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OPTRAFAIR 2019

March 30th - 1st April 2018.

Optrafair 2019
RegisterOptrafair 2019 with exciting new features and bigger than ever! Registration is now open

Keep the date March 30th for 3 days to April 1st, you'd be foolish to miss it!

Take a sneek look at next year's exciting event in this video. Click here

Optrafair 2019 will be bigger and better than ever, and we invite you to join us at the leading and most established optical event catering for the entire sector since 1978!

Read more about the 2019 Optrafair Exchange and REGISTER now direct from this page for free.

Alongside the fresh new theme is a new name – Optrafair Exchange - illustrating there is no better place to exchange knowledge, ideas and inspiration than a live event of the scale and depth offered by Optrafair.

FMO chairman, Andy Yorke said “Optics is changing. Innovation and adaptability are now more important than ever for optical professionals to future proof their practice. The modern optician needs to diversify and invest, push the boundaries and explore new opportunities. As primary care providers, Opticians are perfectly placed to seize the opportunity that is everywhere.”

Yorke continued “Positioning your High Street practice as a primary care provider for sensory health will more than double your potential audience overnight and will improve patient care. Find out how you can increase footfall, balance clinical services with retail fashion, break through barriers to distributed care, discover new revenue streams to grow your practice and network with allied professionals and ophthalmologists to forge new patient pathways.” Optrafair places these drivers at its very core and the 2019 event is widening its reach to incorporate

Opchat News are honoured to once again provide co-media partnering to this key event in Optics UK. We will be there each day, to report online, on facebook and on twitter every memorable moment.

Bring your stories to the press room FAO Opchat News and we will tell your story to over 7500 opticians each day.

You can start now by using our e-blast facility to over 4000 opticians in the leading time to Optrafair Exchange

or

Get your Preview Pages ready for our Preview Pages opening February 1st 2019


New at Optrafair 2019:

• Eyewear Boutique - WHERE FRAMES AND FASHION COLLIDE
New for 2019, the Eyewear Boutique celebrates emerging and stylish designers displaying their latest collections in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Located alongside the Spectrum Catwalk, this new feature allows you to sample the freshest trends in eyewear and get hands-on with the frames.

• Peer Review Hub - ENSURING THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF LEARNING

A new feature for 2019, the Peer Review Zone is a purpose-built peer review facility on the show floor. Put together in partnership with the FMO, BCLA, College of Optometrists and other supporters, this area will offer a diverse range of interactive, hands-on sessions each carrying three CET points.

Back by popular demand:

• Spectrum Catwalk - FASHION TAKES CENTRE STAGE

Introduced at Optrafair 2018 to great acclaim, the Spectrum Catwalk adds a vibrant, beating heart to the show. Throughout the three days of the show, professionally choreographed catwalk shows will showcase the latest trends and frames from a selection of the hottest brands on the show floor.

• Networking Bar - BUILD & GROW LONG-TERM, TRUSTING RELATIONSHIPS

An entire community of practitioners, suppliers and educators have chosen Optrafair to network with eye care professionals, to expand their knowledge and discuss ground breaking new products and services to grow their businesses. Centrally located at the heart of the show, the Networking Bar will be the perfect place to relax and meet friends old and new.

As well as the exciting features above, Optrafair 2019 also provides you with the chance to earn an unrivalled amount of CET points by taking part in the comprehensive range of lectures, seminars and presentations on offer. We have also redesigned the timetable of education at the show to allow you to explore the vast exhibition floor showcasing optic’s leading organisations and brands.



Here's a taste of the eyewear fashion coming to Birmingham

Optrafair eye fashion

 

Essilor

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Find out about the latest in CONTACT LENS TECHNOLOGY

Optrafair Exhange will host a range of leading contact lens companies, including Johnson & Johnson Vision, AVIZOR, Menicon, Aveo, Solotica and more.

Exciting, vibrant stands will demonstrate innovative ideas that will help your practice promote contact lens wear to a wide range of patients, from young to old. You can also gain the latest guidance on how to manage patients to maximise comfort and vision while reducing your drop outs.

Contact lenses are one of the core streams in this year's CET programme. Put together in partnership with the BCLA, you can’t afford to miss this specialist education.

Optrafair Exchange 2019 will be brimming with contact lens exhibitors. Get ahead on placing your orders for the latest in lens technology. Register

 


EXCLUSIVE TO OPTRAFAIR EXCHANGE 2019

Optrafair Exchange unites professionals from across the optical industry looking to meet face-to-face with manufacturers, distributors and suppliers.

Exhibitors will use Optrafair as the perfect stage to meet with dedicated eye care professionals, launch new products and increase awareness of cutting-edge and constantly innovated products and services. Exhibitors will also be able to tailor various opportunities to help you meet your objectives.

Check out some of our new and exclusive exhibitors, who are perfectly placed to provide you with the tools to galvanise optics and shape the future, and who will not be exhibiting at any other optical exhibition in the UK.

Menrad Optical - A70

The new Menrad Eyewear Collection uses current fashion trends and applies them to frames with new, extraordinary designs and modern, wearable shapes. The eyewear styles with fascinating and different colorations and trending details are perfect for a broad target group.

Kilo Eyewear - H42

Kilo Eyewear have a crazy love of beautiful eyewear. They believe customers appreciate the value of unique eyewear designed by people with a passion for frames! If you are searching for something different, then Kilo Eyewear can bring to you handmade glasses from around the world.

Carleton Optical - Stand H52

Carleton Optical will be exhibiting the latest instrumentation from CANON including the fully automated, compact OCT-HS100, a range of Non Mydriatic Fundus Cameras that are all approved by the ENSPDR. Plus Combi units from Meccanottica and Rodenstock, and an extensive range of LED slit Lamp imaging and diagnostic equipment.

Yodel International - G83

Yodel International began in 1983 and for over 35 years have progressively increased their presence in the market. With collections to satisfy the demands of the market, Yodel International periodically incorporate new models with the latest trends in colours and materials.


SEE WHO'S SPONSORING OPTRAFAIR

The FMO is delighted to announce the early commitment and support of Essilor, Optos and Topcon as platinum sponsors, Heidelberg Engineering and Johnson & Johnson Vision as gold sponsors and Bondeye Optical as silver sponsors of Optrafair Exchange. These headline sponsors are spearheading a larger exhibition floor which is now over 88% sold.

Register now and don't miss out - there is no better place to exchange knowledge, ideas and inspiration than an exhibition of the scale and depth offered by Optrafair Exhange.

Organisers announce Sponsorship Team for 2019.

SponsorsPlatinum Sponsors for Optrafir Exchange 2019



Essilor

Essilor
Essilor will be showcasing its latest innovations in spectacle lens technology including Varilux and Transitions. Its Visioffice measuring device will be on stand with accompanying support packages for practitioners wishing to provide the ultimate patient experience. For those looking to newly equip or update their current equipment, the instruments team will be on hand to provide live demonstrations of the testing room and workshop equipment.

www.essilor.co.uk


Optos

Optos

Optos plc has the vision to be TheRetina Company and recognized as a leading provider of devices to eyecare professionals for improved patient care.


www. optos.com/en-gb



Topcon

Topcon

Topcon is a leading innovator worldwide in the field of ophthalmic imaging systems, software and instrumentation. Founded in Tokyo in 1932, Topcon has far-reaching expertise and also offers an extensive range of education from their clinical affairs team; and have a specialized team of service engineers.

www. topcon-medical.co.uk

Gold Sponsors



Heidelberg Engineering

Heidelberg
Heidelberg Engineering is a high-tech imaging solutions company which designs, manufactures, and distributes diagnostic instruments for eye care professionals. The company’s products are used around the world by ophthalmologists and optometrists to scan patients’ eyes for signs of disease and to assist in the management of patients found to have disease. Early recognition of disease helps to delay and prevent the most common causes of blindness.

www.heidelbergengineering.co.uk

GOLD SPONSOR - JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION Stand J60

Johnson and Johnson
At Johnson & Johnson Vision, we have a bold ambition: to change the trajectory of eye health around the world. We deliver innovative solutions that enable Eye Care Professionals to create better outcomes for their patients throughout their lives; from sight correction solutions including surgical technologies and contact lenses, to dry eye diagnosis and management and the restoration of vision for cataract patients. Since debuting the world’s first disposable soft contact lens, we have been helping patients see better through our world-leading ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses. Serving more than 60 million patients a day, we are committed to helping people see better, connect better and live better.

Johnson & Johnson Vision is happy to join Optrafair Exchange as a Gold Sponsor in 2019 to continue to help develop and support practitioners with the latest education.

Johnson & Johnson is excited to bring its extended portfolio, which includes ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses and the blink® eye care range of products, to Optrafair 2019.

Johnson & Johnson Vision deliver innovative vision solutions that enable Eye Care Professionals to create better outcomes for their patients throughout their lives; from sight correction solutions including world leading surgical technologies and contact lenses, to dry eye diagnosis, treatment and management and the restoration of vision for cataract patients.

Our Gold Sponsor looks forward to welcoming you on stand where you will have an opportunity to learn more about all their products and services from dedicated ACUVUE® Account Managers.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see first-hand the innovation that Johnson & Johnson Vision will be launching in 2019, which takes contact lenses beyond vision correction in a first-of-its-kind lens.

Silver Sponsor

Bondeye Optical Ltd

Bondeye
Bondeye is excited to be exhibiting at Optrafair after a very successful event in 2018. As a company we have some exciting changes, having recently extended our eyewear to include our new range of Haseley & Co ophthalmic and sunglass eyewear. There will be a variety of fantastic special offers on many of our key products such as Keeler, Lab equipment, merchandising and our famous scented lens cleaners. Our helpful team will be on hand to discuss any requirements you have and hopefully show you something new. Please call us on 0121 772 3888 to get your free catalogue.

www.bondeyeoptical.co.uk


 

Optrafair 2019 will be bigger and better than ever, and we invite you to join us at the leading and most established optical event catering for the entire sector since 1978!

RegisterClick here to register now!

Optrafair is unique in that it is owned by the FMO, and therefore owned by the sector itself. The FMO is working closely with organisations such as ABDO, BCLA, The College of Optometrists and more to ensure it truly reflects the needs of the entire profession.

Opchat News are honoured to once again provide co-media partnering to this key event in Optics UK. We will be there each day, to report online, on facebook and on twitter every memorable moment.

Bring your stories to the press room FAO Opchat News and we will tell your story to over 7500 opticians each day.

You can start now by using our e-blast facility to over 4000 opticians in the leading time to Optrafair Exchange

or

Get your Preview Pages ready for our Preview Pages opening February 1st 2019

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The Optician Awards will be taking place on the evening of Saturday 31st March to celebrate the best of optics and extend the networking long into the evening.

 

 
 
 
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