L A M P aims to introduce a broader audience to lighting design while promoting and connecting emerging talents to new markets. Each year the competition challenges designers to approach their lighting fixtures with the guidance of a theme. Competition Finalists from around the world are showcased yearly at the L A M P Opening Reception in Vancouver, BC. The 2018 "Balance" themed competition winners will be announced at this year's Gala Awards on:

Tuesday, September 18, 2018. 7pm-late

L A M P’s BALANCE Exhibition Awards Gala will kick off this year's IDS Vancouver Offsite Programming. Entry to the L A M P Opening Gala is included in the Offsite wristband – the ticket option that gives you unlimited access to all offsite talks, installations and after parties, as well as the show floor itself during the weekend. Very limited quantities are available – get yours today before they sell out!

  • By August 24, 2018: $25

  • August 24 – September 23, 2018: $30


L A M P 2018 will be held at INFORM Contract - 405 Railway St, Vancouver, BC

Opening Party tickets for Tuesday Sept 18 available through link above.

Other Opening Hours (Open to the Public) are as follows:

WEDNESDAY Sept 19 - FRIDAY Sept 21

2pm - 6pm

“The history of architecture is the history of the struggle for light.”

— Le Corbusier - architect