Middle East Smart Lighting & Design Summit 2017

26-27 April 2017
Crowne Plaza, SZR
Dubai, U.A.E.

Middle East’s Leading Platform for Public, Urban, Street Lighting and Smart Controls

Having successfully organized the summit in Abu Dhabi for the past five years, the event has now moved to Dubai. The Middle East Smart Lighting and Design Summit is the leading lighting design event in the region focusing on public lighting, urban lighting, street lighting and smart controls & automation. The event will be held on 26-27 April 2017 in Dubai.
Specially designed for lighting technology and design professionals, the summit will witness over 300 lighting consultants, designers, architects, developers, engineers and government officials coming together to gain information on remotely controlled intelligent lighting solutions, new techniques and innovative approaches to lighting design from renowned experts based regionally and across the globe.

Middle East’s Leading Platform for Public, Urban, Street Lighting and Smart Controls


Featured Speakers

Faisal Rashid
Faisal Rashid

Director – Demand Side Management Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Aref Abouzahr |
Aref Abouzahr

Executive Director TAQATI

Eng. Ammar Majed Safi
Eng. Ammar Majed Safi

Sr. Electrical & Development Engineer Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Martin Valentine |
Martin Valentine

Lighting Expert, Executive Director Office Abu Dhabi City Municipality

Thomas Baenziger |
Thomas Baenziger

Founder and CEO EE-Consulting AG

David Gilbey |
David Gilbey

Associate Lighting Designer Umaya Lighting Design

Bassel Omara |
Bassel Omara

Senior Design Architect & BIM Manager Dorsch Gruppe

Waleed Fakousa |
Waleed Fakousa

Senior Associate CD+M Lighting Design Group

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Topics Overview


Delivered through a combination of individual and joint presentations, case studies, panel discussions and Q&A sessions, the Middle East Smart Lighting and Design Summit 2017 will cover:

  • Using Intelligent Lighting Controls – Smart Technology for a Sustainable Future
  • Innovative Street Lights & Networked Street Light Deployments
  • Next Revolution for the Lighting Industry in the Middle East – IoT (Internet of Things)
  • BIM & the Lighting Industry
  • Adopting Futuristic Lighting Technology in the Middle East

In Numbers

10+ Hours of Networking 350+ Delegates Attend Every Year 100+ Top Companies Represented 20+ Industry Expert Speakers

2017 Video Snapshot

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Join the 6th Annual Middle East Smart Lighting and Design Summit 2017 to gain information on sensor driven lighting and other intelligent solutions that form an integral part of the smart city ecosystem, along with a comprehensive view on the best practices in the industry.



your business network with peers


of new trends and developments being undertaken in the Middle East Lighting Sector



in idea sharing and gain new insights


Innovative and new products and solutions


Networking Opportunities

2016 Delegate Breakdown
31% - Lighting Designers & Design Directors
17% - Architects, Urban Planners & Engineers
13% - CEO’s, General Managers & Project Managers
21% - Municipality Officials & Government Reps
12% - Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Heads
4% - VIP’s & Dignitaries
2% - Others

56% - UAE
31% - Other GCC
(Qatar, KSA, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait)
13% - North Africa & Others


The 6th Annual Middle East Smart Lighting and Design Summit 2017 will attract 300 senior decision makers from across the Middle East region:

  • Mayors, Ministers, Government Officials
  • Tech Experts and Innovators
  • Lighting Designers, Architects and Engineers
  • Academics and Researchers
  • Municipalities, Public Works & Road Authorities
  • Urban Planners, Project Advisers, Developers
  • Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Green Building Consultants

See what our Past Participants have to Say

"It is a very well-coordinated event. It gave us an opportunity to interact on a one-on-one basis with several key personalities from the industry as well as from the Abu Dhabi City Municipality. Additionally, the topics covered at the event was very informative."


Vyasan Bhaskar
Deputy Manager - International Sales
Bajaj Electricals LTD

Registration Closed!

26-27 April 2017

Crowne Plaza, SZR
Dubai, U.A.E.

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