HKTDC Hong Kong Optical Fair returns this year for its 23rd edition from November 4 to 6, 2015, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Over 740 exhibitors from 24 countries and regions will gather in Hong Kong to showcase new and trendy eyewear and related products.
A press conference is being organised on October 22, 2015 to present fair highlights and industry trends. Winners of the 17th Hong Kong Eyewear Design Competition will also be announced at the press conference. Under the theme ‘Cosmopolitan Glamour’, contestants from the open group and student group are challenged to integrate refined craftsmanship with elegant design.
Competition winners will join industry representatives at the press conference, along with models parading the award-winning designs. A range of eyewear from ‘Brand Name Gallery’ of the Optical Fair will be exhibited during the event, including Google Glass, the latest collection from A Bathing Ape, sunglasses from Seesun – the Korean winner of the Red Dot Design Award, the collaborated showpiece ‘Flower Dream’ of ic! berlin with the futuristic designer, Shinpei Naito as well as the 3D printed eyewear by Morgenrot.
The fair will also host seminars and eyewear parades, with the 13th Hong Kong Optometric Conference being a focal point for industry representatives. Experts will shed light on important topics in optometry at the two-day conference.