SILMO SINGAPORE tradeshow to be held from 12-14 April 2023


SILMO Singapore will be the Asian flagship edition of SILMO Paris, an international B2B eyewear and lifestyle tradeshow that is positioned as the launchpad for new designs, collections, and technologies in the eyewear industry.


SILMO Singapore, from the 12-14 April 2023, at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore. The Singapore show will converge the stakeholders from the optical and eyewear industry together, bringing together over 250 international and local brands across 6000 sqm of exhibition space and an expected visitorship of 3,000.


With participation from over 15 countries, the expo will feature products spanning across fashion, designer eyewear, Lens, contact lens, optical material & instruments, OEM suppliers and many more.


Accompanying the SILMO Singapore exhibition, there will be a 2-day conference, SILMO Academy by IOA, that provides industry professionals with opportunities to garner key insights and best practices from eminent speakers in the industry. The Academy will feature key topics in Myopia Management, Lifestyle and Ophthalmic Practice and Primary Care. “SILMO Academy by IOA will be a key forum for the eyecare and eyewear professionals to convene, learn and discuss on the challenges that they are facing in their businesses and practice. The International Opticians Association is glad to be the programme partner and we are eagerly looking forward to networking and learning from fellow practitioners at the event.” Elaine Grisdale, Director of Development, International Opticians Association. SILMO Singapore will also feature three unique spaces that aim to explore future trends and innovation in the eyewear and eyecare sector; FUTUROLOGY, SILMO Trends and SILMO Talks.


The FUTUROLOGY space will examine the theme of techno-responsibility through the lens of foresight and innovations that will gradually shape the future of optics and eyewear while SILMO Trends will highlight the trends and novelties in 2023 and how design will be shaped by our environment and society. SILMO Talks, created in partnership with the IOA, will focus on best practices, sustainability, and Optics Special Interest topics giving all practice staff pragmatic advice and essential information to be successful in optical business. We are also glad to have the support from the Singapore Optometric Association (SOA), the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the India Vision Institute (IVI), International Opticians Association (IOA) and Optical Dispensers Australia (ODA) among others. “The Singapore Optometric Association is proud to support the inaugural SILMO Singapore. SILMO Singapore, the leading tradeshow and congress in the optical industry, will help converge the optical industry stakeholders to network and share knowledge in helping to promote the role of optometry as a Primary Eye Care profession.” says Ken Tong, President, Singapore Optometric Association.