LightFair Selects Convention Data Services as Registration, Lead Management, and Integrations Partner

September 10, 2020

Bourne, MA – September 10, 2020: Convention Data Services (CDS) was selected by LightFair International for a four-year contract, 2021-2024, to provide registration, lead management, and integrations for their marquis event, LightFair.

 “CDS’ robust and customizable system was the deciding factor in our selection of it as the registration vendor for LightFair,” said Show Director Dan Darby. “It allows us to create a registration experience that is tailored to the LightFair attendee and report on registration trends before, during, and after the show. Experience with our show and industry plus enhanced onsite tools like color printing are additional benefits as we prepare for LightFair 2021 in New York.”

“We are excited to once again join forces with LightFair International,” said David Lawton, Chief Sales Officer at CDS. “We plan to implement new technologies and best practices to simplify the registration process for attendees and exhibitors. Using Data Sense®, LightFair can access real-time analytics to create marketing programs and grow attendance.”


LightFair, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, is owned by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and International Market Centers.

Convention Data Services

Convention Data Services (CDS), a Freeman Company, is the trusted event registration, business intelligence and lead management partner servicing top show organizers worldwide. Headquartered in Bourne, MA, CDS has been providing customized applications and support services for almost 35 years.

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