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Halls of the future

28.430 visitors, 668 exhibitors from 40 countries and more than 174 million orders during the first quarter – with this triple opti finishes a successful trade show 2018. In addition to that, the trade show can rejoice over consistently high approval ratings: 94% of the visitors and 92% of the exhibitors gave top marks. Moreover, the new hall B4 with its FUTURESHOP, numerous manufactures working in the field of base materials, machines and supply as well as the international pavilions made for a great addition to the trade show.



Press kit opti 2018

Current industry figures as well as statements by Josef May, Chairman of the sector association SPECTARIS, Thomas Truckenbrod, President of the Association of Ophthalmic Opticians and Optometrists (ZVA) und Dieter Dohr, CEO GHM Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen mbH,


Please follow: BLOGGER SPECTACLE at opti

Spectacle number two is revealed: After a successful first run, opti will once again invite guests to Munich for the BLOGGER SPECTACLE in January 2018. Eyewear and fashion bloggers from all over Europe will attend to present the hot new products from opti exhibitors to their fans and followers. Furthermore, they will vote for the most promising opti box newcomer, who will be presented with the BLOGGER SPECTACLE AWARD 2018 on Saturday.



Five tips and one joker for opti 2018

The next optical year will start on 12th January 2018. On this day opti, the international trade show for optics and design, will open their doors on Fairground Munich, where around 600 exhibitors will introduce themselves and their innovations. While the opti team is making their final arrangements for the trade show, trade visitors should start dealing with opti. To be best prepared, here are the most important five tips for a glance – and a joker for all circumstances.



About key suppliers and technological innovations

opti, taking place at the Fairground Munich from the 12th to the 14th of January 2018, is expanding its exhibitor and product portfolio: Important world market leaders and other exciting companies from the fields of machinery, components and raw materials will present themselves in the newly added Hall B4. Some of them are participating at the international trade show for optics and design in Munich for the first time.



New stars in the opti-verse

Around 600 stars will light up the Fairground Munich from the 12th to the 14th January, 2018. The companies will present their top trends from the optical industry at the beginning of the year at opti. In addition to exhibitors that have used opti as their stage for years, visitors can also expect a range of newcomers who are presenting themselves for the first time in Munich. The following are a few examples of the new stars in the opti-verse.



The new FUTURESHOP at opti 2018

Welcome to the future! At opti, opticians can have a look into the future of their business. In the new FUTURESHOP in hall B4, they experience technological innovations for the areas of diagnosis to customer service. Furthermore, they learn more about promising business concepts, chances of digitalisation, and how to thrill their customers with unique shop design at the trade show in Munich.



Give me five! opti is getting an additional hall in 2018

opti is taking the next big step forward. In its next instalment at the Fairground Messe München, from the 12 – 14 January 2018, the exhibitors will present their new products in five halls, instead of in four. The Halls C1 to C4 are now joined by Hall B4. This way, visitors of the international trade show for optics & design in Munich can look forward to an even larger range of products.

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