International Optical Shows to Watch in Fall/Winter 2023

International Optical Shows to Watch in Fall Winter 2023 Cover

The hot summer season has just ended and in September we will have a new beginning, gradually moving into fall and winter. The entire optical world will also see its busiest eyewear ordering time period, which of course will be accompanied by optical trade shows around the globe. To make a long story short, let’s take a look at what other international optical shows are taking place for the remainder of 2023.

The 34th China International Optics Fair

Exhibition DateSep 11 – Sep 13, 2023
Schedule11 – 09 – 2023: 09:00 – 18:30
12 – 09 – 2023: 09:00 – 18:30
13 – 09 – 2023: 09:00 – 15:00
OrganizersChina Optometric & Optical Association
Sinolight International Holdings Corporation
Scope of ExhibitsEyeglass frames, eyeglass lenses, corneal contact lenses, corneal contact lens solution, sunglasses, reading glasses, 3D glasses and other types of adult glasses, eyeglass cases, eyeglass cloths, eyeglass chains, eyeglass parts and accessories, eyeglasses manufacturing equipment, optometrists and dispensing instruments and equipments, eyeglasses special tools, the materials required for the production of eyeglasses, eyeglasses display props and eyeglasses store decorative design and so on.
Exhibition VenueChina International Exhibition Centre, Beijing
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area55,000 m2

Vision Expo West 2023

Exhibition DateSep 28 – Sep 30, 2023
Schedule28 – 09 – 2023: 09:30 – 18:30
29 – 09 – 2023: 09:30 – 18:30
30 – 09 – 2023: 09:30 – 15:00
OrganizersReed Exhibitions Limited
Scope of ExhibitsEyeglass frames, sports glasses, reading glasses, eyeglass cases, eyeglass chains, accessory sunglasses, contact lenses and related products, lenses, testing equipment, sunglasses, display cabinets/lighting equipment, myopia glasses, eyeglass store design, etc.
Exhibition VenueThe Venetian Expo, Las Vegas, United States
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area246,000 m2


Exhibition DateSep 29 – Oct 2, 2023
Schedule9:00 am – 6:30 pm
OrganizersComexposium Group
Scope of ExhibitsSunglasses, children’s glasses, sports glasses, reading glasses, contact lenses, protective special glasses, 3D glasses, glasses accessories, glasses manufacturing equipment, etc.
Exhibition VenueParc des expositions Paris Nord Villepinte, 93420 Villepinte
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area70,000 m2

International Optical Fair Tokyo

Exhibition DateOct 10-12, 2023
Schedule10:00 am – 18:00 pm (10:00 – 17:00 on October 12)
OrganizersRX Japan Ltd.
Scope of ExhibitsFrames, Sunglasses, Reading Glasses, Lenses, Accessories, Examination/Testing Equipment, Machines, Contact Lenses, Ophthalmic Medical Equipment, Hearing Aids, IT Systems (Customer Management/Sales Management/Anti-theft, etc.)
Exhibition VenueTokyo Big Sight, Japan
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area115,420 m2


Exhibition DateOct 17-18-19, 2023
Schedule10:00 am – 18:00 pm
OrganizersFourPlus Media
Scope of ExhibitsMedical and Diagnostic Equipment Showcase, Diagnostic Devices, Mechanical Devices, Fully Automated Computerized Optometry, Surgical Equipment, Surgical Instruments, Lens Cutting Devices, Ophthalmic Instruments and Devices, Ophthalmic Surgical Equipment, Diagnostic Equipment and Devices, Refractive Instruments and Devices, Visual Axis Correcting Devices, Fashionable Eyeglasses, Contact Lenses, Spectacle Frames, Sunglasses, Sports and Protective Eyewear Products, Consumable Products for the Eyes, and Eye Protection Products, Accessories, Artificial Eyes, and Fabrics for Viewing Lenses and Lens, etc.
Exhibition VenueFestival Arena Exhibition Center, Dubai
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area37,000 m2


Exhibition DateOct 20-22, 2023
Schedule10:00 am – 18:00 pm (10:00 – 16:00 on October 22)
Organizers MTP Group and the National Chamber of Optical Crafts and Trades
Scope of ExhibitsSpectacle frames, spectacle lenses, spectacle lenses, children’s special frames, orthopedic devices, special goggles, contact lenses, corneal contact lenses, sunglasses, amblyopia lenses, presbyopia lenses, and other types of adult lenses, eyeglasses cases, eyeglasses spare parts, eyeglasses manufacturing equipment, optometry and dispensing apparatus and equipment, eyeglasses special tools, eyeglasses care, production of glasses and the raw and auxiliary materials needed for the production of eyeglasses and related products, eyeglasses, glasses frames, eyeglasses books, eye medication, and so on.
Exhibition VenuePoznan International Fair
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area110,000 m2

China Taizhou Int’l Optics Fair

Exhibition DateOct 20-21-22, 2023
Schedule9:00 am – 18:00 pm
OrganizersTaizhou Optical Chamber of Commerce
Scope of ExhibitsSunglasses, reading glasses, lenses, optical frames, glasses cases & accessories, lenses manufacturing & processing machinery, raw materials for glasses etc.
Exhibition VenueDuqiao Glasses City
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area30,000 m2

Hong Kong International Optical Fair

Exhibition DateNov 8-9-10, 2023
Schedule9:30 am – 18:30 pm (9:30 – 17:00 on Nov 10)
OrganizersHKTDC, HKOMA
Scope of ExhibitsContact lens machine accessories, eye examination instruments, eyeglass accessories, eyeglass frames, lenses and components, children’s eyewear, IT solutions, optical instruments, equipment and machinery, reading glasses, store fixtures and fittings, smart glasses, sports and professional eyewear, and trade services.
Exhibition VenueHong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area26, 800 m2

Xiamen International Optics Fair

Exhibition DateNov 23-25, 2023
Schedule9:00 am – 18:00 pm
OrganizersXiamen Optometric & Optical Association, Xiamen Conference & Exhibition Group Inc.
Scope of ExhibitsBranded eyewear, design exhibition area, sunglasses, optical frames, lenses, contact lenses, eyewear accessories, eyewear packaging accessories, optometric equipment, eyewear manufacturing equipment.
Exhibition VenueChina Xiamen International Exhibition and Conference Center
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area50, 000 m2


Exhibition DateNov 23-26, 2023
Schedule9:00 am – 18:00 pm
Organizers24 Saat Fuarc─▒l─▒k
Scope of ExhibitsSpectacle frames, sunglasses, sports glasses, protective eyewear, spectacle cases, watches, optical glasses, contact lenses, contact lens accessories and repair equipment, sunglasses, optometry ophthalmic equipment and accessories, therapeutic instruments, optical workshop and laboratory instruments, eyeglasses parts and accessories, optical industry machines.
FrequencyOnce a Year
Exhibition Area524, 900 m2

Every optician is in a different corner of the world, and the category of eyewear that each person deals with will be different, regardless, these optical shows are great destinations for you to purchase eyewear and make your decision based on your needs. Finally, I wish you all the best and a prosperous business.