Information for visitors

Here, you will find all the important information you need for your preparations at the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition.

Opening times

Date 9 – 12 June 2024
Venue China Import & Export Fair Complex
Address 380 Yuejiang Zhong Road, Haizhu Disctrict,
Guangzhou, China

China Experiments with a Visa-Free Policy for Six Nations

From December 1, 2023 to November 30, 2024, travelers holding ordinary passports from six countries, namely France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Malaysia can be exempted from visa to enter the Mainland of China and stay for no more than 15 days for business, tourism, family visit and transit purposes.

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Enjoy free and speedy admission, visitors are suggested to complete online pre-registration before their visits. Once the registration is completed, visitors will receive the confirmation email. 

Visitors who completed their registrations on or before the named dated will receive admission badge by post before show date. Otherwise, please bring along with their confirmation letter and two business cards to redeem visitor badge at the fairground. 

Visitors are required to fill out the registration form upon arrival. And redeem admission badge at "Visitor Registration Counter" with the filled form, 2 business cards and RMB50 admission fee.

2024 Hall overview plan

As of Jan 2024


Who should visit?

  • Architect
  • Housing management
  • Interior design company
  • Building contractor
  • Planner / Engineer
  • Electrical supplier
  • Property developer
  • Property management
  • System integrator
  • Service provider (e.g. electrician & installer)
  • Interior designer
  • Lighting designer
  • Lighting manufacturer
  • Importer
  • Buying office
  • Exporter
  • E-Tailer
  • Wholesaler / Distributor
  • Manufacturer
  • Retailer
  • Industrial association /  media
  • Chain store
  • Department store
  • End-users (e.g. Hotel, entertainment area, shopping mall, restaurant, etc)
  • Construction / Planning authority
  • Procurement authority

Why you should visit the fair? 


Geographical location – situated at the heart of the lighting production industry, Guangzhou is in close proximity to a vast number of manufacturers and terminal markets, it has a well-established and efficient components and materials supply chain.

Scale – with 3,318 exhibitors from 18 countries and regions (2023 statistic), it is a comprehensive exhibition that can suit all requirements.

Trends – at GILE, both exhibitors and buyers are exposed to the latest products and technological trends.

Events and fringe programmes – the extensive, complementary and carefully designed event programme rounds off your visit to GILE. The top themes and events give you a concentrated overview of the latest trends and developments in your sector.

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Further information for your visit


Exhibition grounds

Here you can find an overview of the various halls, entrances and other important information about the fairground.


Arrival & stay

Here you will find important information about your arrival and stay during the fair.



Here you can find important information for your journey to Guangzhou, China and about your visa.