Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China


Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (abbreviated and often referred to as GILE) opened its doors in 1995. Today, the trade fair is a globally renowned platform for innovative lighting technology and lighting products. It is considered a must-attend trade fair for the industry, enabling professionals to achieve their business goals through networking, knowledge exchange and exploring GILE’s comprehensive product range.

GILE is focused on 3 sectors: Production, Technology and Applications. This creates excellent conditions for cross-sector collaborations. The exhibition covers the full industry spectrum: Lighting accessories, components and equipment (lighting accessories, LED packaging components and equipment, electronic components, measurement equipment, etc.), Luminaries (commercial and residential lighting, urban lighting smart lighting, etc.) and LED Technology (LED & light sources, LED specialty applications, etc.).

During the last edition of GILE, a total of 2209 Chinese and 190 international companies exhibited their latest products; 118,268 national and 26,812 foreign visitors trusted the platform. The trade show’s statistics register a 6.7% annual growth in international popularity, with participants coming from 137 different countries and regions. The survey among visitors also shows that 95% of them are satisfied with their attendance results.

As the organisers of GILE state, today lighting plays an essential role in human living comfort and well-being; as a result, the industry is thriving. The upcoming Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2017 already looks extremely promising. Will your company be a part of its success?

Hotels near Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

  • Direct contracts with a great variety of hotels
  • Special exhibitor and visitor rates available
  • Customised expo travel booking system
  • Personal travel management at no extra cost
  • Save on average €810 and 25 business hours per booked expo trip

With more than 145,000 visitors, finding suitable accommodation in Guangzhou for the duration of Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2017 can be a difficult task. Our team advises participants to make their travel and accommodation arrangements as early as possible, in order to avoid potential problems and be able to book a hotel near GILE and China Import & Export Fair Complex.

Fill in our reservation form and we will provide you with a list of great value GILE hotels, meeting your business needs and budget. Enjoy the reliable and uncomplicated service of Fair Point GmbH, the official overseas travel partner for Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2017.

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Domestic exhibitors2 4542 209n/a
Domestic visitors109 200118 268n/a
Foreign exhibitors244190n/a
Foreign visitors26 79026 812n/a

Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complexdetails

Founded in: 1995

Industry: Furniture, Interior Design, Lighting

Frequency: every year

Where: Guangzhou, China

Organiser: Hong Kong Messe Frankfurt

Travel Info For Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Airport: Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport 44 km

Railway station: Guangzhou East Railway Station 9.3 km

Subway station: Xin Gang Dong 0.4 km

How to get to China Import & Export Fair Complex

Guangzhou Metro
Take Metro Line 8 and get off at Xin Gang Dong station (Exit A) to reach China Import & Export Fair Complex.

Bus No. 262: Zhujiangdijing court → Canton Tower Station → Chigang Station → Modiesha Station → Horticultural Station → The Canton Fair Exhibition Hall Station.
Other bus lines to exhibition center: No. 229, 239, 304, 582, 763

By Rail

  • Hunghom Station → Guangzhou East Railway Station ~1h and 40min
  • One-way Ticket:
    • First Class: HK$190 - approx. € 18
    • Premium Class: HK$230 - approx. € 22
  • For details: (HK) 852-2947 7888 / (Guangzhou) 86-020-6134 6222 or go to MTR website


  • 30 minutes trip from Guangzhou East Station
  • 45 minutes trip from The New Guangzhou Baiyun Airport
  • 20 to 30 minutes trip from Guangzhou Train Station
Map of China Import & Export Fair Complex

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Booked for: EuroTier 2018