International Eye Optics, Optometry and Ophthalmology Fair
The 23rd of the International Fair for Eye Optics, Optometry and Ophthalmology OPTA reflected advantageous economic situation in the field. The fair moved to a more modern fair of Hall V. The new Hall is so spacious and airy that the companies put it to good use and expand their stands. In comparison to the previous year, the exhibition stands occupied area larger by ca 400 m2 (increase by 12%). Optimism on the Czech and Slovak market of eye optics was also apparent in the visitors' interest and their willingness to purchase. During the first two days, the fair welcomed five thousand visitors - registered professionals in the field of eye optics, optometry and ophthalmology. According to the preliminary estimate, the total visitor rate amounts to 5,700 people.
This year marks the twelfth time the expert committee consisting of opticians and representatives of secondary and higher educational institutions in the field of eye optics, optometry and ophthalmology sat to select the best exhibits of the OPTA fair. The awards went to exhibitors Rodenstock ČR, COLOR-OPTIK, Johnson& Johnson, SAFILO and ESSILOR-OPTIKA.
Presidents of key professional associations SČOO, OÚS and ČKS wished the participants of the 23rd run of the OPTA fair successful business and time well spent at the Brno Exhibition Centre. The fair’s year-on-year area increased by 16%, the Hall V hosts 161 exhibiting companies and 250 brands represented.
This year, exhibitors have the option to present their exhibits in professionally arranged display windows in OPTA Forum. The visitors are able to get inspired for the display windows of their own stores. There are 7 display windows prepared in total, boasting merchandise by companies ESSILOR, SNOW HOW, PharmaSwiss, NEW LINE OPTICS, Catherine Life, FEBA and SAGITTA.
The field is having a boom. Profits in Czech eye optics are growing, the number of stores on the market is increasing and the OPTA trade fair shows that companies in the field believe in successful future.
Starting at 9 AM this morning, the gates of Hall V opened for all visitors for the 23th International Eye Optics, Optometry and Ophthalmology. We prepared a small teaser for you in the form of several photographs...
You will certainly not miss the SAFILO company exhibit in Hall V. Furthermore, you can take part in hosted fashion shows of renowned brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, MaxMara, Marc Jacobs, Jimmy Choo, Fendi and Dior! The company SAFILO – stall No. 003.
Entry through Hall E and Gate No. 4 will not be available due to the ČSSD Congress!
... as well as optometrists, contactologists and ophthalmologists; that is anyone for whom the 23rd International Fair for Eye Optics, Optometry and Ophthalmology OPTA is a must-attend event. This year's OPTA launches on Friday, 10 March, and ends on Sunday, 12 March. More than seventy direct exhibitors have already registered to present innovations by world-renowned brands.