Drivers by Keystone Technologies
  • Recessed Downlights, Wall Washers & Multiples – M2 Recessed Downlights by Nora Lighting
  • Parking, Roadway & Area Luminaries – Nebula by Neri North America
  • Sports, Step, Landscape, Pool & Fountain Luminaries – Chromabeams LED 900 by Sportsbeams LED Lighting
  • Control Components & Hardware – Smart Interface Control (SI C) Series by LTF Technology
  • Commercial Indoor – Troffers, Suspended & Surface Mounted – NatureConnect by Signify
  • Industrial, Disinfection, Vandal, Emergency & Exit – Invisi-X Exit Sign by Concealite Life Safety Products
  • Control-Enabling Technology, Connectivity & Software – ITM by Samsung Electronics

LightFair 2022 will showcase the newest and brightest innovations in lighting June 19 – 23, 2022, in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s new state-of-the-art West Hall. Information about the LightFair Trade Show and Conference will be updated regularly.

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