Who we are

LightingEurope is the voice of the lighting industry, based in Brussels and representing 32 companies and national associations. Together these members account for over 1,000 European companies, a majority of which are small or medium-sized, that manufacture luminaires, lamps and related components. They represent a total European workforce of over 100,000 people and an annual turnover exceeding 20 billion euro.

LightingEurope is committed to promoting efficient lighting that benefits human comfort, safety and well-being, and the environment. LightingEurope advocates a positive business and regulatory environment to foster fair competition and growth for the European lighting industry.

In its new Strategy 2030, LightingEurope is to become the platform where the whole lighting industry can speak with one voice, cooperate, and advocate the value of sustainable and better lighting across the whole value chain and with end-users.

Our vision

It is widely accepted that lighting, when done right, has the power to improve life for everyone, everywhere by enabling sight, comfort, wellbeing, beauty, health, and safety and to transform indoor and outdoor environments. Lighting is a highly valued product for life and is a fundamental consideration in new and renovation projects. The European lighting industry is flourishing by leveraging its leadership in innovation, sustainability and digital trends, supported by sound regulations that are properly enforced.


Our mission

LightingEurope’s Mission is to lead the European lighting industry toward its 2030 Vision, fostering a European market where the value of lighting is widely recognized, bolstered by robust regulations that promote innovation insustainable, digital lighting. We serve as a unified voice for the European lighting industry and a platform of collaboration for all stakeholders across the value chain to align industry aspirations and European policy goals.



LightingEurope was formed in 2012 with the merging of CELMA (Committee of EU Luminaires Manufacturers Association) and ELC (European Lamp Companies Federation). Our combined experience in lighting dates back to 1985.


LightingEurope Strategy 2030

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