The International Optical And Ophthalmology (IIOO) Expo, 2016 commenced with the focus on spectacle frames, lenses, sunglasses, machineries, packing material and allied products
When: 15th to 17th October, 2016
Where: Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai
The show achieved an estimate of 5500 number of visitors, mainly opticians from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Sri Lanka.
Chennai, being the biggest wholesale market in South India played a key role as a location in bringing visitors.
The exhibitors from six countries and 150 in number that presented their products, solutions and services at the exhibition. The manufacturers, importers and wholesalers belonged from South Korea, China, Malaysia, UAE, South Africa as well as India. The exhibition connected buyers to some of the world’s best-known and most exciting brands leading to building new contacts and enhancing knowledge. IIOO Expo, 2016 provided a platform to optical retailers, trade stockiest, distributors, multi-brand stores, ophthalmologists, optometrists and consultants to interact with a large optical community.
The Expo has proven itself as South India’s largest exhibition for the optical industry. It did not only attract opticians from all over the India but also eye doctors, optometrists, manufacturers, consultants, govt officials, NGO’s etc.
“We are pleased with the impressive results of IIOO EXPO and are optimistic that the exhibition will grow even larger in size and importance in Asia. As the region’s optical sector see unprecedented growth, IIOO EXPO will continue to raise industry standards and be the pulse of Asia’s optical industry” said by Mr. Jagesh Desai – Diamond Lab, Mumbai, India.
Mr. Saif – Velocity, Delhi said “During the 3-day exhibition, we had some good number enquiries. Needless to say, participation in IIOO EXPO was beneficial for us and we consider this a successful show”
“It has been a very good experience attending IIOO EXPO. I had looked forward to connecting with industry leaders, and the IIOO EXPO gave me the perfect platform to connect with key people from the optical sector. The event has helped me gain knowledge about new and innovative products.” Mr. Rukshan Subasinghe – Ray Ban Opticians, Colombo, Sri Lanka.