SILMO Istanbul brings together optics and eyewear experts from different regions, promoting cultural and commercial exchanges while showcasing the latest advances in the sector.
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SILMO Istanbul

Launched in 2013, SILMO ISTANBUL – the second-largest business gathering of the SILMO Family – has demonstrated its relevance and leadership for professionals in Türkiye and throughout Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa.

Held on the shores of the Bosphorus Strait, SILMO ISTANBUL welcomes both local manufacturers and a number of international companies of the optical and eyewear industry. Optical and sunglasses frames from every market segment, glasses lenses, contact lenses, ophthalmic devices and accessories, eye measuring and diagnostic instruments, treatment devices, equipment and tools for workshops and laboratories, machines, and services, the entire sector was present.

From November the 23rd to the 26th, no fewer than 700 brands enjoyed a convivial, first-rate business setting as they welcomed the 11,912 visitors in attendance (+14%compared to 2021), including 9,745 from Türkiye and 2,167 from 80 other countries. This dynamic edition demonstrates the role that Istanbul – Türkiye’s economic and cultural capital – now plays on the roster of major international optical and eyewear trade shows.

See you from the 20th to the 23rd of November 2024 at the Istanbul Expo Center/Yeşilköy - Halls 5-6-7

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