|Legal status||Non-profit company|
|Purpose||Lighting in the United Kingdom|
Joint Chief Executive's
|Peter Hunt and Eddie Taylor|
|Council of Management, Technical Committee|
|Affiliations||CELMA (Federation of National Manufacturers Associations for Luminaires and Electrotechnical Components for Luminaires in the European Union)|
The Lighting Industry Association is Europe's largest trade association for lighting equipment professionals. This includes lighting manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, wholesalers, designers and all professionals active in the UK lighting market.
The NEW Lighting Industry Association was formed on 1 January 2012 from the merging of the Lighting Industry Federation and the Lighting Association.
The Lighting Industry Association’s mission is to strengthen the industry and promote the benefits of good quality lighting by representing all aspects of UK, EU and international legislation and standards at the highest level whilst protecting the interests of both the public and members.
Lighting Association Laboratory
The LIA laboratories are United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accredited and the UK's main (or only) lighting testing (in a scientific manner) service. It tests lights to the main British Standard, BS EN 60598.
Student Lighting Awards
It hosts an awards for university (or art college) students involved in lighting, sponsored by companies such as Osram, Anglepoise and Dar Lighting
It is based in Telford. The LIA employs around over 30 full-time staff.