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GE Lighting Revolution Tour Pulls Into Toronto, Ottawa & Montreal in September 2011

August 26, 2011

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (August 22, 2011) --- The future of lighting---with an emphasis on the powerful potential of light-emitting diode (LED), fluorescent, halogen and ceramic metal halide lighting systems---is on the move with stops scheduled in Toronto (Sept 1 & 2), Ottawa (Sept. 26 & 27) and Montreal (Sept. 29 & 30) this coming September.

Lighting professionals and designers, distributors, architects, contractors, facility maintenance and utility executives, as well as government officials, are invited to attend this moving showcase of the brightest lighting technologies on the horizon this year and beyond. All people interested in attending are invited to register at .

On-board exhibits showcase GE's most advanced thinking about how retail, office, outdoor, municipal and architectural lighting---including many products of ecomaginationSM---are improving with simplified and less costly maintenance, greater creativity and enhanced energy efficiency. The tour's hands-on displays address many of the salient topics that commercial and residential lighting professionals face today, including energy management programs, legislative mandates and environmental initiatives such as LEED® certification.

In addition to providing technology and application overviews, GE experts will be on hand to analyze specific lighting application challenges and objectives.

In Montreal, the event will be held on-site at GE Lighting Solutions' state-of-the-art R&D and testing facility for LED lighting products. Facility tours will be available to all attendees.

"The GE Lighting Revolution Tour is a lens into the future of lighting - a mobile showcase of what customers experienced at Lightfair last May", says Jim Benson, general manager of commercial marketing, GE Lighting.

"Put the GE Lighting Revolution Tour on your calendar if you specify, recommend or buy lighting systems. We can help you navigate your way to more financially and environmentally-sound solutions."

Customers who RSVP at will receive ongoing updates on the tour and will be eligible for a chance to win a Sony Bloggie™ digital camera. Reports from the road will also appear on GE Lighting's Facebook and Twitter channels and at Tag Your Green, an online initiative inspired by ecomaginationSM and reachable at .

About GE Lighting Solutions

GE Lighting Solutions, LLC, a proven expert in LED lighting, drives innovation, energy efficiency and cost savings for customers that use LED products, systems and solutions. GE offers an extensive line of high-performance, energy-efficient LED lighting for signage, architectural, outdoor, display and transportation applications. With an installed base of more than 25 million linear feet of LED lighting, GE Lighting Solutions is one of the largest providers of LED lighting systems in the world.

About GE Appliances & Lighting
GE Appliances & Lighting spans the globe as an industry leader in major appliances, lighting, systems and services for commercial, industrial and residential use. Technology innovation and the company's ecomagination(SM) initiative enable GE Appliances & Lighting to aggressively bring to market products and solutions that help customers meet pressing environmental challenges. General Electric (NYSE: GE), imagination at work, sells products under the Monogram®, Profile™, GE®, Hotpoint®, Reveal® and Energy Smart® consumer brands, and Tetra®, Vio™ and Immersion® commercial brands. .

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