The co-located tradeshows, Light Middle East and Prolight + Sound Middle East have both recorded a 9% a YOY increase in visitor numbers following a three-day run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Both events which highlighted some of the market’s most advanced technology in audio and visual solutions and lighting design products, were organised by Messe Frankfurt Middle East and ran from 15-17 October.
Light Middle East recorded an increased visitor number of 6,218 from 67 countries, marking a boost for the three-day trade show.
The lighting show, which featured 311 exhibitors from 32 countries, hosted six dedicated segments, covering LED lighting (42% of exhibitors), decorative lighting and accessories, home and building automation, electrical and electronic components and accessories for lighting systems; electric lamps; and technical lighting and accessories.
Prolight + Sound Middle, an exhibition and conference for professional lighting and audio & AV technology, also noted an increase in visitor number with a final tally of 3,020 visitors from 67 countries.
“This year’s show has by far been the best year we’ve participated in, it’s clear that there has been a lot of hard work put in from the Prolight team,” said Simon Daniel, general manager of Masterpiece.
“The visitor profile has widened and it’s great to see prospective clients from all over the region with lots of new faces and potential projects. The show has always been such an important platform for our market and never disappoints with its range of products on display and business opportunities.”
Prolight + Sound Middle East featured the latest products and developments in the professional lighting and audio industry, and hosted 58 exhibitors from 10 countries. The show carried a strong hi-tech focus and put a spotlight on the Media & Entertainment market within the region.