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For eye care professionals

Essilor industry events calendar

See what optical events we've got booked in the diary for 2019

2019 Calendar


100% Optical

ExCel London - 12th - 14th  January

The largest optical event in the UK, bringing together over 8,000 professionals to learn, network and discover the latest products, technologies and solutions.

We are very excited to be returning to 100% Optical in 2019 and will have 2 stands for eyewear and lenses/equipment. 

More information about the event
crowded between booths at event

AOP Awards

ExCel London - 13th January

The AOP awards ceremony celebrates outstanding talent and innovation in the profession, recognising exceptional contributions made by individuals and teams across the country. 

More information about the event ›
AOP Awards 2017 live presentation two women presenting on stage

Eyecare Conference & Exhibition

Glasgow - 20th - 21st January

The biggest conference and exhibition for the optical industry in Scotland. Now in it’s 22nd year, the conference provides a two-day programme of CET lectures, workshops and peer review worth 36 Interactive CET points.

More information about the event ›

women at a table watching a presentation


Optometry tomorrow

Hilton, Birmingham Metropole - 24th - 25th February

Looking to gain CET points, stay up-to-date with the developments in your profession and get to grips with the latest clinical innovations and techniques.
man portrait on stage- background says'College of Optometrists'


Optix Conference

Celtic Manor - 25th - 27th March

The Optix Annual Business Convention will return to Celtic Manor for a three-day event with a new line-up of guest speakers. Essilor has one stand booked for the event.
presentation event from optix conference


Birmingham NEC - 30th March - 1st April

Optrafair 2018 saw in a brand-new era for the event, revitalised and full of energy. Optrafair 2019 will take this to the next level, brimming with new exhibitors, features and exclusive content. Visit our​ lens and frame stands to talk with members of our teams!

More information about the event ›

essilor booth at optrafair

Optician Awards

Hilton Birmingham Metropole - 30th March

The Optician Awards are the benchmark of excellence in the optical community, the awards showcase the best in achievement, ability and performance. 

We are delighted to announce the Frame Stylist of the year award, sponsored by Transitions light intelligent lenses. 
optician rewards trophies

More coming soon...