In-Optics 2017 to offer the industry further impetus
The ophthalmic and optics industry can look forward to a particularly influential edition of In-Optics in the spring of 2017. While the international trade fair and exhibition has long been a force to reckon with in the region – acknowledged as it is as the Indian subcontinent’s most influential optical industry exhibition – there are a number of factors sure to make the 13th edition stand out more than ever.
The participation of the Luxottica and Safilo brands are major attractions that speak for themselves. In addition, a beeline is expected at the dedicated Chinese pavilion.
The bookings by exhibitors for the international exhibition on ophthalmic optics at the prestigious Pragati Maidan in the heart of New Delhi from 7 to 9 April 2017 have shown great enthusiasm, and by all indications the number of visitors is set to surpass the last edition’s figure of 14,000 (in 2015) by a healthy margin.
While the rapidly expanding optical market globally is throwing up a world of opportunities for the sector as a whole, the Indian optical market is particularly exciting with growing demand across segments and price bands, including the luxury segment that is booming by the day.
The one-stop In-Optics event caters to all facets of the eye care industry – from spectacle frames and sunglasses to all kinds of ophthalmic and contact lenses and related accessories. As the biggest exhibition in the Indian optical sector, In-Optics will be showcasing a very wide variety of the latest fashion eyewear brands including the best international brands, the latest trends and developments from around the world, hi-tech products, instruments and machinery.
Exchanging ideas and keeping abreast of the latest
In a world where changes and advances across all fields are taking place at a galloping pace, learning about new innovations, trends and technology is undoubtedly more crucial than ever before. In-Optics is also the perfect platform for exchanging ideas and thoughts on topical subjects, and for keeping abreast of the very latest in the field.
The SLK Continuing Education Programme, to be held concurrently with the exhibition, has been designed to offer opticians and optometry students the opportunity to stay abreast with the latest trends and developments through exchanges and deliberations by experts in the field.
Invaluable networking and sales platform
In-Optics is firmly established as a vital platform across the industry. Over the last few years in particular, the event has been instrumental to the development of the industry on a larger scale – providing professionals and businesses invaluable exposure to promote their products, launch new concepts, and seek out new business channels and avenues for profitable investment, thereby increasing opportunities to boost sales.
Much is expected of In-Optics 2017 as the event gets set to welcome exhibitors and visitors from around the world at the sprawling Pragati Maidan complex, in Hall No 7 (ABCDEFGH) that spreads over an exhibition area of 10,000 square metres. For professionals in the field this is a must-attend event on all fronts, including great networking opportunities, and more informally, connecting during cultural events and a grand networking dinner.
RSD Expositions, the organiser of In-Optics, is a partner company of The Indian Optician, the leading bi-monthly publication dedicated to ophthalmic optics. Its first international trade fair and exhibition in ophthalmic optics was held in 1978. It was launched as INDOPTICA by the late SL Kumar, founder of the magazine, to support and boost innovation, growth and collaboration in the global eye care industry. His son Harish Kumar, who shares his father’s vision for world class eye care in India, has assisted him from the beginning and has ensured that In-Optics’ commitment has not only stayed true to its ideals but has grown for strength to strength and expanded its reach.
In-Optics offers an ideal platform to help you generate sales, raise your brand profile, launch products, conduct market research, network with key figures in the private and public sectors and develop powerful new sales and distribution channels.
- In-Optics puts you at the heart of the action.
- It acts as a catalyst in bringing together the trade and industry and initiates fruitful interaction between the buyers and sellers
- It gives you a never-before opportunity to present your products simultaneously to more than 12,000 visitors – both domestic and overseas – during the three days of the exhibition
- The exhibition is for trade visitors only which ensures that there are only serious and authorised decision makers at the show
- No better way to set up new sales channels or to launch new products at the show
Be a part of the success story
In-Optics provides a smooth and easy entrance into the burgeoning Indian optical market. One of the top goals of the In-Optics organisers is to facilitate comprehensive and creative showcasing. RSD Expositions provides exhibitors with custom built podiums so that they can create displays that clearly and accurately demonstrate the offered products and that resonate the mood, character and values of the company. Exhibiting company’s can also design their own display areas creatively to project their company/brand image.
The Exhibition is a meeting ground for all players in the eyewear sector including manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, agents, representatives or exclusive retailers.
How to Participate/How to become an Exhibitor
It is very simple – please send us an email request for booking of booth. Kindly write a short note describing your company’s business (dealing in eyewear/lenses/optical machinery etc), the size of the booth required (please note minimum area is 12 sq.mtrs. and above), a description of the products that will be displayed. Kindly include supporting brochures, catalogues etc.
Meet the opportunity face-to-face
The last In-Optics 2015 show held at Hall Nos. 18 at Pragati Maidan, Delhi attracted around 14,000 trade visitors representing the crème-da-le-crème of the optical industry from all over India as well as neighbouring countries.
In-Optics 2017 at a glance
- An exhibition area of 11000 sq. mtrs
- 200 exhibitors
- More than 1000 domestic and international brands represented
- Expected visitors: 14000 plus from all over India and abroad
Spectacle Dispensing and Optometry today, is a profession that commands great respect and is reckoned as a very specialized career! This aspect of eye care is no longer considered a family oriented occupation, but optometry, these days requires extensive education and training, and with the steady stream of new products and technologies entering the market, it is of utmost importance to keep oneself updated and a step ahead!
And to impart this most required knowledge and education, the experts at SLK Continuing Education Programmes (CEP) with their outstanding and relevant programme keep you updated and at par with the industry. Its a pleasure to inform that so far, one thousand plus optometrists and optometry students have attended the various SLK Continuing Education Programmes (CEP) held over the years and with good results.
The curriculum is attributed to be most comprehensive, vital and well delivered and our programme is often referred to as a rare gem in that it is accessible and easy to understand, free of confusing technical terms and full of hands-on workshops. In fact in the words of one such delegate who had attended the programme, it is “so simple to understand yet too intense to miss!”
The programme is simple yet informative, perfect for dispensing opticians, optometry professionals and students, as well as those simply contemplating optometry as a career. The curriculum covers the latest developments in optometry and eye care, with a special focus on those topics that are most relevant to and commonly seen in daily practice.
We invite you to participate in our 13th CEP and gain a wealth of knowledge and advice that will help you in your practice/showroom.
Topic Covier in CEP
DAY – 1
- Eyes : Window to the world
- Visual Acuity and Perfect Vision 6/6
- Refractive errors and its correction
- Understanding prescriptions and transposition
- Facial measurements and IPD
- Optical Dispensing Instruments
- Retail Management
- Hands on Workshop
DAY – 2
- Understanding Contact lens modality
- Fitting of Soft Contact lenses
- Fitting of Toric Contact lenses
- Hands on workshop
- Contact lens and its trends
- Do’s and Don’t’s of Contact lenses
- Overcoming contact lens barriers
- Hands on workshop
DAY – 3
- Presbyopia and Progressive Addition Lenses
- Materials, Designs and add on benefits of PALs
- Hands on Workshop
- Delivery, Feedback and Troubleshooting
- Business Challenges: Corporate, Chain and
- Online Optical Stores
- Vote of Thanks
- Certificate Distribution
Foreign Exhibition Partners