|13 November, 2019

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X kicks off with a Jampacked first day of business matchmaking & exhibition

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X, the MENA region's only eyewear and eyecare trade event, kicked off in style, as His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority officially opens Day 1 of the show, at DWTC yesterday, November 12th

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X kicks off with a Jampacked first day of business matchmaking exhibition

Dubai: After months of preparation and anticipation, Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019 (DOSVX) has finally arrived, bringing together leading local, regional and international manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and retailers under one roof at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The MENA region’s only eyewear and eyecare trade event – organised by DV Global Link, a joint venture between Dubai World Trade Centre and Italian Exhibition Group – is a comprehensive 3-day event that boasts a jampacked schedule of business matchmaking and exhibition.

The opening ceremony was attended by His Excellency His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority who proudly declared Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019 officially open, in the presence of Daniele Villa, Show Director DOSVX, Mohammed Al Jumairi, Vice President of Event Operations, Dubai World Trade Centre along with a crowd of delighted onlookers.   

Top Exhibitors Across 5 Communities

A host of leading eyewear and eyecare brands from all over the world are participating at this year’s DOSVX, including Lens Me, Anesthesia Lens, BeauteOus, and Waleed Optics/DAHAB, along with exhibitors from Spain, Italy Germany, South Korea, the UK, and USA, and more. In a worldwide premiere, French brand Eyes Gold is launching its gold-plated Titanium Frames at the show. 

DOSVX has been divided into designated communities, where the aforementioned exhibitors and many more can be found over the course of next two days:

  • International Village
  • Design Gallery
  • Middle East Square
  • Contact Lens Square
  • Healthcare Suppliers

Diamond Sponsor

DOSVX’s Diamond Sponsor for 2019, Lens Me, is showcasing its Golden Cala brand’s new range of coloured lenses, along with the ‘Newslens’ celebrity line, at this year’s show. Renowned as one of the leading dedicated online contact lens stores in the Middle East, the Saudi Arabian contact lens manufacturer is also exhibiting a wide range of medical and cosmetic coloured and non-coloured lenses, alongside natural eyecare solutions and other luxury packages.

B2B Business Matchmaking & Hosted Buyers’ Programme
DOSVX 2019 focuses on offering exhibitors prime opportunities to network and do business with pre-arranged buyers from 10 countries across the Middle East, Mediterranean, African, and Indian sub-continent regions. The opening day of B2B business matchmaking through the Hosted Buyers’ Programme certainly didn’t disappoint as hosted buyers, including prominent retailers and decision-makers, took advantage of healthy buying opportunities at the show.

Over the next two days, November 13th and 14th, visitors can look forward to a strong line-up of industry announcements and participation from new innovators, as well as established international and regional eyewear and eyecare brands, at Dubai Optical Show Vision-X.

Check out dubaiopticalshow.com over the next two days for updates, announcements and information. 


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About Dubai Optical Show Vision-X

Dubai Optical Show Vision-X presents a comprehensive and focused 3 days of business matchmaking and exhibition, connecting MENA regions buyers with the eyewear and eye care industry. With a strong line-up of industry announcements and participation from the international and regional top brands, Dubai Optical Show Vision-X 2019 is going to be a highly anticipated platform that will bring together industry manufacturers, suppliers and distributors all under one roof. It’s set to take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from November 12 to 14, 2019.

About DV Global Link

DV Global Link LLC is the Joint Venture company set up in 2014 between Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). It organizes the annual VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show, a unique B2B and B2C event in the United Arab Emirates specifically for gold, jewellery and precious stones, as well as the Dubai Optical Show – Vision X.

About Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)

With a vision to make Dubai the world’s leading destination for all major exhibitions, conferences and events, DWTC has evolved from being the regional forerunner of the fast-growing MICE industry into a Free Zone, multi-dimensional business catalyst, focusing on Venues, Events and Real Estate Development and Management. Complementary to the primary service offerings are a range of value-added services from media/advertising, engineering and technical consultation and wedding planning, security services and an award-winning hospitality portfolio. For more info, please visit www.dwtc.com

About Italian Exhbition Group Spa

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), listed on the Mercato Telematico Azionario organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (Italy’s stock exchange), is the Italian leader in the organization of trade expos and one of the main players in Europe in the expo and conference sector, with its venues in Rimini and Vicenza. The IEG Group stands out for the organization of events in five categories: Food & Beverage; Jewellery & Fashion; Tourism, Hospitality & Lifestyle; Wellness, Sports & Leisure; Green & Technology. In recent years, IEG has launched an important process of foreign expansion, also by means of joint ventures inked with local players (e.g. in the United States, Arab Emirates and China). IEG ended the 2018 financial year with a total consolidated turnover of 159.7 million euros, an EBITDA of 30.8 million and a net consolidated profit of 10.8 million euros. In 2018, IEG held an overall total of 53 exhibitions organized or hosted and 181 conferences events in its Rimini and Vicenza expo and conference venues. https://www.iegexpo.it/en/ 

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