Nationally and internationally regarded as the capital of Mainland China’s lighting industry, Guzhen – a town just to the northwest of Zhongshan city in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area – has been particularly hard hit by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
A steady drop in the price of work-horse LED units, pressure to cut down on energy use and the massive business potential created by technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) are moving the lighting industry up the value chain.
Hong Kong is about to become an electri-city, powered-up and lit-up as a quartet of electric fairs showcase the latest developments in a plethora of cutting-edge technologies.
The fourth HKTDC Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo will be divided into sector-specific zones. Outdoor & Public Lighting covers lighting for public spaces such as street lights, underground lamps, floodlights and solar lights.
Manufacturers and service providers are eager to meet the demand for smart-city goods and services as the concept moves from policymakers’ forums into the real world, and the associated technologies leave the laboratory and go on to streets and into buildings.