LightFair 2018

You're invited to our enteraining, educational LightFair events, hosted by Edison Price Lighting and MinebeaMitsumi. 

  • May 8th: dinner with cocktails and keynote speaker.
  • May 9th: all-day open house with breakfast, lunch, cocktails, AIA/NCQLP courses, and more.



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Join our 31st annual LightFair dinner at the Willis Tower, once the world’s tallest building for twenty-five years, in Chicago, the home of the skyscraper. Unwind over cocktails and dinner, then expand your horizons vertically during our keynote presentation, 'Explosive Growth.'

Keynote speaker Dr. Antony Wood, the Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and professor of Architecture, will show us a future where life comes together hundreds of stories in the air. 



  • Tuesday, May 8, 2017
  • cocktails at 6:30pm
  • dinner/presentation at 7:30pm
  • Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower)
    Metropolitan Club, 67th Floor
    233 South Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL 60606
    See on maps
  • Shuttle buses from the McCormick Place will be provided.



Contact us with the names of guests requested. Please note that seating is limited, and requires confirmation. 



Free Skydeck tour

Join us again on Wednesday for an all-day extravaganza, packed with hourly raffle prizes, latest lighting technogies, and much more...

•  7:30 - 10:30am continental breakfast

•  9:00 - 10:00am continuing education course: How to pull off a complete LED house (1 AIA HSW credit). Learn the evolving best practices and see the intimate details between two projects 10 years apart. Presented by Andy Lang, IALD, AIA, Lang Lighting Design (Dallas, TX). 

• 10:00 - 11:00am continuing education course: LED as IoT (1 AIA HSW credit). Learn how to unlock connected 'internet of things' illumination, and control and communicate with unprecedented possibilities.‚Äč Presented by Edison Price Lighting.

•  11:00am - 2:30pm buffet lunch

•  12:00 noon - 1:00pm continuing education course (1 AIA LU credit). Presented by MinebeaMitsumi

2:00 - 3:00pm continuing education course:  Adaptability in Lighting Design  (1 AIA HSW credit. Unlock the potential of lighting  to adapt to varying circadian rhythm triggers, occupant ages, and tasks. The result draws out architectural drama from any design. Presented by David Warfel, IES, Associate AIA, David K Warfel Lighting Design (Chicago, IL). 

• 3:00 - 4:00pm continuing education course: Art of Lighting (1 AIA HSW credit). Elevate any object to a work of art by implementing the same techniques used by  museums and galleries around the country. Presented by Edison Price Lighting.

3:30pm - 6:00pm cocktails and hors d'oeuvres

4:00 - 5:00pm continuing education course, presenter TBA

5:00pm free Skydeck tours on the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower.



Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower)

Metropolitan Club, 67th Floor
233 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
See on maps

Shuttle buses to and from McCormick Place will be provided. 



These events are co-sponsored by MinebeaMitsumi, the designers of SALIOT luminaires, for which Edison Price Lighting is the North American marketing partner.