Facts and figures

Facts and Figures of the LASER World of PHOTONICS

LASER World of PHOTONICS, the world’s leading Trade Fair with Congress for Photonics Components, Systems and Applications, sets standards since 1973—in size, diversity and relevance. And that with a first-rate portfolio. This is the only place that features the combination of research, technology and applications.

Success in numbers: LASER World of PHOTONICS and World of Photonics Congress 2017

  • more than 32,700 visitors from 73 countries
  • 1,290 exhibitors from 42 countries
  • 55,000 square meters total space
  • 5,600 congress and application panels participants
  • around 3,000 congress lectures and presentations

The only event with a comprehensive market overview

This is the only place that depicts the entire value chain for photonics. And this is the only place where all key players come to network at the international level and gives you outstanding opportunities to make new contacts and initiate business. This is the place to experience innovation and the cutting edge live. Very close to the market—and even closer to your business.

Supporting program with added value

Whether it comes to special shows, forums or networking events: Our supporting program distinguishes itself through its consistent application orientation and gives you important insights for your daily business. Its unique format is convincing across the line. 96% of participants give these events top marks for their quality and scope. But this is not all. On a regular basis we include new formats and broaden our portfolio.

World of Photonics Congress—Transfer of knowledge via first-rate dialogue events

As the most important scientific platform the World of Photonics Congress has provided 5,600 participants with comprehensive insights into the world of photonics and served as an interface between theory and practice. Its speakers: Prominent scientific and industrial figures—some of them Nobel laureates. The result: valuable know-how for your daily business.

  • No.1 worldwide
    As the world's leading Trade Fair with Congress for Photonics, Components, Systems and Applications, LASER World of PHOTONICS gives you a more comprehensive, concentrated and transparent look at the world market than any other event.

  • Innovative applications for the entire market
    LASER World of PHOTONICS features a unique combination of research, innovative technology and industrial application sectors. And the entire range of solutions—from components to systems.

  • International business contacts
    We turn questions into solutions and concrete projects. You profit from direct contacts at the international level.

  • Know-how and training
    Our demanding supporting program includes educational forums, panels and exclusive roundtable discussions with prominent participants from all branches of industry.

  • Transfer of knowledge at our first-rate congress
    As one of the most important congresses in the world, the World of Photonics Congress is a unique networking and knowledge platform with user events that offer valuable know-how for your daily business.

LASER World of PHOTONICS network

LASER World of PHOTONICS network

Together with LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA and LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA, LASER World of PHOTONICS has developed the world’s leading trade fair network. Its global network and their congresses represents the most important marketplaces and think tanks for the global laser and photonics industry and its users. It combines innovations and trends with country specific main themes. Everywhere present—Messe München’s the trade fair expertise and maximum quality standards.