Light + Building

The World's Leading Trade Fair for lighting and building services technology

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures3/201810/20221)3/2024
FKM certification

preliminary
Space (m²)
space (gross)256.400188.800214.800
space (net)155.68685.815111.757
Special show space3.4332.3171.939
Exhibitor stand space152.25383.498109.818
hall space150.42283.328109.806
domestic69.29237.72944.578
foreign81.13045.59965.228
open air1.83117012
domestic16617012
foreign1.66500
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors2.7191.5312.167
domestic825455510
foreign1.8941.0761.657
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)220.86489.409151.814
domestic105.76142.97776.728
foreign115.10346.43275.086
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2024 from 54 countries
Algeria: 1; Australia: 4; Austria: 35; Belgium: 27; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2; Brazil: 2; Bulgaria: 10; Canada: 2; China, People's Republic: 530; Croatia: 7; Czechia: 28; Denmark: 16; Estonia: 3; Finland: 11; France: 40; Germany: 510; Greece: 26; Hong Kong, China SAR: 129; Hungary: 4; India: 21; Ireland: 3; Israel: 4; Italy: 183; Japan: 3; Korea, Republic: 25; Latvia: 5; Lebanon: 1; Lithuania: 8; Luxembourg: 1; Malaysia: 3; Mexico: 1; Morocco: 2; Netherlands: 55; Norway: 2; Poland: 72; Portugal: 12; Qatar: 1; Romania: 10; San Marino: 1; Serbia: 6; Singapore: 1; Slovakia: 4; Slovenia: 12; South Africa: 1; Spain: 71; Sweden: 12; Switzerland: 17; Taiwan: 60; Türkiye: 110; Ukraine: 4; United Arab Emirates: 6; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 32; United States of America: 29; Vietnam: 2

FKM Trade visitors profile 2022
Visitors total (number of entries)89.409Proportion of trade visitors95 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)47
of which
Nielsen 16
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony4
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 220
  • North Rhine-Westphalia20
Nielsen 3a37
  • Hesse23
  • Rhineland-Palatinate13
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b16
  • Baden-Württemberg16
Nielsen 413
  • Bavaria13
Nielsen 5+63
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 74
  • Saxony0
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Skilled trades17
  • Manufacturer/Industry15
  • Construction/real property sector4
  • Retail trade5
  • Wholesale/foreign trade8
  • Engineering and planning office, architects office14
  • Utility company, building/energy services3
  • Designer5
  • Other service company8
  • Other sectors14
  • Pupil, student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer23
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.14
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office9
  • Department head, group head, team leader13
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker25
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee5
  • Other position3
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management21
  • Research and development, design/construction13
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control6
  • Buying/procurement6
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology3
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales11
  • Marketing, advertising, PR3
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs10
  • Other area18
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km10
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km7
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km23
  • over 300 km60
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%) *53
of which
  • EU61
  • Other european countries15
  • Africa4
  • North America2
  • South and Central America3
  • Middle East6
  • South-, East-, Central Asia8
  • Australia/Oceania1

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%) *
  • Italy8
  • Netherlands8
  • France7
  • Switzerland4
  • Austria4

* = determined by visitor registration

Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 420
  • 5 - 912
  • 10 - 4922
  • 50 - 19914
  • 200 - 4997
  • 500 - 9994
  • 1 000 and more13
  • Student5
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively26
  • collectively23
  • in an advisory capacity/organization23
  • no22
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event38
  • Earlier events39
  • First visit46
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.2

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorLighting, Lighting Technology (industry 11), Electrical Engineering, Electronics (industry 22), Facility Management (industry 32)
Main product groupAlarm Systems, architecture, Exterior Lighting, Batteries, Electric Automation Technology, Electric Installation Equipment, Energy Conservation, Energy Generation, Energy Storage, Energy Distribution, Building Automation, Facility Management, Building Engineering, Home automation, Interior Lighting, Cables, Lamps, Lighting Fittings, Technical Lighting Fittings, Light Control Systems, Lighting Technology, Net Work, Photovoltaic conversion, Smoke Alarm Installations, Regulating and Control Technology, Satellite Communication Technology, Switch-gear Installations, Switch Cubicles, Security Systems, Street Lighting, Current Supply Installations, heat pumps, Appartment Lighting Fittings, Fire Prevention
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No



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