Middle East Lighting Design Summit 2019

29-30 April 2019
Roda Al Bustan, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Middle East’s Leading Conference on Lighting Design

Moving on to its 8th year, the Middle East Lighting Design Summit will dive into concepts of lighting design and highlight the developments in this industry, with particular reference to the Middle East region. Over 350 delegates consisting of senior lighting designers, sustainability experts, urban planners and architects will come together to learn, network and discuss with international and regional experts on the various trends, opportunities and challenges in implementing innovative lighting design techniques.  

The 8th Annual Middle East Lighting Design Summit will be held on 29th and 30th April 2019 in Dubai and will focus on in-depth discussions around the evolving role of a lighting designer, new-age lighting controls, and the future of lighting in smart cities, amongst other topics.

Middle East’s Leading Conference on Lighting Design

2018 Sponsors

2018 Speakers

Michael Grubb |
Michael Grubb

Creative Director Michael Grubb Studio

Gerd Pfarré |
Gerd Pfarré

Managing / Design Director Pfarré Lighting Design

Paul Miles |
Paul Miles

Principal Lighting Designer & Partner Light Touch PLD LLC

Nadine Atta |
Nadine Atta

Director of Design The First Group

Basel Kotob |
Basel Kotob

Practice Leader HOK

Waleed Fakousa |
Waleed Fakousa

Senior Associate CD+M Lighting Design Group

Alan Wildes |
Alan Wildes

Senior Landscape Architect LMS International Landscape Architecture

Faraz Izhar |
Faraz Izhar

Senior Lighting Designer KEO International Consultants

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Key Sectors

Key Topics at a Glance



Case Studies

Latest Innovations

Industry Trends

Panel Discussions


The 8th Annual Middle East Lighting Design Summit will host a series of panel discussions, case studies and presentations over topics such as:

  • Light Techniques Leading the Way to Net Zero Buildings
  • Contemporary Role of Lighting Designers
  • Exploring Lighting Retrofits and Adaptability in the Region
  • Growing importance in Efficient Public Lighting
  • Emerging Technologies in the Lighting Industry
  • Lighting Urban Nightscapes
  • Light Plays a Crucial Role in a holistic Wellbeing
  • Human Centric Lighting – A priority for Lighting Designers?
  • UAE’s Light Pollution on the Rise
  • Smart Interior Design through Light Design Techniques

Summit Fast Facts

Hours of Networking

Industry Relevant Topics

Industry Expert Speakers

Top Companies Represented

Delegates Attend Every Year

2018 Video Snapshot

Benefits of Attending the Summit

This summit facilitates comprehensive discussion of new design concepts and its application. This is an ideal platform to meet experts in this industry and associate with likeminded people. The summit offers lighting industry professionals the opportunity to-


with relevant stakeholders and grow your circle of influence

about major projects and the best practices followed in implementing it

new innovative lighting products and solutions

with likeminded industry enthusiasts

Networking Opportunities

Attend the 8th Annual Middle East Lighting Design Summit 2019 to meet and interact with the who’s who of the lighting industry. Over 350 senior decision makers from across the Middle East region will attend this two-day summit

Delegates by Job Title

52% - Lighting Designers & Architects
21% - Interior Design & Fit-out
14% - Engineers & Consultants
9% - Urban Planners, Developers & Contractors
3% - Municipalities & Public Works
1% - Others

See what our Past Participants have to Say

"Well executed and well planned making the event a big success. Good luck for the future programmes."


Vikas Sreekumaran
Area Manager - Kuwait, Qatar and Oman
Luceco Middle East FZCO

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29-30 April 2019

Roda Al Bustan, Dubai
United Arab Emirates



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