From 23 to 26 November 2023, more than 13,000 visitors came to SILMO Istanbul for a 10th edition crowned with success, which saw the creation of the SILMO Awards Istanbul, rewarding local players for their involvement in the development of the sector.

SILMO Istanbul, first held in 2013, today confirms its leading position and continues its expansion throughout Turkey as well as Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa.

More than 500 exhibitors and brands gathered to create a large-scale event, assembling the entire Turkish optical and eyewear industry alongside the major international corporations. For these four dynamic days of synergies, innovation, and conviviality, a record total of 13,385 visitors, hailing from no fewer than 93 countries – came to explore the SILMO Istanbul experience and to discover a range of solutions adapted to their needs.