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

2024 Visitor programmes

We have curated diverse visitor programs and a wide range of heartwarming services specifically tailored to enhance your experience! Find more details below and don't pass up the opportunity to meet with international business leaders!


POWER MATCH programme is a networking event held from 9 - 11 June 2024 at the viewing deck outside Hall 4.2 in Area A. Visitors can benefit from the programme by interacting and engaging with suppliers, providing an opportunity for casual business discussions. 


  • Enjoy incentives and benefits
  • Business matching meet up
  • Unlimited access to the overseas buyer's lounge
  • A free set of souvenirs
  • Complimentary fair catalogue

*Terms and conditions applied. POWER MATCH programme are exclusive for overseas visitors only. 

How to apply?

For interested parties, please direct your correspondence via email at, using the subject line "Power Match Program" or by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button below.

Applicants should pre-register as visitors and submit the completed application form on or before 30 April 2024. 

Please note that submitting this application form is not a confirmation joining in Powermatch progam. Email acknowledgement will be sent upon submission and confirmed eligible visitors will be notified by late April. Organiser reserves the right to confirm or deny any application without justification.

For programme details, you can contact:
Ms Scarlet Mak
Tel:   +852 2238 9969


Optimsing your visit by joining the hosted buyer programme! It's an exclusive programme designed to bring key buyers from Southeast Asian, European, American, and Asia Pacific countries. Senior managers and individuals in key procurement and decision-making roles inside their organisations are the target audience for the programme.


  • Pre-show badge mailing services
  • Complimentary fair catalogue
  • A free set of souvenirs

*Terms and conditions applied. POWER MATCH programme are exclusive for overseas visitors only.

How to apply?

For interested parties, please direct your correspondence via email at, using the subject line "Group Buyer Pre-registration" or by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button below.

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.

Click here for more details


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



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.

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.