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Lightfair 19th Annual Trade Show & Conference Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas
Lightfair 19th Annual Trade Show & Conference
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas
Lightfair Trade Show & Conference, May 28-30
Lightfair Daylighting Institute, May 26-27
Lightfair Institute, May 26-27
May 28 8 a.m.: LFI Innovation Awards Presentation.
10:30-11:30 a.m.: New Attendee Orientation & LFI Welcome.
12:15-1:45 p.m.:The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education Luncheon.
May 29 12:00-1:45 p.m. : National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professionals LC Luncheon.
2-5 p.m.: Educational Lighting Forum.
6 p.m.-12 a.m.: IALD 25th Anniversary International Awards Presentation & IALD Education Trust Benefit Dinner.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey