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Retail Design Expo 2016 Review

Providing the perfect retail lighting solutions at Europe's leading event for retail - Retail Design Expo 2016!

Firstly Illuma would like to say a huge thank you to all that visited us at the 2016 Retail Design Expo show! This was the first time Illuma have exhibited at the retail show and it has been an overwhelming success. Europe's leading annual event for innovation and inspiration in retail design, marketing, visual merchandising and shop fitting provided the perfect platform for Illuma to showcase many of our latest lighting solutions, including our NEW Spira LEDTwizzle LED downlights and our most exciting range of flexible LED spotlights to date - Gridspot LED Self Dim and Gridspot LED Anti Glare. Other highlights from the show included our NEW Hub LED and NEW Linia Blade LED ideal for feature lighting in retail.

/media/news/library/retail-design-expo-2016--5.jpgIlluma Lighting's 2016 Retail Design Expo Team and Stand

Located at Olympia, London the Retail Design Expo show attracted all kinds of visitors from the world of retail. Visitors included retailers, designers, marketers, visual merchandisers, architects and shop fitters who all wanted to find new ideas or suppliers. Recognised throughout the retail industry as one of the years must attend events the Retail Design Expo 2016 continues get bigger and better since its hugely successful launch in March 2015. This year's show was held over the 9-10 March where it is said that over 17,000 visitors attended from all over the word. 

/media/news/library/retail-design-expo-2016-rob-and-rich.jpgRobert Chesterfield and Richard Windle showing visitors around Illuma Lighting's Retail Design Expo Stand

While competition in the retail lighting sector is fierce, the number of visitors to the Illuma stand was incredible - especially considering it was Illuma's first year at the show. The enthusiasm and interest in all that Illuma had to offer speaks volumes about how highly regarded and well respected the Illuma brand, product range and service reputation is in the retail sector. Illuma are renowned for their work in the retail sector where they have over 35+ years' experience working with some of the biggest names in retail, including; Disney, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, House of Fraser, Timberland, Cath Kidston, Vision Express, Next, Gap, Nike, Liberty London, Halfords, Superdry and Pandora to name a few.

/media/news/library/retail-design-expo-2016-stand.jpgIlluma Lighting's 2016 Retail Design Expo Stand

Of particular interest to our visitors was our NEW Gridspot LED range of spotlights. Launching earlier on this year the Gridspot LED range of spotlights has specifically been designed with flexibility in mind for multiple applications but in particular retail installations. The Gridspot range is now available as a self dim and anti glare option. This high output, contemporary luminaire attracted a great deal of interest from shop fitters and designers in the retail sector at this years show.

While our new products unsurprisingly gained a lot of visitor attention, our long established and renowned Wing LEDTorp LEDRotaspot LEDFloodline LED and Framelight ranges also attracted a great deal of interest, particularly from retail designers and retail store owners.

If you missed us at this year’s Retail Design Expo or would like any more information about our lighting solutions why not get in touch?

For more information about Retail Design Expo 2016 visit: Retail Design Expo 2016

Visited us at Retail Design Expo, or simply have an enquiry?

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