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

Featured Speakers

Luke Lowings |
Luke Lowings

Owner Carpenter | Lowings Architecture & Design

Regina Santos |
Regina Santos

Associate, Head of Lighting Design Godwin Austen Johnson

Diane Thorsen
Diane Thorsen

Principal Design Director Perkins+Will

Stuart Allen |
Stuart Allen

Managing Director & Founder Allen Architecture Interiors Design

Shawn O Takidden |
Shawn O Takidden

Director Hospitality Development Emaar Properties PJSC

David Andrew Dunn |
David Andrew Dunn

Lighting Expert Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, UAE

Gerald Strickland |
Gerald Strickland

Director Middle East Lighting Association

Paul Bishop |
Paul Bishop

Owner & Founder Bishop Design LLC

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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:

  • Lighting Strategies to achieve Net Zero Buildings
  • Contemporary Role of Lighting Designers
  • Exploring Lighting Retrofits and Adaptability in the Region
  • Growing importance in Efficient Public Lighting
  • The Commercial IoT Market and Connected Lighting
  • Re-introduction of City After Dark - Lighting the Urban Nightscapes
  • Light Plays a Crucial Role in 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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