Facts & figures of LASER World of PHOTONICS 2023

Success in numbers:

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2023 has confirmed its position as the international platform for cutting-edge laser and photonics technologies. The interplay between international companies, renowned experts and a knowledgeable audience provided the impetus that will shape our future in the years to come.


visitors from 70 countries


exhibitors from 40 countries


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share of international exhibitors

Top 10 visitor countries (after Germany)

  • Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • USA
  • Japan
  • China
  • Austria
  • Spain
  • Republic of Korea

Main areas of interest for the visitors¹

Additional areas of responsibility: Design, Construction, Procurement/Sourcing, and other sectors.

¹ Working professionals only – without students /unemployed /retired visitors

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Primary application focus of optical technologies¹

¹Working professionals only – without students /unemployed /retired visitors

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Numbers World of Photonics Congress 2023


congress and application panels participants


congress lectures and presentations

  • 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 China 2023






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LASER World of PHOTONICS India 2023




exhibitors and companies from a total of 15 countries


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