Posted on May 07, 2014

LightingTech Qatar, a specialized lighting conference tailored for construction professionals and government officials in Qatar, will be hosted alongside the 2014 edition of the annual Project Qatar exhibition in May. LightingTech is part of the Project Qatar Conference Series and will be held over two days on 12-13 May 2014.

The summit was instituted to contribute to fast growing demand in Qatar and the region for advanced sustainable technology deployment to support growing construction and infrastructure development plans. In 2014, Qatar is the economic powerhouse for the construction industry in the GCC, with more than USD200 billion in projects currently in the planning or construction phase. Lighting is also an important segment of the Middle East market and the value of LED lighting fixtures alone used in the Middle East is set to reach $215 million by 2015, which is over a 300% increase since 2010.

LightingTech Qatar is organized by Advanced Conferences & Meetings, partnered with IFP. The event is supported by Qatar-Headquartered project management consultancy QPM serving as a communications partner to the event. QPM is the first project management company from Qatar and a leading specialist in the region’s construction and infrastructure sector, with many mega projects under management in Qatar the GCC and North Africa.

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It will bring together key government officials and regulators, industry experts, construction professionals and solutions providers to learn about the latest government regulations and industry standards and certifications. They will discuss the needs of the lighting industry in Qatar and how they can best be addressed. For further information about the conference please visit

Programme Highlights Include

  • The status of LED Technology - what does the construction market in Qatar really need to know?
  • The benefits of adopting carefully designed hybrid solutions combining LED and non-LED lamps in Qatari developments
  • Developing cost-efficient, visually appealing and energy saving spaces
  • Meeting the double challenge of upholding sustainable building principles whilst working around power load restrictions within Qatar
  • Understanding the current and imminent sustainable construction regulations and international industry standards and how these will affect the lighting industry in Qatar
  • The impact of replacing photocell-timer controlled street lights with smart control systems
  • FIFA World Cup 2022 requirements and the impact on the lighting industry in Qatar