GE to Hold 2nd Annual Conference on LED and Energy-efficient Lighting Trends for Retail

CLEVELAND, Ohio — (NYSE: GE)  For retailers operating hundreds or thousands of stores, energy savings and efficient lighting are top priorities, making a profound difference in overhead costs. Retailers can register now for GE's Trends for Retail Conference and learn more about the ins and outs of efficient lighting. This year's event will be held Oct. 27-28 at the GE Lighting & Electrical Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, catering to professionals who specify retail lighting and those who supervise lighting design or maintenance in department, grocery, specialty and mass merchandise stores.

Conference attendees can expect to see presentations in full-scale settings and participate in interactive sessions to learn about effective retail lighting strategies that can save energy, improve lighting quality, reduce maintenance costs and put products being sold in the best possible light. The hands-on session will teach participants about retail applications that are best suited for LED lighting and how to differentiate a quality LED system from inferior systems.

The cost to attend the Trends for Retail Conference is $400. For more information on this and other lighting conferences, visit www.gelighting.com or call 1-800-255-1200. During the conference, GE's 2010 Retail Partner of the Year will be announced.