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For 15 years, Strategies in Light has been dedicated to providing the LED and lighting industry with an unparalleled standard of excellence in quality conference programming.  Lead by conference co-chairs and an Advisory Board comprised of industry thought leaders and specialized experts, each topic and speaker is personally hand selected, resulting in an unsurpassed level of non-commercial educational programming for professionals across every segment of the LED/SSL market.  For the most compelling coverage of industry hot topics, plus discussions about solutions and practical approaches to timely issues and challenges, Strategies in Light is the most important event you will attend all year.


Make plans now to attend Strategies in Light 2014, the world's largest educational and networking platform for the LED and lighting industry. This must-attend event for industry professionals across every level of the LED/SSL sectors features:

  • Nearly 5,000 attendees
  • 200 exhibiting companies
  • Unparalleled conference content
  • Attendees from more than 36 countries
  • World-class networking opportunities
  • And more

The world’s largest and longest-running conference and exhibition covering the LEDS and Solid-State Lighting sectors, Strategies in Light’s 15-year tradition of educational excellence provides an unprecedented platform for information exchange, networking and new business development. 

Benefit from:

  • Multi-track conference focused on LED markets, applications, technology; LED lighting trends,
    issues, and challenges; and LED manufacturing processes, roadmaps, and solutions
  • Workshops providing in-depth information on specialized topics of interest to the LED industry in a highly interactive way
  • An Investor Forum introducing investors, analysts and new venture capitalists to the best of the new start-up companies in SSL technology
  • An LED Light & Design Pavilion featuring FREE educational functions including trade discussions with US Department of Commerce personnel and tutorials offering continuing education credits
  • The opportunity to visit nearly 200 exhibitors and sponsors from all levels of the LED/SSL vertical supply chain
  • Numerous opportunities for interaction and discussion among LED component suppliers, systems developers, and lighting designers and specifiers

Who Attends

Who Should Attend:

 Recommended attendees for the LED markets and technology track:

 •   LED manufacturers

•    Suppliers of equipment and materials to the LED industry 

•    LED system manufacturers 

•    Lighting designers and architects 

•    Automotive lighting suppliers 

•    Lighting product manufacturers 

•    Lighting system designers

•    LED product designers

•    Design engineers 

•    Financial analysts, investment bankers, and venture capitalists

•    Corporate R&D staff

•    Luminaire manufacturers

•    Building owner/operators

 Recommended attendees for the Manufacturing track:

•    LED manufacturers

•    Suppliers of LED manufacturing equipment

•    Suppliers of materials, chemicals and substrates for LED manufacturing

•    Test and measurement instrument producers

•    Financial analysts and investors

Investor Forum

The 5th Investor Forum – The “Dragons’ LAIR”

• To bring together the hottest start-ups at the frontier of technology and markets with the most sophisticated group of investors and analysts.
• To give the audience a feel of the pulse of the industry and how investors feel about different companies and segments at the bleeding edge.

Brand new format for 2014
• Hand-picked start-ups in the LED and related industry at various stages will present for 12 minutes to a panel of Investors.
• A panel of VCs and corporate investors will have 8 minutes to question and comment on the presentation.
• The aims for the start-ups are to raise awareness of their company and to gather feedback from a panel of investment experts.

Who should attend?
• Analysts
• Investment professionals
• Bankers
• People interested in following the latest trends in the industy


The LED Light & Design Pavilion at Strategies in Light provides a unique environment for luminaire manufacturers, lighting designers, architects, and specifiers to learn about the components and design of LED lighting and the entire value chain of the LED industry. In addition, participants have the opportunity to network with suppliers, service providers, industry experts, designers, specifiers, architects, and regulators. Other activities in the LED Light & Design Pavilion include guided technical tours led by industry experts for those who wish to see solid-state lighting (SSL) in action and free presentations and tutorials which take place on the exhibit floor.


Plan to visit the pavilion if you are a:

• Lighting designer, specifier or architect
• LED lighting manufacturer
• LED product designer
• Facilities manager
• LED & lighting specialist working with:
  - Architects
 - Specifiers
 - Buyers
• LED maker or distributor
• Energy-efficiency organization
• Corporate R&D staff
• Government regulator or policy maker
• Financial analyst, investment banker or venture capitalist

Exhibitors will include:

• Lighting manufacturers with LED products
• Decorative LED lighting manufacturers
• LED lamp & luminaire manufacturers
• LED Luminaire designers
• Module & light engine vendors

Applications displayed will include:

• Architectural
• Entertainment
• Retail display
• Outdoor area/street lighting
• Decorative
• Residential/commercial/industrial
• Task lighting
• Safety & emergency lighting
• Off-grid/solar powered




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