Whether it’s brand-new prescription glasses, stylish eyewear, new frames or smart lenses — this year’s edition of the Hong Kong International Optical Fair will have it all.
Showcasing the latest and greatest in optical craftsmanship and innovation, Hong Kong International Optical Fair 2023 will be held this year once again in the EXHIBITION+ hybrid format physically at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from Wednesday, 8 to Friday, 10 November and on the “Click2Match” online platform from Wednesday, 1 to Friday, 17 November (for traders’ ultimate convenience!). So what can you expect? Read on to find out…
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the 31st edition of the Hong Kong International Optical Fair will showcase the latest, highest-quality optical industry products from across the globe. We’re talking customisable glasses, sustainable eyewear and so much more.
A highlight is the Brand Name Gallery, housing around 200 must-have brands like ANNA SUI and TED BAKER from the US, agnès b and Gold & Wood from Luxembourg, Santa Monica from Japan and LASH from Korea. You can also expect prestigious international brands such as MINIMA and STEPPER here, and professional models will be dotted around to show different ways to style branded eyewear.
In terms of local Hong Kong brands, this is a chance to browse products from BIG HORN and bTd (business To design). You’ll also get a first look at the city’s innovative eyewear and outstanding quality products in a special design gallery set up by the Hong Kong Optical Manufacturers Association, featuring truly creative designs and even some 3D technology elements.
And smart glasses are popping up everywhere! You’ll find these displayed in the “Smart Eyewear” zone by Hong Kong exhibitor Solos Technology Limited and US exhibitor Zulu Inc.
Other themed zones will spotlight professional and sports eyewear, optical accessories, stylish frames, all types of lenses and more. Finally, make sure to download the HKTDC Marketplace App, which will allow you to scan the dedicated QR codes of exhibitors so you can favourite them, browse information on your screen, access an e-floorplan and even chat with exhibitors after the fair!
When: Wednesday, 8 to Thursday, 9 November, 9:30am to 6:30pm and Friday, 10 November, 9:30am to 5pm at HKCEC and Wednesday, 1 to Friday, 17 November online at Click2Match
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free when you register online and $100 on-site — register online for your visit here
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