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Optrafair HeroOPTRAFAIR 2018

Next Year's Date April 14th-16th 2018.

New Exciting details will be published here soon but here's a look back on the 2017 campaign.



Optrafair is the UK's leading exhibition and educational conference dedicated to the needs of the optical profession since 1978. Valued by a community of practitioners, suppliers and educators to help expand knowledge, grow awareness of products and services, gain CET points and build business.

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1. Meet suppliers in one convenient location - including equipment, lenses, eyewear and business services

2. Enjoy a world class education programme of seminar and instrument workshop sessions from authoritative experts, including exclusive BCLA content

3. Gain multiple opportunities to achieve your CET pointís requirements

4. Receive quality business advice from inspirational leaders and innovators

5. Get ahead on placing your order for the next seasonís eyewear collections

6. Get hands on with high specification equipment and gather information to help your buying decisions

7. Stay close to your membership associations and demonstrate your support for the profession

8. Network with like-minded professionals and find inspiration and ideas that will enhance your practice



The UK's leading optical exhibition

Optrafair brings together and is valued by a community of practitioners, suppliers and educators to help eye care professionals expand their knowledge, grow awareness of new products and services, gain continuing education and training points and develop their businesses.
Built on a trusted heritage spanning over 35 years, Optrafair is the established place to close deals, be immersed in the latest clinical thinking and business advice and get hands on with new products and equipment.

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For leading brands and newer companies aiming to get a foothold on the market,
Optrafair is the premium event to be seen at, and where you'll meet a dedicated and informed audience of eye care professionals.

First held in 1978, Optrafair is now brought to you by two of the most respected organisations serving the optical market, the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO) and Optician.

The FMO is the trade body representing UK suppliers of optical products and services while Optician is the career-long information partner for optical industry professionals providing news, business advice and educational courses.

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Our visitors say: *

"Just made my way to #optrafair! Enjoying the 'Buzz' and all the great education & exhibition on show!"

"Plenty of great stands to visit at #Optrafair! Loved the show this year"

"Brilliant weekend at #optrafair1 Thanks to who made the past 3 days so enjoyable"

"Spending the day at #optrafair, love the new stands. Looking forward to stocking new frames"

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"I wouldn't miss this because of the networking. If you are buying equipment you are daft not to come to Optrafair"

"We haven't had enough time to get around and see everything. There's just such a great atmosphere, its brilliant"

*Taken from Social Media during the event #Optrafair

Find out more about the Education Facilities at Optrafair on the PHN Optrafair Education Page.†Click Here

Read about the 2017 Revolution taking place


The FMO and the Mark Allen Group publishing "Optician" and Primary Health Net Ltd publishing "Opchat News" are co media partners for the Optrafair 2017 Event.