Event Overview

Europe's Leading Lighting Technologies Conference

“LpS is a great opportunity for experts in light technologies and research to come together. It allows professionals to share ideas that help to shape and build the future of light”. Professor Shuji Nakamura, Nobel Laureate Physics 2014
“One of the most important lighting events in the world”. Dietmar Zembrot, CEO Trilux
“The LpS event has continuously grown and developed into one of the most important conferences on innovations in the lighting industry. You can see everything that is related to the myriad of developments for and in connection to the LED. Lamps, new systems and the Internet of Things can all be seen in Bregenz”. Diederik de Stoppelaar, Secretary General, LightingEurope
“Every person I talked to, exhibitors and conference attendees, systematically praised the quality of the presentations and of the visitors. Mark your calendar for next year’s event under motto “Smart Technologies for Lighting Innovations” on 26-28 September 2017”. Carlos Lee, Secretary General, European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) 
LpS is the winner of the Austrian Congress Award 2017.

LED professional Symposium +Expo | SEPT 25-27, 2018

  • The Lighting Event for Technologies of Tomorrow
  • Application areas covered: Human Centric Lighting, Indoor/Outdoor Lighting, Automotive Lighting, Display/Signage Lighting, Horticultural Lighting, Art/Museum Lighting and Medical Lighting
  • 1,700+ visitors from 50+ countries, 110+ speakers, 130+ exhibitors. Venue: Opera House Bregenz, Austria

Supported by International Organizations

  • Associations: Global Lighting Association, LightingEurope, International Solid-State Lighting Alliance, European Photonics Industry Consortium, Photonics21, Zhaga, Assodel, APIL, PIDA, and more
  • Media: Licht, Highlight, LED professional, LEDin, mondo arc, LEDinside, Luxlumina, Italian Lighting, LED News Korea, compolux, smart lighting, City Life, and more

Highly Qualified Visitors & Attendees

  • Executives, CTOs, Technical Directors, R&D Managers and Personnel, Design Engineers,  Technical Application Engineers, Technical Specifiers & Procurement Staff, Technical Sales and Marketing Personnel, Technical Editors, IP Managers and Personnel, Technical Consultants, Students of light engineering subjects
  • Lighting Manufacturers, Component Manufacturers, Module Manufacturers, Distributors, Test Equipment Manufacturers, Production Equipment Manufacturers, Lighting Software Companies, Lighting Consulting Offices, Lighting Planning Offices, Research Institutes and Universities, Testing Laboratories, Approval Laboratories, Lighting Organizations, Specialized Press

Europe's leading lighting technologyies conference

  • Strategy, design & solution day with up to 4 parallel tracks and 110+ speakers 
  • Keynotes, lectures, forums, workshops and round-table discussions
  • Academia & industry contributions, best-paper award, proceedings and presentations download

World-Class, High-Tech Lighting Technologies Exhibition

  • Cutting-edge technologies & European product launches for lighting products, equipment and services
  • 130+ exhibitors, lighting & media organizations, start-up companies
  • LEDs, OLEDs, Laser-Diodes, Phosphors, Light Modules, Optics, Sensors & Detectors, Drivers and ICs, Supplies, Thermal Management Devices and Materials, Controls, Electronic Materials and Connectors, PCBs & Substrates, Coatings/Resins & Encapsulants, Communication and Interface Modules, Measuring Equipment & Services, Controls and Engineering Software, Research & Engineering Services, Production Equipment & Services, Lamps, Fixtures, Lighting Systems

Awards Gala Evening (SEPT 26, 18.30-23.30)

Awards Ceremony, Gala Dinner and Live Entertainment
  • 18.30: Boarding at the Festspielhaus Bregenz and cruise to Lindau (EilGutHalle)
  • 23.30: Boarding in Lindau and cruise to Bregenz (Harbour)

International Press Event

  • Press event
  • Journalists receive a free 3-day symposium pass with catering, a free ticket to the Get-Together evening event and all documentations including the proceedings booklet.

Co-Located with Trends in Lighting (TiL 2018) Lighting Innovation Event

  • Conference on lighting innovation, design and application to create value in light
  • Technology to Application transformation event curated by Rogier van der Heide
  • https://www.trends.lighting


  • Festspielhaus Bregenz: Awarded Conference Center, Opera House & James Bond Film Location www.kongresskultur.com/en/
  • Festspielhaus Bregenz | Platz der Wiener Symphoniker 1, 6900 Bregenz, Austria, Europe

Fringe Program, Spouse Program

  • City Tour Bregenz
  • Nature Tour
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage in Switzerland
  • Panoramic Tour with Dinner
  • Stay and relax over the weekend


International Airports

  • Best choice: Zurich Airport Switzerland https://www.zurich-airport.com
  • Further airports: Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Altenrhein St. Gallen, Munich, Stuttgart

Green Meeting Event

  • The LED professional Symposium +Expo event will be conducted as a green meeting event! Therefore the organizer asks all participants (visitors, attendees, exhibitors, etc.) to assist in carrying out a green and sustainable event.
  • The event complies with the Austrian Eco-labelling criteria for Green Meetings/Events.


  • Luger Research e.U. – Institute for Innovation & Technology, Publisher of LED professional
  • Moosmahdstrasse 30, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria, Europe | info@LpS2017.com | +43 5572 394489
  • Local Representatives: Germany | UK | USA | China | Taiwan | South-Korea | India | Japan
LpS Program Flyer