FIREX International

Major partnership with FIREX International - Your chance to be part of the ICEL Pavilion!

The Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting (ICEL) has negotiated exclusive exhibition stand packages for members to join them on the NEW ICEL Pavilion at FIREX International 2017.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) Are You Ready?

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is coming to you soon but are you aware of its impact on your working environment?

The LIA in association with the YPO invite you to attend the BIM Initiative Day on 28 March 2017 (10am – 4:30pm) at The LIA, Telford.

Highways England are designing their projects using BIM, which provides them with a comprehensive asset management resource that will have the ability to connect to local authority controlled networks.

The LIA UK Pavilion focuses again on Light Middle East

The Middle East is an important export market for UK lighting companies and Brexit has put an even greater focus on this market.

Building on the past successes of the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) and with its status as a Department for International Trade Challenge Partner the LIA will return for its fourth year to Light Middle East 2016 (17-19 October, Dubai) with its UK Pavilion.

Delight in Light winner is….

The winner of Delight in Light was announced on the 31st January 2017. The accolade of Lighting Designer 2015/2016 and prize money of £1,000 went to Jimin Jeon from Northumbria University for her task light entitled L0.

Join Industry leaders at this year’s annual Sailing Regatta 25th May, 2017 in Southampton

Back for its 4th year - The Lighting Industry Sailing Regatta is the perfect way to get to know clients, and colleagues better and network with other industry professionals.

Reigning champions Lutron who are back again this year to defend their title said

"A well-organised, fun event that our customers loved. The competitive element really adds to the excitement on the day. If you really want to get to know your customers or staff then you really won’t find a better event than this!" Lutron Lighting Controls Ltd

LIA Awarded Best Construction Industry Trade Association - UK

The LIA have received the award for Best Construction Industry Trade Association – UK, in the 2016 Facilities Management Awards, organised by Build Magazine.

These prestigious awards are in their third year and recognises those hidden heroes within Facilities Management. Covering all aspects from the larger companies to individual consultants; from construction to transport; and engineering to hospitality and hotels, plus much more.

The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers become a Lighting Industry Academy Ambassador

The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) are proud to announce The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers have become a Lighting Industry Academy Ambassadors (Academy).

They join a number a number of major industry players who have already become Ambassadors and support the vision of the Academy. Championing it as a home for learning and career development.

The Academy adopts a collaborative approach, offering a central point of access for lighting related learning and assurance of a consistent quality.

The Lighting Industry today, tomorrow and beyond, an interview with LIA President, Peter Scott

Pictured , LIA President Peter Scott, CEO of Fern-Howard


LIA Certificate now ready for Industry’s Bright and Exciting Future

The LIA Certificate has a long and respected history. Not only has it prepared thousands of lighting professionals for their career in the industry, but it has also supported those wanting to specialise and advance in a range of different areas.

Ready for 2017 the LIA has completed major investment in revising and re-developing the LIA Certificate to meet the expectations and demands of the rapidly changing lighting industry and widening lighting community. The new modular format LIA Certificate is structured as:

You asked for it

How many times has the lighting industry come together to discuss, criticise even try to find a solution for the poor quality, non-compliant products entering the UK market un-checked, creating confusion and unfair competition?

Too many... So, in an unprecedented move to prove the quality of their products, January 2017 will see ALL LIA Members commit to participate in an industry-wide market surveillance initiative. This initiative will include random inspection and testing of member’s products - the first of its kind by a lighting trade association