Messe Frankfurt Middle East invites you to their event

Gearing up for the future: Digital change for the Lighting Industry

About this event

Join us for the second session in the THINKLIGHT webinar series. Points of discussion include: 

  • Lightified: challenges, opportunities and next steps post the current pandemic 
  • Lighting Design of Things (LDoT): Influence of lighting designers and acceptance from relevant disciplines (IT, security, AV)
  • The future of Lighting Industry: Where are we headed 

The session will also have time for audience involvement in Q&A.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Martin Klaasen Principal & Founder, Lighting Design of Things @ KLDC

    Martin Klaasen is the principal and founder of KLD. Martin is an award winning lighting designer, design consultant and lecturer with more than 30 years of experience in the lighting industry.

  • Guest speaker
    Mark Lien LC, CLEP, CLMC, HBDP, LEED AP Industry Relations Manager @ Illuminating Engineering Society

    Mark has designed lighting systems for a wide range of applications including residential, retail, healthcare and both conventional and nuclear power plants. He has provided lighting education, working, presenting and teaching throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

  • Guest speaker
    Waleed Fakousa Director @ The Lighting Institute

    Waleed Fakousa is the head of CD+M’s architectural lighting design studio in Dubai, and the managing director of The Lighting Institute. He has more than a decade of experience practicing lighting design in Europe and the Middle East

  • Guest speaker
    Rupert Tait Founder @ Lightified, Smith Tait Lighting Design

    Rupert Tait is the founder of Lightified & Smith Tait Lighting Consultants. The focus of his career is “transforming a traditional industry & helping people make better lighting choices". He has worked with major client’s incl. Hilton, Emaar, Crowne Plaza, KFC, British Airways and Louis Vuitton.

Messe Frankfurt Middle East

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds with over 2,600 employees at 30 locations.

The Group’s Dubai-based subsidiary, Messe Frankfurt Middle East, currently organises 16 trade fairs & a series of conferences across the region.