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EGAT holds “LED Expo Thailand 2015”, the ASEAN's largest International exhibition on LED lighting products and technology, on May 21-24, 2015 promoting Thai behavior on energy saving and meeting AEC consumption demand

To encourage the use of LED technology and save the energy, EGAT holds LED Expo Thailand 2015 on May 21-24, 2015 in an area of 15,000 square meters, promoting understanding in the technology among Thai people who are encouraged to use LED products and meeting consumers’ demand in AEC era.

On May 12, 2015 Mr. Saharath Boonpotipukde, Deputy Governor – Corporate Social Affairs, chaired the announcement ceremony of LED Expo Thailand 2015. The event was co-organized by Impact Exhibition Management Co.,Ltd and MEX Exhibition PVT Ltd. (India), and joined by Mrs. Jaruwan Suwansath, Director of International Exposition Industry Division, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Ms. Pornphan Bulner, Deputy Director of Project Division, Impact Exhibition Management Co.,Ltd, Mr. Pichet Kliangma, President of ICE LED Co.,Ltd, and Mr. Chaleompong Drongsuwan, General Manager - Lighting Appliances, Philips Electronics (Thailand) as supporters and LED entrepreneurs. A lot of media also joined the ceremony at World Ballroom C, Centara Grand Hotel at CentralWorld, Bangkok.

EGAT Deputy Governor revealed that Ministry of Energy and EGAT encouraged Thai people to use power efficiently by depending on power saving and environmental friendly technologies to achieve the target of reducing power use by 20% by 2030. On May 7, 2015, the country’s power demand, which tended to increase every year, reached the peak of 27,139.0 MW. To support demand side management, EGAT implemented Light Emitting Diode (LED) supporting project. It was the innovation with high efficiency in power saving more than 50%. Moreover, to support the LED market expansion, EGAT would host LED Expo Thailand 2015, which was the biggest international LED exposition in ASEAN.

EGAT in collaboration with Impact Exhibition Management Co.,Ltd and MEX Exhibition PVT Ltd. as well as LED entrepreneurs both overseas and domestic, would hold LED Expo Thailand 2015, which was the ASEAN's largest International exhibition on LED lighting products and technology covering the entire supply chain. This year was the 3rd year the LED Expo would be held to establish tangible manner of power saving, with the focus on Thai behavior changing to use more LED products and meet the demand of 6,000 million people in ASEAN which would become AEC in this year. The target group was particularly designer and architect, hotel and resort, house and condominium, lighting designer, academic institute, event company, media company, and industrial estate.


Mrs. Suwansath, Ms. Bulner, Mr. Kliangma, and Mr. Drongsuwan also stated that “in this year the companies will join presenting LED innovation especially LED light bulbs, LED monitors, tools to produce LED products, and LED controlling tools, from domestic and overseas approximately 350 countries such as China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia. In this year there are more LED decorative lighting products to meet the demand of architects and interior designers. There will be mock up rooms demonstrating the application of LED technology in various areas such as living-room, office, and show rooms. The presentation of the technology will be creative and innovative for modern consumers. Thailand LED Summit also provides the floor for those who want to update new trends, in which experts from domestic and abroad will join”.

There would also be Modern Lamp Design Contest 2015 which opened for the students to design and produce LED lamps. The contest was held in parallel with LED Expo Thailand for the 2nd consecutive year. In this year the contest aimed to select the best design of LED ceiling light used inside the building. There were more students interested in the contest than the previous year, with 200 teams to join the contest. In April 2015, the 22 teams were announced to pass to the final round. Their pieces of work would be shown in the event, and the final round would be held on May 23, 2015. The winner would receive the trophy from the Minister of Energy and cash amounting 300,000 baht.

LED Expo Thailand 2015 will be held on May 21-24, 2015 (on May 21-23, 2015, the opening hour is 11.00 am. – 8.00 pm. and on May 24 the opening hour is 11.00 am. – 6.00 pm.) at Hall 1-3, Impact Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center. The trade day will be held on May 21-23, 2018, while on May 24 the event will be open for the public to visit and buy the products with special price. The event is held on the area of 15,000 square meters, compared to 13,500 square meters in the previous year. It is expected that there will be 20,000 visitors both in Thailand and abroad. For more information, please contact www.ledexpothailand.com or Tel 02-833-5328.