Pictured signing the agreement at LIA’s Telford Centre is Gay Byrne, LAI Chairman and Julie Humpreys, LIA Commercial Manager.
LAI and LIA form alliance to strengthen future
Lighting Association Ireland (LAI) and the Lighting Industry Association (LIA) have announced a joint agreement to work closely together. The two bodies share a similar outlook and philosophy when it comes to their members and the future of lighting, and the closer relationship between them will benefit not just the members, but the entire lighting industry.
Lighting Association Ireland is the established representative body for the sector in Ireland with a membership that includes all the key players and market-leading brands. Between them they are involved in every facet of the business, including design, manufacture, distribution and installation of lighting throughout all of Ireland.
The LIA has a heritage of over 80 years and is Europe’s largest trade association for lighting equipment professionals with over 250 members. It is globally recognised as an authority on all lighting matters.
The agreement between LAI and the LIA will see the sharing of member benefits between both organisations covering a wide range of services, from training to social events and including the LIA’s UKAS-accredited lighting laboratory.
In the context of Brexit and what it may or may not bring, both associations agree that it is logical to have mutually-beneficial ties to maximise shared strengths and interests for the future.